Woods Hole Oceanographic Instiution is searching for a Distribution and Services Manager to join the Facilities and Services team. Reporting to the Facilities Director, this position manages the operations of the Institution's Distribution Center related to external and internal materials movement, including domestic and foreign freight shipments, mail processing, distributing and warehousing, as well as for support of Institution conferences, meetings, special functions and other activities. Manages the operations of the Institution's Food Services (Buttery) and fleet vehicles. Manages other functions as directed by Facilities Director. This is a full-time, exempt position and is eligible for benefits.
Manages the daily work activities of Distribution Center personnel to assure that material movement is timely, cost-effective and in accordance with applicable state and federal regulations:
Performs other duties as assigned.
Undergraduate degree in Business Administration/Management preferred with more than seven years of professional experience in material movement/shipping and receiving or equivalent combination of education and experience. Demonstrated familiarity with computerized record/inventory systems. Strong organizational, supervisory, interpersonal and communication skills.
Valid drivers license required.
US citizenship preferred.
Ability to obtain Transportation Worker Identification Credential.
WHOI has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy in effect, where you must register your full vaccination status [vaccination plus booster] in order to begin your employment. The registration process is confidential and entails submitting your official vaccination records, or requesting to engage in the interactive exemption process for either a medical or religious reason.
Physical requirements include lifting to 30 lbs. and carrying 10 to 25 lbs. 10 times per day. Physical requirements also include frequent prolonged standing and walking, repetitive motion, kneeling, bending, stooping, twisting, climbing ladders/stools, use of hands for basic grasping/manipulation, use of hands for fine manipulation, and reaching above and below the shoulders. Occupational requirements include hearing, talking, understanding verbal instructions and safety warnings, working around others, working with others, and working alone. Must have manual dexterity to be able to work a cash register and use common kitchen tools (knives, slicer, etc.). Ability to read, write and speak English. All are welcome to apply!
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