Location: Kandahar ,Afghanistan
The Ammunition Supervisor oversees a workforce of ammunition personnel supporting a military Ammunition Supply Point (ASP) operation. Ensures the overall safe handling of a variety of ammunition, explosives and rockets.
Responsible for the receipt, storage and issue of basic load ammunition items with assigned customer units.
Provide a safe working environment for all personnel.
Ensure employees are trained and proficient in their assigned duties.
Supervise as well as coordinates activities of workers engaged in receipt, inspection, storage, and issue of ammunition and ammunition components.
Interpret and enforce safety regulations.
Forecast workload and manpower to ensure quality service is provided to the customer.
Provide proper ammunition and explosives storage and safety IAW applicable regulations, field manuals or pamphlets.
Set priorities and daily assignments for the Ammunition Specialists.
Train workers in operation of support equipment.
Direct inspection and surveillance of processed or stored munitions.
Coaching, supervising and staffing of ASP ammunition foremen and specialists.
Direct coordination with U.S. Government Accountable Officer (AO) and operations NCOIC.
Strong customer service skills.
Proficient at verbal and written communication.
Ability to meet stringent timelines.
Perform other qualified duties as assigned.
Knowledge & Skills
Possess the background necessary to be granted access to government computers.
Must be able to communicate effectively
Must possess supervisory and team coaching skills
Must interpret and enforce safety regulations
Advanced knowledge of military ASP operations.
Knowledge of ammunition and hazardous material handling to ensure the safe receipt, storage, issue and movement of ammunition, explosives, chemicals, or radioactive materials in accordance with applicable regulatory requirements.
Knowledge of pallet building including 463L for shipment of ammunition preferred.
Working knowledge of the Standard Ammunition and Accounting System-Modernized (SAAS-MOD) computer system desired.
Ability to obtain a U.S. SECRET security clearance; current active clearance preferred.
Experience & Education
Associate’s Degree in a relevant field or equivalent related experience preferred.
Ten (10) or more years’ experience in military ammunition supply and/or other related installation or equivalent level ASP support service operations.
Five (5) or more years’ experience in supervising ammunition supply point operations and customer service at the team or section level.
Prior Military and/or Contingency Operations experience preferred.
Physical Requirements/Working Environment
Place of duty and environmental conditions can be extremely austere, harsh, and work can be performed under hostile and life-threatening conditions.
Working environment will be both office and outdoor settings which individual can be exposed to extreme weather conditions for extended period of time.
Ability to lift at least 50 lbs.
Ability to work 12 hour shifts; 7 days a week.
Must be able to travel domestically and internationally.