Logistics Specialist

LOGISTICS SPECIALIST

Primary Responsibilities

  • Responsible for managing inventory to include shipping, receiving, delivery of IT equipment and supplies
  • Coordinates purchases and logistics of equipment orders with customers
  • Sources and purchases technical equipment and supplies
  • Ensures supply of products meets customers’ specifications
  • Determines procurement needs and delivery requirements
  • Sources and purchases technical equipment and supplies
  • Assists with vendor management and relationships with key suppliers
  • Tracks deliveries, reconciles order discrepancies, and picks up equipment from vendors/stores as needed
  • Assists in maintaining project and program metrics; tracks deliverables and schedules as needed
  • Participates in special projects as requested

Required Technical Skills

  • Asset tracking / inventory control systems
  • Strong understanding of information technology systems in a data center environment
  • Basic understanding of networking environment and ability to understand network block diagrams
  • MS Windows proficiency
  • MS Office suite proficiency

Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 6+ years of experience in logistics/inventory management in information technology environment
  • Solid experience with purchasing, delivering, shipping and receiving IT equipment
  • Extremely detail-oriented, with demonstrated ability to prioritize and multitask
  • Superior oral and written communication skills to ensure effective relationships with customers
  • Must be able to work effectively in a small team environment with minimal supervision
  • Self-starter with ability to learn quickly and accomplish tasks on time, working within strict deadlines
  • Capable of lifting and moving equipment up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to drive large commercial vehicles to deliver/pickup equipment as necessary
  • Capable of operating a forklift in a warehouse environment
  • Ability to work occasional evenings and/or weekends as needed
  • Position requires the ability to obtain a security clearance, which requires U.S. citizenship

 

Location: Prince William County / Dulles, Route 28 corridor

Classification:   Full-time, Exempt

Travel: 5%

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