| AT&L Workforce Position Category Description (PCD) |
|Career Field: Career Path: Short Title:
|Life Cycle Logistics Ref:
Not Uniquely Specified
19 Oct 2010
19 Oct 2010
|(a) DoDD 5000.52 dtd 12 Jan 2005 |
(b) DoDI 5000.66 dtd 21 Dec 2005
(c) DoD Desk Guide for AT&L Workforce Career Management dtd 10 Jan 2006
1. This PCD is intended to assist in determining which AT&L career field/path to assign to an AT&L position per Title 10 sec. 1721. If 50% or more of the duties and responsibilities of the position match the “General Acquisition-Related Duties” described below AND the preponderance of those duties match the “AT&L Career Field/Path Specific Duties” described below, assign the position to this position category.
2. All acquisition positions require management attention with respect to certification requirements and individual development. See reference (c).
3. Critical Acquisition Position (CAPs) are a subset of acquisition positions and Key Leadership Position (KLPs), are a subset of CAPs. Both CAPs and KLPs represent positions with responsibility and authority that are critical to the success of a program or effort. These positions require management attention with respect to Acquisition Corps membership, tenure and other specific statutory requirements. See reference (c).
|General Acquisition Related Duties: The conceptualization, initiation, design, development, test, contracting, production, deployment, logistical support, modification, and disposal of weapons and other systems, supplies, or services (including construction) to satisfy DoD needs, intended for use in, or in support of, military missions. |
|AT&L Career Field/Path Specific Duties: |
Understand and successfully demonstrate the applicable competencies and proficiencies underlying the seven Life Cycle Logistics competency areas identified in the 2008 DoD Logistics Human Capital Strategy (Design Influence, Integrated Logistics Support Planning, Product Support & Sustainment, Supportability Analysis, Reliability and Maintainability Analysis, Configuration Management, and Technical/Product Data Management).
Plan, develop, implement and manage effective and affordable product support strategies throughout the life cycle for weapons, materiel, or information systems, as addressed in the DoD 5000 series.
Perform a principal joint and/or Component logistics supportability role during the acquisition and sustainment phases of the system life cycle.
Develop and implement outcome-based product support strategies that optimize readiness & life cycle cost affordability.
Deliver logistics products and services to sustain system operational readiness.
Develop and document the product support strategy in a Life Cycle Sustainment Plan which describes efforts to ensure the system’s design, as well as the development of the product support package, are integrated and contribute to achieving life cycle sustainment outcome metrics.
Product Support Manager (PSM) Positions. The PSM for Major Defense Acquisition Programs (ACAT I) and post-IOC MDAP programs will be acquisition designated in the LCL career field as a KLP. Additionally, the PSM for non-Major Defense Acquisition Programs (ACAT II) and post-IOC ACAT II programs will be acquisition designated in the LCL career field as a CAP. (KLPs are defined as a subset of CAPs and all CAPs require Level III in the designated acquisition career field.)
|Typical Line and Staff Position Titles: Product Support Manager (PSM), Program Lead Logistician, ILS Manager, Logistics Element Manager, Logistics Management Specialist, Logistics Engineer, Deputy or Assistant Program Manager for Logistics, Director of Logistics, System Support Manager (SSM), Weapon Systems Manager, Supply Specialist, Supply Chain Manager, Equipment Specialist, Maintenance Manager, Transportation Management Specialist. |
|Typical Position Locations: Acquisition organizations within the DoD Components (i.e., Systems, Logistics and/or Materiel Commands, DRPMs. PEOs, as well as organizations/field activities directly supporting such organizations). Other DoD Components, Agencies and OSD/Service/HQ staff elements performing/supporting acquisition related functions, such as: logistics centers, life cycle management centers, inventory control points, logistics readiness centers, warfare centers, etc. as appropriate given the general and specific duties identified above as well as the information provided in Note 1 above. |
|Typical Career Codes: |
||Uniformed Personnel |
||Air Force AFSC
||Marine Corps MOS |
|Recommended Changes/Updates: Forward to: Director, Learning Capabilities Integration Center (Attn: Dir, Academic Programs), Defense Acquisition University, 9820 Belvoir Road, Suite 3, Fort Belvoir, VA 22060-5565 or call 703-805-4090 |