University of Chicago Temporary Material Control Coordinator in Chicago, Illinois

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Responsible for ensuring adequate working stock of Maintenance, Repair & Operations (MRO) materials in multiple warehouses (Central & Satellites) by monitoring inventory levels and replenishing stock by purchasing from outside vendors and by internal warehouse transfers, while maintaining the materials inventory database and the required data entry transactions. This position also has the responsibility for receiving and stocking materials, supplies and equipment at Central Inventory, in addition to supporting the delivery of materials, supplies and equipment from the Central Inventory location to satellite warehouses, job sites and other University locations.

Principle Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Maintain the integrity of the materials inventory database within the computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) by entering new materials, deleting obsolete materials and editing the current materials. (5%)

  2. Maintain the standardization and accuracy of material descriptions, unit of measure, location codes, class codes, and commodity codes in the CMMS system. (5%)

  3. Enter " accurate & timely " data for inventory transactions into CMMS including issues of materials, receipts, purchases, transfers and adjustments in order to perpetuate inventory shelf balances, ultimately, reconcile & resolve any " book to physical " variances. (10%)

  4. Ensure adequate quantities of MRO working stock inventory is on hand in multiple warehouses (Central & Satellites) by monitoring and analyzing stock levels, stockouts, reorders, global inventory report and historical usage reports in CMMS. (10%)

  5. In adherence to the procurement procedures for the Local Business Center (LBC) authority, expedite purchase orders for the required / requisitioned materials (stock & special-non stock ), supplies and equipment for both Central and Satellite warehouses, Facilities Services Project Management Group and other University Customers, all supported by accurate & timely data entry in all required University, CMMS and Vendor web-site systems. (30%)

  6. Generate and process purchases for requisitioned Outside Services (time & material). (5%)

  7. Coordinates the communication and scheduling for delivery of materials, supplies and equipment from Central Inventory to designated external locations (i.e. Satellite warehouses job sites, other University sites). Works closely with the Inventory Runner and Recipients. (10%)

  8. Receive delivery of freight, materials and supplies at the Central Inventory Warehouse, all supported by accurate & timely data entry in the CMMS system. Also, confirms delivery/receipt of materials and supplies for invoice verification. (10%)

  9. Physically perform cycle counts as required to measure inventory accuracy. (5%)

  10. Perform annual physical inventories as required. (5%)

  11. Demonstrate Facilities Services philosophy by fostering a spirit of teamwork and customer service with Staff and Peers. (Required 100% of time)

  12. Other duties as assigned. (5%)




Considerable experience in purchasing parts or supplies in an inventory or distribution environment required


Candidates must demonstrate the following competencies: manage interpersonal relationships and interact/communicate with clarity, tact and courtesy with patrons, patients, staff, faculty, students and others; communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing; identify priorities; recognize and resolve or refer problems; work effectively with supervision and as a part of a team; use or learn a range of position-related software applications; ability to demonstrate excellent customer service skills required; familiarity with maintenance management information system required; and valid U.S. driver's license required.

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Requisition Number: 102918

Departmental Job Title: Temporary Material Control Coordinator

Type of Position: Temporary

Number of Positions Available: 1

Division: Facilities Services

Department: 90656-Facilities

Work Location: Campus - Hyde Park

Work Schedule: Full-Time

Hours/Week: 40

If other than regular hours (M-F, 8:30-5:00) please detail: Regular

Benefits Eligible?: Yes

Union (If applicable): Non-Union

Pay Grade: NA

Pay Frequency: Biweekly

Does this position require incumbent to operate a vehicle on the job?: No

Is a Background Check Required?: Yes

Is Drug Testing Required?: No

Employee Referral Bonus Amount: None

Posting Date: 06-19-2017

Remove from posting on or before: 12-19-2017