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CACI International Shipyard Business Operations Consultant - Lead (PSNSY) in Bremerton, Washington

Shipyard Business Operations Consultant - Lead (PSNSY)

Job Category: Engineering

Time Type: Full time

Minimum Clearance Required to Start: Secret

Employee Type: Regular

Percentage of Travel Required: Up to 25%

Type of Travel: Local

CACI is seeking a Shipyard Business Operations Consultant - Lead to support an aggressive and fast-paced project to increase the on-time delivery of ships at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard (PSNSY). It will entail working directly with PSNSY personnel at all levels of the organization to improve the processes, workflow, communications, collaboration, reporting and supply chains which will lead to increases in Submarine Operational Availability.

More About the Role:

  • Lead a team of shipbuilding or ship repair subject matter experts to reap improvements in the naval maintenance and modernization activities at PSNSY.

  • Work within a team and across contractor and customer teams.

  • Work directly with the PSNSY customer on process improvements supporting project teams, trade shops and support codes.

  • Support maintenance availability execution as an advocate to assist with determination of the highest value-added goals, planning and effectively developing and following a course of action.

  • establish and track metrics to determine effectiveness and ensure accountability to their stated goals.

  • Assist shops, codes, and project teams in concentrating on the critical and controlling path elements that will provide the most value added to their work.

  • Establish standards, track highest-performing teams’ behaviors, and share them across the corporation (four shipyards total).

  • Ensure supported teams take specific, measurable actions at the agreed upon standard of quality and consistency to drive goal achievement.

  • Promote accountability through fostering a collective desire to hold each other accountable, celebrate victories, correct problems and unify the team.

  • Provide information for various management systems.

  • Support, coordinate and manage customer and team expectations in preparation of documentation, deliverables, and staff assignment as required.

  • Design, develop, and update operational and performance metrics that measure the status of objectives and their impact on the performance of stated shipyard measures.

  • Perform data collection and analysis.

  • Coordinate with the leadership team to ensure alignment on the deliverables, meeting coverage/facilitation, and appropriate teaming structures

  • Manage deliverables and prepare regular progress reports as required to ensure high quality of work product for all CACI resources

  • Work collaboratively in complex and matrixed environments, with the ability to report directly to multiple managers

  • Develop, maintain, and execute communication strategies that include all customer stakeholders

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • 20+ years of experience working in public or private industry shipyards in the area of shipbuilding, modernization or ship repair OR demonstrated experience in a large commercial repair machine shop

  • 10+ years of hands-on maintenance experience in a production shop or engineering department

  • 10+ years of proven project leadership experience

  • Expertise in maintenance and modernization best practices with the ability to leverage that expertise and experience to identify best-in-class practices across the public shipyard modernization and ship repair community

  • Demonstrated project management and communication skills.

  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills and the ability to function as a team member in a demanding industrial environment

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate with customers at all levels of the organization in a professional, effective manner

  • Experience in conducting meetings with senior/executive leadership

  • Ability to work both independently and with a team to resolve problems

  • A self-starter who will seize and maintain the initiative in ambiguous situations

  • Ability to be a culture carrier for the team, being a champion for the process and effort at all times

  • Proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite

  • B.S. or B.A. in relevant field

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Active security clearance (Secret or higher)

  • MA, MS, Masters Certificates in Program/Project Management

  • 2+ years as a CACI Project Manager/Task Lead familiar with CACI processes, policies and managing a team of 5 or more staff

  • Certificate / Certification in Lean, Six Sigma, Shingo, or Theory of Constraints

  • Project Management Professional Certification (DAWIA, PMP via PMI or similar)

  • Other professional/Industry certification appropriate to the ship building and repair/manufacturing business

  • Knowledge of Naval Shipyard data systems

  • Experience using cloud-based knowledge management systems (SharePoint, iNFUSION Suite, Jira, etc.)

Company Overview: At CACI, you will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact by providing information solutions and services in support of national security missions and government transformation for Intelligence, Defense, and Federal Civilian customers. CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

As directed by Executive Order 14042, all current and newly hired employees are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by January 18, 2022 and provide proof of vaccination, except where they are legally entitled to an exemption/accommodation.