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Material Coordinator, Lead (ASP)

Akima, LLC
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
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Akima Support Operations (ASO), provides logistics, facilities maintenance and operations, transportation and support services for mission-critical military installations and civilian agencies around the country. From the homes of U.S. Central Command and U.S. Special Operations Command to the highways of suburban Virginia, ASO experts and professionals work behind the scenes to ensure smooth and continuous operations. Our personnel enjoy competitive benefits packages and challenging roles in work environments committed to safety, diversity and opportunity for career growth. As an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC), 100% of our companys profits go back to our 14,300 Iupiat shareholders that have resided near and above the Arctic Circle for more than 10,000 years. Our business helps support their way of life and contributes to the survival of a culture that has thrived in a challenging environment.

Job Summary:

As an ammunition material coordinator lead, you are responsible for managing a team of 5 personnel consisting of 2 warehouse specialist, 2 material coordinators, and 1 Ammunition Inspector. You are also required to teach, mentor, counsel and train all ammunition personnel. You verifying ammunition against receiving documents; noting and reporting discrepancies and obvious damages; routing ammunition to prescribed storage locations; storing, stacking, or palletizing ammunition in accordance with prescribed storage methods; rearranging and taking inventory of stored ammunition; examining stored munitions and reporting deterioration and damage; removing ammunition from storage and preparing it for shipment to various depots. Requisitions material and establishes delivery sequences to departments according to job order priorities and anticipated availability of material. Arranges for in-plant transfer of materials to meet production schedules. Arranges with department supervisors for repair and assembly of material and its transportation to various departments. Examines material delivered to production departments to verify if type specified. May compute amount of material needed for specific job orders, applying knowledge of product and manufacturing processes and using adding machine. May compile report of quantity and type of material on hand. May move or transport material from one department to another, using hand truck or industrial truck. May compile perpetual production records in order to locate material in process of production, using manual or computerized system. Assists and may take guidance from Government QASAS.


  • Research and analyze problems to determine if problems are human error or systemic.
  • Inspects wide variety of ammunition including small arms, artillery projectiles, powder canisters, fuses, rockets, missiles, smoke, illumination and white phosphorous pyrotechnics, mines and other items.
  • Performs customer support functions; those processes used to support the total requirement of customers to gain logistics support in both combat and peacetime situations.
  • Conducts training of employees. Enforces safety and implements organizational changes.
  • Inspects ammunition in storage on random basis ensuring adherence to proper safety and compatibility requirements.
  • Observes handling and storage operations to ensure adherence to proper safety procedures.
  • Conducts accountability and serviceability inspections on incoming and outgoing ammunition shipments, field returns and on ammunition in storage.
  • Performs repackaging and routine reconditioning operations on field returns.
  • Assists Government QASAS to verify contents of shipments against shipping documents or other records. May receive guidance from other Government QASAS.
  • Plans, prepares and inspects outgoing, over-the-road, ammunition shipments to ensure compliance with all applicable Department of Transportation (DOT) and Army Regulations.
  • Reports all violations to Supervisor or QASAS and provides input for ammunition condition report (ACR), as required.
  • Inspects field returns for damage and serviceability. Inspects and classifies ammunition and containers to determine corrective measures required.
  • Performs renovation, remarking and re-stenciling, as required.
  • Segregates irreparable/unserviceable items and prepares for shipment, as directed.
  • Operates/maintains appropriate Logistics Information System for required tasks.
  • Performs other administrative tasks and duties as determined by the Supervisor.
  • Compiles/Prepares reports (Daily, Weekly, Monthly, and Quarterly, as required).
  • Performs other duties, as needed to perform as Inspector or Ammunition Handler.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School graduate or equivalent.Formal training in ammunition handling is required. Training such as an 89B (Ammunition Specialist) is highly preferred. Training in ammunition breakdown, distribution and accountability.
  • Special Technical Training in Ammunition such as that conducted by the Defense Ammunition Center, Savanna, IL is also preferred although, equivalent practical experience gained through recent, extensive, day-to-day handling of ammunition may be acceptable in lieu of formal training.
  • A minimum four years experience in the receipt, issue, storage, shipment and accountability of ammunition is required as outlined in TM 9-1300-206, FM 9-13 and DA PAM 710-2-1.
  • Two years of supervisory experience.
  • Must display an in-depth understanding of prescribed safety and security procedures relating to ammunition and explosives.
  • HAZARD and Ammunition Certification.
  • Must possess and continuously maintain a current State of Colorado Driver's License prior to starting or by 30 days after employment.
  • Must be US Citizen and be able to obtai and maintain aNational Agency Check with Inquiries (NACI) to obtain aCAC and SECRET Clearance.
  • Must receive a favorablebackground check and drug testing results.

Material & Equipment Directly Used:

  • Forklifts (4K, 6K, 10K), other material handling equipment, PCs, printers, fax machine, copier.

Working Environment/Physical Activities:

Work is generally conducted in an out-of-doors environment with a potential exposure to extreme climatic conditions. Work will require lifting up to 50 lbs.; stooping; climbing; prolonged standing; prolonged sitting; and working with or in areas where a potential could exist for exposure to physical, chemical or biological agents. Employee use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is required in certain areas. Such PPE includes but is not limited to head, foot, hand, torso, respiratory, vision and hearing protective devices. Must comply with OSHA, EPA, Fire Regulations and published Company work rules.Reports to the ASP Supervisor and functions independently under his/her direction.

The duties and responsibilities listed in this job description generally cover the nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. This is not intended to be a complete list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required. Subject to the terms of an applicable collective bargaining agreement, the company management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and to assign other duties as may be necessary.We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

We arean equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, gender or gender-identity, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, pregnancy or parental status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

We are committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you have a physical and/or mental disability and are interested in applying for employment and need special accommodations to use our website to apply for a position please contact, Recruiting Services at job-assist@akima.com or 571-353-7053. Reasonable accommodation requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.

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In order for our company to stay compliant with government regulations, please apply on line. Please DO NOT email resumes or call in lieu of applying online unless you have a physical and/or mental disability and need assistancewiththe online application.

Posted: 2020-06-29 Expires: 2020-07-28
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