Material Controller

San Diego, California

Posted in Retail
26 days ago

Job Info


Job Description:

Leidos is seeking a material control professional to work at a customer site in San Diego, CA. This position is responsible for the efficient management of material associated with low-rate production and R&D projects. This position requires US citizenship and an active Secret security clearance.

Primary Responsibilities

  • receive all material delivered to the project work site,
  • organize and maintain the project receiving area and stockroom, and propose and implement solutions for efficient material storage and movement,
  • manage and track the movement of material in and out of the project stock room (inventory) and maintain inventory records,
  • kit parts from inventory to support work orders,
  • coordinate with shippers and carriers to setup shipments and support packaging of equipment for shipping, prepare shipping paperwork and maintain shipping records,
  • coordinate with vendors/suppliers for local deliveries, resolve missing items or wrong parts, coordinate return of material to supplier for rework following quality rejections.

Basic Qualifications

  • Active Secret security clearance
  • Requires high school diploma or equivalent and 2 - 4 years of prior relevant experience.
  • Must be a well-organized, detail-oriented, self-starter with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Must be capable of establishing and following efficient processes for shipping/receiving and material/inventory management
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Must have the ability to routinely lift and carry boxes and packages up to 50 pounds

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working in production and/or warehouse setting
  • Experience working in Navy or other DoD setting
  • Familiarity with material resource planning (MRP) tools and processes
  • Familiarity with DD1149 forms and processes
  • Experience operating a forklift

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:




Requisition Category:


Job Family:

Material Control

Pay Range:

Leidos 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 38,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Va., Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $11.09 billion for the fiscal year ended January 3, 2020. 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 here.

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

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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