We are excited to announce our opening for a Material Planner (Software) on our Strategic Sourcing team in our Springfield, VA location! This person will be responsible for supporting the material acquisition plans for the Leidos Intelligence Business Line. Must have the ability to work with a Program Manager and Associate Director in generating material requirements and providing the necessary support of acquisition plans from start to finish. Individual will be interfacing with Vendors, Logistics, Receiving, and Strategic Sourcing to ensure program milestones are met. This is a great opportunity for a fully cleared candidate to learn the procurement field.
Primary Role and Responsibilities:
Works with Program team to ensure a streamlined procurement process of materials against program requirements to include using a credit card for micro purchases.
Works with programs in generating material requirements and providing the necessary support of acquisition plans from start to finish.
Maintains reports and monitors material movement throughout manufacturing and inventory sequences.
Coordinates forecasts, workload, expediting, and acquisition priority with commodity/category team leadership.
Provides advice to programs as to proper routes to take that will be to the greatest benefit of the program.
Analyzes material requirements for leveraging opportunities, supplier recommendations, acquisition planning
Engages supply chain (vendor to manufacturing) to determine optimal acquisition strategy.
Manages production and delivery schedules.
Required Education, Skills, and Experience:
Bachelor's degree and 2+ years prior business experience. Equivalent work experience AND/OR training, certifications, education, military experience combined may be considered in lieu of degree.
Microsoft Office knowledge and skills
Ability to prioritize multiple tasks
Good organization and communication skills
Intermediate Excel experience (Pivot Tables, Charts, v-Lookups, Bar Charts)
Must possess a Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph for consideration. This requires US Citizenship.
Buying or supply chain management experience
Experience using IBM Maximo and Deltek Costpoint
MRP knowledge or experience
Knowledge and experience in Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) requirements for price and source justification requirements at appropriate levels for purchasing card orders
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Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 44,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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