Logistics Analyst Associate - Kuwait (Secret Clearance Required)

Clearance Level

REQ#: RQ82121

Travel Required: 75-100%
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular

GDIT has a new and exciting opportunity for a Logistics Analyst supporting our Regional Support Center in SWA at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait. Must have a current and active Secret clearance. This position is responsible for the overall supply chain management. It requires an individual who is self-motivated, suitably experienced, qualified, and able to follow instructions clearly and make command decisions on the spot to achieve the aims of the organization.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT:  This position requires eligibility to obtain a Kuwaiti Work Permit.  Effective January 1, 2021, Kuwait will not issue a Work Permit to an individual who is 60 years of age or older and has only a high school education.

Note - Most logisticians work during regular business hours. When dealing with delivery problems or other logistical issues, they may work adjusted hours to ensure that operations stay on schedule.

Role responsibilities:

  • Develop business relationships with suppliers and customers.
  • Develop an understanding of organizational and customer needs and take actions to ensure that such requirements are met.
  • Develop inventory control processes to account for property received, shipped, excessed, moved, or transferred.
  • Develop proposals that include documentation for estimates.
  • Direct the movement of a range of goods, people, or supplies, from common consumer goods to military supplies.
  • Direct, optimize, and coordinate the full order cycle.
  • Design strategies to minimize the cost or time required to move goods.
  • Collaborate with various sections as necessary to meet organization and customer requirements.
  • Explain proposed solutions to customers, management, or other interested parties through written proposals and oral presentations.
  • Manage supplier/subcontractor activities, reviewing proposals, developing performance specifications, and serving as liaisons between suppliers/subcontractors and the organization.
  • Maintain strong attention to detail.
  • Maintain a positive attitude and work as a member of a cohesive team as well as independently.
  • Oversee activities including purchasing, shipping and transportation, inventory, warehousing, and delivery.
  • Plan and manage logistics, inventory, transportation, and customer services
  • Review the success of logistical functions and identify areas for improvement.
  • Redesign the movement of goods to maximize value and minimize costs.
  • Provide material handling coordination support to include shipping, receiving, storage, and disposition of property.
  • Inspect inbound inventory for defects or notable damage and logs/report issues.
  • Data entry, research and documentation of receiving issues.
  • Prepare inventory for shipping, loading of pallets, generating documentation, resolve inventory-tracking problems.
  • Interact with vendors to obtain information to reconcile inventory discrepancies.
  • Ensure the delivery of products on time and to the right location
  • Handle unforeseen issues, such as delivery problems, and adjust plans as needed to resolve the issues.
  • Keep track of quality, quantity, stock levels, delivery times, transport costs, and efficiency.
  • Maintain metrics and analyze data to assess performance and implement improvements.
  • Comply with laws, regulations, and ISO requirements.
  • It may be required to go TDY to multiple locations within SWA.
  • This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities that management may deem necessary from time to time.

The Ideal Candidate must have:

  • Must have a current and active U.S. Government SECRET clearance.
  • B.A. or equivalent and 3 years related experience (One year of military service may be substituted for one year of academic requirements to fulfill the bachelors degree requirement. a Masters degree is preferred but not required.)
  • The candidate must have 2+ years remaining on a passport before expiration and at least 4 blank consecutive pages for VISA stamps.
  • Transferable Kuwait Residency Visa 18
  • Extensive knowledge and/or certifications in STAMIS, GCSS, and automated procurement management systems.
  • Valid drivers license.
  • Proven experience working as a logistician.
  • Ability to perform several tasks at one time, keep detailed records, and simultaneously manage several projects in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent mathematical ability and ability to think critically.
  • Outstanding communication skills (verbal and written).
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office software products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Ability to meet internal paperwork requirements.
  • Calmness under pressure.

The Ideal Candidate will have:

  • Record of successful distribution and logistics management.
  • Proficient in standard logistics software.
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work independently and handle multiple projects.
  • Ability to use independent judgment when there are no policies or procedures in place.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Experience working in hostile and austere environments.
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GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.