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Job opening: Logistics Management Spec

Salary: $80 994 - 105 289 per year
City: Chicago
Published at: Feb 12 2024
Employment Type: Full-time
As a Supply Chain Management (SCM) Team Member, the Logistics Management Specialist collaborates with Senior Management leadership and develops supply chain management strategies in support of the VA Health Care System and supported catchment area.

Duties

The Logistics Management Specialist develops assigned Supply Chain metrics which identify business objectives and drives the right supply chain behaviors for planning and executing approved strategies and providing supply chain expertise to improve supply availability with a focus on getting the right material, at the right time and right place to support the health care system. Duties include, but may not be limited to the following: Integration - Resolves or contributes to the resolution of assigned high-priority logistics, supply, distribution, information or service problems through personal action or immediate coordination with required local personnel/activities. Serves as an integrator and/or facilitator for contact with supply chain management customers, ensuring Supply Chain Management Service is positioned to serve the full range of supply chain needs. Performs logistical assessments of strategic supply support in coordination with the supported customers and alerts management of systemic problems. Troubleshoots and resolves issues where supply chain deficiencies affect the mission. Develops designated supply input for fiscal year and long-range plans and programs, analyzing material for reasonableness, consistency, and validity of various assumptions. Analytics - Analyzes the effectiveness of logistics and vendor support services. Develops ongoing strategic analyses across supply chain activities and recommends solutions for improvements. Researches and studies private industry as well as Department of Veteran Affairs best practices to develop and apply concepts that best fit and support Supply Chain requirements. Training and Customer Service - Develops logistics and supply chain management training opportunities and customer supply chain systems, programs, support offerings, supplies and services to collaborative partners and customers. Participates in the development of education and training documentation. Communicates with customers and personnel on the role logistics plays in maintaining comprehensive logistics support, operational readiness and sustainability. Performs other related duties as assigned. Work Schedule: Full-Time, Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm Telework: Ad-Hoc Virtual: This is not a virtual position. Position Description/PD#: Logistics Management Spec/PD99841S Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

Requirements

Qualifications

To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 02/23/2024. You may qualify based on your experience and/or education as described below: Specialized Experience: You must have one year of specialized experience that demonstrates the ability to do the work of the position. Examples of specialized experience would typically include, but are not limited to: one (1) full year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade level (GS-09) in the Federal Service, that is directly related to the work of the position and has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties as a Logistics Management Specialist. Specialized experience includes, assisting specialist and/or managers in supply chain management activities; analyze product delivery or supply chain processes to identify or recommend changes; performing or assisting with data analysis, and statistical analysis to identify improvement opportunities. This position requires some degree of specialized knowledge of logistics support activities in areas such as acquisition management, purchasing, transportation, distribution, inventory management and/or control, expendable and non-expendable equipment, and warehouse operations. NOTE: Applicants wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly the nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours a week spent in such employment. OR, Education: Applicants may substitute education for the required experience. To qualify based on education for this grade level you must have a Ph.D or equivalent doctoral degree OR 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree OR LL.M., if related Combination: Applicants may also combine education and experience to qualify at this level. You must have an combination of experience and education as described. You will be rated on the following Competencies for this position:Administration and ManagementAttention to DetailCommunicationPlanning and EvaluatingProblem SolvingProduction and Processing Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religions; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Note: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. Applicants wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly the nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours a week spent in such employment. Physical Requirements: The work consists of prolonged standing, walking, stooping, bending and lifting to transport file records, supplies, equipment, heavy packages and mail bags weighing under 50 pounds. Heavier items are moved with weight handling equipment or with assistance from co-workers. Working Conditions: Work is performed in a variety of settings, as well as inside and outside areas that may be hot, damp, cold, drafty, or poorly lighted. The employee may be required to wear protective clothing such as steel-toed shoes, and other types of safety equipment. Safety precautions are necessary. For more information on these qualification standards, please visit the United States Office of Personnel Management's website at https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/.

Education

A transcript must be submitted with your application if you are basing all or part of your qualifications on education.

Note: Only education or degrees recognized by the U.S. Department of Education from accredited colleges, universities, schools, or institutions may be used to qualify for Federal employment. You can verify your education here: http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/. If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education. For further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html.

Contacts

  • Address Jesse Brown Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center 820 South Damen Avenue Chicago, IL 60612 US
  • Name: Larry LaRoche
  • Phone: 708-202-8387 X28161
  • Email: [email protected]

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