Planner - Logistics Engineer
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Department
- Engineering Services

SUMMARY
Develop, implement and manage strategic publications plans.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (other duties may be assigned)

  • Development and management of strategic publications plans
  • Schedule management
  • Budget management
  • Vendor management
  • Strong understanding of and ability to implement industry best practices
  • Mentoring of junior staff (as needed)

CHARACTERISTICS

  • Exceptional oral, written, and listening communication skills along with strong reasoning and analytical skills and decision-making ability. Able to work with all levels of employees and suppliers
  • Good technical knowledge and expertise regarding the services to be delivered to the Customer. Must be able to resolve communication and technical issues regarding the services
  • Able to demonstrate creativity, ingenuity, and a detail-oriented ability recommending changes in procedures or tools/services as appropriate
  • Must have demonstrated supervisory skills with ability to guide and direct staff and work in a team environment
  • Able to manage schedules for projects undertaken, and allocate resources as appropriate to balance schedule, risk, and customer requirements
  • Able to work with Senior Management and employees to identify areas of risk and address problems in a timely fashion
  • Able to provide mentoring as part of management’s career development initiative for the employees
  • Able to assist Senior Management in the development and administration of the departmental budget and to ensure fiscally responsible use of funds
  • Able to write requirements, specifications, and technical analysis documents as required
  • Able to manage multiple concurrent projects
  • Able to work independently as well as in a distributed team environment
  • Knowledge of electro-mechanical drawings and support documentation
  • Understanding of various publication processes such as editing, illustration, writing, production phases
  • Knowledge of aviation industry regulatory bodies (for example, FAA) general requirements
  • Must be able to actively pursue learning position and mastering job skills and requirements
  • Able to use general office equipment

QUALIFICATIONS

  • B.S. in Finance, Accounting, Business, or Communications, as applicable.  MBA or continuing education certification a plus.
  • Minimum five years experience including product development, marketing, sales, production, finance, accounting, human resources, payroll, and general business operations, as applicable
  • Typing skills of 60 wpm
  • An energetic, forward-thinking, and creative individual with high ethical standards and an appropriate professional image
  • Proven ability to lead and direct multiple team activities autonomously
  • Thorough understanding of computerized administrative and financial data systems, including electronic spreadsheet, database, and presentation software is essential; for example, the MS Office Suite
  • Strong communication skills as well as a high degree of creativity, ingenuity and business judgment are required.  The individual should be a good listener and capable of providing customers an acceptable forum to communicate their needs and provide solutions to reported issues or problems.
  • Strong analytical skills and the demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects
  • Professional presentation skills are required to present information to customers
  • Ability and willingness to travel as required