Materials Management Analyst in Mobile, AL at Austal

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Mobile, AL

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. 

REPORTS TO: Lead Material Management Analyst / Logistics Support Manager



  • Key point of contact with Production/Post Delivery and other materials customers to ensure timely and accurate delivery of material.
  • Process incoming work packages and requests for material (RFM) to assess material availability.
  • Create and distribute material pick lists to warehouse personnel and VMI suppliers to ensure timely delivery of all materials requests.
  • Coordinate delivery requests from offsite warehouses and VMI suppliers to ensure timely delivery.
  • Liaise with Production, Post Delivery, Engineering and other areas of Supply Chain to communicate requirements and support production and post-delivery availability schedules.
  • Coordinate with Shipping & Receiving and Traffic to ensure timely shipment of material to offsite customers.
  • Identify, track and close material constraints.
  • Initiate material transfers as required to fill material demand, per established procedures and ensuring required authorization is granted.
  • Able to work independently, self-starting
  • Review and release material requisitions to backfill RFMs as required by established criteria.
  • Support inventory accuracy by ensuring accurate and timely issue of delivered material.  Ensure all transactions correctly documented and authorized as required.
  • Receive and process cannibalization and borrow-payback requests.  Coordinate with GPA, Production and/or Post Delivery to ensure timely and accurate accounting of these requests.
  • Utilize IFS, Material Request Dashboard, Logistics Information Network, Bizflow and other tools to track and process material requirements.


  • Degree in Logistics-related field strongly preferred.  May substitute equivalent work experience.
  • Minimum five (5) years’ experience in Inventory Management, Warehouse, or Logistics related field required.
  • Proficient computer skills, especially in Microsoft Excel required.
  • Proficiency in IFS or other ERP system strongly preferred.
  • Familiarity with materials and equipment used in ship construction strongly preferred.
  • Position may require 25% travel to support various Post Delivery availabilities.
  • Willingness to work irregular and sometimes lengthy work schedule.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a personal security clearance.

TOOLS: Not Applicable



LIAISES WITH: Production, Project, Post Delivery, Supply Chain departments


  •   Candidates must meet the following employment eligibility guidelines to be considered for employment with Austal USA:
  • 18 years of age or older.
  • Able to provide proof of US Person Status
  • 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


    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.
  • 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 to 75lbs 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 equipment.
  • Demonstrate good balance while working on uneven surfaces and maneuvering obstacles.
  • Possess sufficient handgrip and coordination to carry and operate tools and equipment.
  • 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.