• Material Planner

    Posted Date 1 month ago(4/23/2018 10:56 AM)
    Job Location
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Hiring Company
    General Dynamics Mission Systems
  • Basic Qualifications

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


     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 Material Planner.  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
    • Interfaces periodically with supply chain or suppliers on delivery issues and problem resolution
    • Mentors junior employees
    • Prepares labor and material forecasts as requested 


    • Very 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
    • Very solid understanding of bill of material concepts and methodologies
    • Very 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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