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Senior Logistics Support Manager

Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD
Company Overview
The Lockwood Group is a Global Professional Services Provider established with a purpose to deliver Mission Readiness service and solution to the Department of Defense and Federal Government. Our culture is built upon a Mission Readiness vision and our six core values. We believe in customer centric service delivery with intent to uncover, understand, and solve the underlying problems of the true end customers for our services – the military (the soldier, airman, seaman and Marine) and federal service professionals.

Position Summary
The Lockwood Group has an opening for a Senior Logistics Support Manager to support our Army customer at Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • The candidate serves as an expert logistics management specialist concerned with directing, developing, and performing logistics management operations that involve planning, coordinating, and evaluating the execution of Integrated Product Support (IPS) for major complex weapon systems that encompass new and emerging technologies. The candidate applies mastery knowledge of the concepts, principles and practices of IPS functions to the extent that the employee is responsible for most or all of the logistics elements (i.e. maintenance planning: manpower and personnel; supply support: support and test equipment; training and training devices; technical data; computer resources support; and packaging, handling, storage, transportation, and facilities) for one or more acquisition programs.
  • Assists in the development and execution of product support strategies and product support packages that involves planning, coordinating, and evaluating the execution of Integrated Product Support (IPS) for acquisition programs that includes both hardware and software.
  • Providing ILS/production support on acquisition logistics management activities to include development of acquisition logistics documentation, and evaluating the regulatory requirements to develop, field, and transition equipment/software.
Some related documentation and activities include the following:
  • Life Cycle Sustainment Plans (LCSPs)
  • DEMIL and Disposal Plans
  • Item Unique Identification (IUID) Plans
  • Materiel Fielding Plan (MFP)
  • Core Depot Assessments (CDAs)
  • Analysis of Product Support Alternatives (APSAs)
  • Diminishing Manufacturing Sources and Material Shortages (DMSMS) Plans
  • Failure Reporting, Analysis, and Corrective Action System (FRACAS)
  • Material Release/Type Classification Packages
  • Basis of Issue Plan Feeder Data (BOIPFD)
  • Technical Manuals/Training Support packages
  • Logistics Demonstrations
Coordinates extensively with representatives of other commands, DOD components, and contractors to include HQDA, TRADOC, CECOM, PEO C3T and the prime contractors for the program weapon system. 
  • Able to lead and execute complex tasks and special studies as required and resolve issues involving development and delivery of logistics products.
  • Responsible for the coordination, preparation, evaluation and review of IPS management and planning documents assuring that tailoring, streamlining, and acquisition reform are considered and applied.
  • Develops documents used for preparation of basic life cycle funding and budgeting to support the acquisition of the system/equipment. 
  • Establishes or ensures the establishment of IPS requirements for acquisition documents and contracts. 
  • Monitors the status and quality of IPS development services and products.
  • Evaluates progress in attaining IPS objectives. 
  • Serves within an IPS management teams. 
  • Recommends new logistics support concepts.
  • Manages the processes of planning, directing, managing, monitoring, and evaluating and correcting deficiencies in ILS throughout the research, development and acquisition process. 
  • Support includes the management and interface with logistics element managers, contract support services, training facilities, Integrated Logistics Support Management organizations and other service users at contractor facilities and government activities. 
  • Develops, interprets, and/or applies a wide range of DOD, Army and PEO acquisition and logistics policies, directives, and precedents. 
  • The candidate must able to direct, develop, and perform logistics management operations that involve planning, coordinating, or evaluating the logistics actions required to support the specific mission, weapon system, or other designated program. The work involves (a) identifying the specific requirements for money, manpower, material, facilities and services needed to support the program and (b) correlating those requirements with program plans to assure that the needed support is provided at the right time and place.  The work is performed through coordination with technical specialists in each function on specific requirements and capabilities, lead times, costs, and other matters affecting logistics planning.  Enough understanding of the functional fields is required to accurately understand and analyze the logistics management implications of the information obtained to be able to plan, manage and execute logistics objectives for the program.
  • Must have a High School Diploma or equivalent with 10+ years’ experience of integrated logistics support experience, either in a US Army or other service program office for C4ISR or related weapon systems (ACAT 1 thru 3) with 5+ years’ demonstrated expertise in writing and/or coordinating the development acquisition related logistics documentation.
  • Must be a US Citizen.
  • Must have effective written and verbal communications.
  • Position requires 25% travel.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a government Secret Clearance.

Lockwood Credo and Core Values

The Lockwood mission is to create an organization focused on service.  We serve – each other, the soldier, our customers, our employees, our partners, our vendors, our community – service is at the center of our Core Values and Culture.
Our customers come first.  Being responsive, professional and reliable is why we are hired.  We aim to deliver on all promises exceeding customer expectations and making certain all business decisions are made with the customer in mind.

Our employees, are the face of our service.  They are at the front lines working with our customers daily and its Lockwood’s duty to serve our employees. This means designing a culture centered around core values that inspire, retain and grow the best talent.

Our partners are fuel for our engine.  Our great vendors, consultants and teaming partners combine to fuel Lockwood ensuring we successfully deliver always.  We consider our partners as one team working alongside. 

Service to the community is important to us.  We seek to volunteer, engage and support our communities through investment of time and resources.

This service mindset is what inspired company founders to embark on the journey to deliver on the promise to Lead the Way to Mission Readiness for all people we serve.

The following 6 Core Values are the foundation by which we serve:
  • Ethics and Integrity
  • Customer Commitment 
  • Team and Family Environment
  • Patriotism
  • Leadership
  • Positivity
If these Core Values resonate with you, we would love to have you join our team! 

The Lockwood Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. The Lockwood Group will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant laws.

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