This vacancy is being concurrently advertised under Merit Promotion procedures for status (current, or former permanent, Federal employees in competitive positions or individuals who are eligible to apply under special appointing authorities) applicants under announcement number 2012-106M. APPLICANTS WISHING TO BE CONSIDERED UNDER BOTH DELEGATED EXAMINING AND MERIT PROMOTION PROCEDURES MUST APPLY TO BOTH VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENTS.
NOTE: YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS DELEGATED EXAMINING VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT WILL ONLY ALLOW CONSIDERATION FOR THIS ANNOUNCEMENT. WE CANNOT ELECTRONICALLY OR MANUALLY MOVE YOUR APPLICATION TO THE CONCURRENTLY ADVERTISED MERIT PROMOTION ANNOUNCEMENT. PLEASE ENSURE YOU ARE APPLYING UNDER THE CORRECT ANNOUNCEMENT.
This position is located in the Order Management and Delivery Systems Office and reports directly to the Associate Director, Corporate Planning & Strategic Analysis. The incumbent serves as Supervisory Industrial Engineer and organizationally serves as Chief, Order Management and Delivery Systems, and provides overall direction, planning and management of this office. The incumbent will play an integral role in change management involving development, sustainment, and continuous improvement of Advanced Supply Chain Planning activities. If you have what it takes to lead comprehensive start-up of manufacturing-oriented advanced supply change planning and order management and delivery, we invite you to apply to join our team. Much will be anticipated from your contributions.
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Master Degree in: Industrial, Electrical, or Mechanical Engineering; Production and Operations Engineering; or, Management of Science and Engineering.
Defense Acquisition Workforce certification in Production, Quality, and Manufacturing (Level III), American Production and Inventory Control Society Certification in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM), and/or American Production and Inventory Control Society Certification as a Supply Chain Professional (CSCP).
Must be a U.S. Citizen. No prior federal service is required.
Must serve a 1-year probationary period if applicable.
The incumbent will perform the following duties:
Leads start-up of integrated Order Management and Delivery Systems organization-wide including demand, material, production scheduling and inventory, processes, protocols, techniques and services;
Serves as the primary authority within the Corporate Planning and Strategic Analysis Directorate on all matters related to OMDS;
Develops demand plans and scenarios that result in effective capacity and inventory plans for two manufacturing plants;
Establishes and institutionalizes processes and procedures that optimize organization-wide and plant planning;
Provides expertise and advice to supply chain management system personnel on best practices of execution of processes in manufacturing and industrial.
BASIC REQUIREMENTS : All applicants must meet the A or B below to minimally qualify for this position.
A. Education: The applicant must have obtained a Bachelors degree in Industrial Engineering. To be acceptable, the curriculum must: (1) be in a school of engineering with at least one curriculum accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) as an Industrial Engineering curriculum; or (2) include differential and integral calculus and courses (more advanced than first-year physics and chemistry) in five of the following seven areas of engineering science or physics: (a) statics, dynamics; (b) strength of materials (stress-strain relationships); (c) fluid mechanics, hydraulics; (d) thermodynamics; (e) electrical fields and circuits; (f) nature and properties of materials (relating particle and aggregate structure to properties); and (g) any other comparable area of fundamental engineering science or physics, such as optics, heat transfer, soil mechanics, or electronics.
B. Combination of Education and Experience: College-level education, training, and/or technical experience that furnished (1) a thorough knowledge of the physical and mathematical sciences underlying industrial engineering, and (2) a good understanding, both theoretical and practical, of the engineering sciences and techniques and their applications to industrial engineering. The adequacy of such background must be demonstrated by one of the following:
(a) Professional registration -- Current registration as an industrial engineer by any State, the District of Columbia, Guam, or Puerto Rico; (b) Written Test -- Evidence of having successfully passed the Engineer-in-Training (EIT) examination, or the written test required for professional registration, which is administered by the Boards of Engineering Examiners in the various States, the District of Columbia, Guam, and Puerto Rico;(c) Specified academic courses -- Successful completion of at least 60 semester hours of courses in the physical, mathematical, and engineering sciences and in engineering that included the courses specified in the basic requirements; or (d) Related curriculum -- Successful completion of a curriculum leading to a bachelor's degree in industrial engineering.
In addition to meeting the basic requirements, applicants must have at least one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade in the federal service (GS-14). Specialized service is defined as experience which is directly related to this position and that has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities required to successfully perform the duties of this position such as demonstrated experience as an industrial engineer providing leadership as an order management and delivery systems expert to plan, coordinate, develop strategies and improve the overall quality of products produced at an industrial/manufacturing facility.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Your application includes your:
2. Responses to the online questionnaire
3. Required supporting documentation
We use a multi-step process to evaluate and refer applicants:
4. Minimum Requirements : Your application must show that you meet all requirements, including the education and/or experience required for this position. You will be found "not qualified" if you do not possess the minimum competencies required for the position. If your application is incomplete, we will rate you as ineligible.
5. Rating : Your application will be evaluated in the following areas:
Leadership, Planning and Evaluating, Problem Solving, Technical Competence , Accountability, Conscientiousness, Oral Communication, Inspires and Motivates, Written Communication, and Risk Management.
Evaluation of Competitive Applicants
Category Rating will be used to rank and select eligible candidates. If qualified, you will be assigned to one of three categories, Gold, Silver, or Bronze depending on your experience related to this position. Veterans' preference is applied after applicants are assessed and qualified veterans will float to the top of the category in which they rank.
After review and evaluation of all phases are complete, applicants will be assigned to a quality category. The category assignment is a measure of the degree in which applicants’ background matches the competencies required for this position. Based upon the extent and quality of the applicants’ experience, education, and training in relation to the evaluation criteria, applicants will be placed into one of the following three categories:
Gold – Qualified applicants possessing a superior level of proficiency in the competencies assessed on the Occupational Questionnaire, Accomplishment Record, Structured Interview, Leadership Assessment, Work Sample.
Silver – Qualified applicants possessing a satisfactory level of proficiency in the competencies assessed on the Occupational Questionnaire, Accomplishment Record, Structured Interview, Leadership Assessment, Work Sample.
Bronze – Qualified applicants who do not meet the evaluation criteria for the Gold or Silver Categories are placed in the Bronze Category, but will not move forward to the subsequent phases in the process.
6. Referral : If you are among the top qualified candidates, your application may be referred to a selecting official for consideration and possible interview. First consideration will be given to CTAP/ICTAP eligible in the commuting area. In addition to meeting the minimum qualification requirements, CTAP/ICTAP eligible must be ranked in the Gold category. For more information on the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP)/Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP), please click here Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP)/Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) ) We recommend that you preview the online questions for this announcement before you start the application process.
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We offer a workplace that is respectful, fair, and values diversity. Our comprehensive benefits are very generous - helping you to reach your personal goals by supporting your professional growth, health, well-being, and your family needs.
Our benefits package includes:
Learn more about Federal benefits programs at: BENEFITS
- Transit Subsidies
- On-site Fitness Center
- Opportunities for Alternate Work Schedules (AWS)
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: If selected for this position, you will be required to:
For operational efficiency, the Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) shuts down operations for all non-emergency personnel during the December/January Holiday Season for one week (approximately 40 work hours). BEP employees should plan to take annual leave during this period. The shutdown period for the 2012 Holiday Season is December 22 nd through January 1 st .
- Complete a one-year probationary period (unless already completed).
- Complete a Declaration for Federal Employment to determine your suitability for Federal employment.
- Submit to a drug test prior to your appointment.
- If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System or are exempt from having to do so.
- Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer.
- Go through a Personal Identity Verification (PIV) process that requires two forms of identification from the Form I-9.
- Federal law requires verification of the identity and employment eligibility of all new hires in the U.S.
- Undergo income tax verification.
- Successfully complete a background investigation.
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