Management reserves the right to adjust work hours to accommodate special meals and events.
Under limited supervision performs a variety of inventory and warehouse functions. Receives and stores incoming shipments of goods and materials; and picks and loads outgoing shipments and processes necessary forms or documents.
Receives incoming shipments of goods and materials; and unloads trucks and accepts items based on quality and condition. Determines minimum stock requirements; monitors inventory; and reorders as necessary to maintain minimum levels. Enters data into computerized inventory system and produces routine reports. 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; and 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; and secures items on pallet or other container for shipment. Reconciles quantities of collected goods and materials with requisition or pick list; and 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; and participates in monitoring facilities and in maintaining building security. Additionally, may staff a customer service counter and respond to customer requests; and may use University vehicle to make deliveries and pick up materials.
Performs routine maintenance and makes minor repairs to equipment as necessary.
<Note: May require ability to obtain fork lift operator certification and/or food safety certification based on assignment.
REQUIRED: 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.
Excellent interpersonal skills and a customer service orientation. Ability to effectively communicate and exchange information with a wide variety of individuals. Proven ability to operate electric or LP powered forklift and order picker, two wheel hand truck, and banding machine and work in safe and efficient manner. Knowledge of basic computer operations and ability to learn and use computerized inventory control systems.
Working Conditions/Physical Demands:
Must be able to remain in a stationary position for extended periods of time.
This position spends most time indoors. Risk of bodily injury from mechanical parts, electricity, etc. Possible exposure to fumes, odors, etc. that may affect respiration and skin.
Founded in 1820, Indiana University is the state’s public university system, comprised of two core campuses—IU-Bloomington and IUPUI—and six regional campuses located throughout the state. Combined, the total student population is more than 114,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional school students. IU is one of the largest employers in the state, with over 20,000 faculty and staff. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. Diversity and inclusion remains a core commitment to IU’s mission to cultivate an educational environment that supports equal access, participation and representation on all of its campuses and that provides educational and career opportunities for all.