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Production Control Specialist


Agricultural Specialist


Ladson, South Carolina, United States


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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.

If this sounds like an environment where you can thrive, keep reading!

Leidos Civil Group helps modernize infrastructure, systems, and security. We are a trusted partner to both government and highly regulated commercial customers looking for transformative solutions in mission IT, security, software, engineering, and operations. We work with our customers including the FAA, DOE, NASA, National Science Foundation, Transportation Security Administration, Custom and Border Protection, airports, and electric utilities to make the world safer, healthier, and more efficient. Our customers take on the toughest challenges out there, and at times need a helping hand from specialists in their fields. We combine our scale as a Fortune 500 company with the deep technical knowledge of our core capabilities and the expertise of our talented and diverse workforce to deliver mission-centric innovations. For each of these core capabilities, we have developed proven, repeatable processes that help us deliver agile, cost-effective solutions to foster a better world.

The Civil Group at Leidos currently has an opening for a Production Control Specialist to work in our Ladson, SC facility. As a member of the Leidos Security Enterprise Solutions (SES) team, you will be joining a diverse and dedicated group who are excited about producing industry leading screening technology. Our new Ladson, SC facility will produce a comprehensive suite of fully automated and integrated products for aviation, shipping ports, border crossings, and critical infrastructure customers. These systems provide threat detection by screening baggage, cargo, and people at checkpoints around the world.

The Production Control Specialist plays a vital role within the manufacturing process and will be responsible for a variety of task. This position will report to the Production Control Manager but work closely with other functional teams to establish priority and ensure the smooth execution of production activities. In conjunction with the different production managers, this role will coordinate and monitor MO status and ensure timely closure upon completion. This role will also assist with investigating aging MO report, monitor bulk material levels, submit request for floor supplies, and communicate production shortages as required. To be successful in this role, this person must have a good understanding of the supply chain and manufacturing process along with being detail oriented, highly organized, and an excellent communicator.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Control and maintenance of manufacturing orders (MO’s) throughout the production process
  • Track and prioritize material shortages.
  • Update and track the Manufacturing Order Aging Reports
  • Control and order of Bulk items
  • Organize and support the flow of material through the production areas.
  • Manage the tracking of system level production through the production areas.
  • Manage information related to order status and shipment schedule.

Required Qualifications:

  • HS Diploma or equivalent and 2+ years of experience.
  • Associate degree or higher preferred
  • Experience in manufacturing or supply chain environment
  • Experience with a MRP tool (preferably Costpoint)
  • Average experience utilizing all MS applications with an emphasis on Excel


  • Good communication skills
  • Familiarity with working in an ISO controlled environment
  • Ability to communicate effectively to a wide range of audiences
  • Propensity to develop interdepartmental relationships
  • Personal sense of integrity, trust, and respect
  • Strong interpersonal skills used to set and maintain positive culture

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)

Pay Range:

Pay Range $38,350.00 - $69,325.00

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.

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.