• Supply Chain & Warehouse Modernization SME

    Job Locations US-VA-Tysons
    Posted Date 1 month ago(12/21/2018 9:04 AM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Supply Chain
  • Overview

    Position is on the staff of a management-consulting firm located in Tysons, VA firm specializing in government operations. LMI is dedicated exclusively to advancing the management of the government. As a not-for-profit company, 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 not-for-profit status and specialized services in logistics, management advisory services, advanced analytics, and digital services. We believe government can make a difference, and we seek talented, hardworking people who share that conviction.


    A primary focus of the position is responsibility for the capture, award and execution of a large indefinite delivery indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract to oversee the modernization of government warehouses and distribution facilities. Contract will cover requirements determination through preliminary design, program management, deployment, T&E and IV&V. The ideal candidate will have experience with warehouse operations, advanced warehouse management software, warehousing and material handling technologies (to include robotics, IoT, automated tracking, storage/rack systems, etc.), government contracting, IT development, and program management. The Supply Chain & Warehouse Modernization SME will work at the LMI Tysons, VA, facility.


    • Lead LMI efforts for the client on a variety of distribution center projects including preliminary design, management and oversight, research and development and coordination.
    • Provide complete program structure and oversight.
    • Provide consistent, independent thought leadership related to distribution center operations and technologies.
    • Integrate multiple projects across various contractors, in an efficient and effective manner.
    • Develop policies, guidelines, and performance standards across multiple projects.
    • Ensure client goals and objectives are met.
    • Provide support to clients’ infrastructure and logistics projects located in central Pennsylvania, central California, and other locations around the US.
    • Develop solutions to capture task orders.
    • Develop and supervise all aspects of the projects tasks, contract deliverables, and on-site activities, including operational planning and execution, logistics, information systems, administrative, and staffing requirements where applicable.
    • Assign tasks to project teams for execution in coordination with LMI team and teaming partners as appropriate.
    • Design framework for assigned tasks and monitor the activities of project team members during all phases of project execution.
    • Facilitate project teams to establish technical approach, develop conceptual design, conduct field-work and analysis, detail functional requirements, and specify procedures to support execution of assigned tasks.
    • Develop and maintain a budget model which will allow for maximum flexibility.
    • Control project costs, schedules, and product quality, as required to ensure conformance with LMI’s ISO 9001 Quality Management System requirements.
    • Prepare and submit periodic progress, status, and management reports; performance and cost reports; and project schedules for all assigned tasks.
    • Analyze impact of process/procedural changes and determine most effective means for accomplishing project objectives.


    • 15 or more total years of experience in DoD or commercial industry distribution operations, to include DoD facility oversight, warehouse operations, technology integration, IT automation and control systems, cybersecurity practices
    • Experience with Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) logistics operations, business processes and budgets
    • Substantial knowledge of distribution industry best practices, systems, technologies, and innovations, including connections to industry firms, leaders and organizations
    • Familiarity with SAP warehouse management modules
    • 5 to 10 years of program management experience overseeing the lifecycle of large projects, from planning and initiation through execution/delivery to operations, maintenance and retirement
    • PMP, PgMP or other industry-specific certification(e.g. CPIM, CPSM)
    • Experience in communicating across the spectrum of government and contractor staff from leadership to implementers and executors
    • Experience managing cross-functional and cross-company teams
    • Master's degree in logistics, management, engineering or closely related field
    • Expertise in developing and monitoring project schedules and budgets
    • Familiarity with office software and project management tools
    • Professional training and/or certification in project management
    • Ability to effectively work in both a team environment and an independent setting
    • Experience in working with multiple stakeholders and building consensus
    • Active DoD security clearance or ability to obtain. Clearance level is TBD. Applicants selected for this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to sensitive information. Please note that only U.S. Citizens are eligible for a security clearance.


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