Logistics Manager, Senior in Bedford, MA at DCS

Date Posted: 7/6/2024

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The applicant shall provide support that will perform logistics management operations that involve planning, coordinating, or evaluating the logistical actions required to support a specified mission, weapons system, sustainment or other designated program.

Essential Job Functions:

Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Identify the specific requirements for money, manpower, materiel, facilities, and services needed to support the program; and correlating those requirements with program plans to assure that the needed support is provided at the right time and place.
  • Collaborate with material support managers and product support manager to maintain comprehensive support plans (including sister service and coalition service coordination).
  • Participate in the development of maintenance and life cycle logistics plans to ensure smooth product transition to air logistics complex centers.
  • Develop and executes logistics and sustainment plans.
  • Identify and help mitigate sustainment problem areas, specifically on CDA.
  • Coordinate and evaluate the efforts of functional specialists to identify specific requirements and to develop and adjust plans and schedules for the actions needed to meet each requirement on time.
  • Perform clerical/administrative/office operations support.
  • Provide logistics analytical support for key logistics metrics, including but not limited to supply, reliability, maintainability, and provide them in key logistics reviews.
  • Assist with planning, evaluation and implementation of program acquisition and sustainment strategies to meet DoD 5000.2 guidance.
  • Develop program management documentation to support all phases of the acquisition and sustainment life cycle.
  • Develop briefings to support acquisition decision milestones and sustainment planning efforts.
  • Develop Business Case Analyses IAW AFI 65-509, Business Case Analysis, and AFMAN 65-510, Business Case Analysis Procedures (or tailored to meet specific PM need), Trade Studies, any/all DoD 5000.02 acquisition milestone documents and briefings (including 2366a/b certification), program assessments, AoA Study Guidance, Study Plans and Reports, programmatic IMS, Market Research Reports, ESIS, ASP briefings, and other acquisition program management studies and analysis as required.
  • Provide expert logistics inputs to Request for Proposal (RFPs) including systems specs, Electronic Warfare Systems (SRDs), Statement of Work (SOWs), and Contract Data Requirements List (CDRLs), and other RFP products.
  • Assist with development of program office estimates, financial and research reports, and other financial management studies, analysis, and reports as required.
  • Develop logistics planning documents to include, but not limited to, Life Cycle Sustainment Plans (LCSPs), weapon system delivery and deployment plans (integrated and optimized across Developmental System Manager (DSM) production and delivery schedules and System Program Manager (SPM)/Depot induction/modification plans and schedules), Integrated Logistics Support Plans (ILSPs), Product Support Business Case Analyses, Depot Source of Repair (DSOR)/ Source of Repair Assignment (SORA) packages, and Diminishing Manufacturing Sources plans, including research and identification of alternative components where required; employ supply chain, program dashboards and other state of art data analysis to ensure necessary level of asset visibility; provide other logistics studies, analyses, and reports as required.
  • Support development of system technical trade studies and other documentation for integration, upgrade, and modification efforts; aircraft integration may be included.
  • Provide independent analysis of system readiness for production and risk management purposes.
  • Support other engineering studies, analyses, and other engineering studies, analyses, and reports as required.
  • Support Test and Evaluation (T&E) Strategies (TES); Integrated Test Team (ITT) Charters; TEMPs; and other unique T&E products as needed. Provide other T&E studies, analysis, and reports as required.
  • Assist with Capability Based Assessments (CBAs), Initial Capability Documents (ICDs), Capability Development Documents (CDDs), and Capability Production Documents (CPDs), along with associated risk assessments, briefings and coordination/staffing documentation.
  • Maintain Requirements Traceability, and develop required reports and analyses, to facilitate updates to existing CDDs, and CPDs as required by senior government decision makers.
  • Employ CBA data visualization and editing tools to aid in the efficiency of gap analysis in CBA development, generating Joint Capabilities Integration and Development Systems (JCIDS) products, and provide a persistent data model that will reduce the need to re-create data across multiple program documents, and will feed requirements documentation, allocation, and tracking tools such as Dynamic Object Oriented Requirements System (DOORS). Such tools will enable near-real-time, integrated response to MAJCOM changes and inputs. Provide other JCIDS and requirements related studies, analysis, and reports as required.
  • Support development of Net-Ready Key Performance Parameter (NR-KPP) documentation, Information Support Plans (ISPs), Information Assurance Support plans (IASPs), Program Protection Plans (PPPs), and any/all related DoD Architecture Framework 2.2 (or later) architecture views.
  • Assist with development of initial planning products, reports, briefings, analyses assessing status, maturity and applicability to fielded Range Systems. Applicability assessments shall be performed using warfighter Concept of Operations (CONOPS) and training requirements defining potential combat training range needs.
  • Develop draft CONOPS and technology assessments to facilitate warfighter consideration of future capabilities.
  • Develop and deliver reports integrating technology assessments with warfighter CONOPS, identifying potential acquisition program opportunities, parameters and nominal schedules for use in planning, programming and budgeting activities.
  • Assist with other developmental planning studies, analysis, and reports as required.
  • Assist the Government in performing source selection tasks, to include but not limited to, recommending evaluation areas, factors, sub-factors, elements and criteria; developing and administering source selection documentation; develop and analyze acquisition strategies; draft, review and finalize reports, summaries, memorandums and briefings necessary to the source selection process.

Required Skills:

Due to the sensitivity of customer related requirements, U.S. Citizenship is required.

A High School Diploma plus 20 years of experience, an Associate plus 14 years or a Bachelor's degree plus 12 years of experience. 

An adjudicated DoD Secret Security clearance on the First Day of employment.

Experience in integrating the separate functions in planning, implementing or executing a logistics management program.

Experience with the acquisition lifecycle and product support planning during each phase or milestone.

Experience with defense acquisition management processes in accordance with the DoD 5000 series instructions.

Experience with the DoD integrated product support element structure.

Familiarity with the Product Support Business Case Analysis (PS-BCA), Life Cycle Sustainment Plan (LCSP), and Logistics Health Assessment (LHA) processes.

Knowledge of the DoD Product Support Manager Guidebook.

Knowledge of agency program planning, funding, and management information systems.

Broad knowledge of the organization and functions of activities involved in providing logistical support.

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