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Advanced Manufacturing Planner

Company: General Dynamics Mission Systems, Inc.
Location: Greensboro
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Bachelors degree or equivalent is required plus a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree or equivalent plus a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience.

Department of Defense Secret security clearance is required within a reasonable period of time. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.

Responsibilities for this Position

Developing mission-critical systems that help keep people safe is what we do. At General Dynamics Mission Systems, youll be part of the team that helps heroes make a true impact. The work we do is important. The challenges we face are career-defining. The opportunity we can offer is one-of-a-kind.

We apply advanced technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, AR/VR, Cloud Native and Quantum Physics to solve our customers missions in cyber, RF, undersea, interstellar and everything in between.

As a seasoned leader, youll be a subject matter expert in production planning and material requirements tools, sharing your knowledge with others in the organization. Well rely on you to develop detailed schedules, production plans and capacity plans along with complex bills of material for large programs. The Advanced Manufacturing Planner will review work authorization documents and generate material program plans and coordinate kick-off meetings with functional departments to communicate program goals and objectives.

Represents the production and material planning function to support achievement of manufacturing build schedules/deliveries
Compiles and monitors daily, weekly, and monthly production schedules
Utilizes MRP system and planning techniques to depict material and resource capacity constraints

Creates, releases, tracks, and statuses shop manufacturing work orders

Identifies and resolves manufacturing work-in-process material issues

Communicates daily with engineers, project managers, supervisors, planning colleagues, and shop associates to ensure execution of production plans
Interfaces daily with supply chain personnel to identify and resolve material availability issues
Prepares various reports and presentations to status production progress and material issues

Supports and communicates information/status at various manufacturing and project meetings

May coordinate the development of material proposals

Very solid understanding of the material planning tools
May require understanding of earned value management and/or product costing as job requires
Ability to manipulate data in the material planning tools
Very solid understanding of bill of material concepts and methodologies
Very solid understanding of the proposal process for both material and labor estimating
Advanced skills in the Microsoft Office tools; especially Excel Pivot, Vlookup, and formatting tools
Grasps and applies new information quickly
Ability to handle complex assignments
Ability to effectively represent functional area on program teams

Excellent communication and relational skills with a variety of cross-functionalpersonnel


Manufacturing planning experience preferred

APICs certification preferred

Experience with MRP systems such as PRO-III and IFS preferred

Company Overview

General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation.With a global team of 13,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas.Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency.We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose.You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded.If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!

General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce.EOE/Disability/Veteran

Copyright 2021 General Dynamics Mission Systems, Inc.

Keywords: General Dynamics Mission Systems, Inc., Tuscaloosa , Advanced Manufacturing Planner, Other , Greensboro, Alabama

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