MOS 3043 Supply Chain and Materiel Management Specialist
Supply Chain and Materiel Management Specialists perform and monitor management and procedural application of manual or automated inventory control actions. These Marines must be able to design, plan, execute, control, and monitor supply chain activities with the objective of leveraging worldwide logistics, synchronizing supply with demand, measuring performance and facilitating accountability in retail and intermediate inventory activities and units. Additionally, these Marines prepare, maintain and control essential supporting documentation to document major events in capital asset’s lifecycle from acquisition, transference, subcustody, and final disposition and/or disposal in support of existence and completeness. Advise and provide recommendations to the Supply Officer on all supply matters.
The following civilian credentials are related to MOS 3043 Supply Chain and Materiel Management Specialist. These credentials may require additional education, training or experience. For more information about these credentials, click on the credential title below. For more supervisory and managerial credentials, please refer to the LEADER summary page.
|Credential||Agency||Related As||COOL$||GI Bill®||Accreditation|
|Certified Hazardous Material Manager (CHMM) Is In Demand||Institute of Hazardous Materials Management (IHMM)||other||GI Bill||ANSI|
|Certified Manager of Quality/Organizational Excellence (CMQ/OE) Is In Demand||American Society for Quality (ASQ)||other||GI Bill|
|Six Sigma Black Belt (CSSBB) Is Not In Demand||American Society for Quality (ASQ)||other||GI Bill|
|Certified Manager (CM) Is In Demand||Institute of Certified Professional Managers (ICPM)||other||GI Bill|
|Certified Facility Manager Is In Demand||International Facility Management Association (IFMA)||other||GI Bill|
|Certified Mail Manager (CMM) Is Not In Demand||In-Plant Printing and Mailing Association (IPMA)||some||COOL Bucks|
|Certified Professional Public Buyer (CPPB) Is Not In Demand||Universal Public Procurement Certification Council (UPPCC)||some||COOL Bucks||GI Bill|
|Certified Public Purchasing Officer (CPPO) Is Not In Demand||Universal Public Procurement Certification Council (UPPCC)||other||GI Bill|
|Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) Is In Demand||American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS)||most||COOL Bucks||GI Bill|
|Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) Is In Demand||Project Management Institute (PMI)||other||GI Bill|
|Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) Is In Demand||American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS)||some||COOL Bucks||GI Bill|
|Certified Hazardous Materials Practitioner (CHMP) Is Not In Demand||Institute of Hazardous Materials Management (IHMM)||other||ANSI|
|Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM) Is In Demand||Institute for Supply Management (ISM)||most||COOL Bucks||GI Bill|
|Certified Logistics Technician (CLT (AE)) Is Not In Demand||Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC)||most||COOL Bucks||GI Bill|
|Certified Logistics Associate (CLA) Is Not In Demand||Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC)||most||COOL Bucks||GI Bill|
|Certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt (ICBB) Is Not In Demand||International Association for Six Sigma Certification (IASSC)||other|
|Certified Professional in Supplier Diversity (CPSD) Is In Demand||Institute for Supply Management (ISM)||other|
|SCPro Level One- Cornerstones of Supply Chain Management Is Not In Demand||Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP)||some||COOL Bucks||GI Bill|
|Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Is Not In Demand||American Association for Lean Six Sigma Certification (AALSSC)||other||GI Bill||ICAC|
Some states have specific licensing requirements for the following related civilian occupations. These state licenses may require additional education, training or experience. Click on the occupation below to get more information on state requirements from the U.S. Department of Labor. For more supervisory and managerial occupations, please refer to the LEADER summary page.
The United Services Military Apprenticeship Program (USMAP) is a formal military training program that provides active duty and Full Time Support (FTS) Army, Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard Service members the opportunity to improve their job skills and to complete their civilian apprenticeship requirements while they are on active duty. The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) provides the nationally recognized "Certificate of Completion" upon program completion.
USMAP enhances your job skills and shows your motivation for more challenging military assignments. Having a DOL Certificate of Completion is an advantage in getting better civilian jobs since employers know the value of apprenticeships.
The following USMAP apprenticeship trades are related to MOS 3043 Supply Chain and Materiel Management Specialist:
Completing an apprenticeship is a process with four major steps. Proceed to Step 1 on the USMAP website to select an apprenticeship trade that is related to your military occupation.
Related Civilian Occupations
The following civilian occupations are similar to the duties performed by MOS 3043 Supply Chain and Materiel Management Specialist. These occupations may require additional education, training or experience. For more information about these occupations, click on the civilian occupation below. For more supervisory and managerial positions, please refer to the LEADER summary page. To search for related civilian job opportunities, go to the Veteran’s Employment Center.
Related Federal Occupations
The following federal occupations are similar to MOS 3043 Supply Chain and Materiel Management Specialist. These occupations may require additional education, training or experience. For more information about these occupations, click on the federal occupation below.
- 0341 - Administrative Officer Series
- 1104 - Property Disposal Series
- 1106 - Procurement Clerical and Technician Series
- 1107 - Property Disposal Clerical and Technician Series
- 1601 - Equipment, Facilities, and Services Series
- 1603 - Equipment, Facilities, and Services Assistance Series
- 1640 - Facility Operations Services Series
- 2001 - General Supply Series
- 2003 - Supply Program Management Series
- 2005 - Supply Clerical and Technician Series
- 2010 - Inventory Management Series
- 2030 - Distribution Facilities and Storage Management Series
- 2032 - Packaging Series
- 2144 - Cargo Scheduling Series
- 6904 - Tools and Parts Attending
- 6907 - Materials Handling
- 6910 - Materials Expediting
- 6912 - Materials Examining and Identifying
- 6914 - Store Working
Other Career Considerations
A wide range of civilian job opportunities is available within the private and public sectors that align with MOS 3043 Supply Chain and Materiel Management Specialist military training and experience. More information about these opportunities and other considerations concerning occupations related to MOS 3043 can be found below.
The Warehousing Education and Research Council (WERC) website provides information on warehousing industry education and career information. WERC has partnered with Jobs in Logistics to help logistic professionals identify careers in Logistics, Supply Chain, Transportation, Freight Forwarding, 3PL, Distribution, and Purchasing & Manufacturing. Job seekers can go to the WERC Job Board page to post a resume and search for job opportunities.