Logistics Lead Job Description

Logistics Lead Job Description

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Logistics lead provides recommendations for the determination and procurement of repair parts and spares to maintain required supply levels.

Logistics Lead Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Recruiting and managing a team of professionals to oversee vendor operations, inventory, programming, stocking, picking, shipping, returns and stock refurbishment and disposal
Working with leadership to design and tailor logistics processes including customer facing and back office procedures
Developing and managing outsourced logistics center operations
Negotiating vendor contracts and change orders, including service level agreements and pricing
Management of Service Level Agreements via scorecard metrics trend analysis including high performance, timely and accurate forward and reverse logistics
Forecasting and budgeting logistics services to meet promotional schedules and customer growth requirements
Lead and coordinate the material management team that enters request orders for multiple contracts in various locations within
Develop and update metrics to quantify performance in logistics operations
Prepare daily correspondence and briefings in support of logistics operations
Identify, troubleshoot, analyze, and resolve issues or gaps in logistics operations at program and task order levels

Logistics Lead Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Logistics Lead

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: APICS, II, A.S.E, HAZMAT, ITIL, IAT, MS, EV, DAU, CPE

Education for Logistics Lead

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the logistics lead job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Associate Degree in Business, Education, Engineering, General Education, Supply Chain Management, Management, Technical, Business/Administration, MBA, Science

Skills for Logistics Lead

Desired skills for logistics lead include:

Inventory control
Automotive parts aftermarket industry is an asset
Occupational hazards of the trade and necessary safety precautions
Army Acquisition Process for End Items and procurement of repair parts
Army Training Management and Training Development IAW TRADOC Regulations
Automotive parts aftermarket industry
Azure platform

Desired experience for logistics lead includes:

Comfortable using pallet jacks and forklift on regular basis
Safety First Compliance
Studio Upkeep and cleanliness
Tech Upkeep
Support Dept
Requires manual moving of materials weighing 50 pounds distances of 10 feet or more

Logistics Lead Examples


Logistics Lead Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a logistics lead. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for logistics lead
  • Lead customer service projects such as “Think Customer”
  • Manage materials planning and set clear performance standards
  • Coach and guide teams to mine data from appropriate systems and to carry out complex analysis for ad-hoc business requests
  • Develop and manage local and sector programs to deliver continuous improvement in KPI’s
  • Develop, coach and guide raw materials planning team in the execution of strategic initiatives and the realization of department and company goals
  • Ensure planning processes are capable of delivering controlled raw material and purchased sub component inventory results
  • Minimize Slow Moving & Obsolete (SLOB) raw materials
  • Lead and support all compliance process activities including change control, deviations, events and non-conformance reports and assess supply impact
  • Drive standardization of transportation processes across the region
  • Leading change initiatives that will enable logistics to reach a world-class level of operations
Qualifications for logistics lead
  • Active Secret Clearance or the ability to obtain
  • Able to use relevant coputer system, applications (which may include spreadsheets, word processors, databases, ) at a basic level
  • Prefer experience with Property Management System Analysis (PMSA) preparation and sustainment, Military or Federal Standard Requisitioning and Issue Procedures (MILSTRIP/ FEDSTRIP)
  • Generally works in a normal office environment, but due to operational locations of various task orders, may be required to travel domestically and internationally on short notice, to austere environments under harsh living conditions
  • 5+ years of experience with Marine Corps operational logistics
  • 2+ years of experience with MPF or WRM program and life cycle management

Logistics Lead Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a logistics lead. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for logistics lead
  • Initiate corrective action to assure objectives are met and assist in the establishment and administration of unit policies, procedures and systems
  • Participate in the development of goals and budgets for area of responsibility and work on complex issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors
  • Lead the development of business cases to support courses of action, incorporating financial metrics such as ROI or NPV
  • Ensure 100% adherence and compliance to the continuous improvement training for all the staff within the function
  • Understand Logistics operations across multiple business units and ability to create and recommend strategies to maximize the efficiency of Logistics operations
  • Analyze and interpret information, create conceptual and logical reports/models and determine the most appropriate method to represent data for the business
  • Exercise judgment in selecting methods and evaluation criteria for obtaining results
  • Document the source to target mappings for data integration report output that can be easily understood by other Supply Chain managers
  • Create new and manage existing folders, reports, dashboards, and agents in the OBIEE system to ensure timely and accurate data reporting for use by Supply Chain managers for decision purposes
  • Determine inventory needs based upon upcoming operational schedules and shipments from headquarters and suppliers
Qualifications for logistics lead
  • DoD/DHS Transportation and stowage of hazardous materials experience
  • DoD/DHS logistics policies and procedures
  • Opportune Lift, Combat Cargo, or Strategic Mobility experience
  • Navy and USMC afloat supply procedures and systems experience a plus
  • Unit level systems (TC-AIMS II and/or MDSS II)
  • Joint operational planning systems (JFRG II, JOPES, and GCCS)

Logistics Lead Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of logistics lead. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for logistics lead
  • Set up stock locations for commonly used hardware and update computer records to maintain warehouse location for ease of flow
  • Monitor inventory of obsolete items and maintain less than 5% stagnate record
  • Process defective or unusable items, such as those items that are damaged or expired
  • Count material, equipment, merchandise, or supplies in stock and post totals to flight inventory records, manually or using a computer
  • Perform the necessary documentation to complete work orders and resolve discrepancies in order to expedite the flow of material
  • Compile regular inventory reports for review and analysis
  • Ensure the proper and systematic handing of all warehouse inventory
  • Operate machinery to place large items in inventory
  • Ensure inventory complies with quality standards and procedures
  • Ensure that Seeds and Traits business meets the quarterly targets, transparent communication with stakeholders, and make appropriate trade-offs to hit the targets
Qualifications for logistics lead
  • Understand data exchange requirements and process used between deployment execution systems and the in-transit visibility enabling systems (IGC, GATES, SMS)
  • BS Degree in Business, Engineering, Computer Science, Information Technology or related field with at least 2 years professional experience in Project Management or Business Analyst role
  • Proficient user of MS Office, MS Excel (ability to create Pivot Tables, V-Lookups, ) Word, PowerPoint is required
  • Previous experience working in inventory, warehousing environments preferred
  • Capable to lift above shoulder from floor, ability to twist, turn and reach above shoulder height
  • Able to stand for up to 8 hours per shift

Logistics Lead Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a logistics lead. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for logistics lead
  • Be the Main Point of Contact / Key User for our legacy system(s) including SAP/Atlas
  • Manage project assigned group of logistics operations provided by contracted workforce with focus to day-to-day activities, process simplification, productivity and effectiveness
  • Lead and coordinate the material management team that enters request orders for multiple contracts in various countries
  • Work with all stakeholders customers, procurement projects, value streams and suppliers to ensure on time delivery of the Procurement NPI, MODs or transfer project
  • Serve as Subject Matter Expert in all areas of transport operations
  • Plan the logistical elements of complex travel
  • Oversee the coordination of daily travel needs via ground or air methods of transportation (charter or commercial carrier)
  • Coordinate and give direction on generate flight/transportation manifests and reports
  • Contact airlines to obtain information on airline escort requirements
  • Book flights, and complete itineraries, routing, and associated bookings (e.g.,hotel, rental car)
Qualifications for logistics lead
  • ERP system rollout and oversight
  • Draws from past experiences to develop solutions to complex problems that require a moderate degree of ingenuity, creativity, and innovativeness
  • Exerts considerable influence on the overall objectives of planning and the programs
  • Five or more years of experience with supply chain or relevant inventory management in a large corporate environment
  • Forecasting or Budgeting of Retail Product Demand
  • General Financial, System, and Business Analytical skills

Logistics Lead Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of logistics lead. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for logistics lead
  • Develop and update procurement and provisioning lists
  • Coordinate GFE/CFE lists
  • Review ILS CDRLS
  • Create, edit, and review ILS SOWs
  • Review Contract Proposals
  • Track action items for the logistics team in support of the LESPMR
  • Provide recommendations regarding proper work unit codes
  • Draft and review ECP's and TDs for accuracy and compliance with applicable instructions
  • The ability to obtain/maintain a DOD TS/SCI clearance
  • Seven (7) years of work experience with airborne ISR systems logistics support
Qualifications for logistics lead
  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Engineering, Financial/Accounting, or MIS
  • Product Planning utilizing ERP Planning tools (Oracle, Manugistics)
  • Replenishment system theory and practical solutions
  • Working knowledge of wireless device space
  • Previous S&OP experience
  • 3+ years of direct inventory management experience working in aviation, aerospace, or nuclear industry

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