Logistics Management Institute

Logistics Analyst

US-IL-Scott AFB
1 week ago
Job ID
2017-1530
# of Openings
1
Category
Logistics

Overview

This position is on the staff of a not-for-profit, government management consulting organization headquartered in Tysons, Virginia. The Logistics Analyst will assess and analyze the deployment and distribution capabilities of the Department of Defense (DOD) – particularly U.S. Army forces. This mid-career level position is located at Scott Air Force Base, IL and supports the United States Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM) and the Military Surface Deployment Command Transportation Engineering Agency (SDDCTEA). It requires a DOD Secret clearance.

Responsibilities

The Logistics Analyst will analyze the deployment and distribution capabilities of Army forces from origin to destination. The Logistics Analyst will conduct research, perform modeling, manage data, integrate results, and prepare client products. Duties and responsibilities include:

 

  • Perform quantitative and qualitative analysis of deployment and distribution capabilities using spreadsheet tools and transportation models (specifically AMP and JFAST modeling tools).
  • Think strategically – understand and articulate Army organizations and their movement requirements inside the vast global distribution network and the Joint Deployment and Distribution Enterprise.
  • Identify, access, and manipulate data from various sources (including TPFDDs).
  • Conduct research on mobility and Army concepts, practices, policies, procedures, and initiatives to represent realistic activities in modeling and simulation.
  • Consult Defense Planning Scenarios and/or operations plans (OPLANs) and express the deployment demands.
  • Coordinate with government clients and collaborate with JDDE stakeholders such as the Combatant Commands, military Services, USTRANSCOM Component Commands, Defense Logistics Agency, and industry.
  • Write papers and prepare presentations to substantiate and communicate results of research, modeling, and analysis.
  • Communicate status updates, results, observations, and recommendations in reports and oral presentations.
  • Coordinate and staff products through the agency and with transportation partners.
  • Assist in business performance assessment and reporting.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree is required. Degree in engineering, operations research, mathematics, or a related discipline is preferred.
  • Experience with modeling tools and familiarity with operations research techniques and the analytic process is required.
  • U.S. Army experience is preferred; transportation or unit movement experience is essential.
  • Working knowledge of strategic mobility and deployment and distribution operations is desired.
  • Ability to work well in a team setting is required.
  • Strong quantitative skills, including the ability to use models and databases is required.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite of tools (Excel, Access, Word, and PowerPoint) is critical.
  • Superior oral and written communication skills are necessary.
  • Demonstrated ability to quickly acquire and apply domain-specific expertise through on-the-job or professional development training.
  • Current U.S. Government Secret security clearance is required.
  • Available for occasional domestic and international travel.
  • Scott Air Force Base, IL, United States Full-Time/Regular.
  • Relocation expense allowance offered for non-local candidates.

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