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Job #: R-00049525-OTHLOC-PL-2D1012
Location: Gaithersburg, MD
Category: Procurement
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Corporate

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Job Description:

Job Summary
We are excited to announce our opening for a Material Planner on our Materials Management team! This person will be responsible for supporting the material acquisition plans for the multiple programs within the Leidos Civil and Health Lines and can work out of one of our offices in Gaithersburg, MD; Reston, VA; Baltimore, MD; or Oak Ridge, TN. You 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 and to provide reporting as required.

Primary Responsibilities
oWorks with Program team to ensure a streamlined procurement process of materials against program requirements.
oCandidate must have the ability to work with programs in generating material requirements and providing the necessary support of acquisition plans from start to finish.
oMaintains reports and monitors material movement throughout manufacturing and inventory sequences.
oCoordinates forecasts, workload, expediting, and acquisition priority with commodity/category team leadership.
oProvides advice to programs as to proper routes to take that will be to the greatest benefit of the program.
oAnalyzes material requirements for leveraging opportunities, supplier recommendations, acquisition planning
oEngages supply chain (vendor to manufacturing) to determine optimal acquisition strategy.
oDevelops and maintains status dashboards.
oManages production and delivery schedules.

Basic Qualifications
oRequires a BA degree or equivalent experience and less than 2 - 4 years prior relevant experience.  Additional years’ experience may be used in lieu of a degree.
oStrong Microsoft Office knowledge and skills
oAbility to prioritize multiple tasks
oGreat organization and communication skills
oIntermediate Excel experience (Pivot Tables, Charts, v-Lookups, Bar Charts)

Preferred Qualifications
Security Clearance
Buying experience
Supply Chain Management experience
MRP knowledge or experience
BI development management (Power BI is preferred)
Strong 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:

Ineligible

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

Pay Range:

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 40,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $12.30 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.

Pay and Benefits

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

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Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a Leidos.com email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to [email protected].

Commitment to Diversity

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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