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Logistics Principal

Job ID: 2214198
Location: CRANE, IN, United States
Date Posted: Sep 20, 2022
Category: Logistics
Subcategory: Logistics
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Interim Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Remote Work: Hybrid Remote
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Job Description


SAIC is seeking a Logistics Principal to support the US Navy in Crane, IN.


  • Performs system fault analysis, life cycle maintenance and integrated product support (IPS) of major systems.
  • Controls the efficient flow of goods, services and information between points of origin through customer placement in order to meet customer requirements.
  • May also plan, schedule and manage the efficient movement of material from receiving or the warehouse to production.
  • Develops raw material requirements, scheduling requirements from engineering specifications, production schedules, and plans and manages material movement with purchasing, warehouse, and production.
  • Ensures the execution and continuous improvement of standard logistic processes.
  • Logistics functions encompass maintenance, supply, transportation and logistics plans.
  • Inherently included as logistics tasks are program formulation, policy planning, coordination, inspection, integrated logistics processes, joint planning logistics, acquisition and wholesale logistics, product support, asset visibility, material management and supervision (It should be understood that this is not intended to be a detailed nor comprehensive description of any individual employee's job content. Managers set the specific duties and responsibilities for each employee).
  • KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS AND ABILITY: Contributes to the development of new concepts, techniques, and standards.
  • Considered expert in field within the organization.
  • Receives assignments in the form of objectives and establishes goals to meet objectives. Provides guidance to more junior team members to achieve goals in accordance with established policies.
  • Work is reviewed and measured based on meeting objectives and schedules.
  • Establishes and recommends changes to policies, which affect organization.
  • PROBLEM COMPLEXITY: Develops solutions to complex problems, which require the regular use of ingenuity and innovation. Ensures solutions are consistent with organization objectives
  • FREEDOM TO ACT: Work is performed without appreciable direction. Exercises considerable latitude in determining technical objectives of assignment. Completed work is reviewed from a relatively long-term perspective for desired results.
  • IMPACT: Effects of decisions are long lasting and heavily influence the future course of the organization. Errors in judgment or failure to achieve results would result in the expenditure of large amounts of company resources.
  • LIASON: Serves as consultant to management and special external spokesperson for the organization on major matters pertaining to its policies, plans, and objectives.


  • Experience in determining life cycle logistics requirements for complex acquisition programs and major system modifications for DOD and implementing and managing logistics program.
  • Experience in Logistics Product Data (LPD), maintenance planning, level of repair and supportability analysis. 
  • Practical knowledge using OPUS/Compass database management systems and various other supportability analysis software tools for Level of Repair Analysis and Cost Analysis.
  • Knowledgeable in related historical guidance and policies up to and including GEIA-STD-0007 current versions and related guidance and policy.
  • Provide Supportability Analysis to assist in defining the requirements for and reducing the cost of providing support for an asset.
  • Maintenance Planning: to include analysis and preparation of various maintenance plans.
  • Level of Repair Analysis (LORA): use of COMPASS/OPUS software to accomplish.
  • Identification of various maintenance actions: e.g., elapsed time of maintenance actions; task frequency; failure rate of an item; Mean Time to Repair an item; and an item’s man-hour allocation by maintenance action and level.
  • Use of COMPASS/OPUS for entering operations and maintenance data.
  • Capable of producing, analyzing and understanding Logistics Support Analysis Reports output of COMPASS/OPUS concerning logistics analysis.
  • Knowledgeable in use of LSAR provisioning data required for maintenance planning.
  • Capable of performing Life Cycle Cost (LCC) Analysis and other supportability analyses.
  • Assist in development of logistics procedures and logistics plans as required.





  • HS/GED and fourteen (14) years’ experience; OR Associates and twelve (12) years’ experience; OR Bachelors and ten (10) years or more of related experience OR Masters and eight (8) years or more experience.
  • Excellent communication skills; inter-personal; organizational and detail-oriented.
  • Knowledge of MS Office applications including word-processing, presentation, and spreadsheet and integrated software applications is required.
  • Working knowledge of COMPASS/OPUS is required.
  • Must be able to interpret large of amounts of data and isolate pertinent information and facts.
  • Excellent analytical skills with the ability to evaluate data and consider decision impact across multiple areas with limited information in high stress situations and environments.
  • Strong decision analysis and problem solving skills; ability to draw conclusions and justify decisions.
  • Position may require travel 10%.
  • Interim Secret required to start, must be able to obtain and maintain a Full DOD Secret Clearance.

Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.


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