Production Planner and Scheduler 2

At Northrop Grumman, our work with cutting-edge technology is driven by something human: the lives our technologies protects. It's the value of innovation that makes a difference today and tomorrow. Here you'll have the opportunity to connect with coworkers in an environment that's uniquely caring, diverse, and respectful; where employees share experience, insights, perspectives and creative solutions through integrated product & cross-functional teams, and employee resource groups. From engineering and manufacturing, to operations and business development, Northrop Grumman's Sunnyvale location offers the opportunity to serve national security and impact the lives of Americans all over the globe from the landscape of Northern California. Don't just build a career, build a life at Northrop Grumman Sunnyvale.

Northrop Grumman Marine Systems seeks a Production Planner 2 in our Sunnyvale, CA, location to provide production scheduling for our power propulsion unit. Responsibilities include the following:

  • Plans, prepares, issues and controls production schedules and tracks material requirements to ensure a controlled flow of approved materials timed to meet production requirements.
  • Schedules equipment and personnel, confirms material supply and demands, and prepares work orders or purchase requests based on a master production schedule, shop load and inventory requirements.
  • Review and track internal status of customer product. Participate in internal production meetings for assigned work center area and communicate status changes to program management in a timely manner.
  • Take action with correct internal teams to promptly resolve any program schedule issues.
  • Coordinates interdepartmental activity with production coordinator, quality assurance, manufacturing, purchasing, engineering, inventory control, and Shipping/Receiving.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree
  • 2+ years relevant work experience in production control, material/production planning, or work center scheduling
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word, andExcel
  • Hands on work experience utilizing an MRP system, ideally SAP

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Industrial Engineering or Mechanical Engineering
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills to facilitate interface between various support Departments
  • CPIM or APICS training
  • Lean manufacturing or Six Sigma process improvement experience a plus
  • Experience working in a low volume, high mixed manufacturing environment
  • Experience with Earned Value Management
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Project and Microsoft Powerpoint

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.${descr2}${descr3}

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