In an era of technology and automation, the need for trained people to handle tasks that are becoming increasingly computer and machine driven is high. The Automated Logistics specialist is the person responsible for distribution and inventory of the huge supply chain of Army material. The Automatic Logistical Specialist is a very important member of the Army warehousing and specialist team. The correct materials delivered at the correct place and time is vital to make sure that personnel and soldiers are kept properly supplied and safe. Spare parts, ammunition; medication, food, water and other supplies are all parts of this delivery mission.
The Army logistics automated supply specialist is responsible for performing and supervising warehousing and storage functions to ensure accuracy and delivery of supplies personnel and equipment. They maintain and keep records of all deliveries and materials in the Army system. Part of the responsibilities of the Army Automated specialist for logistics and supply may involve correcting exception and error documents, maintaining and establishing manual and automated records of accounting, maintaining and establishing material control, inventory, supply, accounting and other records and documents, and loading and unloading various equipment and supplies in the Army System.
Working in this job field you will deal with wooden and fiberboard containers, work to process documents and inventory requests, use prescribed load and shop lists and manual and automatic supply applications, crate and pack equipment and apply needed destination stenciling, visually inspect and count incoming materials, and sort and segregate equipment and material by type size and destination, and work with distribution annotating and preparing shipping records and documents.
Training for an Automated logistics specialist begins with 9 weeks of basic combat training, where you will learn about being and functioning as an Army enlisted person. After boot camp, you will proceed to 12 weeks of individual advanced training including both simulated field training and training in the classroom. During your advanced training you will work to learn and develop skills in maintenance, storage and proper handling of ammunition, learn how to properly store, care for and ship medical supplies and equipment, work to gain skills in storage, receiving, shipping and issuing stock, materials and equipment, and learn various types of accounting and stock control procedures. If you are a detail person, and good with paperwork this may be a job for you.