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Materials Planner

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Aiken
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

Job Description Works under general direction and guidance of the Department Manager/Supervisor and is responsible for all planning and scheduling of manufactured and/or subcontractor provided parts through the following systems: Material Requirements Planning (MRP), Enterprise Resources Planning (ERP) and Capacity Requirements Planning (CRP) to support tooling, prototype, and/or production manufacturing. Provides direction to Material Coordinators and Material Control Specialists. This position relies on experience and judgment to organize, plan and accomplish department objectives with a wide degree of creativity and latitude expected to fulfill a variety of duties. Reviews and analyzes inputs to include, but not limited to: Engineering Requisitions (ER), Engineering Orders (EO), Tool Requests, and Maintenance Work orders to assist with internal customer requests and needs. Participates in activities required to fulfill customer expectations to include creating part masters, creating/manipulating BOM/Order bills, developing/initiating part acquisitions (make, buy, transfer, GFM) and control strategies, as well as, shipping of components. Reviews/analyzes Oracle requirements or other output reports and on-line screens to determine valid requirements, taking into consideration excess on-hand/work-in-process (WIP) material; approves/releases valid replenishment orders in a timely manner resulting in a steady/level flow to manufacturing. Maintains valid part order policies, modifier, safety stock, issue codes and commodity codes as applicable; ensures applicable information is correctly assigned in Product Structure File. Evaluates component lead-times compatible with the material management system; assists with resolving out-of-sync lead-times with manufacturing. Prevents anticipated shortages by utilizing shortage report and simulated pick lists; takes action required to clear part shortages (i.e. expediting, material transfers, substitutions, etc.). Monitors and maintains order due dates to ensure validity.Participates in re-negotiating due date expectations with internal customers to ensure on time delivery of product. Reviews work for machines/work centers to maximize throughput, resource utilization, machine/labor efficiencies, and/or service level. May assist with the development of project material strategies in order to maintain minimum inventory investment by maximizing turns as well as prudent planning during contract start-ups and change implementation; helps to identify situations that will reduce excess/obsolete inventory. Coordinates and maintains "as-built" configuration through the use of appropriate change management tools. Interfaces frequently with Procurement, Sub Contract Managers/Administrators, Engineering Support and Manufacturing. Provides up-to-date KPI data and analyzes and recommends necessary corrective actions. Participates in establishing priorities for and coordinating transitional activities in support of new product production, equipment moves, and new process implementation, etc. Maintains up-to-date knowledge of relevant discipline(s), industry practices, trends, and applications. May direct the work of less senior personnel. Maintains a safe work environment and ensures compliance with safety objectives and policies.Required Education, Experience, & Skills

  • High School Diploma or equivalent plus additional 6 years relevant experience in a planning/coordinating function; or relevant Associate's degree plus additional 4 years experience; or relevant Bachelor's degree or equivalent plus 2 years experience.
  • Experience with ERP system required; preferably Oracle.
  • Familiar with a variety of the organizational concepts, practices, and procedures, as well as, a complete understanding of material planning and control.
  • Knowledge of blueprint reading, material requirements planning processes and concepts, enterprise resources planning processes and concepts, and capacity requirements planning processes & concepts.
  • Ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment.Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Good planning, time management and organization skills.
  • Sound interpersonal skills used when interfacing, coordinating, and negotiating with company personnel, customers, and suppliers.
  • Ability to use computers to prepare appropriate reports and documents.
  • Proficiency in use of word processing, spreadsheet, and database development programs (such as Word, Excel, Business Objects, and Access).
  • Ability to make decisions using sound judgment while complying with policies, procedures, appropriate principles and applicable state and federal laws and regulations.
  • Ability to develop/demonstrate research and presentation skills.
  • Ability to develop and maintain professional and effective relationships with internal and external customers.Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
    • Experience with relevant applications in a defense environment.
    • Oracle Pay InformationFull-Time Salary Range: $58300 - $99100Please note: This range is based on our market pay structures. However, individual salaries are determined by a variety of factors including, but not limited to: business considerations, local market conditions, and internal equity, as well as candidate qualifications, such as skills, education, and experience. Employee Benefits: At BAE Systems, we support our employees in all aspects of their life, including their health and financial well-being. Regular employees scheduled to work 20+ hours per week are offered: health, dental, and vision insurance; health savings accounts; a 401(k) savings plan; disability coverage; and life and accident insurance. We also have an employee assistance program, a legal plan, and other perks including discounts on things like home, auto, and pet insurance. Our leave programs include paid time off, paid holidays, as well as other types of leave, including paid parental, military, bereavement, and any applicable federal and state sick leave. Employees may participate in the company recognition program to receive monetary or non-monetary recognition awards. Other incentives may be available based on position level and/or job specifics.About BAE Systems Platforms & Services BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it's what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts - defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team-making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you'll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference.The Platforms & Services (P&S) sector under BAE Systems, Inc does the big stuff: the armored combat vehicles, naval guns, missile launchers, and naval ship repair...just to name a few. Our employees take pride in the work they do and why they do it. They are on the front lines every day, building our products to protect the lives of those who serve. We may be biased, but we think P&S does some of the coolest work around, and we think you will too.Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:At BAE Systems, we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where employees are valued and feel like they belong. We are conscious of the need for all employees to see themselves reflected at every level of the company and know that in order to unlock the full potential of our workforce, everyone must feel confident being their best, most sincere self and be equipped to thrive. We provide impactful professional development experiences to our employees and invest in social impact partnerships to uplift communities and drive purposeful change. Here you will find significant opportunities to do meaningful work in an environment intentionally designed to be one where you will learn, grow and belong.BAE Systems is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

Keywords: Disability Solutions, Augusta , Materials Planner, Other , Aiken, Georgia

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