BAE Systems Production Planning Manager in Austin, Texas

Job Description

The Production Planning Manager with be the primary interface between Manufacturing Operations, Logistics and Supply Chain. This individual will lead the process of identifying and prioritizing future work to ensure on-time completion to meet company and customer requirements. The Production Planning Manager will ensure that appropriate levels of work in process are maintained at identified operations in manufacturing to ensure that lines are running. The candidate will interface with all associated functional leaders to address concerns and drive continuous improvement opportunities. Where necessary, this individual will facilitate the creation of standard systems and processes that are required to achieve stated objectives.

The Production Planning Manager will plan, prepare and control production schedules and coordinate with material requirements to ensure a controlled flow of approved materials timed to meet production requirements. This individual will advise management of the status of work in progress, material availability, and potential production problems.

The ideal candidate with have previous leadership experience planning and scheduling in a circuit card manufacturing environment. Contract manufacturing experience is a plus.The candidate will also have experience driving continuous improvement initiatives, and cultivating a culture of collaboration.

Typical Education & Experience

Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 6 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education

Experience doing planning and master scheduling in a circuit card contract manufacturing environment.

Hands-on ERP systems experience (Oracle, SAP, other).

Ability to adjust to customer requirements with little notice.

Possess strong understanding of procurement, planning, and engineering development processes.

Ability to create presentation materials and give presentations to leadership teams.

Strong analytical and problem solving skills.

Capable of building relationships and communicating effectively at all levels of the organization.

Proven ability to train and mentor team members.

Microsoft Office skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).

About BAE Systems Electronic Systems

BAE Systems is a premier global defense and security company with approximately 90,000 employees delivering a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support and services.

The Electronic Systems (ES) sector spans the commercial and defense electronics markets with a broad portfolio of mission-critical electronic systems, including flight and engine controls; electronic warfare and night vision systems; surveillance and reconnaissance sensors; secure networked communications equipment; geospatial imagery intelligence products and systems; mission management; and power-and energy-management systems. Headquartered in Nashua, New Hampshire, ES employs approximately 13,000 people globally, with engineering and manufacturing functions primarily in the United States, United Kingdom, and Israel. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression

Production Planning Manager


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