Performs a variety of inventory and warehouse functions. Receives and stores incoming shipments of goods and materials; picks and loads outgoing shipments and processes necessary forms or documents.
Unloads trucks and accepts items based upon quantity, quality and condition. Monitors inventory. Enters data into computerized inventory system. Recognizes items and materials that require special handling or storage requirements and treats with appropriate care (perishable, volatile, toxic, etc.).
Stores goods in designated areas; rotates stock according to shelf life, expiration dates, lot numbers or other criteria. Gathers goods and materials from inventory locations as specified by pick list or requisition. Secures items on pallet or other container for shipment. Reconciles quantities of collected goods and materials with requisition or pick list; transports to dock and loads truck.
Unloads and loads trucks manually or by operating a power fork lift, rotates stock and moves other bulky and/or heavy items in warehouse. Performs inventory counts; participates in monitoring facilities and in maintaining building security. May staff a customer service counter and respond to customer requests. May use University vehicle to make deliveries and pick up materials. Performs routine maintenance and makes minor repairs to equipment as necessary.
High school diploma or GED and one year of inventory control, storeroom or warehouse experience.
Possess a valid driver's license with the ability to be insured by Indiana University.
Food Safety (Servsafe) certification required if hired in a food service position within 180 days of hire.
Ability to obtain fork lift operator certification. Ability to work in a safe and efficient manner. Proficient in communication skills. Maintains a high degree of professionalism. Demonstrated time management and priority setting skills. Demonstrates a high commitment to quality. Possesses flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment. Seeks to acquire knowledge in area of specialty. Highly thorough and dependable. Demonstrates a high level of accuracy, even under pressure. Excellent organizational skills. Ability to represent the company with external constituents. Ability to drive multiple projects to successful completion. Strong verbal communication and listening skills. Ability to build strong customer relationships. Quickly troubleshoots and resolves problems. Ability to work within tight time frames and meet strict deadlines. Ability to interpret and follow oral and written instructions. Ability to perform work requiring considerable standing and heavy physical effort. Ability to operate electric or LP powered forklift and order picker, two wheel hand truck, and banding machine. Ability to work with wide variety of cultures and backgrounds. Ability to handle climbing ladders, bending, working in variable climate conditions. Ability to use electric pallet jacks and pallet wrapping machine. Possess strong product knowledge.
Working Conditions / Demands
This role requires the ability to effectively communicate. It involves remaining in a stationary position for long periods of time as well as moving around the work environment. The position requires moving and assembling objects and placing objects on high and low shelving units and storage racks. The role requires the ability to detect details of objects and the ability to move objects weighing up to 25 pounds. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time.
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