Logistics Program Manager

The Logistics Manager shall be responsible for ensuring cost-effective, timely, and accurate logistics support including, among other things, spare provisioning, obsolescence management, maintenance management, data collections, data analytics, data dissemination, dashboard metrics, and other tools to ensure our clients fielded systems achieve the highest possible availability to support the various mission sets of our customers both CONUS and OCONUS.

These activities encompass the aspects of supportability engineering as they relate to Logistics, Provisioning, Technical Data Management, and Training & Training Support and include the interaction with the other Integrated Product Support domains such as Computer Resources, Design Interface, Facilities & Infrastructure, Maintenance Planning & Management, Manpower & Personnel, Packaging, Handling, Storage, & Transportation, Product Support Management, Supply Support, Support Equipment, and Sustaining Information.

The Manager of Logistics will carry out various duties as assigned by the Program Managers and Manager of Integrated Logistics Support.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and deliver logistics data, provisioning data, technical data, and technical publications, and support the development of training system materials.
  • Create, monitor, and report Performance Based Logistics Metrics.
  • Implement a failure reporting, analysis, and corrective action system (FRACAS) to support both CONUS and OCONUS deployed systems. Recommend and implement FRACAS software tools that provide a process for reporting, classifying, analyzing failures, and planning corrective actions in response to those failures. Ensure FRACUS outputs include Part Number, Part Name, OEM, Field MTBF, MTBR, MTTR, spares consumption, reliability growth, failure/incidents distribution by type, location, part no., serial no, symptom, etc.
  • Develop and implement a robust international distribution strategy (inbound material handling, warehousing, material presentation to manufacturing operations, packaging, shipping and storage of finished goods, transportation management, and planning) for international business
  • Manage a team of logisticians at sites across the globe by developing and implementing a robust International distribution strategy (inbound material handling, warehousing, material presentation to manufacturing operations, packaging, shipping and storage of finished goods, transportation management, and planning) for International Business.
  • Work with Engineering to analyze and resolve problems related to products or processes and determine associated root causes and failure analyses to assist in identifying and implementing corrective actions
  • Provisioning to Ensure All Sites Maintain Adequate Spares and Consumables to Support System Availability Requirements
  • Work with deployed sites to manage the calibration of support equipment
  • Supply Chain Management to include oversite of material and services purchasing in support of the logistics effort
  • Proactive (Predictive) Obsolescence Management
  • Coordinate to Ensure On-Time Package Handling, Storage and Transportation
  • Maintenance Planning and Management to Include Coordination of O-Level, I-Level as well as Field and Depot Level Repairs To Support System Availability Requirements
  • Management of Reset Activities Associated With Customer Provided Equipment
  • Manage and Coordinate Relationships Associated with Depot Public Private Partnership
  • Manage and Communicate System Safety and Health Hazards as required
  • Support Training Activities
  • Review of Technical Manuals
  • Assist with proposal activities
  • Prepare and analyze budget, overseeing the labor, material, ODC, and travel budgets for logistics efforts, including logistic labor and materials spending by companies’ subcontractors. Periodically review spending and resource management and adjust accordingly.
  • Perform cost estimates and EVMS Performance input
  • Influence Product Design for Supportability
  • Coordinate Logistics, Provisioning, Technical Publications, and Training System development efforts.
  • Work with Systems Engineering, Software Engineering, Hardware Engineering, and other related disciplines to gather and create documentation on complex electronic systems.
  • Support quality assurance efforts, assemble documentation for audits, and ensure that documentation is compliant with appropriate regulations.
  • Maintain documentation standards and keep abreast of current information by associating with professional individuals or societies or by reviewing professional publications, newsletters, e-mail, and internet sites.
  • Interpret military specifications and plan compliant deliverable materials
  • Mentor junior logistics personnel
  • Mil-Spec/S3000L Logistics Support Analysis data development, Mil-Spec/S2000M Provisioning data development, Mil-Spec/S1000D Technical Publications development. Level 4 IETMs experience a plus.
  • Technical illustration, graphics, and 3D animation development
  • ADDIE ISD familiarity. Mil-Spec Front End Analysis/Training System Requirements Analysis experience a plus
  • A firm understanding of military standard/handbook Whole Life Engineering (WLE) analysis protocol to include Mil-Std-1388 (ILS/LSA), Mil-Std-785 (Reliability), Mil-Std-470 (Maintainability), Mil-Std-882 (System Safety), and Mil-Std-1472 (Human Factors)
  • Ability to work well with all organizational levels and possess excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrated experience in the application of data from all WLE disciplines and formulated the appropriate supportability plan for both domestic and international customers
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Education requirement: Bachelor’s degree in Business, Logistics, or Engineering required, or equivalent amount of education and experience. Six Sigma Black Belt a plus

Experience requirement: A minimum of ten years of experience working experience in the discipline of logistics support for technically advanced systems and/or defense-related products management experience, with at least five years of management experience. Thorough knowledge of U.S. Govt. Department of Defense (DoD) Integrated Logistics Support specifications and standards. Proof of U.S. Citizenship Required and Active Secret Clearance.