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Orbital ATK | Northridge, California
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Job Description

Job ID: SS20172501-38099

With annual revenues in of nearly $4.5 billion, over 12,000 employees, and operations in about 20 states, Orbital ATK is a company on the move. Our mission is to ensure that our customers accomplish their mission - whether it's a technological breakthrough, a satellite launch, or protecting our nation. The company is the world's leading supplier of solid rocket motors, a leading provider of launch vehicles, satellites and other space systems, and the nation's largest manufacturer of ammunition.

Orbital ATK Defense Systems Group is an industry leader in ammunition, precision and strike weapons, missile-warning solutions, and tactical rocket motors across air, sea and land-based systems. We are the largest U.S. producer of small-caliber ammunition, as well as a leading producer of medium- and large-caliber ammunition and medium-caliber gun systems. Orbital ATK Defense Systems also develops advanced capabilities for missile-defense interceptors, fuzing and warheads, weaponized special-mission aircraft, and propulsion/controls.

Orbital ATK is currently seeking an experienced Material Planner to provide leadership to our Defense Electronics Systems team in our Northridge, CA offices.

Job Description

Coordinates purchase requisitions or orders based on program/manufacturing needs and existing inventory. Coordinates with other departments to ensure appropriate routing, scheduling, and availability of raw materials or components.

-Plan, issue and control material demands in order to meet production scheduling requirements;

-A leader in advising management of status of work in process, material availability and potential production problems to ensure that personnel, equipment, materials and services are provided as needed;

-Analyze inventory usages and scrap factors;

-Coordinate interdepartmental activity with Quality, Manufacturing Purchasing, Engineering, Receiving, and Contracts;

-Coordinate material movement between warehouse and production areas.

-Create Requisitions

-Coordinate sales order entries

-Troubleshoot system

-Coordinates timing of purchase, acceptance, and routing of materials based on program need.

-Ensures material quality for programs through inspection, analysis, and testing.

-Ensures materials are ready and available for programs.

-Controls excess, insufficient, or deficient materials. This may require working with the customer, Engineering, Program Manager, Buyers, Finance, suppliers, or other external vendors.

-Provides input, based on materials availability, to the Production Planner/Master Scheduler.

-Resolves basic to moderately complex materials issues for a program.

Qualifications

-4 or more years of experience in Material Planning preferably in a defense manufacturing environment

-4 Year Degree

-Strong and demonstrable understanding of MRP logic;

-Experience using scheduling tools; Deltek/Costpoint

-Strong verbal and written communication skills and excellent follow up;

-Technical skills required; Excel, MS Project, Power point, and Visual scheduling tools.

-Knows procurement and quality basics, engineering flows, and reading prints

-APICS certification preferred

-3-5 year's inventory or production experience

If you are a dynamic, successful, driven professional, Orbital ATK is the company that will further your experience and career growth. We offer a highly competitive salary, comprehensive benefits including, medical, dental, 401k, tuition reimbursement, and much more.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D

About Orbital ATK

As a global leader in aerospace and defense technologies, Orbital ATK designs, builds and delivers space, defense and aviation-related systems to customers around the world both as a prime contractor and as a merchant supplier. Our main products include launch vehicles and related propulsion systems; satellites and associated components and services; composite aerospace structures; tactical missiles, subsystems and defense electronics; and precision weapons, armament systems and ammunition.

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