Warehouse Specialist

  • Department of Information Systems
  • Little Rock, AR, USA
  • 01/12/2019
Full time

Job Description

The Warehouse Specialist is responsible for the acquisition, storage, maintenance, anddistribution of supplies in a central storage area. This position is governed by state andfederal laws and agency policy. The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus four years of experience in purchasing, central supply, storeroom operations or a related field. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes requirereview and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE. Prepares bids and specifications for supplies and equipment, submits to purchasing forprocessing, and meets with salesmen to discuss various types of equipment and supplieson market. Coordinates the receipt, storage, and inventory of all supplies, determines and recordsstock levels, and returns incorrect, unused, and damaged items to vendor. Coordinates completion of sales tickets for delivery, monitors delivery of supplies to variousdepartments, resolves complaints concerning distribution of supplies, processesinterdepartmental transfers of supplies, and develops forms and charts for use within thedepartment. Answers questions and demonstrates proper use of equipment to departmental personnel,prepares memos concerning supply policies, assists walk-in customers, and takestelephone orders. Assists in developing policies and procedures for central supply, compiles data for budgetpreparation and prepares reports as required. Participates on various committees, receives requests from departmental staff concerningsupply purchases, and assists staff in handling specialty items. Performs other duties as assigned. Knowledge of storage, shipping, and receiving procedures. Knowledge of state purchasing regulations. Knowledge of inventory techniques. Ability to project supply usage and plan distribution. Ability to maintain complete records of inventory and prepare reports. Ability to inspect supplies received to determine specification requirements. NO PRIOR bid preparation required. Heavy lifting IS required.

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