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(UID 196.0) Acquisition Logistician, Senior


Acquisition Management

Tracking Code

UID 196.0

Posted Date


Job Location

Dayton, Ohio

Location of Position

Dayton, Ohio

Position Type


Clearance Required?

Ability to Qualify

Level of Clearance Required


Position Funded?


COLSA is honored to be named one of the '2022 Best Midsize Employers' by Forbes. This honor is a reflection of our collaborative, employee-centric culture. People are COLSA's greatest asset and are instrumental in serving our clients with innovative programs and industry-leading technology.

The employee will perform various tasks related to the planning, development, implementation and management of a comprehensive, affordable and effective systems support strategy.


  • Provide product assistance to the PM and Product Support Manager (PSM) for the execution of the PSM’s duties as the Total Life Cycle Systems Manager; also provide assistance to the sustainment teams through data analysis, acquisition management, procurement, and other associated logistics data of critical assets, insurance spares, tooling, and related parts and material.
  • Provide assistance to the development and maintenance of Post Production Support Plans (PPSP), Post Production Transition Plans (PPTP), and Transition to Post Production (TPP) and shall develop and execute requirements in phased strategies for PPTP and TPP.
  • Coordinate all logistics elements including but not limited to spares, Support Equipment (SE), training, facilities, technical data, and provisioning to ensure all integrated logistics support requirements for the program are identified and tailored to the directorate's needs. Assigned personnel shall perform as key participants in developing long term weapon system supportability approaches that further the Government’s acquisition strategy goals and objectives.
  • Assist in accomplishing analyses, writing reports, recommending actions, or performing any related tasks that provide logisticians the capability to conduct the orderly arrangement of all maintenance support, including SE, to keep systems and equipment ready to perform assigned missions. This includes all levels of maintenance and implementation of those levels using partnering, organic, and Contractor support.
  • Provide support in the following areas: performing reliability centered maintenance program analyses, level of repair analyses, aircraft battle damage repair, and other maintenance trade studies; recommending required maintenance capability for all levels of repair to include calibration concepts, requirements, and plans; tracking and monitoring weapon system modifications; assisting with the Source of Repair Assignment Process (SORAP) and assisting in inter-service screening; aiding in the identification of requirements for interim contractor support, contractor logistics support, and post production support; developing maintenance activation planning and processes; ensuring provisions are made for survivability, corrosion control, nondestructive inspection, structural integrity, built-in test and performance monitoring, and hazardous materials in addressing environmental logistics impacts; and identifying, quantifying, and assessing the ILS/product support and sustainment elements.
  • Perform various tasks related to the planning, development, implementation and management of a comprehensive, affordable and effective systems support strategy.
  • Assist in producing or reviewing documents for program office use that support the breadth of acquisition and sustainment logistics efforts.
  • Support the program office during Materiel Solution Analysis, Technology Maturation and Risk Reduction, EMD, Production and Deployment, and Operations and Support phases, to include all milestone activities.

At COLSA, people are our most valuable resource and centered at our core value. We invite you to unite your talents with opportunity and be a part of our “Family of Professionals!” Learn about our employee-centric culture and benefits here

Required Experience

    • MA/MS degree, and twelve (12) years of experience in the respective technical / professional discipline being performed, five (5) years of which must be in the DoD -OR-
    • BA/BS degree, and fifteen (15) years of experience in the respective technical/professional discipline being performed, five (5) of which must be in the DoD -OR-
    • HSD or equivalent and Twenty (20) years of directly related experience, eight (8) of which must be in the DoD.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office Applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint and Skype/Lync), Adobe Acrobat, and applications for access to the world wide web including Microsoft Internet Explorer
  • US Citizenship Required; Ability to obtain a favorable Special Agent Check (SAC) prior to start date with a final clearance upon the completion of the government's process. 

Applicant selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. COLSA Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.

COLSA is a covered Federal contractor subject to the federal mandate requirements for the COVID 19 vaccine.  Currently, there is a temporary injunction against the Government enjoining the vaccine mandate; however, it may become a condition of employment in the future if the injunction is lifted.

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