Warehouse Coordinator

Oregon, United States
Salary Not specified
Jun 01, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Warehouse Coordinator

Job no: 527519
Work type: Classified Staff
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Food Service/Hospitality, Operations/Infrastructure

Department: University Housing
Classification: Warehouse Coordinator
Appointment Type and Duration: Regular, Ongoing
Salary: $14.75- 21.40 per hour
FTE: 1.0

Review of Applications Begins
Position closes June 11, 2021

Special Instructions to Applicants
Along with your online application, please upload a cover letter and resume.

Department Summary
Living on campus adds tremendous value for students and the University. Students who live on campus their first year have higher grades, are retained at the University of Oregon at higher rates, graduate at higher rates and graduate more quickly.

University Housing, a department within the Division of Student Services and Enrollment Management, is committed to facilitating students' development as they build an inclusive community, establish a sense of home, and succeed academically. Our goal is to become the model of excellence for providing accessible, affordable, and student-centered living-learning experiences; the preferred choice for all UO students.

We value diversity and respect, integrity, equity and inclusion, learning and growth, responsibility and accountability, safety and security. University Housing staff work hard to incorporate these values into daily work and practices to ensure an excellent UO experience.

University Housing units include Business Services, Dining Services, Facilities Services, Promotions & Student Recruitment, and Residence Life. University Housing is a $68 Million educational and business department that is a self-sustaining, self-liquidating agency of the University (receives no tuition or tax support for its operating budget).

Position Summary
The Warehouse Coordinator ensures safe and efficient operation of University Housing & Dining Warehouse Operations. This position ensures the timely distribution of product and supplies ordered by various units throughout University Housing Dining Services. The person in this position assigns daily workload and assignments/priorities to warehouse staff, assists with prioritizing and consolidating deliveries and use of delivery vehicles to ensure deliveries are made in a timely manner.

The person in this position will be responsible for determining optimal reorder points and quantities to maintain adequate stock, ensuring rotation of date sensitive products/materials and assigning inventory control numbers to items for accurate inventory. Frequent use of computers is required for maintaining inventory records. Work is performed primarily in a warehouse environment. This position drives delivery vehicles, operates forklifts, motorized and manual pallet jacks, hand trucks, flat bed carts, etc., in order to deliver supplies to various units.

This position leads the work of staff and student employees and reports to the Assistant Director of Dining, Culinary Operations. Prompt, courteous customer service is essential to the success of this position and all related units and vendors are considered customers of the warehouse. Telephone use is the primary means of communication. This position adheres to the Service Standards set by Housing Food Services and sets the example for others by exhibiting appropriate professional behavior, creating a respectful and inclusive work environment. This is a full-time, 12-month position and shifts may include nights, weekends and holidays.

Work Conditions and Physical Demands
This position requires pushing/pulling of supply carts which could weigh over 100lbs, lifting of 40 pounds or more on a regular basis, standing, walking, lifting, carrying for long periods of time every day, stooping, twisting, reaching and bending frequently.

Special Requirements
This position requires qualifying for and maintaining a UO driver's certification, the ability to obtain a Lane County Food Handler's Card within two weeks of employment, wearing slip resistant work boots with either steel or composite protective toe and wearing long pants (no shorts).

Essential Personnel
This position requires the employee to make every reasonable effort to arrive at campus at their regularly scheduled times during inclement weather and/or university closures unless otherwise notified by their supervisor or manager. This includes times when the university may be closed. Essential personnel must provide reliable and current contact information at all times.

Minimum Requirements
  • Knowledge of warehouse operations and storeroom methods in the areas of shipping/receiving, delivery/stock rotation and inventory control procedures; AND
  • Knowledge of transportation agencies and shipping methods

    Professional Competencies
  • Strong customer service skills and ability to communicate effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and cultures
  • Knowledge of and ability to operate a step van, electric forklift, electric and manual pallet jacks and various delivery carts
  • Knowledge and ability to use a 10-key calculator
  • Ability to pass a training test
  • Ability to maintain a safety-conscious workplace

    Preferred Qualifications
  • Warehouse experience in a large, complex organization
  • Loading dock experience serving tractor/trailer trucks
  • Lead work experience
  • Possess basic computer skills and familiarity with related computer software (email, Excel spreadsheets, shipping applications, etc.)

    FLSA Exempt: No

    All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background inquiry.

    This is a classified position represented by the SEIU Local 503, Oregon Public Employees Union.

    The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit http://hr.uoregon.edu/careers/about-benefits.

    The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status. The University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact us at uocareers@uoregon.edu or 541-346-5112.

    UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Civil Rights Compliance, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information, related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the statement of non-discrimination.

    In compliance with federal law, the University of Oregon prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and services. The Annual Campus Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at http://police.uoregon.edu/annual-report.

    To apply, visit https://careers.uoregon.edu/en-us/job/527519/warehouse-coordinator


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