General Atomics and Affiliated Companies Department Specialist in Fort Madison, Iowa

Job ID#: 20436BR

Company: General Atomics

Title: Department Specialist

Job Category: Administrative

City: Fort Madison

State: Iowa

Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Hourly

Travel Percentage Required: 0% - 25%

Clearance Required?: No

Job Summary:

General Atomics (GA), and its affiliated companies, is one of the world’s leading resources for high-technology systems development ranging from the nuclear fuel cycle to remotely piloted aircraft, airborne sensors, and advanced electric, electronic, wireless and laser technologies.

Cryotech Deicing Technology, a division of General Atomics, is a leader in the development and manufacturing of deicing products for aircraft, runways and other applications. We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Department Specialist in Ft. Madison, Iowa. Under limited supervision, this position performs a variety of activities in support of the Cryotech Distribution department.

Under general supervision, this position performs a variety of activities in support of functional areas such as finance, purchasing, or human resources or for one or more project/business/technical units. Maintains, processes, reviews, and compiles a variety of confidential and sensitive electronic and hard copy reports, records, statistics, timelines, tables, correspondence, and presentations, which requires tact and discretion in handling. Provides data and information requiring some explanation or interpretation. Primary contacts are within the department with occasional contact with management and representatives of outside organizations. Detailed instructions are provided for new activities or special assignments.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES:

  • Coordinates the activities of one or more functional areas or one or more project/business/technical units.

  • Gathers, collects, records, tracks, verifies data and information from multiple sources.

  • Coordinates, tracks, and may report on the progress of unit work assignments and/or projects.

  • Maintains and updates a variety of confidential and sensitive electronic and/or hard copy reports and records.

  • Responds to routine verbal and written requests for information from internal sources.

  • Prepares requested electronic and hard copy reports, and presentations.

  • Responsible for observing all laws, regulations, and other applicable obligations wherever and whenever business is conducted on behalf of the Company. Expected to work in a safe manner in accordance with established operating procedures and practices. Other duties as assigned or required.

Job Qualifications:

  • Typically requires a high school diploma or equivalent and four or more years experience in a field related to the specialized functional area or unit where assigned.

  • Must demonstrate considerable knowledge of assigned functional area principles, theories and concepts.

  • Must possess: (1) the ability to grasp new concepts quickly; (2) the ability to maintain the confidentiality of sensitive information; (3) strong organization skills and the ability to establish priorities; (4) the ability to identify issues, solve and respond to routine problems or situations that require interpretation; (5) strong analytical, interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills to accurately document, report, interpret and explain moderately complex information as well as the ability to communicate and interface effectively with all levels of personnel, including management, customers and vendors; (6) practical understanding of applicable policies and procedures as well as relevant regulations; (7) considerable knowledge of computer operations and applications.

  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment is essential as is the ability to work extended hours as required

General Atomics and affiliated companies is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, genetic information, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law.