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Job #: R-00023643
Location: Sterling, VA
Category: Material Control
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

Job Description: 

 The successful candidate shall work as a Materials Planner for a hardware-production and integration facility supporting DoD customers.  The candidate shall be responsible for planning, scheduling and managing the movement of material from receipt the warehouse to production. Duties include:

  • Develop raw material and schedule requirements from engineering specifications and production schedules
  • Analyze procurement quotes and analysis
  • Enter purchase requisitions in MRP system
  • Execute purchase-card (P-Card) procurements
  • Coordinate work in process (WIP) procurement plans
  • Obtain materials delivery status from suppliers – perform expeditor role
  • Process non-conforming (NC) materials and vendor returns
  • Plan and manage material movement though purchasing, warehouse, and production departments
  • Perform warehouse activities as directed

The candidate must possess understanding and working knowledge of ISO certification, Quality Management, and Configuration Management (CM) within a hardware production facility. Collateral duties includes: control and print UID product tags, and maintain the associated UID database, review and edit departmental process and work forms, and other activities as directed.  The candidate must effectively interface with all levels of internal staff including engineering, program management, procurement, and external suppliers.

Requirements (Education /Years of Experience/Skill Sets – both technical & soft skill):  

  • High School Diploma and a minimum of 3 years direct experience in a hardware production environment performing similar functions described above
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret Security Clearance
  • Strong communication and analytical skills required
  • Ability to manage many activities and projects in parallel
  • Attention to detail is critical
  • Ability to work through issues with all levels of team members
  • Proficiency in MS Office, specifically Excel required
  • Familiarity with MRP systems, preferably Costpoint, is required
  • Comprehensive understanding of requirements planning and forecasting methods is desirable
  • Foundational understanding of ISO, QA, and CM is required
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds

Preferred Experience:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field
  • Active Secret Security Clearance

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 10% of the time

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Material Control

About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit

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