Job Vacancy Logistics Engineering Support Specialist Logistics Management Institute
Job title: Logistics Engineering Support Specialist
Company: Logistics Management Institute
Job description: Overview
LMI is seeking an experienced Logistics Engineering Support Specialist to support our DoD customer with the advanced development, fielding, maintenance and sustainment of military medical equipment. This hybrid position (partial onsite, partial remote work) supports our client at Fort Detrick, MD and our LMI office is within 10 miles of Fort Detrick.
LMI is a private government consulting firm, dedicated exclusively to advancing the management of the government. Founded in 1961, we deliver the best value for the government dollar as all revenues are directed to our mission of advancing government rather than to delivering shareholder value. We operate completely free of political and commercial bias, and we are entirely aligned with the goals of our clients. Our clients value our Specialized services in logistics, intelligence, homeland security, healthcare, and energy and environment markets. We believe government can make a difference, and we seek talented, hardworking people who share that conviction.
LMI offers a generous compensation package with excellent benefits that start the first day of employment. Business casual dress, flex time, and tuition reimbursement are a few of our many work-life benefits available to our employees.
USAMMDA is the largest Department of Defense’s (DoD) medical materiel development activity designed to protect and preserve the lives of Warfighters. USAMMDA develops, modernizes, procures, and fields new drugs, vaccines, medical devices and support equipment that enhances readiness, ensuring the provision of the highest quality medical care to the DoD and maximizing survival of medical casualties on the battlefield.
Life Cycle Logistics Support
- The Contractor will work in concert with the PjM and Project and Product Management Teams, including Life Cycle Logistics Management Specialists to provide Integrated Product Support (IPS) to IPTs for multiple products and coordinate with a large network of matrixed organizations within the DoD, US Army, and other Federal agencies to ensure effective, efficient, and timely completion of the USAMMDA medical product development mission.
- The Contractor will apply life cycle logistics management concepts and methodology to assigned projects and demonstrate a thorough working knowledge of IPS, DoD requirements determination, program planning, budget and execution, wholesale supply system, cataloging, and contract administration/ procurement.
- The Contractor may even be required to manage the lifecycle sustainment of assigned Army assemblages and associated equipment. The Contractor will have knowledge of such related and ancillary disciplines and specialties as testing, standardization, reliability and maintainability, safety, and configuration management.
- The Contractor will conduct IPS element evaluations on supported tech base and product development efforts, to include production and transition to sustainment, of medical and non-medical products in the USAMMDA portfolio to ensure products will be sustainable once fielded.
- The Contractor will be extremely knowledgeable on IPS elements, as defined by AR 700-127, Integrated Product Support, and intent of the process; then tailor the actions to best fit the managed product. The IPS elements include Product Support Management, Design Interface, Sustaining Engineering, Maintenance Planning & Management, Manpower and Personnel, Supply Support, Support Equipment, Technical Data, Training and Training Support, Computer Resource Support, Facilities and Infrastructure, and Packaging, Handling, Storage, and Transportation (PHST). The Contractor will provide written technical opinions to guide the decision-making process of the IPT and WG.
- The Contractor will possess an understanding of the Army and DoD field medical force structure and will coordinate with multiple organizations and points of contact as required to ensure thorough and accurate communication at all times.
- The Contractor will coordinate with the USAMRDC, other DoD activities, the manufacturer, the receiving unit, and other interested parties in the fielding of assigned systems, including the procurement mechanism and coordination with the DLA and the Life Cycle Management Command (LCMC).
- The Contractor will coordinate with other directorates and outside agencies to formally transition items through the lifecycle, i.e., coding, testing, acquisition, vendor management, formal documentation across DoD programs
- The Contractor will develop, coordinate, maintain, and update supportability documents, such as Lifecycle Sustainment Plans. The Contractor will provide management and coordination for the maintenance and sustainment support to the DoD users, manufacturer, and the Services logistic points of contact.
- The Contractor will prepare and update required management and acquisition documentation for programmatic briefings and reviews, such as the Type Classification Document and LCSPs for appropriate products in the portfolio.
- The Contractor will perform multiple logistics actions to support the acceptance of medical materiel, chemical and biological materiel, and medical support materiel into the Army, Navy, and Air Force wholesale system to include requesting for a NSN, and when needed, working with the Product Support Manager on type classification and a new LIN, and assisting in the preparation of the TOE Basis of Issue Plan, and Feeder Data.
- The Contractor will be able to access, research and analyze the TDA and the TOE and provide guidance on investment decisions in support of force structure, using the following databases: Force Management System Web Site (FMSWEB), Logistics Information Warehouse (LIW), Medical Materiel Information Portal (MMIP), Army Equipping Enterprise System (AE2S), Logistics Modernization Program (LMP), Defense Property Accountability System (DPAS), Theater Enterprise Wide Logistics System (TEWLS), Global Combat Support System-Army (GCCS-Army), GFEBS, and Cloud Equipping (cQuiP) program.
- The Contractor will lead Logistic Working Integrated Product Teams (WIPTs), responsible for organizing meetings, preparing agendas, documenting meeting minutes, executive summaries, and action items, etc.
- The Contractor will provide technical input, build slides, and draft documents to support acquisition presentations and documentation in support of major milestones, program reviews, prepare contract documentation to include but not limited to market research, acquisition strategy, performance work statement, purchase request, justification & approval or other program presentations. Manage and update the Medical Evacuation (MEDEVAC) Mission Equipment Set Dashboard to maintain the current MEDEVAC readiness status.
Supply Management Support
- The Contractor will identify the equipment technical parameters, describing functionality including illustrations, photos, diagrams, etc. for the equipment and associated components as appropriate for applicable agency publications (handbooks, startup and resupply lists, equipment sustainment plans, supply bulletins, presentations, brochures, etc.)
- The Contractor will identify and capture discrepancies between Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) and agency publications and provide to engineers and other SMEs for guidance on corrective actions. Review for accuracy and clarity existing equipment items NSNs, photos, diagrams, illustrations for equipment, consumables, accessories, parts and other descriptive and catalog data.
- The Contractor will participate in various discussions involving new or replacement medical equipment to ensure proper parallel planning and sharing of information for timely development, review, and publication of medical equipment configuration and unit assemblage and SKO documents.
- The Contractor will interface with Government representatives, as required, for the length of projects.
- The Contractor will participate in the production of start-up lists and parts catalogs, and related spare parts documents, to ensure that assigned tasks are performed in compliance with military specifications and/or commercial requirements.
- The Contractor will collect and compile data used in start-up lists and parts catalogs, as required, along with applying proper DLA life cycle and phrase codes.
- The Contractor will obtain information from engineering drawings, builds of material, Engineering Change Notices, Engineering Change proposals, Engineering Orders, vendors, and other available sources.
- The Contractor will compile vendor code lists.
- The Contractor will possess basic understanding of provisioning specifications (i.e. FAR, Financial Management Regulation (FMR) and the DLA’s rules and regulations).
Education: Bachelor`s Degree
Experience: Minimum 10+ years of relevant work experience in the areas listed above
Required: Ability to obtain NACI (background investigation)
Desired: Seven (7) years of experience with medical product development, DoD T&E requirements, and regulatory approval processes
Location: Frederick, MD
Job date: Sat, 22 Jul 2023 03:42:39 GMT
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