Aerojet Rocketdyne Careers

  • Specialist, Material Planning and Control

    Location US-FL-Jupiter
    Job ID
    Program Planning - Program Planning
  • Overview

    Aerojet Rocketdyne is a world-recognized Aerospace and Defense leader that provides propulsion and energetics to domestic and international markets.  Aerojet Rocketdyne is a leading provider in both the solid and liquid propulsion market areas, as well as the number one provider in the tactical segment area of solid propulsion. From the first space programs to Orion, NASA’s launch vehicle to carry humans to the moon, Mars, and beyond, Aerojet Rocketdyne has been the leader in innovation. Come work with products that are out of this world.


    We are currently seeking a Specialist, Material Planning and Control to join our team in our Jupiter (West Palm Beach), FL location. We are looking for a highly analytical, self-motivated, and organized individual. Candidates will work in a dynamic position with a diverse product range.

    Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)

    Job responsibilities for this position will include, but are not limited to:


    40% - Review MRP Plan; problem solve exception messages.  Release Supplier Requisitions and Shop Orders for both MBOM and independent demand requirements. Identify and initiate Program Inventory Surplus/Close Out.


    20% - Advise Program Management of problems or conflicts related to achieving the scheduled milestones. Interface with Program Manager, Integrated Product Team (IPT) team members, Procurement and planning to mitigate risk to schedule due to real or pending hardware shortages.


    20% - Interface with other Master Schedulers in support of the Integrated Production Master Schedule to resolve conflicts with other programs.  Ensure successful and disciplined use of MRP, represent Planning department in various program status meetings, customer audits.


    10% - Perform miscellaneous tasks as assigned to support the specific program effort or department initiatives.


    10% - Engage in Career Development opportunities including APICS certification classes, Lean Six Sigma classes, and Emerging Leaders Program.



    Requires a Bachelor's in Supply Chain Management, Business Management / Administration, Operations Management, Engineering, or other Technical Degree and 10 years of related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.


    Additional Requirements:

    • US Citizenship required. Must also be able to satisfy federal government requirements for access to government information, and having dual citizenship may preclude you from being able to meet this requirement.
    • Analytical thinking and problem solving skills.
    • Excellent Interpersonal skills and ability to work with cross-function / cross-site teams.
    • Operations, Procurement, Scheduling and Engineering Value Stream experience, or demonstrated willingness to learn.
    • Technical Savvy and/or willingness to learn Oracle, Delmia, MS Office (Excel, SharePoint).

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Prior Oracle/Delmia Experience.
    • American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS) Certification.
    • Demonstrated Lean Experience.


    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 or stand and maintain attention to detail despite interruptions; may require occasional 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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