Battelle Memorial Institute Logistician in Albany, Georgia
Battelle is guided by a founding mission. We invest our knowledge, talents and resources, helping our customers achieve their most important goals. We apply scientific rigor and creativity, succeeding where others may fail and we invest in our communities, making the world better for generations to come. All of us share a common purpose: to solve the greatest challenges of today and tomorrow.
Our 22,000 employees work at the forefront of scientific innovation to tackle critical challenges in security, human health, manufacturing, energy and environmental management. Battelle’s work is grounded in the belief that science, technology and a passion for excellence can make industries more competitive and the world a better place.
We are currently seeking a Logistician III to work at Logistics Command located in Albany, GA.
The Marine Corps Logistics Command (MARCORLOGCOM) mission is to provide worldwide, integrated logistics/supply chain distribution management, maintenance management, and strategic prepositioning capability in support of the Operating Forces and other supported units to maximize their readiness and sustainability and to support enterprise and program level Total Life Cycle Management.
The successful candidate will: become fully integrated in the MARCORLOGCOM mission, gain a deep understanding of the function of each center and sub-Command under LOGCOM authority, provide quality oversight on internal audits at sub- Commands and Centers ensuring compliance with Financial Improvement Audit Readiness (FIAR) guidelines, review internal controls from a quality perspective, and make recommendations to existing policies and procedures.
The selected candidate will:
Serve as central control point for maintaining and disseminating command policies and procedures
Under the guidance of the PM, author policies and procedures to support the command
Work within the guidelines of the FIAR 2016 manual in order to support milestones for the MARCORLOGCOM FY2018 audit requirements
Build a requirements management plan on agreed upon internal policy tasks, if weaknesses are identified develop a process improvement plan
Develop and prepare trends analyses, forecasts, and impact statements regarding project progress
In conjunction with team leads, implement internal controls and risk mitigation management framework on auditing activities in their respective areas
Using expert judgment, assist in the preparation of process narratives and mapping of assets as they move throughout the command
Working with senior leadership, ensure that all Corrective Action Plan (CAP) action items are completed within scheduled time
Provide support to the Internal Controls Audit Readiness Team (ICART) during site visits
Provide command level support during Kearny & Co audit visits
In conjunction with senior management, monitor and control audit task activities
As guided by the PM, assists in the delivery of all project goals, schedule, objectives and deliverables
Working with senior management, sets, manages and communicates project expectations to team members
THE FOLLOWING REQUIREMENTS MUST BE MET TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION:
Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of related experience or equivalent years of related experience in lieu of degree
Solid organizational skills with demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects effectively in a very fast-paced business/military environment
Strong collaborative skills, able to partner with different functional areas, both internally and externally
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
Strong verbal communication skills including public speaking skills
Flexible and adaptable self-starter with strong relationship-building skills
Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field and at least one year of applicable technical experience
Ability to communicate through verbal and written means with individuals, small groups and in front of large audiences at all levels of the Command
Ability to ask appropriate questions, probe for understanding, and work in collaboration with others to achieve desired results
The ability to remain current on information and technology that affects the functional areas with DoD quality department
Proven ability to think analytically and strategically; always considering the big picture while never losing sight of the details
Ability to build and maintain strategic partnerships within LOGCOM organization and beyond
Proven ability to communicate candidly and effectively with both peers and management
Demonstrate on “Day-1” your ability to influence policy change within an inventory/auditing environment
Must be a U.S. Citizen
Must have or be able to obtain a government Secret Clearance within 90 days of employment
Ability to prioritize and complete multiple tasks with little to no supervision
Requires the ability to work independently with substantial latitude for action and decision while maintaining focus on achieving optimal outcomes as part of a collaborative development effort
THE FOLLOWING IS DESIRED, BUT NOT REQUIRED TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION:
QC inventory auditing experience with Government agencies
Prior experience (active duty USMC or Civil Servant)
A clear understanding of Marine Corps or other military logistics concepts
In-depth knowledge and understanding of the DoD FIAR Guidance
Knowledge of USMC LOGCOM missions, goals, objectives, wholesale logistics concepts,, directives and processes and those of its major internal departments, systems and organizational elements
Current US Government security clearance
Battelle’s competitive benefits program includes comprehensive medical and dental care, matching 401K, paid time off, flexible spending accounts, disability coverage, and other benefits that help provide financial protection for you and your family.
“Battelle provides employment and opportunities for advancement, compensation, training, and growth according to individual merit, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, genetic information, disability, military or veteran status, or any other protected classes covered under federal or applicable state and local law. Our goal is for each staff member to have the opportunity to grow to the limits of their abilities and to achieve personal and organizational objectives. We will support positive programs for equal treatment of all staff and full utilization of all qualified employees at all levels within Battelle.”
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