Ammunition Supervisor - Military veterans preferred

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  full-time   employee

Fort Irwin
United States

Job Summary
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.
Principal Accountabilities
  • 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.