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Logistics Engineer

 
Job Tracking ID:  85347-290700
Location:   Roseville, CA
Job Type:  Full-Time/Regular
Date Updated:  August 16, 2019
 
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Job Description:

Provides logistics and sustaining engineering support for aerial target systems.  Interfaces with Program Management and key customers with respect to Engineering Change Proposals, Depot Level Source of Repair, supply support, support equipment, test equipment, technical data, computer resources support, facilities, packaging, handling, storage, transportation, design interface, and training/training support.  Overall goal of the individual is to ensure the system is affordable (lowest life cycle cost), operable, supported, and sustained through proactive execution of assigned duties.  

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Logistics Engineer ALL

The duties and responsibilities listed below apply to all levels of Logistics Engineer.  Each higher level of Logistics Engineer has additional duties and responsibilities listed.

  1. Leads, evaluates and provides recommendations to Engineering Change Proposal (ECP) and  Engineering Change Notice (ECN) activities.  Insures CLS activities are properly considered and addressed.
  2. Develops and processes ECP documentation.
  3. Contributes to the implementation of ECNs
  4. Supports implementation of CLS activities for approved ECPs.
  5. Supports development / update of training material for new/existing platforms.
  6. Supports development / update of Technical Manuals / Technical Orders for new/existing platforms.
  7. Supports CLS Time and Material CLINs (e.g., out-of-warranty repair) as required.
  8. Participates in beyond economic repair evaluation of components.
  9. Generates program related correspondence and briefing material.
  10. Supports program reviews and meetings.
  11. Fosters ethical conduct, practices, and personal integrity throughout CEi to ensure CEis ability to attract and retain customers in a highly competitive environment.
  12. Travels to field operations locations to provide guidance and support as required.
  13. Travels to new customer locations to provide support as required.
  14. May support Contractor-Inventory Control Point (C-ICP), Contractor Supported Weapon System, and Department of Defense Air Logistics Center(s) item management functions. 

Logistics Engineer I 

  1. Works closely with engineering personnel during Engineering Change Request (ECR) process to develop Engineering Change Proposals.
  2. Gathers required data and analysis from applicable sources (subject matter experts, program history, etc.) to substantiate ECP and other logistics documentation or analysis as required.
  3. Assist manufacturing engineers in BER decision making.
  4. Performs screening of new design and replacement components using HAYSTACK and WEBFLIS.

Logistics Engineer II

            In addition to the Logistics Engineer level I duties:

  1. Performs supportability analysis tasks to include assembling, analyzing, writing and reviewing documentation used in the Life Cycle Support of the system design.
  2. Analyzes life-cycle maintenance and support requirements for all levels of maintenance.
  3. Reviews field support requirements, identifies shortfalls, and recommends solutions.
  4. Participates in provisioning analysis to support development of initial spares and follow-on spares quantity recommendations for new/existing platforms.
  5. Develops performance metrics and support efforts involving one or more of the following disciplines: Maintenance Tasks, Provisioning, Technical Documentation, Training and Supply Chain Management.
  6. Interfaces and facilitates cross-functional engineering teams to analyze and recommend supportability, maintainability, improvements  or recommended changes to maintenance doctrine.
  7. Reviews component specifications and identifies suitable alternate parts. 

Logistics Engineer III

In addition to Logistics Engineer level I and II duties:

 

  1. Provides recommendations to statements of work  and supports negotiations and implementation of Contractor Logistics Support (CLS) contracts.
  2. Evaluates hardware and software changes to identify the impact to life cycle and logistics support for a system.
  3. Provides recommendations to Engineering Change Proposal (ECP) activities to ensure that CLS activities are properly incorporated to include cost estimates and implementation planning. 

Other Job Functions

Regular outside contact – Customers and logistics support personnel as needed.  Travel required.

May be responsible for a portion of the program budget. 

Accurately charges time spent on jobs. 

Erroneous decisions or recommendations or failure to complete assignments may result in serious delays to assigned projects with considerable expenditure of time, human resources, and funds jeopardizing future business activity. 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY:  

None

 

Experience and Skills:

 

Each successive level of Logistics Engineer builds on the identified typical qualifications listed for previous level(s) Logistics Engineer.

Logistics Engineer I

  1. A.A. or B.S. Degree in Engineering, Manufacturing/Operations, required, and 2-4 years of related engineering experience, preferred.
  2. Ability to interface with a staff of cross-functional personnel.
  3. Demonstrated abilities to plan and prioritize work assignments.
  4. Interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with all levels of management and individual contributors.
  5. Proficient with MS Office and adept with database applications. 
  6. Ability to work well in a team, and to shine as an individual.
  7. Superior organization and communication skills are critical.
  8. Ability to travel with short notice.
  9. May be required to obtain and maintain a U.S. security clearance at the appropriate level (requires U.S. Citizenship). 
  10. Possess or able to obtain US Passport.
  11. Working knowledge of DoD maintenance levels and supply processes. 

Logistics Engineer II

  1. B.S. Degree in Engineering, Manufacturing/Operations, required, and 5-8 years of related engineering experience, preferred.
  2. Experience/knowledge/understanding of the  ILS planning elements

Logistics Engineer III

  1. B.S. Degree in Engineering, Manufacturing/Operations, required; Masters Degree preferred; and 8+ years of related logistics engineering experience preferred.
  2. Knowledge of the marketplace and customer needs, objectives, and expectations. 

Additional Desired Skills:

  1. Experience with government problem reporting systems.
  2. Previous experience in DOD Logistics Support Elements.
  3. Logistics support tools and Excel/Access databases.
  4. Equipment maintenance / repair process and procedures experience.
  5. Supply Chain and spare parts experience.
  6. MIL-PRF-49506, Logistics Management Information Specification knowledge.
  7. Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings.
  8. Experience in DoD Organizational or Intermediate Level maintenance or supply organizations.

WORK ENVIRONMENT / PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Physical Tasks

Light lifting and computer work.

Travel – domestic and international as required. 

Working Conditions

May work extended hours or weekends.

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Additional Information:
 
Job Level:   Mid Career (2+ years)
Number of Openings:   1
Years of Experience:  
Level of Education:   BA/BS
Starting Date :   ASAP