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Montana State University Assistant Manager - Warehouse in Bozeman, Montana

Position Details

Announcement Number STAFF - VA - 22183

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Questions? Please contact Search Support at or 406-994-6468.

Classification Title Culinary Svcs Asst Mgr

Working Title Assistant Manager - Warehouse

Brief Position Overview

Culinary Services is looking for motivated team members who are excited to actively participate in the ever changing world of the high-paced food industry.

Position Number 4N3539

Department Rendezvous Dining Pavilion

Division Auxiliary Services

Appointment Type Classified

Contract Term Fiscal Year


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FLSA Non-Exempt

Union Affiliation Exempt from Collective Bargaining

FTE 1.0

Benefits Eligible Eligible

Salary $20.50 per hour

Contract Type Classified Hourly

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Recruitment Type Open

General Statement

Culinary Services ( (CS), a division of Auxiliary Services, provides meals for over 12,000 customers a day becoming an integral part of campus life and the overall college experience. CS proudly provides Montana State University students with not only a repertoire of various cuisines, cooking styles, and flavors, but a comfortable atmosphere to meet friends, study, and simply relax. The division is comprised of 2 residential dining halls, 9 retail operations, Brick Breeden Fieldhouse and Bobcat Stadium Concessions, Fork in the Road food truck, MSU Catering, Indulge In-House Bakery & Salads, and the Farm to Campus Program.

Duties and Responsibilities

Reporting to the Chef de Cuisine, the Assistant Warehouse Manger is a member of the dining hall management team and maintains a daily warehouse inventory base of $100K. The Assistant Warehouse Manager is a working supervisory position with duties including:

  • Supervise and train 2 full-time staff and 2-4 part-time staff:

  • Ensures staffing levels are appropriate and duties are being completed for each shift

  • Directs warehouse staff in receiving and stocking daily deliveries of large quantities of food, food service related items, and custodial supplies

  • Directs staff in storing and rotating food products according to expiration dates and sanitation rules

  • Ensures staff is following safe food handling procedures.

  • Schedules staff to deliver items to internal customers

  • Ensures excellent customer service

  • Maintains a computer inventory system and performs regular inventory counts

  • Evaluates inventory levels with the dining hall management team to determine weekly supply orders

  • Maintains facilities and equipment while communicating repair needs to upper management

  • Inspects product and works with vendors on any incomplete orders, damage claims, or rejected items

  • Determines logical storage locations for food and non-food items

  • Maintains compliance with safe food handling policies and procedures

  • Works in areas of the food service as needed

  • And actively participates as part of the team while performing other duties in support of the department’s mission.

    Required Qualifications – Experience, Education, Knowledge & Skills

  • Progressively responsible warehouse management experience or an equivalent combination of relevant education and experience.

  • Experience managing a large inventory system.

  • Supervisory experience coordinating, directing, and evaluating the work of others.

  • Proficient experience using computers and various software packages.

    Preferred Qualifications – Experience, Education, Knowledge & Skills

  • Advanced degree or certificate in business, the hospitality field, culinary arts, or closely related fields.

  • Experience with computerized inventory and/or ordering systems.

  • Food service experience inclusive of working knowledge of safe food handling procedures and sanitation guidelines.

    The Successful Candidate Will

  • Positively and professionally perform all the functions of the position while providing excellent customer service

  • Navigate within the parameters of strict, published and/or established operating guidelines as it relates to procurement, contracting and food safety

  • Exhibit strong communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to motivate employees to perform at and sustain a high level of quality

  • Prioritize and organize workload in order to complete tasks in a timely manner with minimal supervision

  • Consistently exercise initiative and good judgment

  • Maintain compliance with policy and procedure

  • Exhibit accurate record keeping skills

  • Quickly adapt to changing priorities

  • Follow health and sanitation guidelines for food preparation and handling

  • Be knowledgeable about State and Federal health and food safety guidelines.

  • Work effectively and efficiently in close cooperation with CS staff in a team-oriented environment

    Position Special Requirements/Additional Information

This job description should not be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements, but a general description of the job. Nothing contained herein restricts Montana State University’s rights to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and meet all State of Montana requirements to operate State/University vehicles. Please do not send a copy of your driver’s license at this time. (If the successful candidate possesses a valid out of state driver’s license, candidate must obtain a valid Montana driver’s license within 60 days.)

  • Serve Safe certified or have the ability to become certified

  • Shift may change dependent on departmental need.

  • May work other shifts, evenings, weekends and holidays dependent on departmental need.

  • 12 month position eligible for full MSU benefits.

    Physical Demands

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodations. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • Normal kitchen, cooler, freezer, dock environments.

  • Stationary and/or moving about for long periods of time.

  • Moving product up and down stairs.

  • Repeated moving of containers and products weighing 50-100 lbs including containers that might be awkward in size and difficult to move.

  • Operating vehicles in a safe manner and in all types of weather conditions.

  • Moving about while stocking product.

  • Using handles while operating hand trucks and hydraulic jacks.

  • Performing repetitive motions related to job duties.

  • Working for long periods of time at a computer.

  • Exposure to cleaning chemicals on a daily basis.

    This position has supervisory duties? Yes

    Number of Vacancies 1

    Desired Start Date Upon completion of a successful search.

    Position End Date (if temporary)

    Open Date

    Close Date

    Applications will be:

Screening of applications will begin on January 13, 2022; however, applications will continue to be accepted until an adequate applicant pool has been established.

Special Instructions

Diversity Statement

Montana State University values diverse perspectives and is committed to continually supporting, promoting and building an inclusive and culturally diverse campus environment. MSU recognizes the importance of work-life integration and strives to be responsive to the needs of

Montana State University is committed to providing a working and learning environment free from discrimination. As such, the University does not discriminate in the admission, access to or conduct of its educational programs and activities nor in its employment policies and practices on the basis of an individual’s race, color, religion, national origin, creed, service in the uniformed services (as defined in state and federal law), veteran’s status, sex, age, political ideas, marital or family status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or sexual orientation. In support of the University’s mission to be inclusive and diverse, applications from qualified minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are highly encouraged.

Montana State University makes accommodation for any known disability that may interfere with an applicant’s ability to compete in the hiring process or an employee’s ability to perform the duties of the job. To request an accommodation, contact the Human Resources Office, PO Box 172520, Montana State University, Bozeman MT 59717-2520; 406-994-3651; ( .

In compliance with the Montana Veteran’s Employment Preference Act, MSU provides preference in employment to veterans, disabled veterans, and certain eligible relatives of veterans. To claim veteran’s preference please complete the veteran’s preference information located in the Demographics section of your profile.

MSU ’s Non-Discrimination Policy and Discrimination Grievance Procedures can be located on the MSU Website: