Production Planner and Scheduler, Sunnyvale, Ca

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Sunnyvale, CA

Requisition ID: R10087789
Category: Manufacturing and Production
Location: Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Citizenship Required: United States Citizenship
Clearance Type: None
Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
Travel Required: No
Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
Positions Available: 1

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people’s lives around the world today, and for generations to come. 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 look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work — and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they’re making history.

Northrop Grumman Marine Systems (NGMS) is seeking a Production Planning Scheduler for our Sunnyvale, CA location to provide production scheduling for our power propulsion units.

What You’ll get to Do:

Plans, prepares, issues and controls production schedules and tracks material requirements to ensure a controlled flow of approved materials timed to meet production requirements.
Schedules equipment and personnel, confirms material supply and demands, and prepares work orders or purchase requests based on a master production schedule, shop load and inventory requirements.
Review and track internal status of customer product. Participate in internal production meetings for assigned work center area and communicate status changes to program management in a timely manner.
Take action with correct internal teams to promptly resolve any program schedule issues.
Coordinates interdepartmental activity with production coordinator, quality assurance, manufacturing, purchasing, engineering, and MRP Planning.
Shift start: 6:30am.



Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree with 2+ years directly related work experience in production planning and scheduling
Experience utilizing MRP system; SAP preferred.
Analytical skills required for determining priorities, lead times, and shop floor schedules.
Ability to clearly express oneself verbally and in writing in the English language using good grammar and vocabulary. Excellent verbal and written communication skills to include strong presentation, project and organizational skills.
Strong computer skills including operating Windows based personal computers and using Microsoft products such as Outlook, Word, Excel, Project, & PowerPoint.

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, or Business Management.
CPIM or APICS training.
Lean manufacturing or Six Sigma process improvement experience.
Experience working in a low volume, high mixed manufacturing or machine shop environment.
Experience with Earned Value Management.
Able to effectively interact in a cross functional group setting, both verbally and in writing, such as Program Management, Operations Management, Supply Chain, Production, Engineering, Quality, and Executives.
Able to read and interpret MRP, bills of materials, routings, non-conforming materials reports, and other common manufacturing documents.
Ability to evaluate and analyze spreadsheets and data to enable operational decision-making or present clear recommendations to cross functional group, both verbally and in writing.

Salary Range: $63,800 USD – $95,800 USD

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042

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 U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Northrop Grumman / Equal Opportunity Employer

JBNGJ-R10087789 2023.01.14

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