Leidos has a current job opening for a Field Support Logistician in the Afghanistan theater supporting a biometrics contract. The Logistician ensures that equipment, products and systems are received, recorded, packed, distributed, tracked and disposed of according to proper government regulations and procedures. Maintains awareness of best industry practices emerging new technologies, methods, and processes. Advises non-logistics managers of best technologies, methods and processes for the effective and efficient logistical management of property assigned to the various parts of the program. Ensures that government furnished equipment (GFE) and/or materials temporarily under the control of contractors are accounted for at all times. Performs physical inventories of all government furnished equipment. Coordinates shipping/receiving of equipment with CONUS and OCONUS managers. Coordinates the shipping and return of broken-down GFE covered under manufacturer warranty or other repair commitment to and from repair / replacement locations. Maintains ability to generate reports on status of equipment to include location, repair status, shipping schedule, distribution, disposition, and other logistical-related functions. Investigates best courses of action for the resolution of logistical problems, and advises these both verbally and in writing to program managers when called upon to do so. Provides advice and training where necessary to other program staff on logistical or property management responsibilities.
• Responsible for daily logistical tasks, in coordination with the theater leadership.
• Forecasts and validates new and replacement equipment needs and logistical requirements
• Coordinates with designated logistical support providers (e.g., Tobyhanna Army Depot [TYAD]).
• Prepares logistical reports, metrics, briefings, emails, and memorandums.
• Interfaces with military and civilian support agencies, coordinates for military, commercial, and United States Postal Service (USPS) shipping, and prepares and manage local and deployed property accountability systems.
• Works with the contractor and government personnel to return damaged equipment back to the designated logistical support provider for repair, replacement, or both.
* For the Afghanistan is 12 hours per day, seven days per week, for 84 hours per week.
- Requires a BA degree or equivalent experience and a minimum of 2 years prior relevant experience.
- Must possess minimum of an adjudicated DoD Secret DoD clearance in order to be considered for employment.
- Current Professional Logistics Certification - i.e., Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) certified in Lifecycle [Acquisition] Logistics Level 1, or have equivalent logistics training (resume to specify all equivalent training), or possess an additional two (2) years working in direct support of defense life-cycle logistics.
- 2 years of experience in defense life-cycle (acquisition) logistics support (or 4 years if not DAWIA Level 1 certified) of electronic systems, to include: logistics management, principles, practices, and processes.
- Demonstrated skills, to include: Analyzing Engineering/Systems Management Data, Developing Logistics Plans and Procedures, and Developing Logistics Management Plans and Guidelines.
- The candidate must be able to formally present materials in understandable and intelligible formats; in both verbal and written arrangements.
- The candidate must be fully proficient in the use of PCs and all programs included in the Microsoft Office application suite.
- Military and/or national intelligence background with a clear understanding of the military structure, mission and responsibilities.
- Prior experience in Afghanistan, Iraq or similar surroundings a plus.
- Knowledge of Global Combat Support System- Army (GCSS-Army).