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Materials Planner

Company: Arcturus UAV
Location: Petaluma
Posted on: November 12, 2021

Job Description:

About the Job:The Material Planner III executes, plans and manages work orders to meet company production commitments and in accordance to company policies and procedures. One works from engineering plans and production specifications to establish production schedules, labor loading, and capacity requirements. In this role, the Material Planner coordinates production plans to ensure materials are provided according to schedules.Position Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for planning and providing status of material availability of assigned products
  • Creates and releases work orders to production based upon the MPS, and follows them through to completion
  • Supports Contracts & Finance to ensure customer orders are completed on schedule
  • Reviews status material shortages with procurement. Communicates with Production Control regarding priorities and material shortages
  • Works closely with production leads and production control to ensure that issues are addressed as quickly as possible
  • Assists Purchasing and Manufacturing with the resolution of MRP and planning discrepancies
  • Manages ECO implementation for assigned product to ensure all material and demand dispositions have been properly implemented
  • Works on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors
  • Resolves a wide range of issues in creative ways based on one's full understanding of the specialization
  • Other duties as assignedSkills & Experience:
    • Bachelor's Degree in related discipline is required or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience
    • Minimum of 5 - 8 years of exact experience with increasing level of complexity of bill of materials
    • Experienced with planning practices and processes in manufacturing and engineering environments
    • Demonstrated proficiency using MS Office Suite (Word, Access, PowerPoint, Excel) and MRP/ERP systemsOther Qualifications & Desired Competencies:
      • APICS Certification (CPIM) is preferred
      • Experience using Oracle ERP system or similar is preferred
      • Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions
      • Effective problem-solving, interpersonal and communication skills in working well with others across disciplines and with external suppliers
      • Consistent in exhibiting high organizational and coordination skills to meet deadlines. Effectively reacts and adapts to constant change in deadlines
      • Normally receives little instruction on day-to-day work and general instructions on new assignments
      • Able to excel in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment, where small teams share a broad variety of duties
      • Displays strong initiative and drive to accomplish goals and meet company objectives
      • Takes ownership and responsibility for current and past work products
      • Is committed to learning from mistakes and driven to improve and enhance performance of oneself, others, and the companyPhysical Demands
        • Ability to work in an office and manufacturing environment (Constant)
        • Regularly required to, stand, sit; talk, hear, and use hands and fingers to operate a computer and telephone keyboard (Frequent)ITAR Requirement:This position requires access to information that is subject to compliance with the International Traffic Arms Regulations ("ITAR") and/or the Export Administration Regulations ("EAR"). In order to comply with the requirements of the ITAR and/or the EAR, applicants will be asked to provide specific documentation to verify U.S. person status under the ITAR and the EAR. A "U.S. person" according to their definition is a U.S. citizen, U.S. lawful permanent resident (green card holder), or protected individual such as a refugee, or asylee. See 22 CFR - 120.15. Some positions will require current U.S. Citizenship due to contract requirements.Vaccine Requirement:COVID-19 continues to significantly impact our communities, families and employees. With employee health and safety as our top priority, and as mandated by Executive Order 14042: Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, all newly hired employees, in the United States, must be fully vaccinated before their start date. At this time, AeroVironment's vaccine requirement only applies to employees based in the U.S. Non-U.S. locations will have their own vaccination policies in accordance with local laws and regulations.AeroVironment / Arcturus cares about its team members and actively fosters a healthy and safe work environment.AeroVironment Incorporated is an equal opportunity employer, M/F/D/V and works in compliance with both federal and state laws. We are committed to the concept regarding Equal Employment opportunity. Qualified candidates will be considered for employment regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, marital status, medical condition nor disability, genetics, veteran and all others that may apply.AeroVironment / Arcturus UAV is an aerospace manufacturer designing and producing unmanned aircraft systems in Petaluma, CA.

Keywords: Arcturus UAV, Petaluma , Materials Planner, Other , Petaluma, California

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