Capitalizing on 140 years of history and tradition in downtown Los Angeles, the University of Southern California (USC) is now poised to take its place as the preeminent research institution of the 21st century. We are looking for skilled, motivated professionals to help forge the future of higher education.
The USC department of Facilities Management Services (FMS) is currently seeking Material Handlers to join its team.
The Material Handler receives, processes and delivers incoming orders and/or packs and ships outgoing orders. Transfers materials from storage area to ordering department and/or relocates materials within storage area. Makes pick ups and deliveries, as required.
The ideal candidate for the position of Material Handler meets the following criteria:
High School graduate or equivalent; however, combined experience/education may substitute for minimum education
0-6 months of material handling experience; however, 6-12 months of experience preferred
Previous experience in a facilities maintenance supplies warehouse/stockroom is highly preferred
Ability to operate a forklift and other material handling equipment and to use scales, postage meters, computerized materials management systems, UPS machines and other similar machines
Current active/valid unrestricted California driver's license
Transfers materials from stockroom, warehouse or other storage facility to ordering department and/or relocates materials within storage facility, as assigned. May be required to use hand truck, forklift, hoist, motorized conveyor or other material handling equipment.
Accepts incoming shipments upon arrival at dock. Removes merchandise from belt and moves it to appropriate area of stockroom, if required.
Verifies merchandise shipments received against purchase orders, packing slips and/or waybills. Checks order for completeness and possible damage.
Logs shipments, completes and forwards paperwork in a timely manner, as assigned. Files paperwork, as assigned.
Matches prices on invoices, prices merchandise, if applicable.
Processes orders for delivery. Loads and delivers merchandise to department, sales floor, or other designated location.
Picks up and delivers materials across campus, as assigned.
Prepares, packs and ships all outgoing merchandise (including returns) according to department procedures.
Maintains general order and cleanliness of area, including removal of trash, as assigned.
Performs other related duties as assigned or requested. The University reserves the right to add or change duties at any time.
About USC Facilities Management Services:
FMS is a diverse group of innovative and talented professionals who provide high quality facilities maintenance and management services in support of education and research at USC. FMS is committed to being fully responsive to the needs of faculty, students, staff and public, who are our customers. FMS strives to cooperate fully with all campus constituents to provide a functional and efficient facilities operation for the university. FMS values employee recognition, accountability, collaboration, respect, and trust. Learn more about FMS at: www.usc.edu/fms and http://bit.ly/workingatfms Â - Join us â apply today!
The University of Southern California values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment.
Minimum Education: High school or equivalent, Combined experience/education as substitute for minimum educationMinimum Experience: 0 - 6 monthsMinimum Field of Expertise:
USC is the leading private research university in Los Angeles—a global center for arts, technology and international business. With more than 47,500 students, we are located primarily in Los Angeles but also in various US and global satellite locations. As the largest private employer in Los Angeles, responsible for $8 billion annually in economic activity in the region, we offer the opportunity to work in a dynamic and diverse environment, in careers that span a broad spectrum of talents and skills across a variety of academic and professional schools and administrative units. As a USC employee and member of the Trojan Family—the faculty, staff, students, and alumni who make USC a great place to work—you will enjoy excellent benefits, including a variety of well-being programs designed to help individuals achieve work-life balance.