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Production Planning and Scheduler Manager (Mgr Prod Planning Sched 1) - 4384

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Production Planning and Scheduler Manager (Mgr Prod Planning Sched 1) - 4384

Newport News, VA

Job Description
Who We Are

Come join HII! Where hard stuff is done right! Technical Solutions, a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries is seeking a Production Planning and Scheduler Manager to support the Validation Project at Newport News Shipbuilding. In this role, the candidate will work with the Project Manager, manage the Validation project and the team to include oversite of direct employees in a shipboard environment. This position will be located at the Newport News Shipyard in Newport News, VA. #LI-AK1

What You Will Do

  • Plans, prepares, issues and controls production schedules and coordinates with material requirements to ensure a controlled flow of approved materials timed to meet production requirements.
  • Advises management of the status of work in progress, material availability, and potential production problems to ensure that personnel, equipment, materials and services are provided as needed.
  • Schedules equipment and personnel, confirms material supply and demands, prepares work orders or purchase requests for the production or purchase of components or parts based on a master production schedule, shop load and inventory requirements.
  • Coordinates interdepartmental activity with quality assurance, manufacturing, purchasing, engineering, inventory control, traffic, etc.; schedules and expedites the movement of parts by means of move orders, stock transfers and requests for shipping orders.

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What You Must Have
  • 4 years relevant progressive experience with Bachelors in related field; 2 years relevant progressive experience with Masters in related field; or High School Diploma or equivalent and 8 years relevant progressive experience.
  • Must possess an expertise in Navy Hull, Mechanical and Electric (HM&E) and Propulsion Plant systems preferably with leadership credentials in large deck ships.
  • Must be capable of performing shipboard sight validations and able to perform logistic technical analysis of shipboard (marine) equipment.
  • Must possess in-depth knowledge of engineering drawings/data reading practices (MIL-STD-1000), being capable to perform logistic technical evaluation of equipment and material presented in these drawings.
  • Must be computer literate with the ability to be comfortable and proficient at a computer terminal manipulating data.
  • Must be able to communicate clearly and professionally with both management and the Team in the day-to-day operations of the project.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a secret security clearance.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen.

Bonus Points For...
  • Candidate knowledge in Microsoft Excel and Access is a definite plus.
  • Access to CDMD-OA is a plus.

Physical Requirements
May be required to visit job site in an industrial or shipboard environment. Normally not required to lift more than 40 pounds higher than three feet above feet/floor level.

Building on a legacy of more than a century of naval shipbuilding, Technical Solutions, a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries provides mission-critical solutions to a wide variety of government and commercial customers worldwide. Comprising nearly 6,000 professionals in 45 states and 16 countries, our unique national security services portfolio includes unmanned systems, defense and federal solutions, and nuclear and environmental services. For more information, visit

Huntington Ingalls Industries is America's largest military shipbuilding company and a provider of professional services to partners in government and industry. For more than a century, HII's Newport News and Ingalls shipbuilding divisions in Virginia and Mississippi have built more ships in more ship classes than any other U.S. naval shipbuilder. HII's Technical Solutions division supports national security missions around the globe with unmanned systems, nuclear and environmental services, and defense and federal solutions. Headquartered in Newport News, Virginia, HII employs more than 42,000 people operating both domestically and internationally. For more information, visit: .

A new Federal Executive Order requires that employees of Federal contractors and subcontractors be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by December 8, 2021. Accordingly, as a condition of employment with Technical Solutions, a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries, employees will be required to provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 or have an approved exemption prior to starting employment.

Huntington Ingalls Industries is an Equal Opportunity/Vets and Disabled Employer. U.S. Citizenship may be required for certain positions.

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