Production & Planning Operations Manager

Hiring for this position will be contingent upon contract award on or about January 2017.

BAE Systems in Middletown, RI, is seeking a full-time production and planning operations manager to direct operations at the Naval Undersea Warfare Center’s Division Newport Naval Array Technical Support Center (NATSC). The selected candidate will be interfacing with our primary customer, the Naval Undersea Warfare Center in Newport, Rhode Island. BAE Systems is an international leader in developing and delivering advanced aerospace and defense systems for military and commercial customers in the U.S. and around the world. The selected candidate will Manage the Production Planning staff engaged in planning, scheduling and monitoring the flow of material through the production cycle -Schedule and expedite the movement of parts by means of move orders, stock transfers and requests for shipping orders,

Responsibilities include:

Act as liaison with Engineering, Purchasing, Production Control and other applicable departments to resolve any concerns and to achieve optimum utilization of facilities in meeting production schedules,

Approve quantities, schedules and parts lists provided to the material control organization to ensure timely and complete ordering, as well as receipt and issuance of production material requirements.

Advise 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,

Coordinate interdepartmental activity with quality assurance, manufacturing, purchasing, engineering, inventory control, traffic, Interfaces and acts as liaison with customers, contractors and suppliers,

Review and recommend changes and resolve various production issues.

Direct the work activities of assigned subordinate employees. Conducts performance appraisals, review and approve employees’ schedules and time off,

Work with other managers and employees to implement the company’s policies and goals

Ensure safety guidelines are being followed

Minimum Education and Experience Bachelor’s Degree and 8 years work experience or equivalent experience Required Skills and Education

Minimum of 8 years of related work experience

Experience working at the Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division Newport

Current DoD Secret level security clearance

Strong customer focus and experience with relationship building

Understanding of production processes and controls

Strong organization and planning skills

Proficient with executing project plans, staffing, scheduling, monitoring funding, identification of risks, contingency plans and allocation of available resources

Ability to manage customer and corporate requirements simultaneously

Ability to initiate, prioritize and coordinate multiple tasks simultaneously

Ability to operate independently and proactively

Knowledge of towed sonar array construction and fabrication techniques

Strong verbal and written communication skills

Preferred Skills and Education

Background in Engineering or other technical discipline

Strong mechanical aptitude and experience

Experience with Navy enterprise resource planning (ERP) program

About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security BAE Systems Intelligence & Security, based in McLean, Virginia, designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we do—from intelligence analysis, cyber operations and IT expertise to systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance services. Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats inspires us to push ourselves and our technologies to new levels. That’s BAE Systems. That’s Inspired Work.

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