ONLY CMC INCUMBENT STAFF WILL BE CONSIDERED.
The qualified candidate will be responsible for planning, organizing, securing, and managing logistics, export, and inventory resources to ensure successful completion of Cargo Shipments both domestically and internationally in support of NASA's International Space Station Program. In managing resources, the candidate will lead a strong team of trained professionals in the areas of transportation regulations (DOT, IATA, etc.) to ensure cargoes are delivered globally in compliance with ITAR, Hazardous Materials, and unique Customs Requirements. Candidate will be knowledgeable in DOT CFR 49 and IATA regulations and be able to sufficiently apply them to cargoes to ensure packaging, transportation modes, and ports of destination are appropriately assigned. A familiarization of some of the unique relationships with customs (US CBP and foreign) agencies, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), US Department of State, and Embassies is a plus. The Logistics team will be responsible to scheduling, tracking, and establishing contracts with freight forwarding companies to ensure on-time hardware deliveries while considering the unique environments that are required for transporting critical space hardware to foreign governments and associate contractors. The Logistics team will also manage control of all inventory on the CMC contract to ensure responsibility and accountability of US Government property is maintained. The International Operations team will be responsible for filing export requests for CMC sustained hardware, ensuring all non-CMC managed hardware is registered and approved prior to shipment for the NASA customer, and submitting Advanced Notification of Export for all combined shipments to the US CBP as well as coordinating imports with destination countries.
Duties include ensuring that all Logistics activities are within scope, time, and budget constraints. The candidate will serve as the chief interface to the NASA customer in communicating Logistics related issues for the contract, negotiating deliveries to the customer and associate contractors, and internally with project and mission managers. Will provide contract metric status updates to ensure compliance with CMC contractual requirements, maintains the processes and defines efficiencies for standards of operation.
Will be required to motivate a team in response to constant schedule pressure and changing customer needs. Will be requested to support the contracts overall objectives in providing mission and logistics support for the International Space Station Program despite a high level of customer changes.
COMMUNICATION: Communicates with NASA OC2 Visiting Vehicle Office Manager, Cargo Integration Lead, and the Visiting Vehicle Leads as the main external contact. Coordinates with project managers, Cargo Mission Managers, and Program Management within the contract.
LEADERSHIP amp; TALENT MANAGEMENT: Manages a team consisting of experienced professionals in the areas of Logistics, Shipping and Receiving, Inventory Control, and International Operations. Leads, directs and reviews the work of team who exercise latitude and independence in their assignments. Provides primary input to hiring, firing, promotion, performance and rewards decisions for direct reports.
KNOWLEDGE: Requires practical knowledge in leading and managing the execution of processes and projects in Logistics, Shipping, Inventory, and Export Control.