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Performs clerical and physical labor associated with receiving, inspecting, marking, storing, and issuing of materials, equipment, supplies, and/or services required to support University activities while maintaining records of all transactions. Performance is subject to review by the State Auditors Office, Internal Auditor, and Director of Purchasing and Contract Management. Activities are to be accomplished safely in accordance with all current and pertinent rules, directives, regulations, laws, and common sense associated with a warehouse environment. Reports to the Director of Purchasing and Contract Management.
Prepares receiving reports on incoming shipments to the Warehouse. Identifies and inspects shipments to ensure proper documentation of commodities and quantities were received. Maintains files on purchase orders, shipping tickets, and receiving reports for future reference. Prepares outgoing shipments by properly crating, packing, weighing, D.O.T. labeling if required, and arranging for pick-up by the shipping company. Maintains and performs inventory control on supplies and surplus equipment. Performs house keeping functions as required to keep the facility clean and safe. Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor in carrying out functions of the Warehouse.
Must have sufficient physical agility and strength to climb stairs, ladders, and step stools throughout the work day, with some twisting, reaching or stretching the body while carrying 25 to 30 pounds of weight. Must be able to properly lift 65 pounds to waist level and 30 pounds to arms length above the head. Physical condition must be sufficient to safely mount and dismount different types of forklifts, operate pallet jacks, and two and four wheel dollies. Physical stamina and conditioning must be maintained to sufficiently and safely perform the duties of the storekeeper while employed at MSU.
One to two years experience in a warehouse environment, with record keeping that was subject to external audit.
Requires working knowledge of computers and computer programs (Excel, MS Word, and Outlook). Working knowledge of D.O.T., E.P.A., and O.S.H.A. rules and regulations governing chemical handling, storage, and shipment. Requires knowledge of all safety equipment found in a warehouse environment. Ability to safely operate forklifts and other related accessories properly to handle material, supplies, and equipment is required. Perform maintenance on equipment as necessary.
Requires high school graduation. Job related education by either accredited college courses or documented military or trade school highly desired.
Must have the ability to make positive changes to advance the level of warehouse operations while still maintaining the high quality of service and flexibility to meet the requirements of the University. Requires excellent communication skills. Must be self motivated, be able to multi-task, and work independently. Must set priorities and have excellent organizational skills. *Regular reliable attendance is required. *Requires a current valid Texas drivers license with an insurable driver's record. *Requires employment physical exam. *This position is designated as security sensitive and requires a criminal background check.