Kratos Technology & Training Solutions Sr. Production Planner in Dallastown, Pennsylvania

Job Description:

To provide a Leadership Impact by delivering on commitments and being a role model for others. Aggressively pursue new opportunities with customers. Look for ways to apply the latest technologies to the work. Strive to make people better and be a positive influence in the development of others.

Production planning and scheduling:

  • Analyze demand to meet customer and inventory requirements
  • Inventory management of finished goods, subassemblies, and WIP.
  • Transactional planning, scheduling, and inventory management in ERP system. Perform necessary planning, scheduling, and inventory transactions as required.
  • Develop a comprehensive, detailed schedule for plant to meet required demands reflecting equipment and personnel constraints as well as opportunities.
  • Proactively address and communicate schedule issues or sudden shifts in demand and impacts to inventory levels and adjusting production schedules to achieve inventory targets.
  • Communicate effectively, as liaison between operations, customer service, and leadership on any supply chain issues including the production schedule.
  • Serve as lead agent to drive system and process improvements including inventory control, material availability, and other supply chain initiatives for areas of responsibility.
  • Develop project plans and execute projects across multiple business functions.
  • Develop and regularly publish metrics to measure schedule status and other supply chain processes. Conduct data analysis and root cause corrective action to improve performance metrics.
  • Write professional processes related to supply chain management.
  • Work closely with Master Scheduler to mitigate issues.
  • Continually looks for opportunities to improve manufacturing time and cost and provides metrics to support the improvements.
  • Supports the Contracts Department with customer changes.
  • Responds to drawing changes issued by Engineering as needed by re-ordering materials, and changing work orders in the shop.

Experience and Skills:

Required: college/university education in technical field (mfg. or industrial related), or equivalent experience.

Required: 2 to 4 years related experience in Supply Chain

Preferred: APICS certified or in pursuit of certification

Job Tracking ID: 85347-227087

Location: Dallastown, PA

Job Type: Full-Time/Regular

Date Updated: August 03, 2016

Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)

Years of Experience: At least 3 Years

Level of Education: BA/BS

Starting Date: July 19, 2016