Inventory Control Coordinator

February 19, 2021
Worcester, MA
Job Type



This position is designated as a union position and is covered by the Collective Bargaining Agreement with O.P.E.I.U., Local 6.

Sucessful candidate will be required to travel to any courthouse in the Commonwealth as per business needs.


The Trial Court is committed to:

• fair and impartial administration of justice;
• protection of constitutional and statutory rights and liberties;
• equal access to justice for all in a safe and dignified environment with policies and practices that strengthen and support diversity, equity, and inclusion;
• efficient, effective, and accountable resolution of disputes;
• prompt and courteous service to the public by committed and dedicated professionals
utilizing best practices in a manner that inspires public trust and confidence.


As the financial center for the Trial Court, the Fiscal Affairs Department prepares and receives budget requests, oversees and processes all financial transactions from funds appropriated by the legislature and available through grants, trusts, and capital allocations for 119 court divisions, the Administrative Office of the Trial Court, the Administrative Offices of the seven Trial Court departments, the Sentencing Commission, the Office of the Commissioner of Probation, and the Office of the Jury Commissioner.



The Inventory Control Coordinator is a key component and hands on member of the Procurement Unit staff of the Fiscal Affairs Department of the Office of Court Management of the Trial Court. This position is located in a warehouse setting and requires the successful candidate to work independently, exercising a significant amount of physical labor and durability. The Inventory Control Coordinator must possess good customer service skills, an ability to maintain updated records, and be self motivated. The role includes regularly lifting and packing equipment and objects, as well as significant periods of standing and moving throughout the warehouse. Temperatures in the warehouse are variable throughout the year, with non-climate-controlled temperature increases/decreases in response to the weather and the products being stored. The Inventory Control Coordinator maintains a fluid equipment inventory of new and surplus items, including following strategies in receiving consumable items for distribution to various courthouses throughout the state.


Reports to the Manager of Fiscal Affairs for Procurement and receives general supervision in performing duties which require independent judgment and initiative.


Oversees and participate in the receiving, unloading, and inspection of equipment and supplies that will be delivered to this location for storage and future use of the Trial Court;

Verifies the condition of the product/materials to include conformity to the packing slips on delivery Track and document exact shipment arrival and departure times;

Prepares receiving documentation and forwards to other Procurement staff within 24 hours of receipt of goods, notifying the requestor that materials were received and arrangements for delivery or pick up of all items have been confirmed, unless items were purchased as stock for the perpetual inventory;

Receives fragile merchandise with care and all necessary accommodations and precautions;

Records and manages all impaired or damaged merchandise items;

Tags and labels all merchandise with MTC inventory labels;

Updates existing inventory database with new equipment;

Collaborates with the Procurement Coordinators, tagging and labeling equipment and furniture marked for delivery to various court locations;

Coordinates with the Office of Community Corrections regarding the management and delivery of furniture and equipment to the various court locations;

Maintains a clean and organized warehouse;

Conducts physical inventories as required, completing regular status reports, making recommendations regarding proper storage and inventory procedures;

Devises new and improved methods to organize/store items in the facility;

Boxes, wraps, and packs merchandise in accordance with relevant procedures and standards;

Operates common warehouse equipment, including pallet jack, panel carts, furniture dollies, hand trucks, dock plates, and ramps;

Contributes to maintaining building security by ensuring doors and loading bays are locked and secured as needed; and

Performs other related duties as required.


All applicants must be able, through the interview process, to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the following areas:

Ethics and Values

Communicates and demonstrates the ethics and values of the Fiscal Affairs Department and the Trial Court.


Understands, upholds, and communicates the Trial Court and Fiscal Affairs Department missions.

Applied Knowledge

Demonstrates advanced purchasing knowledge with an ability to responsibly and effectively negotiate contracts for goods and services.

Team Building

Fosters a sense of shared goals and accountabilities through the development of positive relationships among staff and colleagues in order to promote a healthy work environment.

Performance Measurement

Understands the value and importance of performance measures as a basis for both individual and departmental assessments.

Strategic Thinking and Planning

Utilizes the best available information to successfully plan and achieve positive future goals and objectives on an organizational and local level.

Commitment to Diversity

Promotes an environment of diversity through understanding, respect, and positive communication with persons of varied racial, ethnic, economic, and cultural backgrounds.

Continuous Learning

Demonstrates a commitment to continuously improving himself or herself through professional development.


These are the minimum requirements necessary to apply for the position of Inventory Control Coordinator:

Graduation from high school or its equivalent and 2 years of previous work experience as a warehouse associate; or an equivalent combination of education and experience;
Hands on experience with inventory and warehouse product distribution logistics;
Basic computer skills and ability to use business software such as MSOffice;
Ability to travel to courthouses and other court offices in the Commonwealth as necessary;
Ability to lift upwards of 100lbs repeatedly over the duration of a workday;
Ability to demonstrate physical stamina and manual dexterity;
Good organizational and time management skills;
Good interpersonal and communication skills;
Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in oral and written form;
Demonstrated ability to work both independently for long periods and also be a team player;
The ability to diagnose and resolve common operational problems independently;



Employment is contingent upon passage of a criminal record check.


Applicants must apply by completing a Trial Court online application at the following web address:

If you are not currently viewing this posting online, please visit the Judicial Court Jobs website at to apply for this position or any other Trial Court employment opportunity.

No applications or resumes will be accepted by hand, mail, fax, or email delivery.


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