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Are you an inventory management master? Do the words I can't find three cans of tomatoes send you into action? Are you a details person with amazing communication skills in writing, on the phone and in person? If so, we may have the job for you!
UW Housing & Food Services is seeking a Stockroom Attendant for the District Market. The District Market is a neighborhood market with grocery, deli and grab-and-go sections that serve approximately several thousand customers daily, making it a popular place for students, faculty and staff to find good food on-the-run. The Stockroom Attendant supports the operation by coordinating the receiving and delivery of all food stuffs, dry goods and merchandise to units within the District Market, maintaining detailed records of all activity. You'll need to be very organized, have experience in inventory management in a large retail food service environment and be able to communicate well with those you work with.
At Housing & Food Services you will be a member of the University community where employees are respected, given opportunities to develop, paid good wages and receive benefits, including medical/dental, and retirement. For detailed information on benefits for this position click here.
What you'll be doing:
Receiving ordered materials from the loading dock; checking purchase receipts and invoices; returning damaged goods; and stocking shelves.
Filling and receiving day-to-day requisitions from District Market departments and stations advising staff on questions regarding inventory in stock.
Issuing food items and supplies.
Maintaining compliance with state and institution policies regarding receipt, issuance and inventory of supplies, materials and equipment; notifying a manager when necessary to reorder inventory.
Maintaining inventory and ordering records and cost records and periodically taking physical inventories.
Storing merchandise received in refrigerators, freezers or storage rooms according to inventory storage locations and food handling guidelines; rotating stock so that older items are used first.
Rearranging stock to accommodate inventory movement and using hand dollies and pallet jacks to move stock and equipment.
Driving a university vehicle to transport product.
Maintaining the stockroom and performing custodial duties in stockroom areas.
Perform related duties as required, including cashiering, preparation and service of food in the various concepts.
What you'll need to succeed: It's time to make your move! Please make sure you have the following:
Six months of full-time experience as a Stockroom Attendant.
References that can verify success:
Handling food and perishable products safely
Driving small trucks and vehicles on highly-congested streets
Reading, writing and speaking English
Working independently by following written procedures and instruction
Multi-tasking in an environment where there is simultaneous interaction with staff and customers
Working in an environment where there is daily interaction with a diverse group of staff and customers
Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered.
What's in it for you?
Full benefits, including medical and dental insurance and retirement.
Paid vacation and sick leave, as well as 10 paid holidays a year and one personal day.
Subsidized transit and parking passes.
Work for a mission-driven organization, less concerned with making a buck than enhancing the lives of students on the UW campus.
Conditions of Employment:
A satisfactory outcome from criminal background verification is required prior to hire
Membership in the Washington Federation of State Employees (WFSE) Union
Food Worker's Card required within two weeks of employment and maintenance of the valid card thereafter
Possession and maintenance of a valid State of Washington Driver's License
This position will work Monday Thursday, 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. and Sunday, 11:00 a.m.-7:30 p.m.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergra...duate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.