This is an exciting opportunity to use your expertise working with the Technology Innovation and Material Management team on critical initiatives. The role of the Material Project Manager (MPM) includes, but is not limited to, developing material strategies, identifying and mitigating program risks and opportunities as they pertain to material requirements; reporting/tracking all program material activities; achieving program material budget objectives; managing program purchase requirements to lead time schedule; participating in sourcing process improvement projects (both Supply Chain and Program); resolving Supply Chain issues for the program and resolving program material cost problems.
Additionally, the MPM is responsible for all activities associated with researching and recommending cost effective purchase arrangements. The MPM works closely with the Material Planner organization to ensure the review of purchase requisitions for clarity, compliance, detail, completeness, and obtain additional information considered necessary; the MPM will also work with the Material Planner Organization to actively manage the procurement process from the order placement through receipt of products and subsequent payment of invoices. Some local DC travel may be required.
Material Schedule management and developing supply chain strategies
The MPM will use critical thinking skills to propose sound and innovative business solutions to increase operational efficiencies to ensure business area and program success.
This individual should be a self-starter and someone that is flexible and is able to work independently at a higher level.
Required Education, Skills, and Experience:
Bachelor's degree and 8+years in Supply Chain, Business, Finance, Operations, or related field preferred. Related procurement experience will be considered in lieu of degree, particularly combined with one or more of the following: college course-work, procurement/business certifications/trainings, or military leadership background.
1+ years of applicable experience acquired from working at Leidos, or in government and commercial defense markets
Strong knowledge of Supply Chain and related systems along with material procurement
Strong project management skills
Proven ability to be a self-starter and quick learner, capable of supporting efforts to achieve goals
Excellent written and oral communications skills
Excellent risk management methodologies and problem solving techniques
Working knowledge of MS Office (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Project)
Working knowledge of customer flow through requirements such as FAR, ITAR, OFFSET, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and public law.
Ability to balance strategic thinking with tactical application of strategies to programs
Certified Lean Six-Sigma Green Belt
Subcontracts/Procurement/Material cost estimator Experience
Understanding of US Government acquisition laws and regulations (FAR)
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Travel:Yes, 10% 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 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.
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