September 21, 2016

Materials Planner

Aerospace / Defense Company - Windsor Locks, CT

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Job Description

The selected candidate will be responsible for the timely performance of various manufacturing/production control tasks ranging from procurement planning through shipment of deliverables in support of NASA and DoD Programs. Applicants must exhibit a high degree of initiative and use sound judgment in carrying out assigned work. It is essential the individual be capable of adapting to changing conditions and work cooperatively in a team environment. Specific responsibilities include:

*Planning, prioritizing and processing purchase order requisition packages
*Inventory analysis and maintenance of program shortages
*Acquisition and compilation of processing documentation and equipment
*Estimating/scheduling fabrication and production task sequences, durations and required resources
*Ensuring proper hardwared configuration via Engineering change evaluation and incorporation
*Interfacing with work cell supervision on production schedule status and task execution
*Expediting resolution of scheduling and resource conflicts to maintain production schedules
*Generating Bills of Materials (BOM) in support of program proposal as-required


In addition to stated educational requirements, applicants should have experience in production planning/control and JDE/SAP usage, with exposure to MRP system(s) and lean manufacturing principles and practices. Excellent communication skills and proficiency in MS Office are necessary.

This position is considered safety sensitive in accordance with NASA Guidelines. Candidate will be subject to drug and alcohol testing per NASA's regulation SUBPART 1835.5 Drug- Free Workforce.

EDUCATION BS/BA degree in Engineering or Business preferred; AS/AA degreerequired