• Logistics Specialist

    Posted Date 1 month ago(8/5/2019 9:54 AM)
    Job Location
    Required Clearance
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Hiring Company
    General Dynamics Mission Systems
  • Basic Qualifications

    Bachelor's degree in Logistics, Management or Engineering, a related specialized area or field is required (or equivalent experience) plus a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree.


    Department of Defense Secret security clearance is required at time of hire. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.

    Responsibilities for this Position

    General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a Logistics Specialist.  This position provides an opportunity to further advance the cutting-edge technology that supports some of our nation’s core defense/intelligence services and systems.  General Dynamics Mission Systems employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.


    Assists in project/program tasks related to specific ILS elements
    Provides ILS input to project/program plans and deliverables
    Defines, reviews and analyzes system requirements for enhancements/modifications for supportability
    Supports internal audits and/reviews for corrective action plans
    Supports other disciplines for program/project resolutions/enhancements
    Assists in the development of project/program plans and deliverables
    Performs duties and responsibilities as member or functional expert on process improvement teams and Integrated Product Teams (IPTs)
    Assists in the development of supplier requirements and Statements of Work
    Independently create major sections of ILS deliverables
    Internal and External customer/government
    Upper management levels
    Contract Management
    Integrated Product Teams (IPTs) and functional areas
    Accomplish Defense Acquisition University (DAU) courses and select GD internal engineering course
    Apply for International Society of Logistics Engineers (SOLE) credentials: SOLE Demonstrated Logistician (DL)
    Reports to an ILS Manager
    Individual contributor
    ILS Generalist - intermediate level professional
    Designs, develops and manages activities for a specific product or group of products from product definition and planning through production, release, and end of life
    May be required to travel

    Solid knowledge of Acquisition Logistics (a multi-functional technical management discipline associated with influencing design for supportability and planning the support infrastructure for a system by focusing on the integrated logistics support (ILS) elements and working with and across all IPTs)
    Solid knowledge of Integrated Logistics Support (ILS) Elements (supply support; maintenance planning; manpower and personnel; technical manuals; training and training equipment; support equipment; facilities; computer resources support; packaging, handling, storage and transportation (PHS&T); design interface; reliability, maintainability and availability (RM&A), how they interact and how they are applied across a program, their effect on a system, plus how a systems' design and changes affect the ILS elements
    Solid experience in one or more of the ILS elements
    Solid knowledge of military/commercial requirements/ specifications
    Solid knowledge of internal/external procedures and policies
    Conflict management skills
    Solid knowledge of the acquisition logistics process
    Ability to coordinate with other disciplines for program/project resolutions/enhancements
    Solid knowledge of various ILS software applications
    Developing professional expertise, applies company policies and procedures to resolve a variety of issues
    Works on problems of moderate scope where analysis of situations or data requires a review of a variety of factors


    Company Overview

    General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation.  With a global team of 13,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas.  Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency.  We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose.  You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded.  If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!


    General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce.  EOE/Disability/Veteran


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