Under supervision of Full-Time Staff, performs a variety of sales, inventory, receiving and warehouse functions for Surplus Stores and the IU Warehouse. Receives and stores incoming shipments of goods and materials; picks and loads outgoing shipments and customer purchases. Processes all necessary forms or documents. Provides customer service serving IU departments and the public in a retail sales environment.
Responds to customer needs and requests in person and via the telephone for Surplus Stores and the IU Warehouse. Serves as a salesperson for Surplus Stores and participates in special projects and special customer arrangements for IU Warehouse, working one-on-one with customers of both areas. Replaces stock as sold, takes payment, and helps load into vehicles.
Receives incoming shipments of goods and materials for Surplus Stores and the IU Warehouse. Unloads trucks and accepts items based on quality and condition. Reconciles quantities of collected goods and materials with requisition, pick list or pick-up forms. Gathers goods and materials from inventory locations as specified by pick list or requisition. Sorts incoming merchandise for Surplus Stores to determine the best disposition methods for those items and moves the items to designated areas.
Coordinates and processes the receipt for customers' merchandise. Assists department driver on vehicle to make deliveries and pick up materials.
Operates non-motorized hand trucks to move items throughout the facility. Operates data destruction machines to shred/destroy departmental data storage devices such as computer hard drives. Ensures the privacy and confidentiality of these items/materials and prepares them for recycling.
High school diploma or GED.
Ability to pick up and move materials. Proficient communication skills. Interpersonal skills and a customer service orientation. Ability to protect confidentiality.
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