Logistics Associate I- SDCA in San Diego, CA at Austal

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San Diego, CA

Job Description

Any qualified individual with a disability who is having difficulty in completing an application because of incompatible technology or other disability-related application issues may contact us at the following phone number for assistance: 251-445-1932.
Austal shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR §§ 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.  Austal’s commitment to equal employment opportunity applies at all levels of employment, in all job titles, including the executive level, and to all employment actions, including but not limited to decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, training, and promotion. 

Directly: Logistics Supervisor/Foreman or Warehouse Lead
Indirectly: Logistics Manager
SUMMARY: To receive, inspect, inventory, handle, move, issue, kit and deliver
materials in a safe, accurate and efficient manner.
Logistics Associates shall carry out all tasks issued by the Logistics Supervisor/
Foreman in a safe and conscientious manner, paying special attention to the quality of
workmanship and value time management constantly. Tasks may include but are not
limited to:
• Receives all inbound materials and equipment by entering arrival reports and
material inspections for quantity and quality into ERP System.
• Properly counts, inspects, identifies, inventories, cycle count, marks and issues
materials through ERP System.
• Issues and inventories consumable items.
• Processes and packages equipment and materials for shipping, storage or
installation as required.
• Must be able to follow directions and work with limited supervision.
• Unloads and unpacks materials as they arrive on site.
• Properly inventories and marks all materials requiring storage.
• Ensures timely delivery of materials and support to the trades as directed.
• Loads/unloads supplier and Austal company vehicles for delivery of materials as
• Performs transactions in ERP system and other software systems utilizing PC
and/or wireless scanning equipment. Utilize PC for other software applications,
email and Microsoft Office (Excel/Word) as needed.
• Immediately informs Supervisor/Forman of any issues that may affect performance
or ability to fulfill required tasks.
• Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform daily functions of
the job.
• Carries assignments in a safe and conscientious manner, paying special attention
to the quality of workmanship and values time management constantly.
• May be assigned tasks outside craft as required.
• Issues and inventories tools, includes tool engraving.
• Delivers materials and tools to the trades as required
• Assists with other duties as required
• Complies with Austal’s employee handbook general guidelines, company
procedures and policies.
• For those performing this role for Post Delivery Services and Support, the following responsibilities are required in addition to the aforementioned:
o Safely use company assets to make deliveries from the warehouse to the
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential
duty satisfactorily. The qualifications listed below are representative of the knowledge,skill, and/or ability desired:
• Working knowledge of procedures, a basic understanding of warehousing and inventory management principles required.
• Demonstrated problem solving skills and flexibility required.
• Ability to read, write and comprehend instructions, short correspondence, and memos required.
• Ability to perform basic math (add, subtract, multiply and divide) and measure required.
• Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form required.
• Ability to effectively deal with problems that may arise required.
• Must be able to follow directions and work with limited supervision required.
• For those performing this role for Post Delivery Services and Support, the following responsibilities are required in addition to the aforementioned:
o Must possess and maintain a valid Driver’s License.
o Must be able to pass and maintain Austal driver qualifications listed below:
• (A) Must be able to take and pass a National Safety Council
- Defensive Driving Course that will be provided by Austal
• (B) During the past three years, not received one, or, more
driver license violation for:
• Driving while intoxicated (DWI)
• Driving while under the influence of drugs (DUID)
• Negligent homicide arising out of the use of a motor vehicle
(gross negligence)
• Operating during a period of suspension or revocation
• Using a motor vehicle for the commission of a felony
• Aggravated assault with a motor vehicle
• Operating a motor vehicle without the owner’s authority
(grand theft)
• Permitting an unlicensed person to drive
• Reckless driving
• Leaving the scene of an accident
• Speed contest (racing)
• Hit and run (bodily injury or property damage)
• Eluding a police officer.
(C). During the past three (3) years, not received three (3), or, more
driver license violations for:
• All moving violations not listed in “B” above.

All candidates must meet Austal USA’s basic employment eligibility guidelines:
18 years or older at time of application
Able to provide proof of US Person status (permanent resident or citizen)
No felony convictions of theft/deception or violent crimes within seven years
from disposition date
No felony convictions of drug crimes within three years from disposition date
Willing to submit to a drug screen
Willing to submit to a background check
High School Diploma/GED or comparable trade experience with comparable
trade experience defined as five (5) or more years of experience working in
the applicable trade, two (2) years of experience in shipbuilding, or,
education in the trade comparable to apprenticeship.
Comparable trade experience is defined as warehouse or inventory management.
Standard, Combi-lift, extended-boom and reach truck forklifts, pallet jack, Desktop
PC, wireless scanner, various hand and power tools, lifting and rigging equipment.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Must be able to tour all vessels and work sites.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance;stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit.
Specific physical requirements include the following:
• Must have the ability to bend, squat, stoop, crawl, and kneel.
• Perform prolonged standing (2-3 hour intervals).
• Ability to turn head from side to side and about the vertical axis.
• Ability to turn body at the waist from side to side and about the vertical axis.
• Lift/push/pull 50lbs on an occasional basis (0-33% of the day).
• Lift/push/pull up to 20lbs on a frequent basis (34-66% of the day).
• Must have the ability to climb in a safe manner (climbing includes stairs,
scaffolding, ladders, and ramps).
• Ability to work at heights above 12’ while working from ladders, scaffolding and/or man lifts.
• Able to work at a variety of levels (ex. waist, eye, overhead).
• Demonstrate the ability to safely and appropriately use required tools and
• Demonstrate good balance while working on uneven surfaces and maneuvering obstacles.
• Possess sufficient handgrip and coordination to carry and operate tools and
• Ability to utilize personal protective equipment (hard hat, safety glasses, steel-toes
shoes, goggles, respirator, safety harness, safety line, flotation gear, etc.) safely per
OSHA standards.
• Ability to withstand cold and hot temperatures.
• Ability to enter 18” x 36” openings and work in confined spaces for prolonged
periods of time (33-66% of the day).
• Able to respond to verbal and audible sounds/commands.
• Able to utilize adequate visual skills.
• Ability to fully extend the arm while reaching overhead, reaching out, reaching to the side and reaching down.
• Ability to perceive attributes of an object/material such as size, shape, temperature
and texture by means of receptors in the hands and fingers.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; outside weather conditions; and extreme heat. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and heat and cold. The noise level in the work environment is usually very loud, + 90dB.
Must comply with company, federal, state, and local safety and environmental rules and regulations while performing daily job tasks.