Leidos is seeking a Material Planner in Reston, VA.
Continued growth in Leidos’ business segments has resulted in the need for additional Material Planners on our Strategic Sourcing team based out of Leidos’ Reston, VA location. Successful applicants will be responsible for supporting material acquisition plans across multiple programs within the Leidos Civil & Health Business Lines. Applicants must be able to work with Programs in generating material requirements and providing the necessary support of acquisition plans from start to finish. In addition, those chosen for the position will interface with Vendors, Logistics, Receiving, and Strategic Sourcing to ensure program milestones are met.
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.
oManages production and delivery schedules.
oRecent BA degree or equivalent experience and more than 2 years prior relevant experience in Supply Chain and Planning with a minimum 3.0 GPA.
oMicrosoft Office knowledge and skills
oAbility to prioritize multiple tasks
oGood organization and communication skills
oIntermediate Excel experience (Pivot Tables, Charts, v-Lookups, Bar Charts)
oU.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
Business Intelligence (BI) experience
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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