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Material Control Manager

Date: May 25, 2019

Location: Norfolk, VA, US, 23523

Company: National Steel and Shipbuilding Com

Shift : ALL

Security Clearance: No Clearance



This position has responsibility for administration and operation of the storeroom, tool room, transportation and warehouse operations.


  1. POSITION DEMANDS (Education/Training)


Typically has a BA/BS in a related field of study plus two (2) years directly related experience, or AA/AS plus four (4) years directly related experience, or eight (8) years’ directly related experience.


POSITION DEMANDS (Required Experience)


Knowledge of:

  • NASSCO policies and procedures, including safety rules.
  • Tool Maintenance Policy and Procedures and Tooling Safety Requirement.
  • Overall shipyard operations.
  • Ship repair methods and procedures.
  • OSHA regulations regarding industrial lift equipment safety and training.
  • Vehicle codes, particularly for passengers, buses and semi-tractor/trailer operations.
  • Department of Motor Vehicles rules and regulations.
  • Industrial lift equipment and their capabilities, capacities and safe operation.
  • Hazardous material handling requirements.
  • Inventory Management Software, inventory cycle counting, root cause analysis, and reconciliation.
  • Intermediate managerial accounting practices.
  • Navy Material Scrapping Procedures and disposal of recyclable material.

Experience with:

  • Tool room and Inventory receiving and security.
  • Warehouse receiving and security.
  • Transportation management.
  • Providing quality service to a wide range of customer requirements.
  • Managing supervisors and skilled and semi-skilled individuals.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Labor, overhead, and capital budgeting processes.
  • Work packaging and progressing methods.















Must be able to go on vessels






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  • Reports to the Purchasing Manager.  Manages Tool Room Supervisor, Inventory Supervisor, Warehouse Supervisor, Transportation Supervisor, Warehouse Associates, Drivers, Inventory Clerks, Tool Room Clerks, and Logistics Technicians (PTD).  Interacts internally with other managers and directors and externally with vendors and customers.




  • Manage the receipt, inspection, storage, maintenance, handling/movement, utilization, disposition, issue, and records of materials and equipment acquired by the company.
  • Level load warehouse and transportation groups’ workload and oversee activities to ensure compliance with all contract requirements and company policies.
  • Level load tool room and inventory groups’ workload and oversee activities to ensure compliance with all contract requirements and company policies.
  • Maintain and ensure compliance with all material control and transportation procedures.
  • Oversee the inventory and control of all tools.
  • Oversee the inventory and control of all government owned property and company-generated freight transportation requirements.
  • Manage resolution of internal and external departmental issues, including logistics, personnel, and invoicing, delivery and prioritization conflicts.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with external suppliers to ensure responsive support of NASSCO requirements and goals.
  • Act as the company’s primary point of contact for all Government property control personnel including close out of contracts. 
  • Ensure the security of materials, tools, and equipment located in the storeroom, tool rooms, and warehouses.
  • Develop, execute, and control departmental budgets to ensure goals are achieved.
  • Develop training program for department personnel in order to effectively carry out departmental responsibilities in support of Government purchasing regulations and NASSCO’s mission and operating philosophy.
  • Monitor performance trends, analyze tool room and inventory process improvement benefits, analyze warehouse and transportation process improvement benefits, and implement process improvement initiatives.
  • Maintain internal and external communication dedicated to improvement of the inventory, tool room, warehouse, and transportation functions.  External communication includes professional business relationships directed toward reduction of inventory, material control, tool room, and transportation costs.
  • Other responsibilities and duties as assigned.




  • Accountable to the Director of Supply Chain Management for:
  • Delivering materials and tools on time, to the correct location, and free from damage.
  • Coordinating materials from the entry point in the yard to final delivery to the customer.
  • Direct and indirect labor performance to budget.
  • Short and long-term equipment capital budget forecasting.
  • Recycling as much as possible the regular waste generated by the department.




                Must have reliable record of attendance and punctuality and be available for overtime as required.  Must have good eye/hand coordination.  Regularly required to sit; use hands and fingers, handle or feel objects or controls; and to talk and hear.  Must have physical ability to walk to all warehouse/storeroom locations.  Exposure to constantly moving machines and mechanical parts.   High levels of constant noise and dust may be present depending on the location of the individual warehouse or storage site.




General Dynamics NASSCO is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law.

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