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Material Project Manager

Company: Leidos
Location: Reston
Posted on: May 15, 2020

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Description Job Description:We are excited to announce our opening for a Material Project Manager on our Strategic Sourcing team in the Reston, VA area! This opportunity calls for experience helping the Strategic Sourcing mission.-- The role of the Material Project Manager (MPM) will include, but 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.-- The MPM reports to the Strategic Sourcing Associate Director and is directly aligned the Program Manager and represents Strategic Sourcing on customer programs. The MPM is an extension of the corporate shared services for supply chain related support.-- 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, regulatory compliance 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 travel may be required.Primary ResponsibilitiesMaterial Schedule management and developing supply chain strategies.-- Project management including requirements justification, planning, executing and evaluating the project.-- The MPM articulates to seniors the value, schedule and decision points that impact the efficient delivery of specific commodities (hardware and software).-- The MPM plays an integral part in the approval process in procurements.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.BA degree and 12+years in Supply Chain, Business, Finance, Operations, or related field.-- MBA or MS and 10+ years of related experience5+ years of applicable experience acquired from working at Leidos, or in government and commercial defense marketsStrong knowledge of Supply Chain and related systems along with material procurementStrong project management skillsProven ability to be a self-starter and quick learner, capable of supporting efforts to achieve goalsExcellent written and oral communications skillsExcellent risk management methodologies and problem solving techniquesWorking 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.Preferred QualificationsSupply Chain Management experienceMRP knowledge or experienceAbility to balance strategic thinking with tactical application of strategies to programsSubcontracts/Procurement/Material cost estimator ExperienceUnderstanding of US Government acquisition laws and regulations (FAR)External Referral Bonus:EligiblePotential for Telework:NoClearance Level Required:Top Secret/SCI with PolygraphTravel:NoScheduled Weekly Hours:40Shift:DayRequisition Category:ProfessionalJob Family:Proj and Prog ManagementLeidos 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 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit .Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available .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 Leidos.com 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 .All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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