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Job #: R-00083249
Location: Remote, United States
Category: Procurement
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 100%
Clearance: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Civil

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Job Description:

Leidos is seeking a Material Planner supporting the Antarctic Support Contract (ASC) in Centennial, CO. The successful candidate will work directly with management to complete the submission of material quotes and track purchase requests. Responsible for the placement of ASC purchase orders and monitoring of such orders. Responsible for negotiating competitive bids in accordance with FAR and other applicable regulations, cost-accounting standards and, in general, timely procurement action in response to seasonal workload fluctuations. Responsible for operating a computerized purchasing system, maintenance of supplier/source data, purchase requisition/request/orders and information tracking. Communicates professionally, both orally and in writing. This includes, but is not limited to, staff meetings, job requirements, division metrics, projects, Quality Standard Procedures, and safety practices.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Ensure the use the automated systems, follow procurement processes, and comply with Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR).

  • Ensure timely placement of orders to ensure required on-site dates are fully met.

  • Reconcile pcard charges on bank site biweekly.

  • Work with Finance Department to ensure accurate updating of transactions.

  • Monitor PRs going to Leidos Costpoint.

  • Monitor PRs in Costpoint for activity, contacting Leidos Procurement Management to resolve issues as necessary.

  • Monitor PRs in Maximo, ensuring timely routings through approvals, contacting assignees if there are issues.

  • Create PRs for Subcontract Labor POs

  • Identify opportunities to improve Data Integrity, initiate or recommend solutions to these opportunities, verify and control the implementation.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Responsible for implementing and maintaining a safe workplace program and ensuring that safety is the highest priority in the workplace.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree and at least 3 years experience. An additional 4 years relevant experience will be considered in lieu of degree.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated operational planning experience in supporting Program Management and or Material Support Office is desired.

  • Successful candidate must possess strong verbal and written communication skills, and an excellent working knowledge of MS Word, MS Excel, and MS PowerPoint.

  • Experience with Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and Material Resource Planning (MRP) is a plus.

Choice of remote work or work in the Centennial office is at the discretion of the candidate.

Must be able to obtain a Public Trust clearance, if requested by the customer.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $46,150.00 - $71,000.00 - $95,850.00


Covid Guidance

In order to enter Leidos facilities in the U.S. and to attend Leidos events outside our facilities, employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated to access customer facilities. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC. 

About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® 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 $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021. For more information, visit

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Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to [email protected].

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