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Logistics Supply Manager

  • Role type
  • Permanent

  • Location/s
  • Warren, MI

Job Description

Ricardo Defense is seeking a Logistics Supply Manager for support of a DoD site. This is a rewarding opportunity for a Logistics Supply Manager who will be responsible for coordination of incoming and outgoing supplies, inspect, inventory, stock, store, issue and delivery of all supplies and equipment, as well as maintaining physical control of all supplies and equipment. This Logistics Supply Manager must be adept at working directly with both OEM suppliers and the Military Supply System on a day-to-day basis relaying material requirement in addition to providing longer term forecasts as required. This position will support TACOM at Detroit Arsenal.

This Logistics Supply Manager will be responsible for developing and perform logistics and product lifecycle support activities with minimal oversite. This will include various military/defense markets including planning, directing, and coordinating the storage and distribution of raw materials and supplies within the assigned organization. This Logistics Supply Manager will oversee the financial transactions related to the Supply Support provided. Prior experience with any DoD supply support (Logistician) would be ideal but is not mandatory. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Knowledge of Army Supply System, Tier 1-3 OEM Supply chain, material planning, receiving, and shipping 
  • Experience with Federal Supply System, MILSTRIP, or FedMall 
  • Expert inventory planning, forecasting, and purchasing of parts 
  • Manage inventory based on demand, forecasting, and customer agreements 
  • Establish Economic Order Quantity (EOQ), safety stocks, reorder points, etc. 
  • Establish and implement methods and best practices related to the systems and process that support inventory forecasting 
  • Manage activities related to material requirements planning (MRP), procurement, material flow and inventory control and warehousing
  • Material Management & Asset Visibility 
  • In-transit material where components are between locations but not yet recorded as received
  • In-storage stocks where items are available from inventory
  • Maintain records of product deliveries to customer facilities 
  • Establish re-order quantities for stock levels
  • Maintain material flow accountability utilizing SAP software
  • Help achieve 100% parts availability for assembly/shipping operations
  • Remove bottlenecks and obstacles to create a clear path for all logistics operations
  • Detailed inventory management and cycle counting
  • Preparing reports/presentations/briefings using Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, and Adobe Acrobat software
  • Gathering, coordinating, validating, and submitting documentation required to execute contracting actions as necessary
  • Maintain ability to hold a Secret Clearance
  • Able to be issued a DoD CAC
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned


  • Must be able to obtain a United Stated DoD security clearance
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent and minimum of 15 years related experience 
  • Experience as a 92A or 92Y a plus
  • Experience with Army Supply System 
  • Experience with MILSTRIP, Federal Supply System, or FedMall 
  • Experience in material planning and production scheduling using an integrated ERP system in a manufacturing environment
  • Strong, organizing, prioritizing, communication, written and analytical skills
  • Strong knowledge of best practice processes
  • High attention to detail
  • Ability to work to deadlines in a fast-paced and high-pressure environment
  • Customer focused, consistently placing client as top priority

Ricardo Defense offers an impressive compensation and benefits package including:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision Benefits
  • Company Paid Life and AD&D
  • Company Paid Short Term and Long-Term      Disability
  • Flexible Spending & HSA Accounts
  • 401k with Company Match
  • Paid holidays, vacation, and sick days

About Us:
Ricardo Defense is a wholly owned subsidiary of Ricardo Inc. established as a separate limited liability company in 2015 and structured under a Defense Security Service ‘Special Security Agreement’. Ricardo Defense provides engineering, technology, product innovation, sustainment, and field support services for our customers in the defense industry. We are committed to providing outstanding value through quality engineering solutions focused on class-leading product innovation and robust strategic implementation. We are guided by our corporate values of respect, integrity, creativity & innovation and passion. Ricardo, Inc. is the US subsidiary of Ricardo plc. For more information, visit www.ricardo.com.

Ricardo Defense is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including gender identity or gender expression), age, mental or physical disability, creed, ancestry, citizenship, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, medical condition, genetic trait or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.