Find your next job opportunity with a selection of the most innovative companies in the Charleston region.

With 17,000 current job openings and 1,800+ startups, we have opportunities for all stages of your career.

To add your company’s job openings, email Jillian Bunting | Jbunting@crda.org

Material Planner



Ladson, SC, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 18, 2024

Looking for an opportunity to make an impact?
At Leidos, we deliver innovative solutions through the efforts of our diverse and talented people who are dedicated to our customer’s success. We empower our teams, contribute to our communities, and operate sustainably. Everything we do is built on a commitment to do the right thing for our customers, our people, and our community. Our Mission, Vision, and Values guide the way we do business.

Leidos currently has an opening for a Material Planner to work in our Ladson, SC facility as a member of the Leidos Security Enterprise Solutions (SES) Manufacturing Organization. This is a great opportunity for someone who is seeking a position in a dynamic environment. Under moderate supervision, the Material Planner is responsible for activities that span the entire planning and procurement cycle.

The Challenge:

  • Conduct inventory/material analysis and submit Purchase Requisitions for material requirements in support of manufacturing and service needs.
  • Work with internal customers and stakeholders to ensure inquiries are addressed for service orders, projects or programs.
  • Research and communicates production and delivery schedules.
  • Serve as a subject matter expert for a particular product line in regards to lifecycle, end of life status, material distribution and demand for both manufacturing and service.
  • Conduct bill of material review and analysis.
  • Work with Product Line Management, Service Technical Support and Sustaining Engineering on end of life (EOL) item lifecycle.
  • Maintain reports and monitor material movement throughout manufacturing and inventory sequences.
  • Support the Quickbase 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 partners.

What Sets You Apart:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 2+ years of experience in material planning, manufacturing or logistics analysis. Will consider additional years of working experience in lieu of a degree.
  • Must have the ability to obtain a Public Trust clearance (US citizenship required).
  • 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

You Might Also Have:

  • Prior experience in customer service, manufacturing or production environment
  • Knowledge of Costpoint

The Leidos Security Enterprise Solutions (SES) team has developed a suite of integrated solutions for aviation, ports, borders, and critical infrastructure customers around the world. We provide automated threat detection for weapons, narcotics, explosives, contraband, and undeclared goods, as well as nuclear and radioactive materials, by leveraging industry leading screening technologies, AI/ML capabilities and advanced biometric tools. We have more than 24,000 products deployed across 120 countries, including best-in-class security checkpoint and inspection systems for people, checked baggage and more.

Check out the links below to learn more about Security Enterprise Solutions (SES)

Original Posting Date:


While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $49,400.00 - $89,300.00

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.