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Deputy Program Manager

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Deputy Program Manager Position contingent upon contract award. Primary Responsibilities:Works under the direct supervision of the Program Manager and will ensure cost, schedule, and technical performance objectives are met in accordance with URS management and mission requirements. Will be responsible for Depot Operations in the absence of the Program Manager, to include: receiving, storage, issue, transportation, inventory care of supplies in storage, PPP&M, packaging, Hazardous Materials, and FMS. production, supply, production control/planning and quality management aspects of operation. Provides direction and leadership to assigned personnel. Responsible for implementing Continuous Improvement, effecting efficiencies, ensuring cost savings and quality control. May act as point of contact for customers at the work site level. Assists in research and investigations into business issues. Performs all other position related duties as assigned or requested. The Deputy Program Manager will provide functional expertise in Distribution Standard System (DSS), EMACS, QMSIT, and warehousing and transportation systems. Additional Duties:As necessary, train subordinate Supervisors in work procedures, regulations, and contract requirementsEnsure that all subordinate Supervisors are informed of changes in law, regulations, policy, and procedures affecting their work and that such changes are understood and implementedDevelop work assignments and reviews work of team members Responsive to employee issues and helps to build team morale and cohesivenessReview production and backlog reports and suggest/enact changes to ensure workload requirements are being metAssure that sufficient inventory of department supplies are on hand to meet current and anticipated demandEffect smooth transition of work between various processing sectionsEffectively communicate with Program Manager and various senior management personnel appropriate and identifies workflow problems, procedure revisions, and personnel issues for management review.Evaluate and audit employee production for quality and quantityAdminister quality improvement programs and ensures customer service levels are met or exceededVerify adherence to all government security regulationsCompile and develop management reports on performance and trends in production utilizing PC skillsIn absence of the PM, will be responsible for keeping Government CO/COR and SBU VP informed of processing issues, operational concerns and contract issues


Important Notice: Candidate resumes must list each job assignment, dates, job title and specific duties performed. Work experience/duties must demonstrate the candidate has significantly broad knowledge and experience of DoD Distribution Depot operations, including but not limited to: receiving, storage, issue, transportation, inventory, care of supplies in storage, PPP&M, packaging, Hazardous Materials, and FMS. DLA Distribution Depot experience very beneficial.Secret level security clearance, must be able to pass a 10 year background check.Bachelor degree in Business Management or Distribution Management (preferred) and a minimum 5 years experience in Logistics, Distribution or Materials Management, or equivalent of 10 years of progressive management experience in distribution operations similar in size and complexity to the operation offered in this contract. Total experience, at minimum, must include 3 years recent experience using DLAs Distribution Management System (DSS) or equivalent automated warehouse management systems.Must possess significant knowledge of the policies and regulations governing DoD Distribution. Must possess knowledge and skills required to plan, control, manage the contract, as well as able to conceptualize requirements, anticipate tasks, and recognize implied and specified taskings to ensure mission compliance.Knowledge of the principles of DOD contracts, SOW development, subcontract management, FAR and DFAR requirementsLean Six Sigma (L6S) Green and Black-belt training/certification highly desirable.Must have basic knowledge of MS word, and other MS Office software. Must be fluent in speaking, reading, writing, and understanding English.Must possess basic math skills and be familiar with the use of personal computers and word processing applications. Must hold a valid driver's license/insurance.Must demonstrate ability to meet public and work well with various personnel demonstrating a good attitude and ability to work as a member of a Team. Self-starter with excellent communication skills, organized, capable of managing multiple assignments in fast paced logistics environment and demonstrated ability to communicate ideas comprehensively and effectively through written and oral presentations. Must be able to multi-task efficiently, work in a fast paced environment on multiple projects, and have a strong attention for detail. Physical Demands: The physical demands 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. Works in business with regular visits to shop/warehouse environment, with exposure to work in hot and cold or wet weather. Must be able to occasionally stand; walk; sit; use hands and/or fingers to handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop; kneel; talk or hear; taste or smell.Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization. Working ConditionsThe individual and supervisor assure that the degree of risk is reduced to the lowest level. Work involves repetitive motions and standing for long periods of time. Safety - URS enforces a safety culture whereby all employees have the responsibility for continuously developing and maintaining a safe work environment. As appropriate, each employee is responsible for completing all training requirements and fulfilling all self-aid/buddy aid responsibilities, participating in emergency response tasks and serving on safety committees and teams.Quality - Quality is the foundation for the management of our business and the keystone to our goal of customer satisfaction. It is our policy to consistently provide services that meet customer expectations. Accordingly, each employee must conform to the URS Quality Policy and carry out job activities in compliance with applicable URS Quality System documents and customer contracts. Each employee must read and understand his/her Quality Management and Customer Satisfaction responsibilities.Procedure Compliance - Each employee must read, understand and implement the general and specific operational, safety, quality and environmental requirements of all plans, procedures and policies pertaining to his/her job.