The Leidos Defense Group is currently seeking candidates for a Logistician to work supporting an Army program. This opportunity will provide support to a critical and exciting capability that has significant growth potential. The selected candidate(s) will provide support in Kuwait City, Kuwait.
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.
- Provides acquisition logistic support including sustainability, reliability, maintainability, and availability of the system's components.
- Provides support to the logistics function preparing logistics documentation to establish the range and depth of spares, tools, test equipment and related manuals to be deployed and stocked.
- Determines maintenance and repair materials and standards required for deployment.
- Develops requisitions for and manages records of equipment, components, repair parts and related manuals; tracks logistics materials and parts for proper allocation of storage facilities; reviews configuration changes to evaluate impact on logistics deployment; documents equipment, component and parts conditions; and identifies logistic support documentation to be included such as drawings, technical manuals, and maintenance requirement cards to support lifecycle of product.
- Works on logistics and maintainability programs on issues such as technical evaluation and identification of systems logistics requirements and resources.
- Analyzes, organizes, plans and administers various phases of day-to-day provisioning, spares, or maintenance/repair activities for one or more programs.
- Reviews contractual documents, technical data, customer usage data, customer maintenance practices, customer operation characteristics, and related reports for assigned contracts to determine spares provisioning or maintenance/repair requirements. Identifies, prioritizes, and assesses key logistics assets and infrastructures.
- Conducts distribution and network studies, monitors inventory and analyzes requirements in order to develop strategies to achieve desired delivery times.
- Requires knowledge of the Federal Supply System as well as automated and manual supply systems and equipment serviceability standards and criteria.
- 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.
- Works 12 hours per day, seven days per week, for 84 hours per week.
- Bachelor's degree with 8 years of experience or 12 years of experience in lieu of degree.
- 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 Developing Logistics Plans and Procedures, and Developing Logistics Management Plans and Guidelines.
- ACTIVE DOD SECRET CLEARANCE
- 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.
- Experience with biometrics systems and materials.
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:Secret
Travel:Yes, 25% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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