Senior Manufacturing Material Planning Specialist

Marion, VA, USA
Required Clearance
No clearance
Employment Type
Full Time
Hiring Company
Composite Solutions

Basic Qualifications

Bachelors degree or equivalent is required plus a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree.CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: [Department of Defense Secret security clearance is preferred at time of hire.] Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.

Responsibilities for this Position

Imagine a world-class engineering environment. Now add a team of exceptional talent along with technologies that are so advanced they’re often classified. That’s what you’ll find at General Dynamics Mission Systems. Here you’ll lead amazing engineers as they invent the technologies, products and services that help our service members, intelligence analysts and first responders keep our nation safe. If you want the chance to lead, it’s time to bring your talent to General Dynamics Mission Systems.

We apply advanced technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, AR/VR, Cloud Native and Quantum Physics to solve our customers’ missions in cyber, RF, undersea, interstellar and everything in between.

As a Senior Manufacturing Material Planning Specialist, you’ll utilize your skills and talents to represent the production and material planning function on assigned  program teams. Essentially, you’ll compile and monitor monthly material activity within the material planning system. You’ll also prepare material forecasts as requested and interface periodically with supply chain or suppliers on delivery issues and problem resolution.

What you’ll experience:

  • Technologies that aren’t just top-notch, they’re often top-secret
  • A team of bold thinkers committed to exploring what’s next
  • Opportunities to gain new knowledge - as it’s discovered

What you bring to the table:

  • A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent plus a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience; or Master's Degree 
  • An exceptional understanding of bill of material concepts and methodologies
  • Solid understanding of the proposal process for material estimating
  • Extremely proficient with material planning tools

What sets you apart:

  • Outstanding communication skills
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Planning experience in MRP (Material Resource Planning) or ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) systems
  • Experience with IFS (Industrial & Financial Systems) a plus

Company Overview

General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation. With a global team of 12,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas. Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency. We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose. You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded. If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team! General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. EOE/Disability/Veteran
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