Engineer - Logistics 4

Employer
L-3 Communications
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jun 19, 2017
Closes
Jun 30, 2017
Job Type
Freelance
Hours
Full Time
The position provides technical and professional company representation at customer locations. The position is with a multi-person field team responsible for installations, checkout, operation, on-the-job cross training, and/or maintenance of complex ground and airborne mission systems. The position strives to guarantee customer satisfaction through ethical and qualitative on the job performance with the primary goal to effectively support the tasking and minimize mission system downtime. Assignments vary in scope from flight test programs, demonstrations, and worldwide mission support.

* Controls and oversees efficient flow of inventory and information between point of origin through customer placement in order to meet customers' requirements on time

* Monitors program inventory in transit between sites and from warehouses to site locations

* Works closely with import/export team and assists in facilitating parts moving in and out of country are on track with all appropriate documentation

* Integrates learning from all facets (customers, competitors, distribution and transportation companies and industry groups) to improve competitive position by reducing costs and improving efficiencies

* Research and develop material requirements to support proposal development for new programs and over and above actions of existing programs

* Process site requirements, interface with supply chain management and Program Management

* Develop data and analysis to support program reporting requirements, lists, order status of all materials in the supply flow.

* Extrapolate data from systems like SAP to track material movement

* Communicate daily with site supply personnel, provide training, guidance and direction to site personnel in the administration of material/supply actions

* Monitors and assists with the procedures for the control and turn-in of serviceable and unserviceable, recoverable and repairable parts, materials and equipment

* Ensures that products, materials, equipment and services conform to specified requirements and are delivered on time, at the lowest costs, to ensure economy of operations

* Contribute towards both the financial and the contractual performance measurements of the organization

* Assist in helping to maintain and grow the business area through customer interfacing and building relationships with strategic customers, preparing supplier requests to obtain quotes, preparing cost proposals, inputting purchase requisitions and statusing resulting purchase orders

* Establish Support Services milestones/schedules and monitor adherence to plans and schedules

* Assist in maintaining control systems/metrics and reports that accurately measure progress

* Identify potential problems in sufficient time for corrective action to be taken, and to ensure meeting the company's contractual commitments

* Possess a teamwork attitude, be able to multi-task, and be able to work overtime as needed

* Maintain close and professional liaison with customer personnel to provide information, advice and services as required

* Act as a liaison with the customer through effective and professional written and or verbal communication to positively represent the company

* Position responsibilities will be performed at a Classified site, not in Greenville, Texas.

* Bachelor degree with a minimum of seven (7) years of relevant experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

* Experience in providing valued added customer logistics support.

* Experience and proficient in the operation of SAP corporate logistics systems and be computer literate with experience in MS office software (Word, Excel, Project, PowerPoint, and Access).

* Requires experience in tracking, tracing and working transportation issues with carriers, forwarders and brokers.

* Requires working knowledge, understanding and experience in import/export requirements.

* Requires ability to coordinate and facilitate logistical efforts on small, medium and large scale both within United States (U.S.) and outside the U.S.

* Excellent communicative (written and oral) and interpersonal skills.

* Technically knowledgeable with respect to company supply and logistical systems/plans and aviation production principles.

* Thorough knowledge of procurement, inventory management, shipping, receiving, transportation, storage, turn-in property accountability and supply procedures/regulations.

* Must have knowledge of ITAR requirements, international shipping procedures and familiar with import/export documentation requirements

* Working knowledge and experience with FAA Quality requirements and certification requirements for material.

* Experience in creation of purchase requisitions in SAP.

* U.S. Military service is highly desired.

* Position responsibilities will be performed at a Classified site, not in Greenville, Texas.

Position requires an active DOD Secret Security Clearance and the ability to obtain and maintain all needed additional compartmental security clearances which requires U.S. Citizenship. An active DOD Top Secret (TS/SCI) Security Clearance is preferred.

Equal Opportunity Employer ? minorities / females / veterans / individuals with disabilities / sexual orientation / gender identity.

We maintain a drug free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks.Posted by StartWire