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92A - Automated Logistical Specialist

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Sergeant Major of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III meets with Sgt. Garlandia Coleman, automated logistical specialist
The 4th Infantry Division/Flickr

Basic Job Description

The Automated Logistical Specialist is primarily responsible for supervising and performing management or warehouse functions in order to maintain equipment records and parts.

Duties performed by Soldiers in this MOS include:

Establishes and maintains stock records and other documents such as inventory, material control, accounting and supply reports. Establishes and maintains automated and manual accounting records, posts receipts and turn-ins, and performs dues-ins and dues-outs accounting. Corrects error and exception documents. Reviews and verifies quantities received against bills of lading, contracts, purchase requests, and shipping documents. Unloads, unpacks, visually inspects, counts, segregates, pelletizes, and stores incoming supplies and equipment. Maintains stock locator system and administers document control procedures. Repairs and constructs fiberboard or wooden containers. Packs, crates, stencils, weighs, and bands equipment and supplies. Constructs bins, shelving, and other storage aids. Processes requests and turn-in documents at direct support level through warehousing section. Processes inventories, surveys, and warehousing documents. Performs prescribed load list and shop stock list duties in manual and automated supply applications. Prepares, annotates and distributes shipping documents. Breaks down and distributes field rations. Operates material-handling equipment. Performs accounting and sales functions in self-service supply.

Ensures that inventories and location surveys are performed in accordance with established procedures. Instructs warehouse personnel in loading, unloading, segregation, dunnage, pelletizing, and selection of stock and storage areas. Performs property disposal storage functions. Ensures application of special procedures for handling, storing, packaging and shipping retrograde material. Retrieves and analyzes history and activity files pertinent to system rejected documents. Recommends additions and deletions to authorized stockage list. Maintains accounting records of property disposal activity. Reviews requests for major and controlled items. Reconciles activity records for monthly and quarterly reporting and status reviews. Processes data inquiry and manager referred listings and cards. Manages controlled, critical and reserve stocks and operational readiness floats. Performs financial management functions. Process output from catalog inquiry program, document modifiers and special cancellation requests. Performs commissary store functions to include stock replenishment, price changes, inventories, security, stock receipt, and oversees the constructions of displays. Computes cost of the Basic Daily Food Allowance. Ensures subsistence items stockage objectives are met. Prepares data input and utilizes ADP output to assist in material management. Prepares reports on labor and equipment, available storage space, relocation of material, warehouse refusals, and stock requirements. Directs correction of location survey discrepancies. Assists unit intermediate maintenance personnel in planning maintenance program. Plans and coordinates subsistence supply activity. Directs corrective action to minimize spoilage, flavor contamination, and improper warehouse practices.

Training Information

Job training for an automated logistical specialist requires 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and 12 weeks of Advanced Individual Training with on-the-job instructions. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and part in the field, including practice in handling and storing stock.

Some of the skills you’ll learn are:

  • Stock control and accounting procedures
  • Procedures for shipping, receiving, storing and issuing stock
  • Movement, storage and maintenance of ammunition
  • Procedures for handling medical and food supplies

ASVAB Score Required: 90 in aptitude area CL

Security Clearance: None

Strength Requirement: very heavy

Physical Profile Requirement: 222222

Other Requirements

Similar Civilian Occupations

  • Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand
  • Logisticians
  • Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products
  • Purchasing Managers
  • Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks
  • Stock Clerks and Order Fillers
  • Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products

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