PAE, Inc Material Control Supervisor in Multiple Locations, Afghanistan

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Material Control Supervisor

This is a supervisory position based in Afghanistan. The Material Control Supervisor will take ownership all supply chain services, including receiving, stocking, inventorying, issuing and shipment of goods. The duties and responsibilities listed below are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all-inclusive.


  • The Materials Supervisor provides daily work assignments and supervises any subordinates.

  • Supervises:

  • Shipping and receiving functions

  • Picking and replenishment by material handlers

  • Development and performance of warehouse personnel and activities as they relate to the movement of all material throughout the compound

  • Inventory and cycle counts

  • Coordination and processing of all Return to Vendor damaged merchandise

  • The tracking and movement of material shortages/overages to their designated areas

  • Receiving and inventoried area is maintained in a safe, clean and orderly fashion

  • Performs scheduled and unscheduled inspections

  • Maintains an on-site inventory of supplies and materials to ensure timely response and completion of routine or emergency vehicle repairs

  • Makes recommendations for additional inventory to meet the requirements of the Statement of Work (SOW)

  • Ensures all supplies and services are procured on behalf of the U.S. government (USG) and ensures they are used for no other purposes

  • Ensures that common supplies, materials, equipment and services are procured from local and regional supply markets to the maximum extent practicable

  • Ensures proper material controls are in place and operations are in compliance with established standard operating procedures (SOP), SOW and Occupational, Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) standards

  • Assists in developing the SOW when required

  • Must be aware of normal property procedures as it pertains to US Government property in accordance with FAR regulations

  • Reports any malfunctions, or lack of compliance with the SOW to the PSO and Supply Chain managers

  • Maintains effective, timely and respectful communication and interaction with other employees, managers and supports other organizations

  • Implements section priorities with logistics, procurement, and warehouse team

  • Collects, analyzes and summarizes data for report preparation and submits written reports

  • Performs other administrative tasks including material ordering, inventory and work scheduling

  • Responsible for facility custodianship of work areas and management of vehicles, material handling equipment, tools and spare part

  • Must be able to take initiative to analyze a situation and make frequent technical decisions based on SOPs and safety code

  • Must be able to evaluate operational effectiveness and develop/maintain effective operation control mechanism

  • Must be able to work effectively with minimal supervision with a strong focus on procedural compliance and customer service

  • Performs other duties and special projects as assigned.


  • At least three to seven years of progressive experience, including small staff management, in a high volume, multi-unit receiving/inventory or supply management environment

  • Experience with supply chain management (SCM) systems particularly in relation to accurate inventory management

  • Demonstrated ability to achieve high standards of customer service

  • Experience and knowledge of materials-accountability, loss prevention and logistical scheduling

  • Working independently with various functions and disciplines of supply chain and operations

  • Experience with analysis and research using the MS Office Suite of programs

  • Handling of US Government property procedures


  • Previous supervisory experience in an austere OCONUS environment with a multi-national workforce.

  • US Citizenship, a valid US or local driver's license and US passport;

  • Active Secret Clearance

  • Certified in specific trade, or maintenance journeyman/master technician

  • Must be able to fluently read, write, speak, and understand English

  • Ability to obtain/maintain Secret clearance


  • Experience providing excellent customer services.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment that requires handling multiple tasks at a given time and rapidly adapting to changing priorities and schedules.

  • Ability to become an active and functioning member of a team.


This position may be located in an environment with harsh and dangerous working and living conditions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may regularly be exposed to extreme and austere desert-like environment. Temperatures can reach 120- 130 degrees Fahrenheit/50-55 degrees Celsius during the summer months. Employees must be willing and able to perform regular job requirements in this austere, extreme environment. Work schedules are a minimum of 6 days per week and 12 hours per day. Employees must be willing and able to perform physical activities including, but not limited to, heavy lifting and moving of items, parts, assemblies, and equipment up to the safety regulation maximum; climbing in and out of equipment; crawling; and working outdoors. This includes being able to lift and carry 40 pounds of personal protective equipment for extended periods of time

An Equal Opportunity Employer. PAE’s hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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PAE is a leading provider of enduring support for the essential missions of the U.S. government, its allied partners and international organizations. With over 60 years of experience, PAE supports the execution of complex and critical missions by providing global logistics and stability operations, technical services and national security solutions to customers around the world. PAE has a workforce of approximately 15,000 people in over 60 countries on all seven continents and is headquartered in Arlington, VA.

In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), should you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a currently open position with PAE, please call Recruiting at (703) 656-6064 or email with "Disability Assistance" in the subject line.