The Operations Service Center on the Charles River Campus and the Control Center on the Medical Campus provide emergency response services. A small team of full- and part-time staff monitor operations 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, processing over 70,000 work orders per year. This emergency phone service center is a vital link between the BU community and the skilled University tradespeople and local emergency responders who can help resolve your problem.
The Stockroom supplies Facilities Management & Operations tradespeople with material to perform emergency repairs and general maintenance of buildings and equipment.
The Manager of Materials Administration will supervise and direct all aspects of the Facilities Management & Operations Emergency Control Center and Stockroom operations.
Ensure that all shifts are covered on the Emergency Control Desk 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year
Update the Emergency Control Desk procedure manual and ensure that staff are abreast of and trained in appropriate responses to emergency requests from departments, students, faculty and parents
Control and maintain the systems for key distribution, two-way radios, building videos, and telephone recordings
Oversee the Stockroom inventory to ensure the proper levels of material
Oversee the computerized inventory-control system, bar-coding system, and other equipment and systems
Reconcile the annual inventory count in cooperation with Internal Audit
Initiate bids for and oversee yearly blanket contracts
Supervise Stockroom employees
Maintain and monitor Radio and Recording equipment
Provide reports to the FMO team identifying Key Performance Indicators
Vocational/technical training required; Bachelor's degree preferred
5-8 years of related experience with some supervisory responsibility
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
Strong project management, decision-making and analytical skills
Basic knowledge of unions and Collective Bargaining Agreements preferred
Computer knowledge and familiarity with computerized inventory control systems
Knowledge of stockroom/warehouse methods and practices
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
Internal Number: 1735
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