Deputy Director Logistics WASS - CONUS - 9698
AAR WASS •
The Deputy Director of Logistics will be the single-point of accountability to the Director of Logistics, for business and support operations for strategic planning, coordination, integration, and management oversight of contract logistics, business functions, IT, QC, security, compliance, and contingency task order response. The Deputy Director of Logistics will have full authority to manage and integrate the efforts of the managers of these functional areas to ensure quality, timeliness of performance, priority setting, effective business relations, and customer satisfaction. The Deputy Director of Logistics will work with customer management, subcontractors, and key personnel in implementing a collaborative, integrated approach to flight operations support functions. Accountable for compliance with all applicable U.S. laws and regulations, risk mitigation, and interfaces with the Customer or other supporting agencies to resolve issues that may arise. The Deputy Director of Logistics assumes the responsibilities of the Director of Logistics in his absence.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Manage cost, schedule and performance parameters pertinent to the program and ensure all contractual requirements are met.Report program information to the Program Manager, and all relevant levels of the Group staff, through daily coordination and periodically during formal - In Progress Reviews (IPR).Supervise and coordinate with the program team (matrix staff, analysts/planners, etc.) ensuring that all facets of program management are applied to developing and ongoing efforts and are in compliance with all contractual requirements.Work as part of an Integrated Process Team (IPT) with AAR matrix staff members who provide proper finance, contracting, human resourcing, compliance, and legal review on emerging and ongoing programs.Participate in the development of new business and capture support.Ensure program team is efficient and effective in all aspects of program development and execution.Properly manage direct charge customer requirements with appropriate manpower and resources.Perform financial analysis, prepare specialized program and project budgets to include staffing and operational needs.Develop an Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) outlining critical schedule requirements pertaining to program.Monitor program budget; oversee financial well-being of the program by exercising cost controls.Implement improvements to the program to meet changing mission parameters and requirements.Provide the Program Manager with direct, complete and effective recommendations to ongoing challenges.Provide leadership and supervision to on-site staff; prioritize workloads, delegate tasks andresponsibilities.Develop ongoing operating procedures between customer and AAR.Review various customer inquiries and provide responses within a timely fashion.Become familiar with all customers special and technical requirements.Communicate directly with representatives from all AAR divisions regarding additional opportunities between customer and AAR.Ensure overall customer satisfaction.Oversee the design and update of the contract in collaboration with the sub-contracts management staff of the client.All other duties as assigned.
Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organizations policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
Commitment to company values and ethicsDependability: personally responsible, completes work in a timely manner, and performs tasks accuratelyMotivation: must maintain a positive attitude and strong work energyAdvanced computer proficiencyAnalytical skills: must be able to gather information and use data to determine cause and effect for complex problem solvingContinuous learning: ability to learn new procedures and adapt to changeCreativity: makes constructive suggestions and creates novel solutions to problems; evaluates new technology as potential solutions to existing problemsCommunication: excellent interpersonal and oral and written communication skills Independent: must have the ability to carry out and follow through on tasks with minimal supervisionInitiative: plans work and carries out tasks without detailed instructions, prepares for problems or opportunities in advance, undertakes additional responsibilitiesProblem Solving: ability to develop and implement new ideas to improve processesCritical Thinking: ability to apply reasoning and logic to unfamiliar ideas and situations.Leadership: demonstrated ability to lead people and get results through othersManagement: must possess coaching and development skills Must maintain strict confidentiality and professionalismNegotiating skills: must have confidence and the ability to be persuasive and assertiveOrganization: very detail oriented and always comes preparedProject management skillsStrong customer orientationStrong judgment and decision makingTeamwork: works harmoniously with others to get a job done, responds positively to instructions/procedures, and works well with othersTime management: ability to organize and manage multiple priorities and effectively deal with tight deadlines and pressure
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Bachelor of Arts degree (B.A.) or Bachelor of Science degree (B.S.) from four-year College or University; or eight years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. PMP DesireableMinimum of fifteen (15) years logistics experience, of which five (5) were in a direct supervisory role.Effective communication skills in EnglishExperience in the aerospace/aviation industry is desired.Must possess and/or obtain either an MRPT or a Secret Security Clearance, as required for the position, prior to hire.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT
The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Maneuvers in, around, under, and about factory and/or laboratory equipment on a regular and continuous basis Must be able to lift a minimum of 5 to 10 pounds Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus Travel required up to 25% Works at telephone answering equipment, design equipment, and at a PC for hours at a time While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be regularly required to sit, stand, bend, reach and move about the facility. The environment characteristic for this position is an office setting. Candidates should be able to adapt to a traditional business environment. The environment characteristic for this position is an office setting as well as warehouse environment. Candidates should be able to adapt to a traditional business and warehouse environment. The environmental characteristic for this position is a warehouse setting. Candidates should be able to adapt to a traditional warehouse environment. The environmental characteristic for this position is a manufacturing setting and is occasionally exposed to heat, cold, and wet. Candidates should be able to adapt to a traditional manufacturing environment.
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