We are excited to announce our opening for a Lead Supply Chain Engineer on our Materials Management team in the greater DC region! The role of the Supply Chain Engineer (SCE) will include, but not limited to, working as liaison between program engineering and sourcing organization, identifying and mitigating program risks and opportunities as they pertain to material requirements; reporting/tracking all program material bailment activities; assist program in achieving program material budget objectives; participating in program purchase requirements from engineering perspective; participating in sourcing process improvement projects (both Supply Chain and Program); resolving Supply Chain issues for the program and resolving program material cost problems. The SCE reports to the Materials Management Associate Director and is directly aligned with the Program office representing Materials Management. The SCE is an extension of the corporate shared services for supply chain related support. Additionally, the SCE is responsible for all activities associated with researching and recommending suppliers and products effective to the customer mission. The SCE works closely with the Material Planner organization to ensure the review of purchase requisitions for clarity, compliance, detail, completeness, regulatory compliance and obtain additional information considered necessary. Some travel may be required.
-Serves as Procurement Engineer in the Technology Innovation & Materials Management organization with interaction with numerous HW, SW, Cloud & Cyber manufacturers and technical teams within Leidos.
-Candidate will solve problems in Cost/Value Engineering, Affordability, and Technical Solutions.
-Candidate is responsible for providing innovative technical solutions and sourcing strategies that drive down cost (market research, engaging with Category Managers/Supplier Relationship Managers, etc.)
-Candidate works with Solution Architects to define technical requirements by engaging suppliers
-Candidate works with program team to understand material requirements and collaborate on program strategy
-Candidate will also have job responsibilities associated with Supplier Management, Program Strategy Development, Program Material Acquisition, Business Process Re-Engineering, and Procurement Tool deployments.
-This individual should be a self-starter and someone that is flexible and is able to work independently
-Technical bachelor's degree from an accredited college, or equivalent experience/combined education, with 8+ years in professional experience and specialized training commensurate with assignment
-5+ years-experience in areas of project planning, scheduling, coordination, with a demonstrated history of developing technical solutions that meet program requirements. MUST possess background in Technology.
-Strong understanding in acquisition of IT HW, IT SW, Cloud, Cyber, and XaaS technologies
-Experience with supplier coordination including hardware and software selection, maintenance issues, and problem resolution.
-Demonstrated experience interfacing across multiple organizations and program levels simultaneously with minimal supervision.
-Ability to multi-task and work under tight time constraints.
-Experience as a Team Lead/Leader in prior relevant assignment.
-Strong written and oral communications skills at all levels both internally and externally with customers and suppliers
-Working knowledge of MS Office (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Project)
-Experience in Logistics, HW/SW Maintenance Planning, Earned Value Management, program support, Proposal support
-Experience in acquisition of materials and components, consisting of, but not limited to, non-IT related finished products, raw materials, fabricated parts, electronic components, machines, equipment, and test devices.
-MRP knowledge or experience
-Understanding of US Government acquisition laws and regulations (FAR)
External Referral Bonus:Ineligible
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:Secret
Travel:Yes, 25% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family:Proj and Prog Management
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 38,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Va., Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $11.09 billion for the fiscal year ended January 3, 2020. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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