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Principal / Senior Principal Production Planning and Scheduler - Aerospace Composite Manufacturing

Northrop Grumman
Iuka, MS 38852
At Northrop Grumman we develop cutting-edge technology that preserves freedom and advances human discovery. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We continue to innovate with developments from launching the first commercial flight to space, to discovering the early beginnings of the universe. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

No matter the assignment, Northrop Grumman is committed to being a leader in Cyber, Logistics and Modernization, Autonomous Systems, C4ISR, and Strike. For us, it's about more than just performing. It means realizing the values that define us: responsibility, trust, integrity and protecting freedom worldwide. These values inspire and unite our people- who make everything we do possible. Come be a part of our team!

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems (NGAS) is looking for you to join our team as a **Production Planning & Scheduler** based out of Iuka, MS. The position enables you to work on exciting programs developing production schedules to meet manufacturing requirements. Using system tools and working closely with various functional teams you will communicate and ensure production capabilities are maintained to meet the overall objectives of the department and facility. The scheduler will drive the manufacturing and support teams to meet the deadlines set and work to mitigate and recover any missed objectives or milestones. As part of the Production Control organization, the individual is critical to the overall success of the programs and customers serviced.

Responsibilities :

+ Maintain accurate and current schedules for focus programs detailing the start and complete dates for work center activities
+ Plan, prepare, disseminate, and communicate program schedules at various levels for management review and decision-making capability
+ Use ERP system to initiate and maintain manufacturing orders for current and future work supporting part structure manufacturing
+ Coordinate with other functional teams to ensure readiness is maintained and production starts are achieved
+ Support work center capacity data development and facility planning
+ Support documentation generation for finished goods and production related shipments to ensure transportation is successfully achieved
+ Serve as cross functional liaison between Operations, Engineering, Supply Chain, and Quality to ensure production has all required inputs

The ideal candidate will:

+ Perform well in a dynamic, constantly changing, and multi task-oriented environment.
+ Handle simultaneous problems with ease and balance priorities seamlessly.
+ Have a positive attitude, the ability handle stress calmly, and not be afraid to dive into problems.
+ Be comfortable managing projects and driving culture of change.
+ Operate well in the grey and can handle working with ambiguous information.

This position can be filled at the Principal or Senior Principal level depending on the qualifications below.

**Qualifications:**

Basic Qualifications :

Principal Level

+ Bachelors degree and 6+ years of relevant work experience, or Masters degree and 4+ years of relevant work experience. Note: an additional 4 years of work experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.

+ Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret Security clearance
+ Knowledge of production scheduling process
+ Knowledge of Production Control function
+ Basic knowledge and use of MS Office tools, specifically Excel and Outlook
+ Basic understanding of ERP/MRP Systems

Senior Principal Level

+ Bachelors degree and 10+ years of relevant work experience, or Masters degree and 8+ years of relevant work experience. Note: an additional 4 years of work experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.

+ Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret Security clearance
+ Knowledge of production scheduling process
+ Knowledge of Production Control function
+ Basic knowledge and use of MS Office tools, specifically Excel and Outlook
+ Basic understanding of ERP/MRP Systems

Preferred Qualifications:

+ APICS Certification
+ Secret Security clearance in past 2 years
+ Manufacturing experience in scheduling application
+ Deltek OpenPlan Computer Automated Scheduling System experience
+ Deltek Costpoint ERP System experience
+ Proficient use of MS Office tools, specifically Excel and MS Project
+ Supply Chain Management degree
+ Experience in Lean Manufacturing Principles and Applications

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

**Job Category** : Manufacturing and Production
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Posted: 2020-05-21 Expires: 2020-06-20

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