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Argonne National Laboratory Manager, Property, Materials Handling, and Fleet Services in Lemont, Illinois

Nuclear, Waste, and Site Services (NWS) division and the Infrastructure Services (IS) directorate for Argonne National Laboratory is hiring a Manager, Property, Material Handling, and Fleet Services. The position is responsible for the day-to-day oversight and administration of personal property program management, fleet management, receiving, package handling, auto and equipment repair and maintenance. This position serves as the Argonne Site Property Manager.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provides for the overall administration, coordination, and control. Acts as personal property, fleet management, material handling or auto service subject area point of contact with the DOE and other related officials. Leads efforts to address any concerns or issues.

  • Serves as Subject Matter Expert for establishing and implementing personal property (e.g. precious metals, accountable, sensitive, high risk, and capital) program and oversees development of fleet management policies and procedures in accordance with regulatory requirements (41 CFR 101-39, 41 CFR 102, and 41 CFR 109). Provides for accountability, management, and control, of personal property, GSA vehicles, purchased equipment and commercially leased vehicles and equipment. Disseminates information and advises lab-wide stakeholders and subordinate staff on potential impacts to procedures, and safe work practices.

  • Oversees subordinate managers in establishing and implementing material handling and auto service policies, procedures, and safe work control practices in accordance with worker safety and health regulations. Ensures the quality and safe performance of vehicles and equipment.

  • Directs personal property, fleet management and in a matrixed way (division property representatives, vehicle custodians, and subcontractors) in their efforts to maintain reliable data and utilizing data management systems that provide for tracking, custodian assignment records, and equipment and material traceability (e.g., location).

  • Provides for personal property training. Oversees fleet services, material handling and auto service training provided through subordinate managers. Ensures training is provided to direct, matrixed, and subcontractor work force, as necessary.

  • Manages personal property, material handling, fleet and auto service staff and laboratory division property representatives to ensure physical inventories are performed and witnessed.

  • Proposes and assigns the Precious Metals Control Officer to serve as primary point of control and management. Manages purchased and recovered precious metals used to meet research and programmatic needs.

  • Manages the disposition, sale, recycling, and donation of excess personal property and equipment.

  • Directs the development and implementation of property, fleet, material handling, auto and equipment services strategic plans, goals, and objectives. Embeds goals into employee performance expectations. Must be able to demonstrate the flexibility to navigate complex problems to execute high performance expectations.

Position Requirements

  • Knowledge of personal property, fleet, and vehicle management requirements established in 41 CFR 101-39, 41 CFR 102, and 41 CFR 109

  • Experience ensuring adequate controls are documented and utilized to ensure compliance with government and independent audits.

  • Knowledge of Worker Safety and Health requirements established in OSHA regulations 29 CFR 1910.

  • Experience in establishing a sound quality and safe auto service, property and material handling working environment.

  • Strong reasoning and analytical skills.

  • Strong interpersonal skills, both verbal and written.

  • Strong ability to work with and lead teams.

  • Good organizational skills to balance work and prioritize issues.

  • Ability to manage and supervise union workers.

  • Ability to cooperate and communicate well with others.

  • Ability to respond to changing conditions.

  • Ability to model Argonne’s Core Values: Impact, Safety, Respect, Integrity, and Teamwork."

Successful applicants for this position will have master’s degree and 4 years’ experience or equivalent relevant experience, must provide proof of U.S. citizenship and pass a drug test prior to employment as defined in 10 CFR 707.4.

Job Family

Professional Technical (PT)

Job Profile

Site Operation Services Leader 2

Worker Type


Time Type

Full time

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