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Senior Manufacturing Planner

at General Dynamics Mission Systems

Posted: 10/2/2019
Job Reference #: 40661

Job Description

  • Posted Date3 weeks ago(9/30/2019 9:07 AM)
    Job Location
    USA-NC-Greensboro | USA-NC-Greensboro
    Required Clearance
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Hiring Company
    General Dynamics Mission Systems
  • Basic Qualifications

    Bachelor's degree or equivalent is required plus a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree.

    Department of Defense Secret security clearance is required at time of hire or within a reasonable period after hire. 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

    General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a Manufacturing Production Planner. The position provides an opportunity to enhance the performance and profitability of an organization that supports some of our nation’s fundamental defense services. General Dynamics Mission Systems employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions. Manufacturing planning experience is preferred along with APICs certification and a preferred working knowledge of MRP systems such as PRO-III and IFS.

    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-functional personnel


    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