Materials Support Logistics Specialist

Knowesis Inc. Aberdeen Proving Ground , MD 21005

Posted 2 months ago

Position is contingent upon contract award

Knowesis is seeking a Materials Support Logistics Specialist in the Property Branch of a DoD Logistics & Facilities Division to provide material handling, inventory control and property management. This position works as part of a team, using automated systems for warehousing, tracking, logging, verifying and reporting of resources between the point of origin and point of destination. The specialist will operate a motor vehicle and a forklift as well as maintain the warehouse and vehicles in compliance with fire, safety, sanitation and security regulations.

Duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Pack, mark and coordinate materials and equipment for shipping to other DoD organizations using computer systems for tracking, logging, verifying and reporting

  • Prepare documents and verify condition and quantity of materials handled for receipt, turn-in, issue and shipment

  • Coordinate transportation with commercial, military freight and parcel carriers for shipping and receiving

  • Perform inventory management using Contractor Property Management System and Government Furnished Information Systems to optimize supply levels at the warehouse and operational sites

  • Use Standard Army Management Information Systems (STAMIS) such as the Defense Medical Logistics Standard Support (DMLSS) system

  • Update maintenance reports with depot repair description and shipping or receiving dates for equipment returning from depot maintenance

  • Safeguard Cold-Chain Management and Temperature Sensitive Medical Products (TSMP), Class I and Class II controlled substances

  • Count quantities, quality, specification requirements, damages and loss in shipment against received transportation documents and sign freight bills

  • Select proper storage locations for items based on information shown on receiving vouchers, then stack and palletize items without instructions on the method or procedures to be used

  • Assemble items, load and unload trucks manually by handcarts and other non-mechanized conveyances or by operation of a forklift

  • Operate 2K Forklift; operate electric, gasoline or diesel-powered vehicles (GVW not to exceed Class 6) or other equipment with air brakes

  • Drive vehicles to transport supplies, materials, equipment, flammable, corrosive and hazardous materials or tools over public roads

  • Pick up and deliver hazardous chemicals and supplies from supporting organization's warehouses

  • Assure that cargo is properly located, distributed and secured in the vehicle for balance and stability

Experience and Skills

Experience / Knowledge:

  • Minimum High School Diploma or GED required

  • Experience working with Commercial Industry or DoD military and civilian customers

  • Military experience desired; familiarity with DoD automated systems and logistics processes

  • Preference to Forklift Operator Certification

  • Motor Vehicle License: ability to attain and maintain

  • 3 years direct work experience


  • Ability to read and understand regulations, instructions, stock tags and box markings; write accurate shipping and receiving documents

  • Communication skills to report overages, shortages or damage conditions to team lead

  • Solid time management skills to meet deadlines

  • Multi-tasking capabilities; handling multiple and parallel projects

  • Ability to perform duties and take initiative with minimal supervision

  • MS Office Programs: Word, Excel; Outlook and SharePoint a plus

  • Must be capable of lifting up to 50 lbs. regularly to populate storage racks, load vehicles and organize pallets of materials

Government Clearance Requirement:

  • Active Public Trust or higher

Work Location:

  • Client site in Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD


About Knowesis

Founded in 2007, Knowesis Inc. has been providing data driven decisions and solutions to federal healthcare clients from day one. Our core capabilities include analytics and information management, planning and operations, and communication and engagement strategies. Knowesis' highly qualified, customer-focused professionals are committed to providing information and advice to enable client success through holistic, thorough, thoughtful, and aligned approaches. Our clients leverage these capabilities to support data driven decisions for their key business functions. Knowesis is dedicated to earning the loyalty of clients and staff through work ethic, collaboration, and humility. Our intent is to be a positive impact to our clients, team, and community.

Knowesis is Service Disabled Veteran Owned (SDVO) (CVE certified) and Small Disadvantaged Business (SBA certified 8a) with offices in San Antonio, Texas and Fairfax, Virginia. We offer a highly competitive compensation and benefits package inclusive of medical, dental, and paid time off.

For more information about working with Knowesis, please visit our website at

Knowesis is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and business needs. Knowesis will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other class protected by law. To comply with applicable laws ensuring equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with a disability, Knowesis will make reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified individual with a disability who is an applicant or an employee unless undue hardship to the Company would result.

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