1151 Valley Mall Parkway, East Wenatchee, WA 98802

509-884-7191 / 1-800-503-7990


Inventory and Procurement Officer

Job Number: W 1901
Status: In Process
Closing Date: 2/11/2019 5:00 AM
Location: Wells Dam, Azwell, Washington
Wage/Salary: Competitive Wage and Excellent Benefits
Duration: Regular Full Time
Allow Email Submissions: Yes
Allow Postal Submissions: Yes

GENERAL INFORMATION: The Inventory and Procurement Officer is responsible for managing capital inventory, locating and ordering non stock items, and managing storeroom and warehouse inventory functions. Duties will be related to the specification, selection and procurement of equipment, parts, and materials for the Wells Project and its related facilities. This position reports to the Project Superintendent.

Core Job duties:  

Order Non-Stocked Items; Identify order information, establish new vendors, set-up net 30 accounts

Supervise employees in office and inventory support roles

Manage Capital Inventory on hand: inventory tracking, tagging, and disposal  

Standardize Storeroom and Warehouse stocked item descriptions and attached data sheets

Maintain appropriate accounting and quality control procedures

Manage Keys and Instruction Manuals

Select and implement bar coding system for all stock parts in the Storeroom and Warehouse

Create and manage process for PPE items issued to employees

Operate vehicles; District vehicles may be equipped with a GPS device that monitors vehicle location Other duties may be assigned

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Completion of a high school education, and two years of college or equivalent training

Work experience related to the procurement of electrical, mechanical, and industrial parts and materials

Strong writing abilities, analytical thinking skills, attention to detail, high degree of accuracy

Ability to work with computer applications including Microsoft Word, Access and Excel

Experience supervising employees

Current Washington State Driver License and proof of good driving record

Special consideration will be given to applicants with the following:

  • Experience in the preparation of technical specifications, report writing, and requests for quotations. 
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings, schematic diagrams, technical manuals, and equipment specifications. 
  • Experience in purchasing and inventory management in hydroelectric operations, or in an industrial factory or plant setting. 

    Competency Requirements:

    Safety: Demonstrates that safety is the top priority when performing any job duty or task; prioritizes personal safety and the safety of co-workers and the public

    Accountability/Dependability: Accepts responsibility for quality of own work; acknowledges and corrects mistakes. Shows up on time, meets standards, deadlines and work schedules

    Productivity: Is able to demonstrate completion of assigned tasks through work product and documentation. This will include evidence that clearly shows work was completed on time and with above average quality

    Teamwork: Promotes cooperation and mutual respect with all co-workers

    Adaptability/Flexibility: Responds positively to changing business needs and responsibilities. Adapts when redirected and develops methods to achieve results and remain accountable

    Professionalism: Interact daily with others in a professional manner. Treat others and be treated with respect; perform with integrity, honesty and professionalism; participate constructively in open communication; help to resolve issues and difficult situations in ways that reduce conflict and maintain good working relationships; improve work performance and take an active part in generating a mutually supportive environment. Recognize that diversity is an asset and value cultural, physical and professional differences

    Physical Requirements:

    Applicants must be capable of working in an industrial plant environment.  Must be able to walk on uneven terrain, climb ladders and stairwells, and adapt to noisy conditions. Applicant must have full auditory and visual capability in order to allow the applicant to safely work in an environment with large moving machinery.

    This position is not covered by the Collective Bargaining Agreement. There is a one-year probationary period associated with this position.

How to apply for this job:

Resumes must be submitted with our Resume Cover Sheet ( click here to download ). Your cover letter and resume listing qualifications, and our Resume Cover Sheet, must be received by 2/11/2019 5:00 AM .

Resumes must be submitted with our Resume Cover Sheet ( click here to download ). This position is open until filled, please send in your cover letter, resume listing qualifications and our Resume Cover Sheet as soon as possible.

Postal Mailing Instructions:

Please note on the outside of the envelope:

Inventory and Procurement Officer - Wells Dam, Azwell, Washington

Mail to:
Barbara Davis
Public Utility District No. 1 of Douglas County
1151 Valley Mall Parkway
East Wenatchee, WA 98802

No e-mail or fax submissions, please.

Email Instructions:

Please include the job number ( W 1901 ) in the subject line of your email and send to careers@dcpud.org.