Designated Procurement Representative (Production Control Specialist 2)

Updated: 28 days ago
Location: Los Alamos, NEW MEXICO
Job Title Designated Procurement Representative (Production Control Specialist 2)
Location Los Alamos, NM, US
Organization Name Detonator Operations (DET-3)
Minimum Salary 61500
Maximum Salary 97700

What You Will Do

 

The DET-3 supply chain management team provides the necessary support to the Detonator Production Agency to achieve excellence.  Each professional in this role utilizes a wide range of skill sets and capabilities to provide a comprehensive supply chain operation.  The Production Control Specialist 2 will function in a role that consults with engineering staff in the development of weapons program related items procurement packages; works with engineering staff and DET-3 planning resources on the development and maintenance of bill of materials (BOM); collaborates with the supply chain management team in developing strong vendor relations; works to establish supply chain efficiencies and process improvements in coordination with production control planning and manufacturing processes.

 

The selected candidate will report to the Detonator Production, Operations Support (DET-3) Group Leader within the Detonator Production Division (DET) that is a part of the Associate Laboratory Directorate Weapons Production (ALDWP) and serve as a procurement professional for weapons program related items.  ALDWP mission assignments involve explosive materials, science, technology and weapons components.  In addition to procurement activities, DET-3 manages production control; packaging and transportation (P&T); operations management software programming; production scheduling; classified and HE parts inventory operations; as well as other support functions for detonator research and development fabrication, and war reserve (WR) production operations to enable detonator manufacturing in support of the national defense missions.

 

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:


  • Demonstrated experience performing procurement related functions in a fast paced, highly regulated environment.

  • Demonstrated ability to comply with policies, and procedures specifically relating to procurement processes and procedures of weapons related items and weapons quality.

  • Experience working with technical staff to determine technical specifications related to procurement of materials and equipment.

  • Understand supply chain management concepts related to production manufacturing.

  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, vendors and suppliers.

  • Excellent organization skills and possess an ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.

  • Experience working with records tacking and inventory database systems.

  • Knowledge and/or experience being part of continuous improvement activities using Lean, Kaizen, Six Sigma, and other CI methodologies/tools.

Desired Skills:


  • Experience in preparing weapons related item procurements.

  • Demonstrated ability to comply with policies, and procedures specifically relating to procurement of weapons related items and weapons quality

  • Experience with logistics and production planning methodologies (e.g., just-in-time, materials requirement planning)

Essential Job Functio ns (can perform with or without reasonable accommodation): Standing, walking, bending, carrying and lifting 5 - 10 pounds, Wearing safety glasses and HE related PPE.

Education: Bachelor’s degree in an engineering, scientific, or business management discipline, from an accredited college or university and a minimum of five years practical work experience or an equivalent combination of education and relevant experience.

Notes to Applicants: For full consideration, applicants MUST submit a comprehensive cover letter that addresses the key requirements of the position. Please copy, paste the minimum and desired qualification, and then add sub-bullets with your commentary.

Additional Details:

 

Clearance: Q (Position will be cleared to this level).  Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements* for access to classified matter.

 

*Eligibility requirements:  To obtain a clearance, an individual must be at least 18 years of age; U.S. citizenship is required except in very limited circumstances. See DOE Order 472.2 for additional information.

 

New-Employment Drug Test: The Laboratory requires successful applicants to complete a new-employment drug test and maintains a substance abuse policy that includes random drug testing.

 

Regular position: Term status Laboratory employees applying for regular-status positions are converted to regular status.

Internal Applicants: Please refer to Laboratory policy P701 for applicant eligibility.

 

Equal Opportunity:

Los Alamos National Laboratory is an equal opportunity employer and supports a diverse and inclusive workforce. All employment practices are based on qualification and merit, without regards to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation or preference, marital status or spousal affiliation, physical or mental disability, medical conditions, pregnancy, status as a protected veteran, genetic information, or citizenship within the limits imposed by federal laws and regulations.  The Laboratory is also committed to making our workplace accessible to individuals with disabilities and will provide reasonable accommodations, upon request, for individuals to participate in the application and hiring process. To request such an accommodation, please send an email to applyhelp@lanl.gov or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1.

 


Where You Will Work

Located in northern New Mexico, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security.  LANL enhances national security by ensuring the safety and reliability of the U.S. nuclear stockpile, developing technologies to reduce threats from weapons of mass destruction, and solving problems related to energy, environment, infrastructure, health, and global security concerns.

 

Specifically, the Detonator Production Division is located at the foot of the Jemez Mountains, minutes from the Valles Caldera and is part of the Manhattan Project National Park.  This unique location provides a beautiful atmosphere to carry out a successful career.  It is not uncommon to witness employees hiking the numerous trails, cross country skiing, or just sitting outside enjoying the wildlife during lunch breaks.  We invite you to consider joining our team and making major contributions to our Nation.

 

DET-3 is part of a fast paced manufacturing environment that manages production control; packaging and transportation (P&T); supply chain management of weapons program related items, process materials and programmatic equipment; operations management software programming; production scheduling; classified and HE parts inventory operations; as well as other operations support functions for detonator research and development fabrication, and war reserve (WR) production operations to enable detonator manufacturing in support of the national defense missions.

 

Appointment Type Regular
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