Updated: Oct 2019

Specialty Summary

Directs materiel management activities involved in developing, operating, implementing and analyzing manual and automated integrated logistics systems. Manages item and monetary accounting, inventory control, financial planning and warehousing functions. Monitors and operates the Integrated Logistics Systems-Supply (ILS-S)and associated logistics systems interfaces. When assigned to combat support or enabler organizations, provides materiel management expertise as related to ILS-S processes, accountable officer, responsible officer, and responsible person obligations.

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  • Retraining into the 2S0XX career field within the Air Force Reserves is restricted to the grades of E-6 and below with less than 10 years of Total Federal Military Service.

Duties and Responsibilities

Manages materiel management activities and systems involved in requirements determination, inventory control, storage and issues of supplies and equipment.

Computes requirement, determines allowance, and researches and identifies materiel requirements. Performs operations involved in storage inspection, and identification of property.

Performs inventories and ensures timely correction of discrepancies. Inspects and evaluates inventory management activities.

Inspects and identifies property. Determines condition of property received. Performs shelf-life inspections of stock.

Develops methods and improves procedures for storing property. Plans use of storage facilities. Stores, issues, ships and transfers property. Controls issue of classified, sensitive, pilferable and controlled items.

Coordinates with maintenance activities on repairable component actions. Controls and issues bench stock property. Obtains material required for equipment modification, periodic component exchange and bills of material in support of maintenance. Accounts for all items contained in mobility readiness spares packages.

Provides materiel management expertise to combat support, enabler organizations and responsible officers for the proper accounting and control of specified classes of supply. Reviews and validates requirements. When required, initiates follow-up actions on materiel requirements. Coordinates equipment transfer and deployment actions with the accountable officer.

Plans and schedules materiel storage and distribution activities.

Processes information retrievals using materiel management system databases. Manages materiel management related systems and hardware. Performs operator maintenance on materiel management related systems and hardware. Applies system security policy and procedures to prevent unauthorized changes to information. Distributes materiel management computer products.

Acts as a subject matter expert to the commander on the operation of materiel management systems and operations. Monitors Defense Data Network traffic through use of the Materiel Management Interface System. Ensures database integrity and makes necessary corrections.

Controls and operates the Remote Processing Station (RPS).

Monitors systems processing and corrects processing errors. Monitors materiel management traffic through use of the Materiel Management Interface System and takes corrective action. Maintains liaison with the Standard Systems Group, MAJCOMs and the servicing Defense Megacenters, to identify and correct problems.

Develops database retrieval scripts for materiel management support analyses.

Operates motor vehicles and assorted materiel handling equipment.

Specialty Qualifications

Knowledge. Knowledge is mandatory of basic mathematics, materiel management policies and procedures, Air Force property accounting, stock and inventory control, accountability and responsibility, principles of property accounting through manual or automated data processing (ADP), storage methods, warehouse control (issue and disposal), materiel handling techniques, methods of preparing and maintaining materiel management records, manual and automated materiel management accounting systems, logistics principles and interactions(materiel management, maintenance, transportation, and procurement), hazardous material and waste procedures, and deployment or contingency operations.

Education. For entry into this AFSC, completion of high school with a course in mathematics is desirable.

Training. For award of AFSC 2S031, completion of a basic materiel management course is mandatory.

Experience. The following experience is mandatory for award of the AFSC indicated:

  • 2S051. Qualification in and possession of AFSC 2S031. Also, experience is mandatory in preparing and maintaining documentation and records associated with materiel management.
  • 2S071. Qualification in and possession of AFSC 2S051. Also, experience is mandatory supervising storage facilities, analyzing trends in stockage policy and customer support, and operating contingency processing functions.
  • 2S091. Qualification in and possession of AFSC 2S071. Also, experience is mandatory managing functions such as computing stock control levels; receiving, storing, and issuing property.

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