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Material Planner

Antenna Research Associates Inc
Laurel, MD
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: medical, vision, 401k, dental, life insurance,
Job Description

Job Summary

Responsible for planning and managing production schedules to meet customer delivery requirements as well as managing inventory availability.

Essential Functions:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Plan production tasks and schedules according to customer orders.

  • Work with management in coordinating and planning production activities to improve runtime.
  • Analyze back orders, current orders, and upcoming orders to prioritize, plan and schedule the production operations.
  • Expedites operations that delay schedules and alters schedules to meet unforeseen conditions.
  • Plan inventory management processes to avoid shortages and excesses of materials.
  • Monitors project’s progress to ensure it’s following the schedule.
  • Perform work order release, completion, and closure in SAGE.
  • Generate purchase requisitions for material and/or consumables as needed.
  • Run material shortage reports of variances or discrepancies.
  • Assures BOMs are accurate and producible as well as engineering drawings.
  • Work with and through the Purchasing Department to resolve scheduling constraints and material availability to support current and futures projects.
  • Coordinates with other departments to ensure appropriate routing, scheduling, and availability of raw materials or components.
  • Perform manufacturing analysis, including parts and labor requirements for moderately complex instruments.

Position Qualifications

Competency Statement (s)

  • Adaptability - Adapts to change, open to new ideas and responsibilities
  • Communication – Ability to speak, write, and interact with others.
  • Decision Making – Able to reach a decision, takes thoughtful approach when considering options, seeks input from others, makes difficult decisions
  • Ethics - Honest, accountable, maintains confidentiality
  • Initiative – Ability to take on task before being asked.
  • Organized - Possessing the trait of being organized or following a systematic method of performing a task.
  • Quality - Strives to eliminate errors, accurate work is a priority, seeks opportunities to improve products/services

Experience and Skills

  • Minimum 3-5 years of manufacturing experience.
  • Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) is desired but not required.
  • Strong knowledge of logistics processes for planning and production.
  • Experience with ERP systems in a manufacturing environment (SAGE is a plus)
  • Proficiency with MS Office products - PowerPoint, Excel, Word
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and manage time effectively.
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings.
  • Ability to interact with all levels professionally and tactfully within the organization.
  • Must have strong analytical skills.
  • Understands inventory control methodology, including inventory, planning, and forecasting processes.
  • A complete understanding of how a Bill of Materials is developed and managed through the product life cycle, including identifying make and buy parts and revision control of parts.

Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field


Antenna Research Associates, Inc. and its subsidiaries encourage diversity in the workplace; we are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Race/Color/Gender/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Religion/National Origin/Disability/Veteran

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Company Description
Antenna Research Associates, Inc. (ARA) has a 60-year history designing and manufacturing antennas and sub-systems to support C5ISR applications within the EW/SIGINT, Commercial and Military Communications, Satellite Communications and RADAR Markets; for Government Agencies (PEO offices) and Tier 1 Primes world-wide.

Antenna Research Associates Inc

Antenna Research Associates, Inc. (ARA) has a 60-year history designing and manufacturing antennas and sub-systems to support C5ISR applications within the EW/SIGINT, Commercial and Military Communications, Satellite Communications and RADAR Markets; for Government Agencies (PEO offices) and Tier 1 Primes world-wide.

Address

Laurel, MD
20723 USA

Industry

Manufacturing

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