Virginia Tech

Blacksburg , VA
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Warehouse Assistant

Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA Full-time
Posted on August 31, 2019

Job Description

Under the direction of the Warehouse Supervisor the Warehouse Assistant will assist with the warehousing and distribution of all parts and supplies for the Operations and Planning Department. Assists with the distribution services and inventory replenishment to satellite warehouses. Assists with the modification, creation and updating of the inventory records in the inventory management system. Prepares stock accounting documents. Maintains a professional, cordial working relationship with vendors to facilitate effective processing while following all University and State purchasing guidelines. Provides a high degree of customer satisfaction and responsiveness to requests for products, supplies, and equipment.

Required Qualifications

Previous experience in a stockroom and/or warehouse environment. Experience with shipping, receiving, and inventory control procedures. Customer service experience in dealing with the public, vendors, and customers both inside & outside the organization. Experience making deliveries, loading and unloading product in a safe manner. Knowledge of storage/ handling techniques and safety regulations. Experience assisting with inventory reports and spreadsheets, requisitions, invoices, and shipping logs. Demonstrated knowledge of computers, calculators, and online purchasing. Experience with Windows and the Microsoft Office Suite or similar system and programs. Previous experience with routine mathematical calculations as they relate to weights and measures of inventory. Ability to communicate effectively and be a team player. Ability to work independently and with minimum supervision.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor's or Associate's Degree or equivalent experience in Accounting or related field.

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Review Date

September 6, 2019

Additional Information

The successful Candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check

About Virginia Tech

Virginia Tech is a public land-grant university, committed to teaching and learning, research, and outreach to the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world. Building on its motto of Ut Prosim (that I may serve), Virginia Tech is dedicated to InclusiveVT—serving in the spirit of community, diversity, and excellence. We seek candidates who adopt and practice the Principles of Community, which are fundamental to our on-going efforts to increase access and inclusion, and to create a community that nurtures learning and growth for all of its members. Virginia Tech actively seeks a broad spectrum of candidates to join our community in preparing leaders for the world.

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Student Affairs maintains a centralized group of administrative support units that provide strategic leadership, expertise, and guidance to empower departments to fulfill Student Affairs’ mission. In doing so, these units support our Aspirations for Student Learning, champion the Virginia Tech Principles of Community, and advance Student Affairs and university initiatives. Using a collaborative and consultative model, Operations and Administration guides responsible resource allocation and management, creates greater effectiveness and efficiencies, and yields equitable and consistent services across all departments in Student Affairs.