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Inventory Specialist

Salt Lake City (United States of America)

  • Organization: IRC - International Rescue Committee
  • Location: Salt Lake City (United States of America)
  • Grade: Mid level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Logistics
  • Closing Date:

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IRC Background:
 Founded in 1933, the IRC is a leading nonsectarian, voluntary organization providing relief, protection and resettlement services for refugees and victims of oppression or violent conflict. In the U.S.; IRC provides assistance to refugees resettling here through 27 offices operating in 16 states. IRC resettles approximately 11,000 refugees per year and provides numerous program services to assist the refugee from their arrival through citizenship. The IRC in Salt Lake City opened it office in 1994, and provides resettlement services through extended case management to newly arrived refugees for up to 24-months as well as over twenty different programs to educate and empower refugees. 
Job Overview:
The Inventory Specialist is responsible for collecting, tracking, and disbursing in-kind resources to refugee and immigrant populations resettled by the IRC and other eligible clients.  They maintain storage space, support procurement efforts, and satisfy recordkeeping and reporting requirements.
Major Responsibilities: 
•Manage the on- and offsite storage of household goods and personal effects intended for distribution to IRC clients.  Label, organize, and track items, and ensure storage facilities are well-secured, clean, and properly maintained.  Carry out physical inventory counts as needed, recording timely and accurate data within IRC's data management systems.
•Coordinate the daily operations of donation storage areas by stocking and supporting the distribution of in-kind goods in an organized manner.  Observe correct stacking and turnover by implementing (FIFO or FEFO) procedures.  Collaborate with colleagues and members of the community to safely load, unload, and disburse goods in strict accordance with IRC and donor requirements.
•Ensure accurate recordkeeping to account for and track incoming and outgoing inventory by preparing forms and maintaining thorough records within IRC's data management systems.  Provide accurate and up-to-date digital and physical inventory records for regular reporting purposes.
•Support procurement efforts by coordinating with vendors, managing supply lists, and tracking and communicating market prices.  Inform management team of inventory-related needs.
•Use personal, insured vehicle, IRC vehicle, and/or public transportation (where available) to travel and transport materials as needed throughout the service delivery area.
•May train and lead the activities of volunteers and interns.
•Other duties as assigned.

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