• Senior Material Planning Specialist

    Posted Date 3 months ago(2/13/2018 11:49 AM)
    Job Location
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Hiring Company
    General Dynamics Mission Systems
  • Basic Qualifications

    Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain Management, Business, or Logistics or equivalent is required plus a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree or equivalent plus a minimum of 6 years of relevant experience.

    Responsibilities for this Position

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



    -Manages all aspects of production and material support on multiple programs, or one large, very complex program

    -May identify costs and bidding/estimating strategies ensuring all cost/schedule risks are clearly identified and understood by management

    -May assist in detailed proposal analysis with proposal management team

    -May routinely interface with supply chain and suppliers on primary strategies for negotiation and/or problem resolution

    -Develops implementation plans to support department goals and budgets

    -Provides representation and participation for monthly operations reviews

    -Schedules and develops employee development plans

    -Subject matter expert in all aspects of planning and control

    -Performs special projects as requested

    -Mentors junior employees

    -Conducts performance appraisals


    -Uses professional concepts and company objectives to resolve complex issues in creative and effective ways

    -Excellent ability to work on complex issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors

    -Exercises excellent judgment in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results

    -Utilizes effective problem identification, analysis, and decision making

    -Networks with key contacts outside own area of expertise

    -Determines methods and procedures on new assignments and may coordinate activities of other personnel (team lead)

    -Positively drives team and corporate initiatives

    -Effectively uses delegation techniques

    -Positively influences and motivates other functional areas to establish common objectives

    Department of Defense Secret security clearance is required within a reasonable amount of time.  Is not required 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.

    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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