WLED / Logistics Engineer, Principal in Portsmouth, RI at Volt

Date Posted: 9/20/2018

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Job Description

IVOLT is seeking a Principal Logistics Engineer in Portsmouth, RI.  This role is focused on working alongside the Program Manager to help guide the program through its lifecycle and is responsible for managing across the organization by providing team leadership among assigned Integrated Product Teams (IPT) and Cross Product Teams (CPT). Tasks include:

  • Coordination of CPT and IPT activities
  • Establishing team battle rhythm
  • Developing and presenting status on business growth, technical, cost, schedule and risk and opportunities
  • Overseeing and coordinating the operational aspects of ongoing projects
  • Serves as liaison between project management and planning, project team, and line management
  • Developing mechanisms for monitoring project progress and for intervention and problem solving with project managers, line managers, and functional team
  • Supporting the Program Manager and functional support teams in the complete execution of contract requirements and deliverables.

Responsibilities:

  • Preparing, updating and monitoring appropriate materials to ensure compliance with company Integrated Product Development System (IPDS), Earned Value Management System (EVMS), corporate and business policies and procedures
  • Integrating key business activities into a seamless business that can leverage best practices, people skills and cross utilization of assets
  • Assisting program leadership with emerging tasks critical to achieving program business objectives
  • Identifying and implementing key program metrics and lead development of situational awareness charts that can be used as management tools by program leadership teams to drive program success
  • Supporting the program start-up process by assisting in the creation of initial program artifacts (team structure, lesson learned, Contractual Work Breakdown Structure (CWBS), etc.)Preparing and managing all required Gate and IR reviews
  • Capturing and tracking program actions and working with action owners to ensure timely closure of actions
  • Monthly coordination and creation of material to support the Program Management Review (PMR) package while leveraging material from the IPT status reviews
  • Coordinate Request For Information (RFI) responses for definitization effort and support definitization team

Required Skills:

  • Six (6) + years of related experience in program coordination
  • Experience with project management or related management experience
  • Experience with program management tools and processes in one or more of the following areas
    • EVMS, Integrated Master Plan (IMP)
    • Integrated Master Schedule (IMS)
    • Risk and Opportunity (R&O) or similar business processes
    • Experience working production programs in the defense industry
  • Ability to obtain a secret clearance

Desired Skills:

  • Demonstrated strong communications skills at senior levels of the Company
  • Solid understanding of application and execution of company IPDS or similar business processes
  • Demonstrated comprehensive planning skills for both short-term requirements and long- term opportunities
  • Experience supporting programs and executing PICC responsibilities in an AGILE environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills with special focus on achieving active participation of appropriate individuals across the business
  • Experience developing and reviewing cost proposals and synthesizing Gate 4 and Gate 5 (IPDS) packages for Management Review and approval
  • Program Management Excellence (PMX) Certification
  • Advanced degree or professional certification(s)

Required Education:

  • BS/BA in Engineering, Mathematics, science, or a related (STEM) technical field.
  • 8+ years of related experience may be considered in lieu of a BS/BA (each two years of related experience can substitute for one year of College)  

VOLT is an equal opportunity employer