Leidos has a career opportunity for a Senior Material Planner on our Strategic Sourcing team.
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. Reports to Strategic Sourcing and is located on the customer site supporting directly the Program Manager’s team.
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. Requires purchase card experience, and the ability to do billing reports every two weeks. Maintains reports and monitors material movement throughout manufacturing, shipping, receiving and inventory sequences. Coordinates forecasts, workload, expediting, and acquisition priority with commodity/category team leadership. Advises 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. Creation of a Bill of Materials. Maintains accountable record in customer’s property accountability system and serves as Responsible Officer.
Requires a BA degree or equivalent experience and 8-12 years prior relevant buying experience.
Microsoft Office knowledge and skills
Ability to prioritize multiple tasks
Good organization and written communication skills
Excellent Excel experience (Pivot Tables, Charts, v-Lookups, Bar Charts)
Knowledge and experience in Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) requirements for price and source justification requirements at appropriate levels for purchasing card orders and federal ordering systems
Supply Chain Management experience / certificates
MRP knowledge or experience
AWS cloud computing and billing
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
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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