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Job #: R-00005328
Location: Kandahar Airfield Afghanistan - Expat
Category: Proj and Prog Management
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: NACI
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

Job Description:

Leidos is currently seeking a Aviation Production Control Planner that will work and travel in between customer sites as needed; customer sites include Kandahar, Kabul and Mazar-e Sharif, Afghanistan. The Aviation Production Control Planner is the point of contact for all production control planning, coordination, scheduling requirements and maintenance activities.

Primary Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Coordinating and prioritizing efforts to support maintenance activities in meeting scheduled maintenance goals and flying hour schedules. This includes all support related to PC-12, MI-17 and Back Shops, as required.
Coordinating all maintenance activities through the maintaining of accurate schedules for each aircraft in maintenance.
Informing the Maintenance Manager of delays, develops mitigation plans, and coordinates with the relevant support elements.
Reviewing of labor and material reports.
Leading / participating in the daily production control status calls with a focus on ensuring parts and material will meet schedule, cost, and operational requirements.
Evaluating impact of late or absent personnel and notifies Maintenance Managers of workaround.
Preparing / presenting status charts in support of program and customer level reviews.
Developing, preparing, coordinating, and integrating all levels of plans and schedules.
Integrating with and across all disciplines to ensure resultant plans and schedules accurately and comprehensively define the actual work content, relationships and durations.
Providing planning and scheduling support to both existing work and potential new work.
Assimilating multiple contract activities into a program Master Schedule.
Provide mentorship to Afghan PC personnel.

Basic Qualifications:
Experience coordinating maintenance activities and schedules
Experience analyzing maintenance costs
Experience leading and/or participating in production control meetings
Experience preparing and presenting status updates and customer level reviews
Experience developing, preparing, coordinating, and integrating all levels of plans and schedules
Must be knowledgeable and conversant in military maintenance operations, safety, and standardization and inspection procedures
Equivalent experience/education combinations are permitted based on the typical minimums required for this job which are 12 years and high school diploma, 6 years of related experience and a Bachelor's degree in a related discipline OR 3 years of related experience and a Master's degree in a related discipline
Candidate must have an active NACI clearance

As the position location is in Afghanistan, the following requirements need to be met:
US Citizen
Must be able to pass/qualify all CENTCOM CRC medical and training requirements
Active passport with a minimum of 12 months before expiration prior to start date
Visa with multiple entries for 12 months prior to start date
Completion of Customer required International Readiness Certifications prior to deployment
Failure to complete any of these actions within 60 days of accept will result in rescinding of the offer If the candidate is unable to pass the medical screening after the start date and prior to deployment an immediate administrative termination will be requested.

Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 31,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.17 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2017. (NYSE: LDOS) All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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