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Employment Type:
Full time
Job Category:
Aerospace & Aeronautics
Plan Prod Control Specialist I
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Raytheon Company | Tucson, Arizona
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Job Description

The Planning and Production Control Specialist will perform a variety of technical and business tasks in support of production programs. This individual will manage multiple assemblies and the associated tasks listed below are necessary in order to prevent a work stoppage or a slip in schedule, both of which would have a significant impact to the program’s cost and schedule requirements.

Job Description:
Tasks include, but are not limited to the following:

  • The individual will review plans, prepare, issue, and control production schedules and changes associated with his/her assemblies. Insufficient planning on the part of this individual could have a negative impact on the program meeting financial and schedule requirements
  • Evaluate and coordinate material requirements to ensure a controlled flow of approved materials timed to meet production/customer requirements
  • Evaluate the status and assemblies that are in progress, material availability, and potential production problems. Insufficient evaluation on the part of this individual could impact the work being performed and possibly cause a work stoppage
  • Solve any potential production problems to ensure that personnel, equipment, materials, and services are provided as needed
  • Control and analyze multiple and moderate complexity bill of materials in an MRP system
  • Schedule equipment and personnel, confirm material supply demand, and prepare necessary work orders based on shop load and inventory requirements
  • Schedule and expedite the movement of parts by means of move orders, stock transfers, and requests for shipping orders
  • Responsible for the material tracking from purchase order release to the receipt of the material
  • Propose solutions to mitigate any work stoppage the factory teams may experience due to any slips in material orders
  • Interface with internal and external customers
  • Authorize factory work via assembly work orders and follows that through to completion
    Based on the individual’s detailed inventory analysis, the individual will prepare purchase requests for the production or purchase of components or parts

U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance as of day one of employment.

Required Skills:
  • Application of concepts and principles of Production and Planning Control fundamentals to include:
    • MRP
    • Inventory Management
    • JIT Concepts
  • Demonstrate ability to propose solutions to a variety of problems of minor scope and complexity
  • Shows ability for critical thinking and analysis skills to ensure detailed status provided to the Value Stream Manager and team
  • Demonstrates ability to contribute to the completion of organizational projects and goals
  • Knowledge of MS Office applications including Excel and Word. Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to coordinate with various disciplines
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills. Detail oriented
  • U.S. Citizenship is required.

Desired Skills:
  • Familiarity with SAP systems
  • Working knowledge of MS PowerPoint
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher

Required Education (including Major):
Bachelor's degree in one of the following: Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, Operations Management, or related field

This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance. Non-US citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance. The Defense Industrial Security Clearance Office (DISCO), an agency of the Department of Defense, handles and adjudicates the security clearance process. Security clearance factors include, but are not limited to, allegiance to the US, foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations and drug involvement. Employment is contingent on other factors, including, but not limited to, background checks and drug screens.

***Please upload a copy of your most recent transcripts with your resume when applying to this requisition. Please include your cumulative GPA and projected graduation date on your resume***

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Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.


About Raytheon Company

Raytheon Company is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, civil government and cybersecurity markets throughout the world. With a history of innovation spanning 92 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration and other capabilities in the areas of sensing; effects; and command, control, communications and intelligence systems; as well as a broad range of mission support services

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