Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is currently searching for an Assistant Stockroom Coordinator to join the Finance & Accounting Department. This is a regular, full-time, non-exempt position, and is eligible for full benefits.
As a member of the Stockroom Team, this position is responsible for contributing to and continually improving an efficient and cost-effective process designed to assist Institution staff in their procurement of goods and services from the stockroom. This work must be performed in compliance with Institution policies and government regulations, and involves close collaboration with other groups through an integrated on-line procurement process of Stores Inventory, Accounts Payable, Purchasing and Receiving. This position requires minimal direction and regularly exercises independent judgement and discretion. As a contributing member of the team, this position must be committed to the common purpose, performance goals and approach for which team members hold themselves mutually accountable.
The internal title for this position is Stockroom Representative I.
Physical requirements include lifting 25 to 50 pounds 3 times per day, and carrying 10 to 25 pounds 6 times per day. Other physical requirements include frequent prolonged standing and walking, kneeling, bending, stooping, twisting, climbing ladders and stools, use of hands for basic grasping/manipulation, use of hands for fine manipulation, pushing, pulling, and reaching above and below the shoulders. Occupational requirements include depth perception, far vision, near vision, peripheral vision, ability to distinguish basic colors, hearing, talking, working around others, working with others, and working alone. Exposure to excessive heat or humidity, and high location will occur.