Job ID: 2019-10131 Type: Full-Time # of Openings: 1 Category: Research and Laboratory Princeton University
The School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) Logistics and Services Supervisor is responsible for the daily operations of the SEAS loading dock, SEAS stockroom and other SEAS-managed services such as hazardous waste and liquid nitrogen. The supervisor works collaboratively with SEAS services team members to receive, document, sort, and accurately deliver all materials that arrive at the loading dock. The supervisor oversees and maintains stockroom inventory including all procurement activities of materials and supplies. The position has supervisory responsibility of loading dock, mail services, and stockroom staff members.
Provide training, support and supervision to SEAS services staff members (i.e. loading dock, mail services, and stockroom employees). Work alongside staff to provide streamlined operations and the best possible customer service to SEAS departments and centers across all service areas. Provide continuous feedback and support to staff members to promote team growth and staff development.
Manage and oversee operation of the SEAS stockroom and SEAS-managed services, including but not limited to: hazardous waste, medical waste, lab coats, liquid nitrogen, specialty gases, and resource recovery. Work to optimize materials and supplies available to the engineering research community and ensure appropriate inventory levels of necessary resources. Oversee continuous order processing, inventory adjustments, and financial tracking of all stockroom materials and supplies.
Work with SEAS leadership, and other campus partners, to continuously review policies/procedures to identify and implement new technologies and new work practices to modernize SEAS services, improve work flow, optimize available resources, and promote customer satisfaction within SEAS departments and centers.
Support new and on-going SEAS safety and sustainability initiatives by participating in, and possibly leading, applicable working groups as assigned. Function as a safety and sustainability resource for SEAS departments and centers and participate in regular meetings.
High school diploma or GED
7-9 years of work experience; 2-3 years supervisor experience
Demonstrated computer skills including proficiency in Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.
Proficiency with purchasing and inventory control, ideally using the Maximo asset management system
Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of mail services and shipping/receiving operations
Attention to detail, problem solving skills, and the ability to think strategically and creatively
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Strong interpersonal and relationship-building skills
Ability to lead others, serve as a strong manager, and work well independently and collaboratively with others
Previous supervisory experience
Experience in a university and/or government setting
Understanding of and appreciation of Princeton's culture
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