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Material Controller - Tunnel 9 - 2513

Silver Spring, MD · Government/Military
Title: Material Controller  - 2513
Function: Engineering
Position Type: Regular, Full-Time                                  
Pay Type: Exempt
Grade: 34/35
US Citizenship Required: Yes

Introductory Description:
Work will be performed at the AEDC Hypervelocity Wind Tunnel No. 9 (Tunnel 9) located in Silver Spring, Maryland. Tunnel 9 provides a high speed Test & Evaluation capability for the Department of Defense.

About NAS:
NAS is committed to partnering with the Air Force to ensure the long-term viability of the Arnold Engineering Development Complex (AEDC) while ensuring mission success, ultimately securing AEDC’s long-term future and world-class superiority in aerospace and ground testing.

Job Summary:
Perform the role of a Material Coordinator with the primary responsibilities of planning, managing, ordering and receiving material for a government facility. Must possess or be willing to obtain a DoD Secret Security Clearance.

Job Duties:  
  • Performs material coordination activities, at the assigned NAS location, within material discipline of responsibility to ensure the accurate reporting of material and equipment statuses.
  • 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.
  • Performs shipping/receiving duties for Tunnel 9 including count and inspection of arriving material, review of receiving documentation including invoices, packing lists, and bills of lading for accuracy and completeness.
  • Ensures receipt documentation is retained and recorded and receipt is completed in OWAM.
  • Ensures that material is sorted in accordance with the branch storage plan and that the location of material in storage is properly reflected on the appropriate storage records (manually or automated).
  • Assists with material/property inventories including identification and disposition for assigned areas.
  • It is a condition of employment to wear company issued PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) in accordance with supervisory direction and company policy.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

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.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • 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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