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Inventory and Logistics Associate

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Work type: Staff
Senior management: College of Veterinary Medicine
Department: Vet. Medicine Teaching Hospital
Location: Blacksburg, Virginia
Categories: Administrative / Clerical, Facilities / Skilled Trades

Job Description

Performs daily data entry to maintain accurate inventory ledgers of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital (VTH) operation. Issues/fulfills requests for materials and supplies from Hospital Stores; receives inventory merchandise; performs stocking and restocking duties. Primary management of laundry program maintenance. Orders materials and supplies; identifies new procurement sources, as needed; reviews inventory for cost saving products and may eliminate items where prudent. Search and secure special-order items as requested by customers.

Required Qualifications

Data entry experience required. Previous experience and working knowledge of inventory control practices. Previous experience with computer systems such as word processing, spreadsheets, email, and data entry. Ability to conduct business transactions in an efficient and professional manner. Ability to read and follow established policies and procedures. Ability to perform numeric calculations using a handheld calculator. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision. Must be able to lift and carryover short distances items weighing up to 40lbs., walk/stand for prolonged periods of time, safely use standard storeroom materials handling equipment including pallet jacks and hand trucks, drive a standard transmission delivery truck, and occasionally work under adverse weather conditions.

Preferred Qualifications

Considerable inventory, inventory software and purchasing experience desired. Knowledge of veterinary medicine related supplies is preferred.

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Salary Information

Starting at $35,438.00 Commensurate with experience

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Additional Information

The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check.

About Virginia Tech

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges, a school of medicine, a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School, and Honors College. The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers. A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

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