Position Details

Position Information

Position Title Logistician
Department Human Factors, Industrial & Mechanical Test Engineering
Vacancy Number 18-RMD-06
Work Location MERC, Warner Robins (MERC)
Hours per week 40 hours/week
Scheduled Hours Other

The Mercer Engineering Research Center (MERC), an operating unit of Mercer University, is located in Warner Robins, GA. MERC is dedicated to providing high quality engineering, scientific, and technical support services under contract to both government and private industry customers.

MERC has an immediate opening for a Senior Logistician with Reliability Emphasis in the Reliability and Maintainability Division.
Duties of the position include participating in a dynamic team of skilled engineers and logisticians in reliability and maintainability analysis, maintenance planning for aircraft structures, systems and related maintenance equipment. Duties require planning and execution of Reliability Centered Maintenance/MSG-3 processes, creating and validating aircraft preventative maintenance programs, and design engineering of aircraft and mechanical systems.


Required Qualifications:
- U.S. Citizenship is required.
- Successful candidates must be capable of obtaining and maintaining a DoD security clearance.
- Requires Ph.D. degree in logistics from an accredited college or university or a closely related area and no experience; or a Masters degree in same and 3 years of directly related experience; or Certification as a Professional Logistician (CPL) and 3 years directly related experience; or an undergraduate degree in logistics or a closely related area and 6 years directly related experience; or no degree and 9 years of directly related experience.
- Technical and specialized knowledge in logistics activities such as equipment maintenance or maintenance planning.
- Proficiency in data analysis and reporting using all Microsoft software programs.
- C-130 or other USAF fixed wing or rotary wing aircraft operational, maintenance, or RCM experience.

Desired Qualifications:
- 9 years Active duty experience in one of the branches of the Armed Services.
- High proficiency in MSG-3 to include but not limited to:
—Experience with FMECA development including failure mode development and classification experience.
—Experience with Weibull, Reliability Growth Analysis, Root Cause Analysis and statistical RCM analysis, including MTBF and MTBM calculations, to support decision making.
—Solid understanding of the relationship between reliability and its impact on production, availability, through-put or other productivity metrics.
- Experience in bridging the gap between design engineering and front line implementation.
- USAF System Safety Management experience.
- Commercial aircraft operational, maintenance, or RCM experience.

Is a criminal background check needed for this position? No
Is a credit check needed for this position? No
Does this position require travel for University business in a rental car or University owned vehicle? Yes
Job Category MERC
Post to JobTarget? Yes
Job Type Full-Time
Pay Rate Commensurate with experience
FLSA Status Exempt
Pay Basis
Internal posting only? No
Close Date 04/18/2018
Open Until Filled No

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you a U.S. citizen?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. References
Optional Documents