Material Control Clerk

Irvine, CA 92618

Employment Type: Contract Category: Manufacturing Job Number: [SA] Material Control Clerk Pay Rate: $20.71

We are seeking a detail-oriented Material Control Clerk for a temporary opportunity with our customer a well known Orange County based public agency, whose mission is to provide high quality water and sewer services in an efficient, cost effective, and environmentally sensitive manner which produces a high level of customer satisfaction! The Material Control Clerk will receive, store, issue, control and maintain adequate material inventory for materials used in the construction, maintenance and repair departments.

The Material Control Clerk will be responsible to:

  • Receive incoming items; unloads trucks; inspect items for damage and verify purchase order number and quantity of items received against packing slip; review receipt discrepancies with Buyer; store items in proper location; notify and deliver received items to departments as required.
  • Perform duties at the issue counter; assist employees and customers with processing inventory requests; pull items from inventory; post material receipts, inventory issues and returns into the Districts specialized computer financial system.
  • Assist with inventory control; assist with "ABC" cycle counts; verify inventory with cycle count quantities; submit inventory discrepancies to Purchasing Manager.
  • Receive materials from field personnel for return to stock and complete required documentation; process items to return to suppliers for repair, safety inspection and certification.
  • Operates forklifts, pallet jacks, hand trucks, warehouse truck and other light equipment in the storage and delivery of material, supplies and parts.
  • Prepares and processes materials, packages and other items for shipment via a variety of common carriers.
  • Coordinate distribution and record keeping.
  • Coordinate traffic control requests with supplier for field crew requests.
  • Deliver emergency supplies to crews in the field when needed.
  • Occasionally pick up orders from vendors.
  • On after hours call out for emergency parts from warehouse.
  • Responsible for ordering concrete and slurry, cold patch, sand and gravel on an as needed basis.
  • Responsible for ordering and deleting uniforms from current employee status roll.
  • Responsible for coordinating repair of equipment with suppliers
  • Organize and clean warehouse and inventory yard.
  • Maintain updated MSDS log book.
  • Assume responsibility of all warehouse functions in the absence of the Purchasing Manager.




The Material Control Clerk requirements:

  • High School Graduate 
  • Two years experience in delivery of materials and warehouse.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of office/field employees and management. Represent the company in a professional manner when dealing with outside suppliers and customers. Ability to explain, demonstrate and clarify to others within well established policies, procedures and standards, as well as the ability to follow specific instructions and respond to simple and difficult requests from others. 
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, divide and calculate percentages, fractions and decimals.
  • Ability to use good personal judgment and discretion in performing all job functions. Must be self-motivated and have excellent oral/written communication skills. Must be organized with the ability to multi-task and make decisions independently.
  • Regularly required to sit, bend, stoop and stand. Will lift 80 lbs. on a routine basis.
  • Valid Class C California driver's license.
  • Must possess a valid forklift license.
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