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Job #: R-00028821
Location: Gaithersburg, MD
Category: Procurement
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Corporate

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Description

Job Description:

Leidos has a career opportunity for a Material Planner on our Strategic Sourcing team in our Gaithersburg, MD location.

Job Summary;

The job of the Material Planner is to 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, and Strategic Sourcing to ensure program milestones are met.

Primary Responsibilities

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 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.

Basic Qualifications

Requires a BA degree or equivalent experience and 2 - 4 years prior relevant experience.

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)

Preferred Qualifications

Buying experience

Supply Chain Management experience

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

External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

None

Travel:

Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Procurement

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 www.Leidos.com.

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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