PAE, Inc Logistics Manager - S3 in Stennis Space Center, Mississippi

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Logistics Manager - S3

Company Conformance Statement

In the performance of their respective tasks and duties all employees are expected to conform to the following:

  • Perform quality work within deadlines with or without direct supervision.

  • Interact professionally with other employees, customers, and suppliers.

  • Work independently while understanding the necessity for communicating and coordinating work efforts with other employees and organizations.

Employees are required to:

  • Comply with all applicable safety- and health-related rules, regulations, and procedures;

  • Consistently punctual

  • Successfully complete all assignments

  • Regular in attendance in accordance with agreed upon work hours schedule

  • Work safely themselves and help their teammates work safely

  • Assist supervisors and managers in identifying and mitigating potentially hazardous conditions

  • Help the organization maintain a safe and healthy workplace

Purpose of the Position

  • Direct, manage and coordinate logistics, warehouse, transportation and food services activities. Lead and direct strategic planning for logistics and food services.

Principal Duties/Responsibilities of the Position

  • Responsible for execution of plans for continued consolidation and improved operational capability bringing diverse NASA facilities with different missions and cultures into a unified and effective logistics function

  • Responsible for overseeing the inventory management process, defining departmental strategies for appropriate inventory levels, eliminating obsolete and off-spec material, and reduce aging material

  • Determines and coordinates the performance plans that support SOP/SOW intra-inter business unit mission execution to awarded contracts and task orders

  • Develop methods and procedures for scheduling of materials from suppliers to support facilities O&M, test operations, and manufacturing in achieving customer demand and minimizing cost impacts to S3

  • Develop and maintain transportation system that ensures business needs are met, includes responsibility for NASA barge Pegasus operations and movement of space flight hardware, both test and flight articles

  • Manage customer service activities including customer satisfaction, interface with site tenants, production, labs, regulatory, and quality ensuring that S3’s customer service resolves critical customer complaints

  • Able to develop and interpret complex analysis of logistics; must be able to detect complex problems and recommend resolutions.

  • Create, manage and achieve the overall logistics department budget

  • Ensure Company is in compliance with laws and regulations regarding transportation, including hazardous materials. Resolve any legal issues pertaining to transportation/distribution

  • Maintain receiving, warehousing and distribution operations by initiating, coordinating and enforcing program operational and personnel policies and procedures.

  • Safeguard warehouse operations and contents by establishing and monitoring security procedures and protocols.

  • Motivate, organize and encourage teamwork within the workforce to ensure set productivity targets are met.

  • Oversee vehicle fleet management of company, GSA and NASA owned vehicles; includes planned maintenance and rotation/replacement of vehicles.

  • Participate in personnel development at all levels through talent acquisition, performance management, providing opportunity for high performers, education, communication, expectation setting, and self-actualization.

  • Perform related duties as assigned or as the situation dictates.

Education and Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Transportation/Logistics Management

  • 12+ years in a senior leadership logistics or supply chain role.

Other Requirements

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen in order to obtain required NASA badge.

  • Must be able to provide a certified Birth Certificate (with state seal), Passport, or INS Citizenship documents on date of hire (candidate will be sent home if this paperwork is not provided upon arrival on date of hire).

  • Must have the ability to communicate the in English language, both verbally and written, in an effective manner.

  • Must have, and maintain, a valid driver’s license.

Special Knowledge and Skills Required

  • Proficient in standard business office software

  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and organizational skills

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Proven ability to think independently and handle multiple projects through to completion

  • Record of successfully collaborating with and influencing senior management and peers

  • Demonstrated ability to lead and manage staff, experienced in managing in a mixed environment of represented and non-represented positions, including multiple Unions

  • Demonstrated independent work initiative, sound judgment, diplomacy, analytical ability and professional demeanor

  • Able to make effective presentations to diverse groups

  • Able to perform financial calculations and create and manage budgets

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 45 lbs.

  • Dexterity to operate office and field equipment as required by the position.


  • Advanced degree in Business, Logistics or related field is desirable

  • Prior knowledge of NASA site, experienced with working on government installations preferred.

An Equal Opportunity Employer. PAE’s hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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PAE is a leading provider of enduring support for the essential missions of the U.S. government, its allied partners and international organizations. With over 60 years of experience, PAE supports the execution of complex and critical missions by providing global logistics and stability operations, technical services and national security solutions to customers around the world. PAE has a workforce of approximately 15,000 people in over 60 countries on all seven continents and is headquartered in Arlington, VA.

In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), should you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a currently open position with PAE, please call Recruiting at (703) 656-6064 or email with "Disability Assistance" in the subject line.