Aerojet Rocketdyne Careers

  • Senior Analyst, Production Planning/Scheduling

    Location US-VA-Culpeper
    Job ID
    Program Planning - Production Planning/Scheduling
  • Overview

    Aerojet Rocketdyne is a world-recognized aerospace and defense leader providing propulsion and energetics to its space, missile defense, strategic, tactical missile and armaments customers throughout domestic and international markets and dedicated to a world class safety culture. We offer a complete line of propulsion products for launch vehicles, missile defense, and advanced hypersonic propulsion.


    We are seeking a Senior Analyst, Production Planning/Scheduling for our Culpeper (Orange County), VA office. 


    Under limited general direction, the Senior Analyst will apply MRP principles and concepts to address material planning objectives such as ensuring materials are available and ready for production use when needed to support contractual requirements. Provide interdepartmental coordination among other functional disciplines and coordinate the shop floor flow and delivery of finished product.


    This current opening may be filled at this level as posted or at one level higher

    Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)

    35% - Develop and maintain detailed material plans from program requirements and Bill of Material (BOM) to determine time-phased material acquisition and production floor schedule needs. Monitor functional progress against established schedules utilizing established MRP methodologies. Analyze and troubleshoot MRP exceptions as necessary to identify and resolve BOM, Demand, and attribute issues.


    35% - Coordinate and maintain material acquisition and fabrication status with other functional departments and sites. Release orders in accordance with MRP recommendations. Coordinate the flow of work between or within departments to expedite production.


    20% - Assist with implementation of leading edge enterprise-wide charter for use of KANBAN/Barcoding/Scanning to ensure real-time accurate MRP data.


    10% - May participate in proposal BOM pricing activities and other duties as assigned.


    Requires a Bachelor's degree in an appropriate discipline and 6 years of directly related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Must be able to read and interpret drawings, develop material requirement plans, initiate orders and coordinate materials/hardware requirements with multiple departments. Computer skills are required (Microsoft Office, Excel, Word, PowerPoint).


    Must have experience with an automated ERP/MRP system (Oracle preferred) and understanding of the overall SCMM (Supply Chain/Material Management) role in the MRP process and preferably experience working in a manufacturing environment, especially aerospace.


    US Citizenship required. This position will require the employee to have access to premises which are, or require the employee to perform duties that are subject to national security requirements of the United States under government contracts that impose US Citizenship requirements for such positions.



    Work Environment/Physical Requirements:

    Employees in these positions must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer; stamina to sit and to maintain attention to detail despite interruptions; may occasionally lift/carry/push/pull up to 15 pounds; may require minimal walking, climbing, stooping, crouching, and/or bending; and vision to read printed materials and a computer screen, and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone. May require the ability to travel by air or auto. May require the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses, safety shoes, and shop coat. These positions may be expected to work varying shifts and hours to ensure successful operation of activities in the organization.


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