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Grade: 14

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1 Where did you learn about this United States Mint job opportunity? Answer to this question is required
  • USAJOBS website
  • Community Organization (e.g. Church, Civic Association, Recreation Center)
  • Employment Office (Federal/State or Local)
  • Friend/Relative
  • Job Fair, Conference, or Convention
    1.1 What was the name of the Job Fair, Conference, or Convention made you aware of this job opportunity? Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • Magazine
    1.1 What was the name magazine that made you aware of this job opportunity? Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • Newspaper
    1.1 What was the name newspaper that made you aware of this job opportunity? Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • Professional Organization or Association
    1.1 What was the name Professional Organization or Association that made you aware of this job opportunity? Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • Online jobsite (e.g. Careerbuilder, monster, yahoojobs)
    1.1 What was the name online jobsite that made you aware of this job opportunity? Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • Other
    1.1 Please specify where you learned about this job opportunity. Maximum length of 250 characters.
2 Are you currently serving or have served in the last five years in a Political Appointment in the Federal Government? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    2.1 Please list the title, agency, and dates of this appointment. Please note you will be required to meet OPM Approval of your appointment if selected. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • No
Specialized Experience for the GS-14 is defined as one year of experience at the GS-13 level, or equivalent, that is directly related to the position and which has equipped the candidate with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. Specialized Experience for this position includes:

- Experience planning and coordinating multi-million dollar metal contracts used in an industrial production assembly environment.; AND
- Experience developing and managing complex metal materials management programs and initiatives in an industrial production assembly environment; AND
- Experience Preparing Statements of Work or similar documents for metals used in an industrial production assembly environment. AND
- Experience developing requirements for critical supplies needed in support of industrial production assembly operations.
3 Select the choice that best describes your specialized experience. Answer to this question is required
  • I have one full year (52 weeks) or more of specialized experience equivalent in responsibility and scope to the GS-13 level as described above.
  • I do not have one full year of specialized experience equivalent to the definition as described above.
4 Please specify where this experience is documented in your resume (employer's name and dates employed). Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
5 Do you have a FAC-C COR certification? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
6 Please select following duties and responsibilities you have hands on experience working experience in an industrial production assembly environment with: Answer to this question is required
  • Manufacturing process improvements
  • Identifying, tracking and reporting on inventory levels of key components used in industrial manufacturing
  • Coordinating cross-functional activities procuring components
  • Preparing written documents (e.g. SOW, MAPP)
  • Tracking and reporting on project status
  • Working with suppliers as a COR to acquire and schedule delivery of component items used in an Industrial manufacturing environment
  • None of the above
7 Which of the following do you have hands on working experience managing contracts for in an industrial production assembly environment? Answer to this question is required
  • Clad Coil Steel
  • Tool Steel
  • Packaging
  • Precious Metals
  • Sub-Contractors
  • None of the above
8 Please specify where this experience is documented in your resume (employer's name and dates employed). Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
9 Which of the following describes your experience in developing and maintaining inventory tracking reports and planned production schedules to determine required acquisition and delivery requirements: Answer to this question is required
  • Obtain critical supplies to support manufacturing operations
  • Maintained supply lists and product inventory levels
  • Liaised with Sales & Marketing, Manufacturing, and other vendors to order supplies
  • Reconciled orders and invoices with the budget office
  • None of the above
10 Which of the following statements best describes your experience in coordinating efforts between Manufacturing, Sales & Marketing, Engineering and Procurement across multiple facilities to ensure component items are delivered on-time to meet production requirements? Answer to this question is required
  • I have developed production plans and strategies for metals and am considered a subject matter expert in meeting production deliverables.
  • I have designed and presented production change plans, and am considered an expert in developing project plans for managing change and identifying appropriate organizational development interventions in times of change.
  • I have developed procurement processes and taught others how to meet production requirements.
  • I have worked collaboratively with others in developing and implementing procurement processes and project plans.
  • I have no experience as described.
11 Please choose the statement which best describes your experience managing, reporting, and analyzing mission essential data concerning plant component inventories. Answer to this question is required
  • I have provided reports to senior leadership
  • I have analyzed data and provided summaries to senior leadership
  • I have analyzed date and presented findings to senior leadership
  • I have implemented changes based on data analysis
  • I have no experience as described
12 Have you had experience managing, reporting, and analyzing mission essential data concerning component design, development, and acquisition milestones? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
13 Please specify where this experience is documented in your resume (employer's name and dates employed). Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
14 Which statement best describes your experience in managing, reporting, and analyzing mission essential data concerning product quality. Answer to this question is required
  • I have conducted quality audits
  • I have conducted quality audits and provided recommendations on products
  • I have conducted quality audits and implemented recommendations for quality control changes
  • I have no experience in managing, reporting and analyzing mission essential data concerning product quality.
15 Please indicate which of the following items you have researched and analyzed in order to develop final written products. Answer to this question is required
  • Laws
  • Regulations
  • Policies
  • Program documents and/or standard operating procedures
  • Processes
  • Statistical data
  • None of the above
16 Which of the following have you done as a routine part of your project management experience? Answer to this question is required
  • Established priorities among multiple process improvement and business analysis projects
  • Executed and managed process improvement projects through completion
  • Established and monitored project progress
  • Analyzed tasks and functional requirements
  • Conducted project risk analysis and recommended mitigation strategies
  • Met project milestones and deadlines
  • Used project management and Visio software and Microsoft Excel
  • Tracked and monitored project challenges
  • Anticipated and resolved project problems
  • Initiated project procurement requirements, acquisition and selection, maintenance and closings
  • Developed, executed and monitored project deliverables
  • Organized, coordinated, and prioritized a variety of individual and team-based activities and customer operations projects, and worked independently or as part of a team as the situation may have dictated
  • Developed production control plans and programs for difficult and complex products
  • Used qualitative and quantitative methods for the assessment and improvement of program effectiveness
  • None of the above
17 Which of the following describes your ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing in order to: convey ideas and concepts; explain rationale; persuade and negotiate outcomes; and provide recommendations with management officials at all levels? Answer to this question is required
  • I have conducted meetings with key stakeholders to gather and document business requirements.
  • I have conducted interviews and working sessions with key stakeholders to obtain information on business functions and procedures.
  • I have made oral presentations of analyses, findings, and recommendations to key stakeholders.
  • I have not performed any of the above tasks.
18 Choose the type(s) of written products you have produced as a regular part of a job. Answer to this question is required
  • Issue/position papers or summary reports on organizational data that included analysis and recommendations
  • Policy statements and guidance
  • Communication plans
  • Guidelines or procedural instructions for implementing new initiatives or systems
  • Training and development modules/curricula, including facilitator and participant guides
  • Presentation or briefing materials
  • Organizational assessments
  • None of the above
19 Choose the statement(s) that best describe your experience with preparing written documents. Answer to this question is required
  • I have prepared and presented business cases and analyses to management officials and program personnel at all levels within an organization on potential business opportunities in a technical advisory capacity.
  • I consistently choose the most effective and meaningful form to express ideas and information, using bullet points, tables, or other tools to organize and present detailed or complex information.
  • I have prepared written material to be distributed to management officials and program personnel by other electronic methods within an organization to describe policies, procedures, and status of projects.
  • I have prepared and presented process improvement and project plans to key stakeholders, and/or management officials at all levels within an organization in a technical advisory capacity.
  • I have prepared and presented briefings to diverse audiences.
  • I have not performed any of the above tasks.
20 Choose all examples that apply to your experience analyzing data and information when preparing written reports. Answer to this question is required
  • I have analyzed data or statistics to ensure validity, reliability, and absence of bias in written documents that I prepared.
  • I have been the primary author of briefings, articles, studies, or reports.
  • I have reviewed reports for accuracy, adherence to policy, organization of material, clarity or expression, and appropriateness for intended audiences.
  • I have composed explanations or justification decisions, conclusions, findings, or recommendations.
  • I have analyzed trends and other information to: (a) identify issues, problems, challenges, opportunities, and options and (b) formulate strategies and recommendations that I incorporated into written reports that I prepared.
  • None of the above.
21 Please specify where this experience is documented in your resume (employer's name and dates employed). Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
22 I have made formal or informal presentations in the following settings: Answer to this question is required
  • Before decision-making groups
  • To advisory groups
  • In international meetings
  • At public meetings
  • During focus groups
  • At professional meetings or conferences
  • During workshops
  • At training or orientation sessions
  • I do not have or do not meet any of the choices above
23 Indicate your level of experience in maintaining and promoting effective working relationships with managers, supervisors, co-workers or contractors. Answer to this question is required
  • I have established effective working relationships with managers, supervisors, co-workers or contractors.
  • I have led efforts to promote establishing effective working relationships with managers, supervisors, co-workers or contractors.
  • I have worked on teams to promote establishing effective working relationships with managers, supervisors, co-workers or contractors.
  • I have developed programs to promote establishing effective working relationships with managers, supervisors, co-workers or contractors.
  • I have not performed any of the above tasks.
24 Please specify where this experience is documented in your resume (employer's name and dates employed). Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
25 Please select all of the contracting actions that you have performed as a regular part of your job. Answer to this question is required
  • Perform advanced acquisition planning and strategy in accordance with FAR Part 7
  • Assemble, write, and issue solicitations
  • Respond to offerors` questions
  • Evaluate proposals
  • Conduct cost and price analysis
  • Conduct past performance evaluation of offerors
  • Perform source selection
  • Negotiate, Discussions, Clarifications
  • Award Contracts
  • Resolve Protests
  • Debrief unsuccessful offerors
  • Conduct post-award contract orientation for contractor and Contracting Officer Representative (COR)
  • Prepare recommendations on subcontract consent for work
  • Administer contracts in accordance with FAR Part 42
  • Provide Government Furnished Property in accordance with FAR Part 45
  • Exercise an option (term or quality) in accordance with FAR Part 17
  • Resolve claims
  • Close out contracts
  • Handle Confidential Business Information
  • Manage Conflict of Interest restrictions and determinations
  • Conduct oral presentations
  • Conduct market research on commodities and vendors
  • Analyze market trends on commodities
  • I do not have or do not meet any of the choices above
26 Please select all you have experience in accordance with laws and regulations with small business contracting programs. Answer to this question is required
  • Reviewing and analyzing program issues
  • Evaluating problems/challenges and implementing effective solutions
  • Developing and implementing new approaches to resolve problems/concerns
  • Creating sound business practices to overcome barriers
  • None of the above
27 Please choose one that best describes your level of procurement planning expertise. Answer to this question is required
  • I have worked with management to develop and implement a complete annual procurement project.
  • I have designed a procurement project that I can submit to my supervisor for review.
  • I have worked with other contracting professionals to develop and implement a complete procurement project.
  • I have projected and forecasted the needs of customers in order to develop a complete procurement project.
  • I have little or no direct budget experience or expertise.
28 Please specify where this experience is documented in your resume (employer's name and dates employed). Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required