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If this sounds like an environment where you can thrive, keep reading!
Looking for a challenging and rewarding opportunity in the procurement field? Your search ends here! We are thrilled to announce a fantastic opening for a Material Planner on our Strategic Sourcing team in Springfield, VA.
As a Material Planner, you will be an integral part of the Leidos Intelligence Business Line, supporting material acquisition plans from start to finish. You'll work closely with a Program Manager and Associate Director to generate material requirements and ensure program milestones are met.
This is the perfect opportunity for a fully cleared candidate looking to expand their skills and knowledge in the procurement industry. You'll have the chance to work with Vendors, Logistics, Receiving, and Strategic Sourcing, gaining valuable experience and expertise.
The position is initially located in Springfield, Virginia, and will move to Herndon/Reston, Virginia, in Fall 2024.
Apply today and take the first step towards a fulfilling and rewarding career with Leidos.
Your greatest work is ahead!
The Leidos Intelligence Group uses a wide range of capabilities in Digital Modernization, Mission Software Systems, and enabling technologies like Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning to support our customers’ mission to defend against evolving threats around the world. Our team’s focus is ensuring our intelligence customers have the right tools, technologies, and tactics to keep pace with an ever-evolving security landscape and succeed in their pursuit to protect people and critical assets. From scanning for illicit material at ports and borders to predicting future events and instability up to five years in advance, our products help customers make the world safer. To explore and learn more, click here.
Join our team and discover a culture of collaboration, innovation, diversity, trust, caring management, communication transparency, work-life balance, and overall job satisfaction. Share your resume with us today!
Your Main Objective:
Work with Program team to ensure a streamlined procurement process of materials against program requirements, including using a credit card for micro-purchases.
Work with programs in generating material requirements and providing the necessary support of acquisition plans from start to finish.
Maintain reports and monitor material movement throughout manufacturing and inventory sequences.
Coordinate forecasts, workload, expediting, and acquisition priority with commodity/category team leadership.
Provide advice to programs as to proper routes to take that will be to the greatest benefit of the program.
Analyze material requirements for leveraging opportunities, supplier recommendations, and acquisition planning
Engage supply chain (vendor to manufacturing) to determine optimal acquisition strategy.
Manage production and delivery schedules.
Required skills, experience, and education:
Bachelor's degree and 2+ years prior business experience. Equivalent work experience AND/OR training, certifications, education, and military experience combined may be considered in lieu of degree.
Microsoft Office knowledge and skills.
Ability to prioritize multiple tasks.
Excellent organization and communication skills.
Intermediate Excel experience (Pivot Tables, Charts, v-Lookups, Bar Charts).
Must possess a Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph for consideration.
US Citizenship is required.
You Might Also Have:
Buying or supply chain management experience.
Experience using IBM Maximo or Deltek Costpoint.
Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
At Leidos, the opportunities are boundless. We challenge our staff with interesting assignments that provide them with an opportunity to thrive, professionally and personally. For us, helping you grow your career is good business. We’re excited to learn more about you, apply today!
Pay Range:Pay Range $59,150.00 - $91,000.00 - $122,850.00
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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