Technical Specialist I, MC3 Logistics SME/Equipment SpecialistTechnical Specialist I, MC3 Logistics SME/Equipment Specialist
Title Technical Specialist I, MC3 Logistics SME/Equipment Specialist
Requisition Number 11132
Posted Date 12/18/2012
Country United States
Requisition Type Opening
Relocation Assistance None Available
Duration Full Time
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* Serve as a key member of the MC3 team serving as an Equipment Specialist and acquisition logistics subject matter expert (SME).
* Perform a variety of functions across the acquisition logistics domain to include but not limited to: analysis of provisioning, supply support, maintainability and sustainability concerns; analysis of legacy systems and processes utilized to account for material as the Marine Corps logistical reorganization continues; technical tasks on assigned projects with responsibility for quality and cost control; technical analysis of Product Quality Deficiency Reports (PQDRs); review of beneficial suggestions; review of NAVMC 10772’s for validity and assist in updating technical manuals and IETMs; and reviews of logistics procedures.
* Assist in: identifying/developing/monitoring equitable solutions to Diminishing Manufacturing Sources and Material Shortages; defining life of type items and high value items and storage assets at designated storage facilities; obtaining initial provisioning spares; and identifying logistics challenges for potential process re-engineering that may lead to courses of action to facilitate Marine Corps Logistics Modernization.
* Develop/produce/review/staff/deliver reports/briefs to include but not limited to: Readiness Reports; deadline and required parts reports; Independent Logistics Assessments/Program Reviews; supportability assessment/recommendations, and similar briefs and written reports.
* Prepare/plan/coordinate logistics visits and on-site audits with Major Subordinate Commands and individual units; initial spares funding justification/requirements documentation and periodic updates; and unit level training on material accountability and equipment readiness and reporting.
* Participate/serve as command representative in IPT’s, working groups, meetings to include but not limited to: Interim Contractor Support IPT teleconferences; LSA Working Group Conferences; bi-weekly Technical Publications Telephone Working Conferences, etc.
* Monitor and update logistics applications, databases, and/or websites related to warehouse, inventory, maintenance, distribution and asset management functions/processes/activities to ensure reliability/availability/accuracy of information.
* Provide: input to decision authority on supportability of alternatives for initial provisioning requirements and facilitate the process; updates to USMC Technical Data System SS10 and related subsystems; and provisioning training to other command equipment specialists; contractors and item managers.
* Provide field support/liaison to operating units. Frequent travel to offsite locations as required. Other duties as required.
Required Education, Training, and Experience:Requires minimum of two (2) years college or vocational training in area of specialty plus twelve (12) years relevant experience, or any equivalent combination of education/experience for a total of fourteen (14) years. The ideal candidate will be a former military senior NCO or officer, civil servant, or a highly experienced subject matter expert/logistics SME/equipment specialist with a background in electronics. Preferably the candidate will possess demonstrated progressive and current relevant experience in DoD/Marine Corps acquisition logistics and sustainment; recent experience and expertise in USMC supply chain management and logistics functions to include a combination of current and progressive equipment specialist experience/skills/expertise; strong technical orientation; understanding of equipment specialist functions; ability to read/analyze/interpret/edit technical manuals/instructions/ references/drawings, etc.; and ability to significantly contribute to the introduction and sustainment of Marine Corps equipment end items and components. Program Office and/or high level staff experience and expertknowledge of DoD supply and maintenance concepts, repair echelons, their functional relationships with supply elements, and the relationships of Integrated Logistics Support (ILS) factors that affect maintainability and supportability of equipment or weapon systems desired. Experiencein USMC supply and supply chain operations, materiel accountability and control, and provisioning and/or defense equipment maintenance/ operations, and experience in use/analysis of USMC legacy systems SASSY/ATLASS/MIMMS/TFSMS most ability to communicate orally and in writing through briefings, reports, and correspondence on wide-ranging logistics matters, plus the ability to compose technical reports and evaluations to justify the adoption of technical points and recommendations iliarity with Microsoft Office applications required. Must possess or be eligible to obtain a Secret security clearance.
Work may involve sitting or standing for extended periods of time. Position may require filing, typing, and reading from a computer screen. Must have sufficient mobility, included but not limited to: bending, reaching, turning and kneeling to complete daily duties in a timely and efficient manner. There is a possibility that due to parking availability and location of work, walking moderate to long distances may be required.
Generally an office environment, but can involve inside or outside work depending on task. An inside environment may be a cubicle (considerations: close quarters, low to moderate noise, bright or dim lighting). Outside work may include various environmental conditions including warm and cold climates. Needs to be able to work well with co-workers, customer, and all levels of management. No hazards on job or unusual environmental conditions. Work site is located in Albany, GA.
Equipment and Machines:
Ability to operate office equipment such as a personal computer, printer, copy machine, telephone, fax machine and other equipment including desk supplies and other work related tools as required.
Regular hours will be between Monday - Friday 7:00am - 5:00pm. Regular attendance of scheduled hours is extremely important, but not critical, except for deadlines and meetings. Punctuality and regular attendance are necessary to meet deadlines. Must exhibit flexibility of work hours to adjust to surge situations based on critical mission requirements.
Other Essential Functions:
Must demonstrate professional behavior at all times when dealing with customers, management and co-workers. Must have clear, concise and accurate communications skills in English, both verbal and written. Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk to employees or others. Must maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a professional manner. Independent personal transportation to office or work site is required. Travel to and from customer’s locations and the test fields may be required to support projects. This may involve airline travel. In some cases, accommodations can possibly be made for POV, if necessary. When operating any vehicle for work purposes, must wear seat belt and in addition, no cellular devices are to be used when vehicle is in motion.