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General Supply Specialist, 12386927

Selected applicants will serve as entry-level trainees in the DLA Pathways to Career Excellence (PaCE) Program performing a series of progressively responsible General Supply Specialist functions, along with formal and on-the-job training (OJT).  While in the PaCE program, candidates will be promoted each year upon successfully meeting the requirements of the program.


  • The following duties will be performed in a developmental capacity.
  • Assisting in performing supply planning, including evaluating source data generated by the deployment plan (e.g., planned orders and planned arrivals)
  • Analyzing and adjusting historical demand data to develop statistical forecasts for customer/item/location combinations that have demonstrated a demand pattern, and support the application of statistical models of prediction
  • Participating in the resolution of product quality, transportation, and supply discrepancies
  • Ensuring shipment issues and confirmations from the distribution locations are posted in a timely manner, in order to maintain the integrity of the inventory record balances
  • Processing customer requirements, including, entering/reviewing orders, editing information for completeness, determining availability of requested items and associated replacements/substitutions, and coordinating and validating shipment information