Abrams Production Support- ANAD

Anniston, Alabama
05 Oct 2016
01 Feb 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
The candidate shall serve as the PD MBTS onsite ANAD project lead in coordinating and managing the programmatic aspects of system integration leading to the fielding of high quality AGT1500 turbine engines for the M1 Abrams Family of Vehicles. The contractor shall communicate to PD MBTS program
status as observed from activities accomplished at ANAD. The contractor shall develop solutions to communications or program execution challenges that may occur. The contractor shall facilitate management of the engine overhaul process based upon facts found as a result of proper Army maintenance procedures. The contractor shall track the day-to-day status of potential line stoppers and critical shortage parts with special interest focused on resolving integration, schedule, quality, manufacturing, and production program management issues between ANAD, PD MBTS, TACOM item managers, DLA, Service Supply Activities, General Dynamics Anniston Operations (GDAO), and the various Process Action Teams. The contractor shall track part shortages identified during field inspections, vehicle disassembly, and repair processes at ANAD and provide status of requisitions for those part shortages and assemblies shipped to and from vendors for repair and/or upgrade in support of Abrams production programs at ANAD. The contractor shall communicate via phone and email.
Associate's Degree from an accredited educational institution; and

Minimum of 15 years specialized experience in working with/on tracked or wheeled ground combat vehicles in a military or civilian capacity, working directly with Program Management offices, and working onsite at military installations.

Must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance.

Physical Requirements

Work may involve sitting or standing for extended periods of time. Position may require filing, typing, and reading from a computer screen. Must have sufficient mobility, included but not limited to: bending, reaching, turning and kneeling to complete daily duties in a timely and efficient manner. There is a possibility that due to parking availability and location of work, walking moderate to long distances may be required.

Work Environment

An inside and outside environment (considerations: closed quarters, close together, lighting). Needs to be able to work well with co-workers and all levels of management. No hazards on job or unusual environmental conditions.

Equipment and Machines

Ability to operate office equipment such as a personal computer, printer, copy machine, telephone, fax machine and other equipment including desk supplies and other work related tools as required.


Regular hours will be between Monday-Friday 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Regular attendance of scheduled hours is extremely important, but not critical, except for deadlines and meetings. Punctuality and regular attendance are necessary to meet deadlines. Must exhibit flexibility of work hours to adjust to surge situations based on critical mission requirements.

Other Essential Functions

Must demonstrate professional behavior at all times when dealing with customers, management and co-workers. Must have clear, concise and accurate communications skills in English, both verbal and written. Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk to employees or others. Must maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a professional manner. Independent personal transportation to office or work site is required. Travel to and from customer's locations and the test fields may be required to support projects. This may involve airline travel. In some cases, accommodations can possibly be made for POV, if necessary. When operating any vehicle for work purposes, must wear seat belt and in addition, no cellular devices are to be used when vehicle is in motion.