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Reference # : 17-04839 Title : Eng Supp Spec 2 - Engineering Operations Specialist
Location : Kent, WA
Position Type : Contract
Experience Level : 8 Years Start Date / End Date : 11/13/2017 / 11/17/2018  
NOTE: See Additional Position Information document for specialized position requirements.
Updated 030412-NRM

SCA Crosswalk: Production Control Clerk

General Requirements:

5-9+ years of engineering operations experience.
High School Graduate or GED Certificate required.
Bachelor?s Degree in business management, logistics management, engineering or a related technical field highly preferred.

General Position Overview:

SUMMARY: Coordinate and expedite the flow of work, materials and/or equipment within or between departments of an organization according to project or production schedules. Duties include reviewing and distributing project, work, and other schedules; conferring with organization managers, project managers or team leads to determine progress of work and projected completion dates; and compiling reports on progress of work, inventory levels, costs, and any timeline or scheduling problems.

Typical tasks may include but are not limited to:
? Examine documents, materials, or equipment and monitor work processes to assess completeness, accuracy, and conformance to standards and specifications.
? Review documents, such as project schedules, work orders, or action plans, to determine equipment or materials requirements and/or equipment or material priorities.
? Confer with organization managers, project managers, team leads or other personnel to assess progress and discuss needed changes.
? Revise project schedules or actions plans when required due to design changes, labor or material/equipment shortages, backlogs, or other interruptions, collaborating with project managers, field personnel or engineering staff.
? Requisition and maintain inventory records of materials, equipment or supplies necessary to meet project timelines and/or maintenance requirements.
? Calculate figures, such as required amounts of materials or equipment, compile information, such as materials or equipment inventories, materials used, equipment/parts removed/replaced, so that status reports can be prepared and submitted to appropriate individuals.

Specific Skill Requirements :
? Level 2 ? 5-9+ years of engineering operations experience. High School Graduate or GED Certificate required; Bachelor?s Degree in business management, logistics management, engineering or a related technical field highly preferred.
? The technical experience must be consistent with the specific requirements of engineering operations and progressively more technical in nature. Individual must be capable of applying a diversified knowledge of principles and practices in assigned technical areas. Requires a working knowledge of automated data systems.
? Must possess broad knowledge of engineering operations policies and procedures involving material and equipment inventory and control.
? Must be flexible and able to pay excellent attention to detail.
? Must demonstrate the ability to work independently with minimal verbal or written instructions.
? Must be self-motivated, self-disciplined and dependable with excellent teamwork and interpersonal skills.
? Must have knowledge of MS software to include, but not limited to: MS Word, Excel, Access, and use of the Internet with the ability to learn and utilize other software packages and programs. Proficiency with MS Office Suite 2010 required.

? Getting Information ? Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
? Communicating with Management, Peers, or Co-workers ? Providing information to management, co-workers, and peers by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.
? Interacting With Computers ? Using computers and computer systems (including hardware and software) to program, write software, set up functions, enter data, or process information.
? Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work ? Developing specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your work.
? Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events ? Identifying information by categorizing, estimating, recognizing differences or similarities, and detecting changes in circumstances or events.
? Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings ? Monitoring and reviewing information from materials, events, or the environment, to detect or assess problems.
? Scheduling Work and Activities ? Scheduling events, programs, and activities, as well as the work of others.
? Making Decisions and Solving Problems ? Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.
? Documenting/Recording Information ? Entering, transcribing, recording, storing, or maintaining information in written or electronic/magnetic form.
? Processing Information ? Compiling, coding, categorizing, calculating, tabulating, auditing, or verifying information or data.
? Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships ? Developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others, and maintaining them over time.
? Evaluating Information to Determine Compliance with Standards ? Using relevant information and individual judgment to determine whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations, or standards.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Requirements:
Knowledge - The specific position may require any or all of the following:
? Customer and Personal Service ? Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
? Administration and Management ? Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
? Clerical ? Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology.
? Mathematics ? Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
? Engineering and Technology ? Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services.

Skills - The specific position may require any or all of the following:
? Time Management ? Managing one's own time and the time of others.
? Active Listening ? Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
? Critical Thinking ? Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
? Monitoring/Coordination ? Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action. Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
? Judgment and Decision Making ? Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.

Abilities - The specific position may require any or all of the following:
? Deductive Reasoning ? The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
? Inductive Reasoning ? The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).
? Written and Oral Expression ? The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking and/or writing so others will understand.
? Problem Sensitivity ? The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
? Written and Oral Comprehension ? The ability to read, listen to and understand information and ideas presented in writing or through spoken words and sentences.