Food Services Storekeeper - Rocky Mathey
Princeton University - Princeton, NJ

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The selected candidate will be responsible for Checking incoming foodstuffs and staples to ensure satisfactory delivery, will store goods in temperature-controlled areas to prevent decomposition, and physically deliver foodstuffs to the various units within the Department of Food Services. Monitors security of operation to prevent theft and other losses.

Major Duties and Responsibilities

1. Inspects for quality and damage, checks and verifies shipment against bill of lading.

2. Receives, unpacks and sorts incoming merchandise.

3. Stores stock in proper storeroom at proper temperature, and maintains a constant rotation of stock through the FIFO (first-in/first-out) method.

4. Documents and attaches appropriate bills of lading to freight shipments.

5. Packs, wraps, boxes or crates materials to be shipped.

6. May load or unload merchandise from cars or trucks.

7. Makes deliveries in University vehicles of foodstuffs and supplies.

8. Reports security violations to supervisors.

9. Performs other duties as directed by supervisors.

Possible Schedule:
Monday - Thursday .....................6:00 am - 2:30 pm
Sunday ...................................7:00 am - 3:30 pm

Schedule will be discussed during the interview process and established when an offer of employment is made.

Flexibility, nights, weekends as well as work outside the unit is required. Schedule may change due to business needs.

Essential Qualifications
Minimum Requirements:

1. High School Diploma or equivalent.

2. Ability to read, write and follow instructions.

3. Valid driver's license.

4. Ability to handle valuable merchandise in a satisfactory manner.

5. Ability to make sound independent judgments.

6. Ability to comprehend, and respond to inquiries from clients and staff.

7. Flexibility with scheduling. Weekend work, late hours, extended hours, and work outside unit required.

Essential Job Functions:

1. Stand or walk up to 2 hours at one time for a total of 6-8 hours per day;

2. Sit for less than 2 hours during an 8 hour day;

3. Drive for no more than 30 minutes at one time;

4. Lift or carry up to 50 pounds frequently (34 - 64% of the workday);

5. Lift or carry up to 75 pounds occasionally (less than 33 % of the workday);

6. Push or pull using forces up to 75 pounds occasionally (less than 33% of the workday);

7. Lift up to 50 pounds in a range of motions from floor to overhead and 75 pounds to waist height;

8. Frequently use hands for simple grasping, fine manipulation, pushing, or pulling (34- 66% of the workday);

9. Kneel, climb stairs or ladders, or knee stand occasionally (less than 33% of the work day);

10. Reach or lift overheard, bend, or squat frequently (33 -66% of the workday);

11. Work on loading docks under variety of environmental conditions, and under a variety of temperature conditions (e.g., kitchens, walk-in refrigerators and freezers, etc.);

12. Possess ability to work at heights, physical agility and full range of motion, and ability to maintain balance.


1. Some stockroom experience desirable; may be trained on the job.

Skills Required

1. Must be familiar with principles of sanitation in storage and rotation of stock and supplies.

2. Must be able to interpret specifications on purchase orders and invoices.

3. Must be accurate and prompt in receiving stock and filling requisitions of supplies.

4. Must have initiative and judgment in handling and issuing supplies.

5. Must be honest, accurate, and capable of making simple arithmetic calculations.

6. Must work cooperatively with others.

Finalist must successful complete a pre-employment physical and background check.


Updated 12-1-11 BL

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