Inventory Managment Career

United States Army – Worldwide, U.S.A., Bay Areas, CA - San Francisco, CA (10 months ago)

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The unit supply specialist is primarily responsible for supervising or performing tasks involving the general upkeep and maintenance of all Army supplies and equipment.

Job Duties
Receive, inspect, inventory, load/unload, store, issue and deliver supplies and equipment
Maintain automated supply system for accounting of organizational and installation supplies and equipment
Issue and receive small arms. Secure and control weapons and ammunition in security areas
Schedule and perform preventive and organizational maintenance on weapons
Operate unit level computers

Those who want to serve must first take the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery, a series of tests that helps you better understand your strengths and identify which Army jobs are best for you.

Job training for a unit supply specialist requires 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and eight 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: Procedures for shipping, receiving, storing and issuing stock
Stock control and accounting procedures
Procedures for handling medical and food supplies
Movement, storage and maintenance of ammunition
Helpful Skills
Interest in mathematics, bookkeeping, accounting, business administration and/or typing
Ability to keep accurate records
Enjoy physical work
Interest in operating forklifts and other warehouse equipment

Total compensation includes housing, medical, food, special pay, and vacation time. Learn more about total compensation.

Education Benefits
In the Army, qualified students can earn full-tuition, merit-based scholarships, allowances for books and fees, plus an annual stipend for living expenses. Learn more about education benefits.

Future Civilian Careers
The skills you’ll learn will help prepare you for a career as a stock control clerk, parts clerk or storekeeper with factories, repair shops, department stores and government warehouses and stockrooms.

Those interested in this job may be eligible for civilian employment, after the Army, by enrolling in the Army PaYS program. The PaYS program is a recruitment option that guarantees a job interview with military friendly employers that are looking for experience and trained Veterans to join their organization. Find out more about the Army PaYS Program at
AT&T, Inc.
Hewlett-Packard Company
Kraft Foods
Global, Inc.
Sears Holdings Corporation
Time Customer Service, Inc.
Walgreen Co.

This is an enlistment into the U.S. Army.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Internship

Salary: $75,000.00 /year

Work Location:

  • One location

Hours per week:

  • 10-19

Pay frequency:

  • Monthly

Paid Training:

  • Yes

Physical Requirements:

  • None specified


  • Team Lead

Shifts announced:

  • Every other week


  • Day

Employees working per shift:

  • 11 or more

This Company Describes Its Culture as:

  • Team-oriented -- cooperative and collaborative
  • People-oriented -- supportive and fairness-focused
  • Stable -- traditional, stable, strong processes

This Job Is:

  • Open to applicants who do not have a college diploma
  • A good job for someone just entering the workforce or returning to the workforce with limited experience and education
  • A good fit for applicants with gaps in their resume, or who have been out of the workforce for the past 6 months or more
  • Open to applicants under 18 years old, provided it is legally allowed for the job and location
  • A job for which military experienced candidates are encouraged to apply