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Manufacturing Planning Specialist

Company: General Dynamics
Location: Greensboro
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Responsibilities for this Position

Manufacturing Planning Specialist

Job ID: 2021-52499

USA-NC-Greensboro USA-NC-Greensboro

Required Clearance: Secret, obtainable within reasonable time based on requirements

Posted Date: 1/5/2022

Category: Manufacturing

Employment Type: Full Time

Hiring Company: General Dynamics Mission Systems

Basic Qualifications

Bachelors degree or equivalent is required plus a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree.


Department of Defense Secret security clearance is required within a resonable period of time. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.

Responsibilities for this Position

Imagine a world-class engineering environment. Now add a team of exceptional talent along with technologies that are so advanced theyre often classified. Thats what youll find at General Dynamics Mission Systems. Here youll lead amazing engineers as they invent the technologies, products and services that help our service members, intelligence analysts and first responders keep our nation safe. If you want the chance to lead, its time to bring your talent to General Dynamics Mission Systems.

We apply advanced technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, AR/VR, Cloud Native and Quantum Physics to solve our customers missions in cyber, RF, undersea, interstellar and everything in between.

As a Senior Manufacturing Planning Specialist, youll utilize your skills and talents to represent the production and material planning function on concurrent engineering teams. Essentially, youll compile and monitor monthly production schedules, create complex material structures in the material planning tool and identify process flow improvements and implement. Youll also prepare labor and material forecasts as requested and interface periodically with supply chain or suppliers on delivery issues and problem resolution.


* Represents the material and production planning function to support achievement of manufacturing build schedules/deliveries
* Utilizes MRP system and planning techniques to plan material and production requirements
* Analyzes and structures MRP driven material to generate requisitions used by Supply Chain (Purchasing) for procurement
* Interfaces daily with Supply Chain (Purchasing) to identify and resolve material availability issues
* Creates, releases, maintains, and statuses manufacturing Shop (Work) orders
* Provides on floor support to Shop for identification and resolution of work-in-process issues
* Compiles and monitors timely and regular production schedules
* Communicates daily with planning colleagues, engineers, supervisors, and project managers to ensure execution of material and manufacturing plans
* Prepares various reports and presentations to status material and production progress and concerns
* Supports and communicates information/status at various manufacturing meetings
* Prepares labor and material forecasts as requested


* Solid understanding of material planning tools
* Ability to utilize MRP system for gathering and manipulating data for effectively planning material to support production requirements
* Solid understanding of bill of material concepts and methodologies
* Advanced skills in the Microsoft Office tools
* Grasps and applies new information quickly
* Ability to handle complex assignments
* Solid communication and relational skills with a variety of cross-functional personnel


* Manufacturing planning and MRP experience
* APICs certification and/or a commitment to ongoing professional development

Company Overview

General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation. With a global team of 12,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas. Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency. We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose. You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded. If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!

General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. EOE/Disability/Veteran

Keywords: General Dynamics, Greensboro , Manufacturing Planning Specialist, Other , Greensboro, North Carolina

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