Senior Manufacturing Planning Specialist

1 week ago
Required Clearance
No clearance
Employment Type
Full Time
Hiring Company
GDMS - Legacy GDAIS Rate Structure

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor's degree or equivalent is required plus a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree.



Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Entry on Duty (EOD) 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

General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a Senior Manufacturing Planning Specialist. The position provides an opportunity to enhance the performance and profitability of an organization that supports some of our nation’s fundamental defense services.  General Dynamics Mission Systems employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.


Represents the production and material planning function on concurrent engineering teams
Compiles and monitors monthly production schedules
Creates complex material structures in the material planning tool
May coordinate the development of material proposals
Identifies process flow improvements and implement
May lead a team of material handlers on a large program
Interfaces periodically with supply chain or suppliers on delivery issues and problem resolution
Mentors junior employees
Prepares labor and material forecasts as requested

Solid understanding of the material planning tools
May require understanding of earned value management and/or product costing as job requires
Ability to manipulate data in the material planning tools
Solid understanding of bill of material concepts and methodologies
Solid understanding of the proposal process for both material and labor estimating
Advanced skills in the Microsoft Office tools
Grasps and applies new information quickly
Ability to handle complex assignments
Ability to effectively represent functional area on program teams



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 13,000+ 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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