World View is looking for an experienced Material Planner / Production Control Specialist to join our team! You will be responsible for Materials Planning, Production Control, Production Scheduling of manufacturing resources and hardware, both internally and externally in support of delivering to the World View manifest and development programs.
Summary of Essential Job Functions
Establishes and maintains build plans for production programs.
Coordinate and execute scheduling activities for assigned parts using ERP systems.
Responsible for ensuring the health and accuracy of requirements data in MRP.
Responsible for defining the acquisition requirements for material to meet set schedules, and racking/managing status to need.
Analyze data and collaborate with internal customers to determine and apply appropriate ordering, inventory, and replenishment policies.
Identify and coordinate advance notice, input and resolution of material shortages/overages.
Manage and eliminate root cause of shortages
Responsible for the on-time start and completions of internal builds.
Manages departmental metrics related to responsible hardware
Develop BOEs for new and ongoing proposals.
Responsible for managing direct material budgets for responsible hardware
Interface with stakeholders to identify and coordinate the disposition of obsolete, non-conforming, and excess materials.
Material cost reduction initiatives.
Manage material acquisition to meet program milestones as required.
Champion and drive process improvements across all areas of responsibility.
Analyze data to determine opportunities to decrease inventory, improve customer service levels, and reduce total costs in order to support lean manufacturing activities.
Assist the Purchasing Manager during customer contract development to ensure new supply agreements are
implemented and executed effectively, efficiently and in accordance with WV policies and procedures.
Procure materials in accordance with MRP and budgetary plans.