relationship of receipt processing to other functions is
illustrated in figure 3-1.
Responsibilities for specific individuals and work
centers within the supply department for material
receipt processing are discussed in the following
SUPPLY OFFICER. The supply officer is
directly responsible for the entire receiving process.
This includes, but is not limited to, the following
physical receipt of material, material identification,
material inspection, material distribution, material
storage, and SUADPS-RT processing of all receipt
papers and associated documents.
The supply officer delegates the responsibility for
physical receipt of incoming stores, except for ships
store stock and food items, to the readiness/stores
READINESS/STORES OFFICER. The
readiness/stores officer is responsible for all matters
pertaining to receiving supply materials. This includes,
but is not limited to, the following: material receipt
preparation, receipt procedures, material inspection,
storeroom maintenance/integrity, underway
replenishment (UNREP), transit shed/butler hut
operations, and SUADPS-RT processing.
STOCK CONTROL OFFICER. The stock
control 0ffkicer reports to the supply officer, or to the
readiness/stores officer on an aircraft carrier, on all
matters pertaining to receiving. This includes, but is not
limited to, the following: receipt reversals, receipt
reporting, financial inventory report (FIR) code
imbalance, and receipt discrepancies.
MATERIAL OFFICER. When assigned, the
material officer is in charge of the material division on
board aircraft carriers. The material officer reports to
the readiness/stores officer for all matters pertaining to
receiving materials. The responsibilities of the material
officer include, but are not limited to, the disposition of
material receipts and stowage of stock items.
LEADING MATERIAL STOREKEEPER.
The leading material Storekeeper (sometimes referred
Figure 3-1.-Receipt process interface.