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Supply Chain Engineer

Company: Leidos
Location: Rockville
Posted on: October 9, 2021

Job Description:


Job Description:

We are excited to announce our opening for a Supply Chain Engineer on our Material Operations & Strategies team in the greater DC region (Rockville, MD or Reston, VA)! The role of the Supply Chain Engineer (SCE) will include, but not limited to, working as liaison between program engineering and sourcing organization, identifying and mitigating program risks and opportunities as they pertain to material requirements; reporting/tracking all program material bailment activities; assist program in achieving program material budget objectives; participating in program purchase requirements from engineering perspective; 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 SCE reports to the Material Operations & Strategies Associate Director and is directly aligned with the Program office representing Material Operations & Strategies. The SCE is an extension of the corporate shared services for supply chain related support.  Additionally, the SCE is responsible for all activities associated with researching and recommending suppliers and products effective to the customer mission.  The SCE 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. Some travel may be required.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Serves as Procurement Engineer in the Material Operations & Strategies organization with interaction with numerous HW, SW, Cloud & Cyber manufacturers and technical teams within Leidos.
  • Candidate will solve problems in Cost/Value Engineering, Affordability, and Technical Solutions.
  • Candidate is responsible for providing innovative technical solutions and sourcing strategies that drive down cost (market research, engaging with Category Managers/Supplier Relationship Managers, etc.)
  • Candidate works with Solution Architects to define technical requirements by engaging suppliers
  • Candidate works with program team to understand material requirements and collaborate on program strategy
  • Candidate will also have job responsibilities associated with Supplier Management, Program Strategy Development, Program Material Acquisition, Business Process Re-Engineering, and Procurement Tool deployments. 
  • This individual should be a self-starter and someone that is flexible and is able to work independently.

Basic Qualifications

  • Technical bachelor's degree from an accredited college, or equivalent experience/combined education, with 2 to 4 years of prior relevant professional experience or Master’s degree with less than 2 years of prior relevant experience
  • 3+ years-experience in areas of project planning, scheduling, coordination, with a demonstrated history of developing technical solutions that meet program requirements. MUST possess background in Technology.
  • Strong understanding in acquisition of IT HW, IT SW, Cloud, Cyber, and XaaS technologies
  • Experience with supplier coordination including hardware and software selection, maintenance issues, and problem resolution.
  • Demonstrated experience interfacing across multiple organizations and program levels simultaneously with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to multi-task and work under tight time constraints.
  • Experience as a Team Lead/Leader in prior relevant assignment.
  • Strong written and oral communications skills at all levels both internally and externally with customers and suppliers
  • Working knowledge of MS Office (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Project)
  • Must be able to obtain a TS/SCI clearance.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Security Clearance
  • PMP certification

External Referral Bonus:


External Referral Bonus $:

Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret/SCI


Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:




Requisition Category:


Job Family:

Proj and Prog Management

Pay Range:

Keywords: Leidos, Rockville , Supply Chain Engineer, Other , Rockville, Maryland

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