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Job #: R-00089910
Location: Bedfordshire, GB
Category: Material Control
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: None

Description

Job Description:

The Security Enterprise Solutions (SES) Operation is the cornerstone of Leidos’ comprehensive suite of fully-integrated security solutions for aviation, ports, borders, and critical infrastructure customers around the world. With our new, combined portfolio, our operation has more than 24,000 products deployed across 120 countries. Leveraging this portfolio, our core technical strengths, and robust R&D initiatives, we are positioned to address emerging and evolving threats through rapid development of innovative solutions for our global customers.  

SES is comprised of three divisions to align with our customers’ missions and needs:

  • Aviation Solutions

  • Ports & Borders

  • Global Services

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Material Planner who is seeking a position in a dynamic environment.  Under moderate supervision, the Planner is responsible for activities that span the entire planning and procurement cycle.

What you’ll be doing:

Reporting to the Materials Planning Manager, you’ll be responsible for overseeing and carrying out the accurate planning and forecasting on ongoing projects, to fully assess and understand the project requirements and specification, clarifying and resolving any areas of concern and to develop comprehensive and factual planning and resource analysis.

Key responsibilities will involve

  • Working with internal customers and stakeholders to ensure inquiries are addressed for service orders, projects or programs.

  • Research and communicates production and delivery schedules.

  • Conduct bill of material review and analysis.

  • Work with Product Line Management, Service Technical Support, Manufacturing and Sustaining Engineering on end of life (EOL) item lifecycle.

  • Maintain reports and monitor material movement throughout manufacturing and inventory sequences.

  • Support the purchase requisition process, monitors progress and communicates the proper routing throughout the materials management and sourcing process.

  • Conducts follow-up with buyers, planners and requestors regarding completion of open requisitions, rework or updates as required.

  • Coordinate product requirements planning with Service and Program Management partners.

Basic Qualifications

HND/HNC or an equivalent qualification in a related engineering discipline, you’ll already have a thorough understanding of material planning and MSP tools, together with relevant experience gained from within a continuous automotive, production line or material/baggage handling environment, in addition to:

  • Knowledge of Manufacturing & Automation methods and processes

  • Detailed project planning on baggage/materials handling, manufacturing and installation methods

  • Understanding of project costs such as design, management, installation

  • Basic/intermediate AutoCAD, for reviewing layouts/drawings or similar packages

  • Competent in MS Excel, Word and PowerPoint

  • Strong Microsoft Office knowledge and skills

  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks

  • Great organization and communication skills

  • Attention to detail

  • Positive attitude and a willingness to progress into tasks of greater responsibility

  • Must be a UK/EU Citizen

Although the role is to be based from our Bedford hub, the successful candidate may be required to regularly travel to other locations within the UK and worldwide, therefore a valid passport and full UK/EU driving licence is mandatory.

Please Note: - This role will be based in Bedford, UK and suitable candidates will need to be within commuting distance of our Bedford facility.

Pay Range:

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

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