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Logistics Specialist

Job ID 6900
Job Location Fort Lee - VA
Category Other
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time

The Logistics Specialist provides material management expertise in support of the U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command Software Engineering Center Enterprise Information Systems Directorate (CECOM SEC-EISD) Legacy Logistics Division, Food Systems Branch. This position provides oversight and coordination of material management activities involved in developing, operating, implementing and analyzing manual and automated integrated logistics systems. Additionally, the Logistics Specialist monitors and operates the Integrated Logistics Systems and associated logistics systems interfaces.



Essential duties and responsibilities include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.


Responsible for the integration of CNI Core Competencies into daily functions, including: commitment to integrity, knowledge / quality of work, supporting financial goals of the company, initiative / motivation, cooperation / relationships, problem analysis / discretion, accomplishing goals through organization, positive oral / written communication skills, leadership abilities, commitment to Affirmative Action, reliability / dependability, flexibility and ownership / accountability of actions taken.


Responsible for material management activities and systems involved in requirements determination, inventory control, storage and issues of supplies and equipment.


Computes requirement, determines allowance and researches / identifies material requirements.


Performs operations involved in storage, inspection and identification of property.


Performs inventories, and ensures timely correction of discrepancies. Inspects and evaluates inventory management activities.


Inspects and identifies property. Determines condition of property received. Performs shelf-life inspections of stock.


Develops methods and improves procedures for storing property. Plans use of storage facilities.  Stores, issues, ships and transfers property. Controls issue of classified, sensitive, pilferable and controlled items.


Coordinates with maintenance activities on repairable component actions. Controls and issues bench stock property. Obtains material required for equipment modification, periodic component exchange and bills of material in support of maintenance. Accounts for all items contained in mobility readiness spares packages.


Provides material management expertise to combat support, enabler organizations and responsible officers for the proper accounting and control of specified classes of supply. Reviews and validates requirements.

When required, initiates follow-up actions on material requirements. Coordinates equipment transfers and deployment actions with the accountable officer.


Plans and schedules material storage and distribution activities.


Processes information retrievals using material management system databases. Manages material management related systems and hardware. Performs operator maintenance on material management related systems and hardware. Applies system security policy and procedures to prevent unauthorized changes to information. Distributes material management computer products.


Monitors systems processing, and corrects processing errors. Monitors material management traffic through use of the Material Management Interface System and takes corrective action.


Develops database retrieval scripts for material management support analyses.


Operates motor vehicles and assorted material handling equipment.


Responsible for aiding in own self-development by being available and receptive to any training made available by the company.


Plans daily activities within the guidelines of company policy, job description and supervisor’s instruction in such a way as to maximize personal output.


Responsible for keeping own immediate work area in a neat and orderly condition to ensure safety of self and coworkers. Will report any unsafe conditions and/or practices to the appropriate supervisor and human resources. Will immediately correct any unsafe conditions to the best of own ability.



Bachelor’s degree and minimum years’ direct experience as listed below, or equivalent combination of education / experience. Experience with Army food regulations and Army installation, dining facility, field support (tactical) operations, and troop issue subsistence requirements.


Logistics Specialist III – (Degree and nine (9) years’ of experience)

Logistics Specialist II –  (Degree and nine (7) years’ of experience)

Logistics Specialist I –   (Degree and nine (5) years’ of experience)





Extensive knowledge of materiel management concepts, policies and procedures

Knowledge and understanding of operational and expeditionary logistics requirements

Knowledge of Integrated Logistics Systems-Supply (ILS-S) and associated logistics systems interfaces

Skilled proficiency in a wide range of specific logistics planning, materiel management and supply chain concepts, which includes:

  • storage methods
  • warehouse control (issue and disposal)
  • materiel handling techniques
  • logistics principles and interactions (materiel management, maintenance, transportation, and procurement)
  • hazardous material and waste procedures

Excellent verbal and written communications skills

Skilled proficiency using Microsoft Office (i.e., Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)

Problem-solving skills with ability to identify and resolve issues in a timely manner

Well organized and detail-oriented with ability to successfully manage multiple projects and priorities

Ability to be self-directed and proactive in work activities

Ability to skillfully assimilate, analyze and evaluate information and methods

Ability to anticipate / identify logistics issues and requirements

Excellent customer service skills with ability to maintain positive working and professional relationships

Ability to work both individually and in a team environment



Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.



Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.



Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.



The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job.  Work is primarily performed in an office/warehouse setting. Regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel.  Regularly required to reach with hands and arms, occasionally above head. Regularly required to twist at the waist, climb and descend stairs while carrying objects. Ability to speak and hear. Frequently required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. Occasionally required to sit and climb or balance. Regularly lifts and/or moves up to twenty-five pounds, and occasionally lifts and/or moves up to fifty pounds. Works near moving mechanical parts. Regularly exposed to general office and general office machinery noise. May be exposed to warehouse, truck or forklift noise.