Food Service Worker

California, United States
06 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
06 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Anticipated Shift:

The anticipated shift is based on the operational needs and can change at any time with notice.

Monday - Friday: 6:00am - 2:30pm


Residential & Dining Enterprises, the largest auxiliary organization at Stanford University, supports the academic mission of the University by providing the highest quality services to students and other members of the university community. R&DE has an annual operating budget of over $270 million, oversees a 5 million sq. ft. physical plant across the campus, provides housing for over 12,000 students, serves over 18,000 daily meals at 30 dining and retail locations and over 500,000 meals at Athletic Concessions events, and hosts 20,000 conference guests annually. R&DE comprises 1100+ staff in the following divisions: the Office of the Senior Associate Vice Provost (SAVP), Student Housing Operations, Stanford Dining, Stanford Hospitality & Auxiliaries, Stanford Conferences, and a team of R&DE strategic business partners: Finance & Administration, Human Resources, Information Technology, Maintenance Operations and Capital Projects, and Strategic Communications.


FSW IV (Storekeeper) Job Description:

The Food Service Storekeeper is responsible for performing a variety of storekeeper duties; which includes but are not limited to: shipping/receiving, stocking activities; storing and distributing food items, supplies and equipment.   The Storekeeper is a lead position and works with minimal direct supervision.

Essential Job Functions

  • Plans, assigns, schedules and coordinates the receipt, storage and distribution of stores.
  • Receives, marks, records, and verifies deliveries against orders
  • Inspects merchandise and food items and immediately resolves discrepancies as needed.
  • Inspects shipments to verify conformance to purchase order specifications and report discrepancies, damage, or spoilage as appropriate.
  • Inspects merchandise and food items and immediately resolves discrepancies as needed.
  • Inspects shipments to verify conformance to purchase order specifications and report discrepancies, damage, or spoilage as appropriate to General Manager/designee; resolves problems collaboratively.
  • Maintains a clean and safe work environment
  • Stores merchandise and food items. Organizes and cleans storeroom and storage areas (shelving, refrigerators, freezers). Marks, dates and rotates food items to ensure freshness
  • Performs general accounting functions.
  • Displays/orders proper inventory according to demand/season.
  • Coordinates the laundry/linen items and delivery process for uniforms and towels.
  • Consistently follows department work rules, University and R&DE policies
  • Develops positive working relationships with management and demonstrates professionalism and respectful behavior.
  • Ensures safe, healthy and sanitary food handling standards are followed.
  •  Demonstrate Preventative maintenance techniques for storekeeping equipment.
  • Performs other related tasks as assigned, and assist other units when needed.

The Storekeeper must have a High School Diploma or equivalent preferred with a minimum of three years solid experience in storekeeping, inventory/stock control in a high end retail food service environment that serves a diverse customer base.

  • Excellent technical knowledge and skills in retail food service operations, includes merchandising, inventory and controls, purchasing specifications, pricing and products, customer relations; safe and sanitary food handling standards; local health and safety codes.
  • Strong verbal, reading and written communication skills.
  • Familiarity and comfort with using of computers and inventory control applications
  • Ability to resolve simple problems independently and understand which problems to report to management
  • Demonstrates excellent customer relations skills
  • Ability to develop positive working relationships with management, co-workers,vendors, deliverers.
  • Strong interpersonal relationship with ability to work in a team collaboratively as well as being an individual contributor
  • Must be self-motivated and solution-oriented and ability to work with minimum supervision
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task and manage time effectively
  • Possess knowledge of safe methods for carrying and lifting heavy loads.
  • Strong interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.
  • Valid CA drivers license

IV. English Proficiency Requirements

Must have the ability to understand and communicate in English with adequate proficiency to follow directions from supervisor, read and understand safety guidelines and directions to prevent accidents or injuries from occurring, and communicate effectively with customers (staff, visitors, students) by listening and speaking clearly to them.

V. Physical Requirements


Light to medium work. Exerting up to 25-50 pounds of lifting force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. Subject to wet floors, temperature extremes, and excessive noise. Position frequently involves long hours and widely diverse duties. Must be able to bend, stoop and perform extensive walking. Must be able to exert well paced mobility to move quickly to the different areas of the facility as service and production demands require.


JOB RELEVANCE                         FREQUENCY

Balancing                                        Frequently
Bending ( Above / Below Waist)     Occasionally
Crouching                                       Rarely
Hearing                                           Frequently
Kneeling                                          Rarely
Reaching                                         Occasionally
Reaching (above/below shoulder)  Occasionally
Rotating                                          Rarely
Seeing                                            Frequently
Sitting                                             Occasionally
Stairs (ascend/descend)                Occasionally
Standing                                         Frequently
Stooping                                         Rarely
Twisting                                          Rarely
Walking                                          Frequently

Job Code: 7288
Job Grade: A63 

"Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of the job."