The Security Detection & Automation, Civil Group of Leidos is seeking a Material Planner who is seeking a position in a dynamic environment. Under moderate supervision, the Planner is responsible for activities that span the entire planning and procurement cycle.
What you’ll be doing:
Reporting to the Materials Planning Manager, you’ll be responsible for overseeing and carrying out the accurate planning and forecasting on ongoing projects, to fully assess and understand the project requirements and specification, clarifying and resolving any areas of concern and to develop comprehensive and factual planning and resource analysis.
Key responsibilities will involve
Working with internal customers and stakeholders to ensure inquiries are addressed for service orders, projects or programs.
Research and communicates production and delivery schedules.
Conduct bill of material review and analysis.
Work with Product Line Management, Service Technical Support, Manufacturing and Sustaining Engineering on end of life (EOL) item lifecycle.
Maintain reports and monitor material movement throughout manufacturing and inventory sequences.
Support the purchase requisition process, monitors progress and communicates the proper routing throughout the materials management and sourcing process.
Conducts follow-up with buyers, planners and requestors regarding completion of open requisitions, rework or updates as required.
Coordinate product requirements planning with Service and Program Management partners.
HND/HNC or an equivalent qualification in a related engineering discipline, you’ll already have a thorough understanding of material planning and MSP tools, together with relevant experience gained from within a continuous automotive, production line or material/baggage handling environment, in addition to:
Knowledge of Manufacturing & Automation methods and processes
Detailed project planning on baggage/materials handling, manufacturing and installation methods
Understanding of project costs such as design, management, installation
Basic/intermediate AutoCAD, for reviewing layouts/drawings or similar packages
Competent in MS Excel, Word and PowerPoint
Strong Microsoft Office knowledge and skills
Ability to prioritize multiple tasks
Great organization and communication skills
Attention to detail
Positive attitude and a willingness to progress into tasks of greater responsibility
Must be a UK/EU Citizen
Although the role is to be based from our Bedford hub, the successful candidate may be required to regularly travel to other locations within the UK and worldwide, therefore a valid passport and full UK/EU driving licence is mandatory.
Please Note: - This role will be based in Bedford, UK and suitable candidates will need to be within commuting distance of our Bedford facility.
The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.
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In order to enter Leidos facilities in the U.S. and to attend Leidos events outside our facilities, employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated to access customer facilities. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC.
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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