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Weapons Systems Management Center (WSMC)

Mission: 

The organization and application of qualified resources (Weapon System Management Teams) to provide enterprise and program level integrated logistics/supply chain management services to support world-class life cycle sustainment of USMC ground weapon systems, and monitor and influence sustainment best practices during the acquisition process.


Overview: 

WSMC’s core services are Enterprise Ground Equipment PEI Inventory Management; Wholesale Inventory Control Point Management (Supply Chain); and Sustainment Planning and Execution Support.  Through the execution of these core services, the Weapon System Management Teams are able to identify and eliminate those logistical impediments to achieving operational readiness for Warfighter ground equipment.

Products and Services

Lifecycle Sustainment Planning & Execution Support

Definition:

Execute logistics chain integration of fielded weapon systems to ensure maximum readiness and sustainability and lead early interface/support with PMs in influencing Life Cycle Sustainment Planning (LCSP) during acquisition. 

Develop enterprise level Total Life Cycle Management (TLCM) policy, tools, and strategy initiatives in conjunction with USMC stakeholders.

Services Include:

Perform as Logistics Chain Integrator for fielded weapon systems sustainment management

Executes PM plans developed earlier  in the life cycle supportability planning phases

Receives logistics support demand signals and conduct assessments & change management strategies

Conducts Logistics Chain Integration of MCLC Product Service Provider services

Executes Disposal Plans

Influence Sustainment Planning during acquisition of new weapon systems/modifications

Monitor the EFDS Process of UNS/UUNS; provide historical data, as required

Influence Sustainment Concepts  -input to how sustainment is being addressed in the acquisition strategy

Influence Sustainment Procurement Strategy – input  to sustainment/logistics contracts and agreements

Influence Product Support Package Elements Planning– input to major product support elements and plans

Develop  Enterprise TLCM Strategies, Processes, and Tools

Develop enterprise level TLCM strategy initiatives with HQMC, MCSC and others (i.e. GEIM)

Liaison Logisticians:

Embedded with MCSC/PEO-LS as MCLC eyes & ears for logistics planning & sharing knowledge

 Lifecycle Sustainment Planning & Execution Support

 Lifecycle Sustainment Planning & Execution Support

 Lifecycle Sustainment Planning & Execution Support

 
 

Enterprise Ground Equipment PEI Inventory Management


Enterprise Ground Equipment PEI Inventory Management


Enterprise Ground Equipment PEI Inventory Management

Enterprise Ground Equipment PEI Inventory Management

Definition:

Serve as the Marine Corps Ground Equipment (PEI) Inventory Manager responsible for enterprise level fulfillment and distribution planning, inventory management, and management/reporting of Marine Corps PEI posture.  PEI Management breaks down into five critical processes:  Planning, Sourcing, Order, Returns, and Records Management.

Services Include:

Act as Lead Agency for PEI Planning & Sourcing Strategies

Provide equip visibility, including planned inventory, to assist with filling PEI deficiencies and authorized inquiries (e.g. OSD, GAO, HQMC, feasibility of support, S-Rating Forecasting, inv posture)

Develop, coordinate and execute enterprise PEI sourcing and rotation plans

Focal point for management of enterprise PEI sustainment programs (e.g. PEI rotation, Enterprise Lifecycle Maintenance Planning (ELMP), Reset, and fulfillment plans, international programs)
 
Ensure data/strategies integration with MCSC
Influence PMs on integrated logistics, sustainment, supply, maintenance, and distribution strategies
 
Capture PMs procurement due-in and on-hand quantities in Marine Corps authoritative systems

Provide MCSC with pre & post disposal data and accounting of GFE and GFM to contractors

Execute Order/Returns Management

Push validated requirements via materiel release orders for distribution (in lieu of receiving requisitions)

Manage urgent requirements on a case-by-case bases (i.e. catastrophic failure)

Develop &  publish unserviceable returns plans and provide MARFORS with disposition instructions

Perform Records Management 

Monitor & work reports to ensure all sourcing documents are fully processed and data updated.

Enterprise Lifecycle Maintenance Planning (ELMP) Program Management

Definition:

ELMP Program Management is the integration and balancing of all components of this Marine Corps comprehensive and deliberate approach, inclusive of USMC enterprise stakeholders, for planning, programming, budgeting and executing requirements for depot level maintenance.

Services Include:

Requirements Determination

Capture Marines Corps’ unconstrained maintenance demand

Integrate all depot maintenance requirements, irrespective of source of repair or source of funding

Financial Management

Ensure POM requests articulate both unconstrained and executable demands

Prioritize maintenance funding based on Marine Corps objectives

Report and respond to authorized inquiries (e.g. OSD, GAO, HQMC)
 
Execute and Manage Plan/Program

Implement a system of performance measurement to report in-progress status and identify areas requiring improvement (i.e. requirements, strategies, unserviceable returns, SOW, cost, schedule, performance)

Ensure maintenance constraints, mitigation strategies, and improvement initiatives are incorporated into month-to-month maintenance plans (e.g. depot capacity, funding, etc.)

Support HQMC in development of policy; Execute professional development training, as required.

Enterprise Lifecycle Maintenance Planning (ELMP) Program Management

Enterprise Lifecycle Maintenance Planning (ELMP) Program Management 

 Configuration Management Support (Wholesale Inventory Control Point Activity)

Configuration Management Support (Wholesale Inventory Control Point Activity)

Configuration Management Support (Wholesale Inventory Control Point Activity)

Definition: 

Serves as the Configuration Status Accounting Activity for Marine Corps ground weapon systems and equipment. Supports the Program Management Offices in other configuration management activities.

Services Include:

Perform as Secretariat for weapons systems’ review and disposition of Configuration Control Documents

Conduct Configuration Management Planning Support

Perform Physical Configuration Audits Support

Document and maintain the data that describes the performance, functional, and physical attributes of a weapon system 

 

Wholesale Secondary Items Management (Wholesale Inventory Control Point Activity)

Definition:

Wholesale Secondary Item (SI) Management (consumable and secondary depot reparables) encompasses a full range of end-to-end integrated materiel management activities in support of ground weapon systems or as stand-alone equipment. There are five critical processes:  Planning, Sourcing, Order, Returns, and Records Management.

Services Include:

Program Management for Supply Management Activity Group (SMAG)

Conduct Wholesale SI Stratification, Program Objective Memorandum (POM) and Budget Plan

Develop & execute maintenance/procurement plan to fulfill current & planned requirements

Wholesale SI Integrated Materiel Management

Planning/Sourcing: Conduct requirements determination/validate SI stratification (i.e. replenishment, retention, special projects)

Order Management Process sales or Marine Corps –Sponsor Owned

Returns Management:  Provide MARFORS disposition instructions /manage  unserviceable returns

Records Management: Monitor & work reports to ensure all sourcing documents are fully processed and data updated



 Wholesale Secondary Items Management (Wholesale Inventory Control Point Activity)

Wholesale Secondary Items Management (Wholesale Inventory Control Point Activity)

Wholesale Secondary Items Management (Wholesale Inventory Control Point Activity)
 

Item Introduction Management (Wholesale Inventory Control Point Activity)


Item Introduction Management (Wholesale Inventory Control Point Activity)

Item Introduction Management (Wholesale Inventory Control Point Activity)

Definition:

Provide Item Introduction Management Support Services (Technical Data/Provisioning Management Support Services) for planning & execution for Marine Corps ground weapon systems and equipment.

Responsible for cataloging data services and ensuring data integrity in the Marine Corps’ automated information systems.
 
Services Include:

Technical Data Management Support Services

Process Cataloging Action Requests (CARs) for National & Marine Corps Stock Numbers and other item identification data

Processing of TOECRs and Logistics Reassignments
Manage Weapon System Support Program (WSSP) 

Engineering Data Repository

Store and manage the Marine Corps Enterprise Engineering Drawing Data

Process FOIA deliverables and data repository requests
  
Provisioning and Initial Issue and Support Services

Provisioning Management Support (Project Code assignments, Conference expert participant, etc.)

Initial Issue Provisioning Support (items ordered, exhibits, and funding documents support)

Review of acquisition logistics documentation for technical data/ provisioning planning impacts

Independent Logistics Assessment (ILA) Support Services

ILA Team Member for Sustainment Support considerations; record findings & make recommendations

 

Warranty Administration (Wholesale Inventory Control Point Activity)

Definition:

Provides visibility, oversight, and serve as a source of information for items and weapon systems that are purchased with warranty/warranties.  Effective warranty administration results in resource savings, as items are repaired by designated warranty providers vice by the OPFORs.

Services Include:

Development and enforcement of standardized warranty administrative methodologies

Processes procedures and business rules providing visibility of warranty programs

Minimize the administrative burden for the warranty program on the OPFORs

Review statements of work for required warranty information
 
Publish supply, maintenance, handling procedures in “Supply Instructions” and “Fielding Plans” to ensure proper care is exercised to prevent voiding warranties

Provide warranty managers with on-line accurate warranty data

Warranty Administration (Wholesale Inventory Control Point Activity) 
Organization Structure
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Phone
WSMC Director 229-639-6670
WSMC Deputy Director 229-639-8182
WSMC Admin 229-639-6553