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Material Controller

Idaho National Laboratory

Position Type:
Rqd Education:
Rqd Experience: 5+ years
Date Posted: December 14, 2022
Reference Code: 18784
Does a career focused on changing the world's energy future intrigue you? If so, we might have just the opportunity you're looking for!
Idaho National Laboratory's (INL) Materials and Fuels Complex (MFC) Warehouse group is seeking forward-thinking professionals interested in exploring a career as a Material Controller.
This team works an on-site 4x10 schedule located at MFC with every Friday off.
Responsibilities Include:
  • Manage the inventory, and complete shipping and receiving duties to achieve the MFC mission.
  • Manage min/max amounts of inventory with coordination from the end user as well as track stocking levels and reorder with procurement, track scheduled deliveries complete put-a-ways in a timely manner.
  • Ensure physical inventory is reconciled with the inventory system as well as maintain accurate and updated information on the Catalog IDs.
  • Receive freight and coordinate needed shipments with customers.
  • Complete most assignments using Asset Suite.
  • Work with coworkers and customers in a helping and professional manner.
  • Keep current on all aspects of the Material Helper and Material Handler.
  • Work with customers and resolve complex issues as they arise.
  • Duties in stock room and shipping and receiving including but not limited to inventory management, unloading freight and compressed gas cylinders, checking material against freight bills for count, accuracy, and damage as well as reconciling material against purchase orders, and operating a computer terminal for data entry and retrieval
  • Operate cars, pickups and forklifts up to 10-ton capacity, to load, unload and distribute material to locations on and off the INL as required.
  • Maintain stockroom spare parts, and shipping receiving areas in a neat, safe, and orderly manner.
  • Participate in training / retraining programs required by the INL and Logistics and Property Management Department.
  • Provide direction and training for daily activities of stock room receipt and issue activities involving handlers and helpers.


Minimum Requirements:
  • High school education or equivalent.
  • This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Energy "Q" clearance and Human Reliability Program (HRP), which requires US Citizenship.
  • Must have a minimum of 8 years of experience in inventory and warehouse management and complete the organizational Material Controller training checklist within 2 years.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience using inventory control software
  • Minimum of 5 years of forklift operations experience, using indoor and outdoor counterbalance style forklift.
  • Valid Idaho Driver's license.
  • Must be capable of attaining INL forklift operator qualification.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of inventory management practices.
  • Considerable skill in computer operation is required, includes, but is not limited to, Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and Asset Suite.
  • Advanced skills in oral and written communication and maintaining effective working relationships with others.
  • Excellent problem solving and relationship building skills with vendors and project personnel contacts on parts and material research.
Preferred Requirements:
  • Experience using Asset Suite.
Job Information
  • Hourly wage: $36.04/hr (Rates can vary based upon individual work location, clearances, and qualifications. Rates are accurate for current posting and subject to change. These are bargaining unit positions.)
  • Chosen applicants are required to show a demonstrated commitment to valuing diversity and contributing to an inclusive working environment.
  • TDP: This is a testing designated position; you will be required to submit to a pre-employment drug screen and periodic drug testing throughout the term of your employment.

INL Overview:
INL is a science-based, applied engineering national laboratory dedicated to supporting the U.S. Department of Energy's mission in nuclear energy research, science, and national defense. With more than 5,000 scientists, researchers, and support staff, the laboratory works with national and international governments, universities and industry partners to discover new science and development technologies that underpin the nation's nuclear and renewable energy, national security, and environmental missions.
INL Mission:
Our mission is to discover, demonstrate and secure innovative nuclear energy solutions, other clean energy options and critical infrastructure.
INL Vision:
Our vision is to change the world's energy future and secure our nation's critical infrastructure.
Selective Service Requirements:
To be eligible for employment at INL men born after December 31, 1959 must have registered with the Selective Service System (SSS). For more information see www.sss.gov.
Equal Employment Opportunity:
INL is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of INL to provide EEO to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Women and People of Color are strongly encouraged to apply.
Reasonable Accommodation:
We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.
Other Information:
When applying to positions please provide your resume and answer all questions on the following screens. Applicants, who fail to provide a resume or answer the questions, may be deemed ineligible for consideration.
INL does not accept resumes from third party vendors unsolicited.
Benefits & Salary:
We have an extremely competitive salary structure, robust relocation package, and a phenomenal benefits package. For more information, please visit: https://www.inl.gov/careers/benefits-overview
About this Employer

Part of the U.S. Dept. of Energy’s complex of national laboratories, INL performs work in each of the strategic goal areas: energy, national security, science & environment. INL is the nation’s leading center for nuclear energy research & development.