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Materials Controller I,II - 2453

Arnold AFB, TN · Government/Military
Title: Materials Controller I,II - 2453
Function: Acquisitions
Position Type: Regular, Full-Time
Pay Type: Exempt
Grade: 34/35
US Citizenship Required: Yes

National Aerospace Solutions (NAS), LLC is the team selected by the U.S. Air Force (USAF) to conduct Test and Operations Sustainment activities at the Arnold Engineering Development Complex (AEDC), Arnold Air Force Base, in Tullahoma, Tennessee. NAS is committed to partnering with the Air Force and the workforce at AEDC to drive the change necessary to ensure the long-term viability of the Complex while ensuring mission success: no impact to customers, no loss in data quality, and no reduction in productive test time – ultimately securing AEDC's long-term future and world-class superiority in aerospace and flight testing.

NAS currently has an exciting opportunity available for a Materials Contoller to join our team in Tullahoma, TN.

Job Duties:
 
  • Performs material planning and coordination activities at the assign NAS location/branch/department. 
  • Serves as the focal point and subject matter expert for acquisition of all material and outside services required to support the assigned project. 
  • Monitors material progress/status, expedites both internally and externally to meet material availability requirements. Report status to Branch customers.
  • Makes micro-purchase and credit card purchases in accordance with company procedures
  • Works with the task or project teams in the planning, selection, and expediting material required for the assigned project. Ensures the project team is informed of the status of procurement activities required for the project. 
  • Works with the project team to plan the required procurements to ensure they will support the project schedule and are cost effective 
  • Ensures material requirements are included in the planning phase of work activities.  Identifies items readily available from on-site inventory sources and assist in research of sources for non-inventory items. 
  • Provides lead time information for items to be procured, interfaces with Acquisitions to ensure need items are delivered to support planned work activities. 
  • Responsible for the input maintenance, assessment and correction of Material Management data in the applicable data base. 
  • Continuously performs priority allocations to ensure material availability well in advance of installation requirements.
  • Assists with material/property inventories including identification and disposition for assigned areas.
  • Ensures task completion addresses the proper disposition of excess/unused items and material.
  • Reports to and receive operational direction from the line manager and functional direction from Materials and Acquisitions Manager.  
  • Maintains direct working relationship with NAS Procurement, Project Controls, Engineering, Operations, Maintenance, Automation Support, and other site organizations to ensure needed material is available to support ongoing activities.
  • It is a condition of employment to wear company issued PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) in accordance with supervisory direction and company policy.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university in Business Management or related discipline and five (5) to  seven (7) years of progressive material management and/or relevant work experience or any equivalent combination relevant education and progressive and relevant experience.
  • US Citizenship is required
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Proficiency and experience in the management of material in a government environment.
  • Understanding of and experience in warehouse operations, freight shipping/receiving/handling, material handling methods & equipment, and inventory management.
  • Knowledge of procurement processes, systems and operations related to the acquisition of materials, services and equipment, and of the Engineering discipline within the area of responsibility, the work process, and the deliverables produced
  • Good oral and written communication skills regarding technical and production matters with both AEDC and supplier personnel
  • Skilled in working with, and communicating effectively both orally and in writing with other project functional groups, primarily Engineering, Operations, Project Management and other services.
  • Knowledge in the use of type of standard databases, including reading/interpreting drawings, work planning, and specification/statement of work development for goods and services

Job Duties:
 
  • Performs material planning and coordination activities at the assign NAS location/branch/department. 
  • Serves as the focal point and subject matter expert for acquisition of all material and outside services required to support the assigned project. 
  • Monitors material progress/status, expedites both internally and externally to meet material availability requirements. Report status to Branch customers.
  • Makes micro-purchase and credit card purchases in accordance with company procedures
  • Works with the task or project teams in the planning, selection, and expediting material required for the assigned project. Ensures the project team is informed of the status of procurement activities required for the project. 
  • Works with the project team to plan the required procurements to ensure they will support the project schedule and are cost effective 
  • Ensures material requirements are included in the planning phase of work activities.  Identifies items readily available from on-site inventory sources and assist in research of sources for non-inventory items. 
  • Provides lead time information for items to be procured, interfaces with Acquisitions to ensure need items are delivered to support planned work activities. 
  • Responsible for the input maintenance, assessment and correction of Material Management data in the applicable data base. 
  • Continuously performs priority allocations to ensure material availability well in advance of installation requirements.
  • Assists with material/property inventories including identification and disposition for assigned areas.
  • Ensures task completion addresses the proper disposition of excess/unused items and material.
  • Reports to and receive operational direction from the line manager and functional direction from Materials and Acquisitions Manager.  
  • Maintains direct working relationship with NAS Procurement, Project Controls, Engineering, Operations, Maintenance, Automation Support, and other site organizations to ensure needed material is available to support ongoing activities.
  • It is a condition of employment to wear company issued PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) in accordance with supervisory direction and company policy.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university in Business Management or related discipline and five (5) to  seven (7) years of progressive material management and/or relevant work experience or any equivalent combination relevant education and progressive and relevant experience.
  • US Citizenship is required
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Proficiency and experience in the management of material in a government environment.
  • Understanding of and experience in warehouse operations, freight shipping/receiving/handling, material handling methods & equipment, and inventory management.
  • Knowledge of procurement processes, systems and operations related to the acquisition of materials, services and equipment, and of the Engineering discipline within the area of responsibility, the work process, and the deliverables produced
  • Good oral and written communication skills regarding technical and production matters with both AEDC and supplier personnel
  • Skilled in working with, and communicating effectively both orally and in writing with other project functional groups, primarily Engineering, Operations, Project Management and other services.
  • Knowledge in the use of type of standard databases, including reading/interpreting drawings, work planning, and specification/statement of work development for goods and services
Due to Air Force Security requirements, U.S. Citizenship is required for employment at AEDC.

NAS is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minority/Women/Veterans/Disabled (AA/EOE). All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, genetic information, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

Applicants with a physical or mental disability, who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process, may e-mail their request to careers@nas-llc.us. PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT RESUMES to this address as they will not be considered for employment opportunities.

 
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