Job Summary

Logistics Development Specialist

  • Location:
    San Diego, California
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  • Category:
    Content/Document Management
  • Contract Type:
    Contract/Temp to Hire

 This position is responsible for participating in the planning and administration of integrated logistics strategies, processes, and tools.
Job Duties:

  • Following standard policies and procedures, contributes to the support of customer requirements and objectives to ensure projects are achieved within budget and on schedule.
  • Participates in continuous improvement of standard logistics processes, such as the iterative process of supportability analysis to influence system design and development in the areas of maintenance, troubleshooting, personnel, training, technical manuals, facilities, support equipment, operation, and disposal/recycling.
  • Also supports logistics planning and database development processes, product support and replenishment system, product support data interchange systems, demand management and related functions.
  • May participate in building relationships with customers through logistics initiatives, integrating learning from customers, competitors, other industries, industry groups, and professional training to continuously improve competitive position.
  • Participates in planning logistics strategies, and establishing standard logistics processes and tools.
  • Coordinates logistics activities for selected projects to develop and implement solutions that account for tradeoffs in component/system design, repair capability, training, demand history, statistical distributions and queuing theory.
  • Contributes to the development of logistics analysis products and documents.
  • Performs research, evaluation, and analysis to assist with the development of complete integrated logistics support programs.
  • Compiles and evaluates test data to assist in determining appropriate limits and variables for process or material specifications.
  • Participates in projects involving definition and selection of new concepts, and approaches in the processing or development of new or improved processes to improve life cycle support costs.
  • Identifies logistics issues and participates in developing solutions to a variety of moderately complex logistics problems while referring to standard policies, procedures and practices to optimize costs and system performance requirements.
  • May participate in progress planning and review sessions to discuss costs, schedule, and technical performance.
  • May contribute to contract negotiations and contract modifications.
  • Responsible for observing all laws, regulations and other applicable obligations wherever and whenever business is conducted on behalf of the Company.
  • Expected to work in a safe manner in accordance with established operating procedures and practices.
  • Other duties as assigned or required.

•Essential Qualifications Typically requires a bachelor's degree and three or more years of progressive logistics management experience. Equivalent applicable experience may be substituted in lieu of education.
•Must demonstrate a general understanding and application of logistics management concepts and principles and have proven skills such as organizing, scheduling, and coordinating work assignments to meet project milestones or established completion dates.
•Must possess the ability to contribute to the development of new processes and resolve non-routine technical matters.
•Must be customer focused and possess the ability to identify issues, analyze and interpret data and develop solutions to a variety of problems including Logistics Management Information (LMI), reliability and maintainability, and life-cycle support activities;
•Good analytical, verbal and written communication skills to accurately document, report, and present findings;
•Good interpersonal skills and excellent computer skills.
•The ability to work independently or in a team environment is essential as is the ability to work extended hours and travel as required.
Desired Qualifications:
•Experience with I or O level maintenance on Aircraft or Helicopters
•Experience with databases to include SLICWave or Eagle

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