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Materials Handler II

The University of Arizona
Job Location:
Tucson, Arizona
Facilities Management

Posting Number: req8253

Department: Facilities Mgmt-Bus Svc

Location: Main Campus

Address: Tucson, AZ USA

Position Highlights

Facilities Management Business Services is now recruiting to fill a Material Handler II position for our warehouse. This position participates in work related to shipping, receiving, inspecting, storing, issuing and delivering a variety of materials, equipment and supplies. The Facilities Management Warehouse is the central repository for all supplies Facilities Management needs to clean and maintain our campus. Facilities Management employs just over 600 employees and services over 11 million square feet of campus-keeping the grounds beautiful, classrooms clean, and all utilities moving through the campus.
Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!
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Duties & Responsibilities

  • Serves as a point of contact for internal and external
    personnel, independently with minimal supervision determines the best course of
    action to resolve any questions or problems.
  • Ensures accuracy of inventory with daily cycle counts,
    researching and solving any discrepancies.
  • Fills orders and issues materials and supplies per
    requests; prepares documents to complete transactions.
  • Coordinates the daily activities of the driver/couriers
    and assigns tasks for completion.
  • Recommends new or changes to procedures to improve
  • Analyzes various orders to determine priorities,
    coordinates routes for all drivers ensuring efficiency and work methods are
    followed to meet schedules and deadlines.
  • Oversees and participates in counting all incoming items,
    identifying information and verify against bills of lading, invoices and
    orders. Contacts vendors to resolve any discrepancies as they arise.
  • Returns incorrect and damaged items to all local vendors
    for credit and or exchange.
  • Loads and unloads products from trucks using a forklift
    and pallet jacks, identifying damage and discrepancies at the time of delivery
    and taking appropriate action if needed.
  • Utilizes master knowledge of various trade materials to
    ensure accuracy of orders being picked up, verifying prices/costs paid for
    materials is correct and resolves any issues before leaving the vendors.
  • Ensures that products are properly packed, stored and
    transported to avoid any accidents and damages.
  • Applies knowledge and skills acquired to provide guidance, answering
    questions, and assisting with training of new team members.

Minimum Qualifications

This position requires at least three years prior experience in inventory control and warehouse/material management.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous experience in a warehouse and material management
  • Previous experience with inventory control
  • Previous experience in customer service
  • FLSA: Non-Exempt

    Full Time/Part Time: Full Time

    Number of Hours Worked per Week: 40

    Job FTE: 1.0

    Work Calendar: Fiscal

    Job Category: Facilities, Grounds and Infrastructure

    Benefits Eligible: Yes - Full Benefits

    Rate of Pay: $13.55 - $17.00

    Compensation Type: hourly rate



    Career Stream and Level


    Job Family

    Skilled Crafts & Trades

    Job Function

    Facil, Grounds, & Infra

    Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

    Number of Vacancies: 1

    Contact Information for Candidates

    Michelle Obregon

    Open Until Filled: Yes

    Documents Needed to Apply: Resume

    Diversity Statement

    At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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