Integrated Logistics Support Manager (ILS Manager)

Location: Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD
Date Posted: 03-14-2018
The Lockwood Group (www.thelockwoodgroupllc.com), headquartered on Aberdeen Proving Ground, is a C4ISR Engineering, Integrated Logistics and Training Services Provider modernizing, sustaining and fielding C4ISR systems in support of the Warfighter.  We are a family owned Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business co-led by West Point graduate James T Lockwood and his son James F Lockwood.

Overview
The Lockwood Group is currently seeking an Integrated Logistics Support Manager to support a major C4ISR program on Aberdeen Proving Ground.

Job Description
This position is responsible for managing the planning and administration of integrated logistics support strategies and processes:
  • Ensuring that customer support requirements and objectives are achieved within budgets and schedules to meet marketing, contracts, and financial objectives.
  • Ensuring superior execution and continuous improvement of standard logistics support processes, supportability and long term sustainment strategies.
  • Building relationships with strategic customers through logistic initiatives.
  • Integrates learning from customers, competitors, other industries, industry groups, and professional training to continuously improve competitive position.
  • Typically accomplishes objectives through subordinate management and/or professional staff.
  • May be responsible for decisions that have an extended and significant impact on outcomes across the company. 
  • Integrate all facets of Integrated Logistics Support in execution of all duties.
 
Job Responsibilities
  • Manage the planning of logistics support strategies, and establish standard logistics processes and tools.
  • Manage all contract logistics activities for compliance with standard processes and contract requirements.
  • Manage the coordination of logistics activities for selected projects, including logistics planning, training, technical manuals and provisioning.
  • Identify logistics support issues and provide leadership in developing innovative logistics solutions for our customers.
  • Act as the primary contact for logistics support activities and lead progress planning and review sessions to discuss costs, schedule, and technical performance.
  • Manage the development and implementation of annual and long-term technical, schedule, quality, business, and financial objectives for logistic support activities and participate in the development of overall unit/Division/Group annual and long-term objectives.
  • Maintain the strict confidentiality of sensitive information.
  • Responsible for ensuring all laws, regulations and other applicable obligations are observed wherever and whenever business is conducted on behalf of the Company.
  • Responsible for ensuring work is accomplished in a safe manner in accordance with established operating procedures and practices.
  • Conduct technical meetings, briefings and teleconferences with various government and industry experts in all matters related to ILS and program support.
  • Additional duties as assigned or required.
     
Job Qualifications
  • Typically requires a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Engineering, or a related discipline and thirteen or more years of progressively complex integrated logistics support experience in a manufacturing environment with at least seven of those years managing logistics support processes. Additional equivalent experience may be substituted in lieu of education.
  • Possess working knowledge of AR 700-127, AR700-142, AR 700-10 and various Mil Standards for Technical Manuals, Provisioning and Training.
  • Must have a thorough understanding of the principles, concepts, and practices of logistics management and experience demonstrating a broad application of those practices and standards.
  • Must have comprehensive project management and leadership skills, including organizing, planning, scheduling, and coordinating workloads to meet established deadlines or milestones.
  • Must possess the ability to resolve unusually complex management and technical problems and serve as spokesperson on logistic support issues.
  • Expertise in military logistics, supply and sustainment support for an Army in garrison and in a deployed mode.
  • Strong communication, leadership, presentation, and interpersonal skills are required.
  • Customer focused, must be able to work on a self-initiated basis and in a team environment, and able to work extended hours and travel as required.
  • DOD Secret clearance required
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