Leidos is seeking a Material Planner in Reston, VA.
We are excited to announce our opening for a Material Planner on our Strategic Sourcing team in our Reston, VA location! This person will 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.
•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.
•Maintains reports and monitors material movement throughout manufacturing and inventory sequences.
•Coordinates forecasts, workload, expediting, and acquisition priority with commodity/category team leadership.
•Provides advice to 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.
•Recent BA degree or equivalent experience and less than 2 years prior relevant experience with a minumum 3.0 GPA.
•Microsoft Office knowledge and skills
•Ability to prioritize multiple tasks
•Good organization and communication skills
•Intermediate Excel experience (Pivot Tables, Charts, v-Lookups, Bar Charts)
•U.S. Citizenship is required.
•Supply Chain Management experience
•MRP knowledge or experience
•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
External Referral Bonus $:
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:None
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Please note that effective October 1, to enter Leidos facilities in the U.S. and to attend Leidos business events outside of our facilities, employees, vendors, subcontractors, and visitors will be required to be vaccinated or maintain proof of a weekly negative COVID-19 test. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated or able to show negative COVID-19 test results to access facilities. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible.
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, civil, and health markets. The company’s 43,000 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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