Logistic Analyst – Configuration Status Accounting (CSA) Lead in Mobile, AL at Austal

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Mobile, AL

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Any qualified individual with a disability who is having difficulty in completing an application because of incompatible technology or other disability-related application issues may contact us at the following phone number for assistance: 251-445-1932.
Austal shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR §§ 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.  Austal’s commitment to equal employment opportunity applies at all levels of employment, in all job titles, including the executive level, and to all employment actions, including but not limited to decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, training, and promotion. 




· Responsible for all Configuration Status Accounting (CSA) activities

o Development of CSA database for all configuration worthy items

o Ensures all contractual required Logistics Support Information (LSI) data elements are accurately reported in CSA database

· Responsible for interfacing with ILS Program Lead for CSA activities and issues

· Responsible for interfacing with OEMs/Suppliers to obtain Vendor Furnished Information as needed

· Responsible for interfacing with Navy/SUPSHIP personnel on CSA related issues

· Responsible for ensuring all change order activity that impacts CSA is processed, documented and communicated to rest of Integrated Logistic Support (ILS) Team

· Responsible for assigned CSA budget, related schedules, and Team member task assignments to meet contractual requirements

· Responsible for developing and maintaining Team metrics and reports

· Participates in Program reviews

· Successful applicant must be willing to cross-train to other areas within ILS as necessary


· General

o 6+ years of CSA experience on Navy, MSC or USCG Contracts

o Excellent written and oral communication skills

o Experienced in interacting with Supply Chain, Engineering, multiple

design teams from several companies, customer representatives and equipment manufacturers.

o Working knowledge of Allowance Equipage List (AEL) and Allowance Parts List (APL)  development.

o Computer literate and familiar with Material and Equipment Realtime Logistics Information Network (MERLIN) and / or Configuration Data Managers Database - Open Architecture (CDMD-OA) and Microsoft Office products.

o High School diploma or equivalent required. Related degrees advantageous

o Prior U.S. Navy, MSC or USCG experience desired, but not required

o US Citizenship


· MS Office

· Material and Equipment Realtime Logistics Information Network (MERLIN)

· Configuration Data Managers Database - Open Architecture (CDMD-OA)

· Haystack


·  Full discretionary authority to assign work, supervise subordinate team members

·  Works autonomously with limited direction in establishing work priorities and


·  Will determine the technical adequacy of CSA deliverables


·  A significant degree of discretion permitted within the boundaries of broad guidelines to achieve organizational goals and contractual requirements within constraints set by senior management and Organization policies. Includes the coordination and supervision of CSA Personnel with responsibility for the standard of workmanship, completion of work assignments and allocation of resources.

• Interpretation of guideline material and documented precedents and the application of judgment may be required in the determining of solutions to problems.

• Will provide input to evaluations of all CSA subordinate members of the CSA  Team

LIAISES WITH: Engineering, Supply Chain, Navy, Equipment Suppliers and ILS

Support Contractors



  •   Candidates must meet the following employment eligibility guidelines to be considered for employment with Austal USA:
  • 18 years of age or older.
  • Able to provide proof of US Person Status
  • No felony convictions of Theft/Deception or Violent crimes within

   seven years from disposition date

  • No felony convictions of Drug crimes within three years from

  disposition date

  • Willing to submit to a drug screen
  • Willing to submit to a background check