Production Planning and Scheduler (Pipeline for future opening)

This position description does not represent a current opening but may be used to identify candidates with skills and experience for positions within Northrop Grumman that frequently become available. Candidates who express an interest may be considered for future positions at Northrop Grumman.

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people 's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation 's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work -- and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they are making history.

Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems designs, builds and delivers space, defense and aviation-related systems to customers around the world. Our main products include launch vehicles and related propulsion systems; missile products, subsystems and defense electronics; precision weapons, armament systems and ammunition; satellites and associated space components and services; and advanced aerospace structures.

Responsibilities:

Track material shortages for work-orders, Kits, sub-assemblies based on bill-of-material or drawings or configuration. Highlight to management critical part shortages that will jeopardize ship schedule

Create and release work orders based on bill-of-materials and configuration. Close work orders after sub-assemblies, assemblies and integration are complete

Maintain materials, parts and bill of materials, ensuring bill of material supports efficient material flow and is aligned with assembly process.

Planner must understand manufacturing capacity and allocate as required to meet build plan commitments. Expedites and reschedules open purchase orders to suit production-planning requirement

Must understand & execute material requirements planning (MRP), capacity planning and other advanced material planning needs

Coordinates and expedites flow of materials, parts, and assemblies between departments, according to manufacturing schedules or priorities, and compiles and maintains manual or computerized record

Effectively communicate and report material status, issues, and highlight

Prioritize Work Orders and program needs against overall company program need

Update Work Orders based on Engineering Change Orders (ECOs)

Qualifications:


High School Diploma with a minimum of 5 years of related experience in Production Control as a Planner in a manufacturing environment utilizing a MRP system

Working computer literacy using an ERP system, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook), spreadsheet and production control and work order procedures are required

Must have experience in rescheduling, canceling, opening and closing work orders per MRP

Must be experienced in understanding product structures, configurations and bill-of-material and parts specification

Must of experience in creating metrics for production demands, tracking part shortages, open PO's, track due dates and inventory report

Strong analytical skills with the ability to work under pressure and very tight timelines



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 a complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit www.northropgrumman.com/EEO U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.


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