We are excited to announce our opening for a Material Planner on our Materials Management team in our Chesapeake, VA location! This person will be responsible for supporting the material acquisition plans for the multiple programs within the Leidos Defense and Intelligence Business Lines. Must have the ability to work with Programs in generating material requirements and providing the necessary support of acquisition plans from start to finish. Individual will be interfacing with Vendors, Logistics, Receiving, Materials Management, and Strategic Sourcing to ensure program milestones are met.
-Works with Program team to ensure a streamlined procurement process of materials against program requirements.
-Candidate must have the ability to work with programs in generating material requirements and providing the necessary support of acquisition plans from start to finish.
-Maintains reports and monitor 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 throughout the materials management and sourcing process that will be to the greatest benefit of the program.
-Places orders through purchasing cards within a specific spend threshold/limit.
-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.
-Communicates with internal and client project team members. Works to influence team members regarding solution design, process and/or approaches.
-Requires a BA degree or equivalent
-Strong Microsoft Office knowledge and skills
-Ability to prioritize multiple tasks
-Great organization and communication skills
-Attention to detail
-Intermediate Excel experience (Pivot Tables, Charts, v-Lookups, Bar Charts)
-Supply Chain Management experience
-MRP knowledge or experience
-Strong knowledge and experience in Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) requirements for price and source justification requirements at appropriate levels for purchasing card orders
Pay Range:Pay Range $48,750.00 - $75,000.00 - $101,250.00
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.
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 45,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $14.4 billion for the fiscal year ended December 30, 2022. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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