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Job #: R-00058696
Location: Ridgecrest, CA
Category: Supply Chain
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $2,000
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

The Radar and Electronics Warfare Group at Leidos in Ridgecrest, CA is seeking a well-qualified and Purchasing and Administrative Assistant. This opportunity is associated with our Aircrew Electronic Warfare Tactical Training Range (AEWTTR) Program. The successful candidate will perform a range of duties related to Material Requisition, Purchase Card Transactions, Government Property Control, Facilities Management, and Administrative Support. 

Basic Qualifications:
- Requires a High School diploma and 1+ year of relevant experience related to some/all of the following:  Materials Requisition, Purchase Card Transactions, Property Control, Facilities Management, and Administrative Support.  
- Requires demonstrated skills effectively using MS Office products including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Preferred Qualifications:
Preferred qualifications include Associates Degree and/or college level coursework in Accounting and Business.  

Primary Responsibilities:
In conjunction with and under functional direction of the Purchasing and Administrative Team Lead, the following duties are designated:
Material Requisition Duties: Place and process Material Requisitions utilizing the Ridgecrest MR system; Create Purchase Requisitions in Costpoint; Work with Vendors to determine prices, quantities, and delivery schedules; Receive materials; Process Invoices for approval; Allocate Bank Transactions; Process Accounts Payable; Prepare MR Reports for the Financial Manager; Process RMAs. 
Purchase Card Duties: Place authorized PC orders; Reconcile PC transactions; Track and ensure payments are completed; Support PM with Audits and Approvals.
Government Property Control: Tag and track purchased Government Property; Maintain Procurement Records; Support Government Property Audits; Conduct Government Property self-audits; Maintain Government Property Manual; Prepare Shippers for outgoing material and secure signed Shippers; Prepare Shipping Labels and provide notification of outgoing shipments; Enter Shipping information in to MR database.
Facilities Management: Coordinate Work Orders to address Facilities’ issues (equipment, landscaping, fencing, etc.); Coordinate Facilities maintenance and janitorial services; Coordinate service, repair, fueling, and registration of Company vehicles.
Administrative Support Duties: Prepare MR reports for the Financial Manager; Consolidate and report Invoices for PM approval; Examine/correct Employee Expense Reports and present to PM for approval.

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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

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