UCLA Health Storekeeper in Los Angeles, California
In this position, you will be responsible for receiving, storing, and distributing food and supplies in a safe and sanitary manner. You will provide immediate and appropriate storage and refrigeration at approved
temperatures and conditions to ensure retention and safe shelf life on all
products. Organize and rotate all
food and non-food items in storage areas (storerooms, freezers, and
refrigerators) using the FIFO procedure. Issue all items
requisitioned by the various units accordingly. Additionally, you will maintain and clean all storage areas including freezers and assigned refrigerator; you will also maintain storeroom for paper goods, cleaning supplies, and food supplies, separately.
Knowledge of JC, Health Department, and CMS rules and procedures of sanitation and safety as applied to kitchens, food storage and supplies
Ability to speak on a one-to-one basis using appropriate vocabulary and grammar to communicate effectively with vendors, ordering units, and management
Skill in using flat carts, 2-wheel dollies, and scales
Skill in adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing whole numbers without a calculator to fill orders, take physical counts of inventories, and verify quantities listed on invoices were received
Skill in using Basic English words and phrases to make corrections on receiving documents and requisitions, and reporting and recording vendor shortages or discrepancies
Ability to read food and refrigeration thermometers to verify appropriate food and storage temperatures
Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with co-workers and numerous ordering units and vendors
Ability to frequently lift 75 pounds, push or pull a cart with 1500 pound load, bend to reach items stored on low shelves, reach for items stored above shoulder level, and climb a ladder to store, rotate and issue food supplies
Ability to work in an environment with extreme variations of temperature with appropriate protective clothing
Skill in working independently and identifying potentially more effective methods of work operation
Must possess good time management skills in order to deliver supplies in a timely and consistent manner
UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.
UCLA Health welcomes all individuals, without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin or disabilities, and we proudly look to each person’s unique achievements and experiences to further set us apart.
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