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Logistics Project Manager
Ref No.: 18-02352
Location: Sterling Heights, Michigan
Integrated Logistics Support (ILS) project managers are responsible to ensure the technical integrity of their products and services, have decision making authority over project execution, ensure understanding of internal customer/program requirements by functional team members, develop product roadmaps to ensure responsiveness to customer requirements, advocate supportability & maintainability improvements, lead product deep dives, and manage all logistics deliverables that exceed customer expectations.
Additional responsibilities include:
  • Negotiate Logistics Scope and Budget with ILS functional leads and internal customers
  • Ensure compliance with program direction and ILS strategy
  • Support estimating (bids and proposals), project planning and prioritization, budgeting, forecasting, scheduling and execution of all ILS elements
  • Be the face of ILS/Logistics Engineering (LE) to internal/external Log customers
  • Lead the ILS project team
  • Communicate and interact with internal and external customers – provide organizational communication regarding ILS programs both vertical and horizontal
  • Represent GDLS during program level meetings, engineering milestone reviews and other significant events
  • Support company initiatives such as Request for Proposals (RFPs), Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) and Lean Six Sigma (LSS) initiatives
  • Plan and coordinate proposal estimates to ensure competitive bids are consistent with requirements, assumptions, and price targets
  • Monitor project performance for resources, processes, Client, technical performance, schedule, and budget
  • Establish and maintain the Integrated Logistic Support Plan (ILSP) for each program as required
  • Be the subcontractor interface for SCM, ILS Functional Organizations and Suppliers when applicable
  • Lead LE issues resolution and manage ILS program risk
  • Establish and Lead ILS/ILM Integrated Product Team (IPT) and working groups as defined by Contract and manage all IPT responsibilities associated with that role
  • Write Material Requisitions (MR) and manage movement of test spares
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business required. Master’s degree or PMP certification prefered. Other degrees will be considered with relevant experience.
  • Demonstrated solid skills in one or more Logistics Engineering disciplines
  • Experience working with relational databases
  • Ability to read & interpret program financial data as it relates to Client performance and demand forecasting
  • Familiar with assessing and responding to Field Problem Reports (FPRs) and Test Incident Reports (TIRs)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to decompose complex issues
  • Experience in military programs
  • Experience in a team-oriented environment
  • Strong decision making skills
  • Working knowledge of Army Logistics and Vehicle Platforms

This assignment is a US Government Contract which requires all applicants to be US Citizens.

No third-party applicants will be considered. If you are a third party contracting company, please do not respond to this position.