Aerojet Rocketdyne Careers

  • Senior Analyst, Production Scheduler

    Location US-WA-Redmond
    Job ID
    Program Planning - Production Planning/Scheduling
  • Overview

    Aerojet Rocketdyne is a world-recognized Aerospace and Defense leader that provides propulsion and energetics to domestic and international markets. We are 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 is the leader in innovation.


    Aerojet Rocketdyne is currently seeking a Senior Analyst Production Scheduler to join our team in Redmond, Washington. You will be a part of our Scheduling and Material Planning team which networks across all departments and plays a key role from proposal to product delivery. We are looking for a highly analytical, self-motivated, and organized individual. Candidates will work in a dynamic position with a diverse product portfolio.


    Culture: We believe in ongoing career development, training, and helping our employees achieve their career goals. Our Aerojet Rocketdyne family values a healthy work-life balance and exceptional vacation benefits. We feel a strong emphasis on Lean Six Sigma leads to process improvement and efficiency.



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

    Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)

    Working under limited general direction:


    40% - Responsible for establishing, maintaining and providing a detailed scheduling context and analysis to production and support areas. Responsible for development and alignment on recovery plans or options.


    30% - Analysis of WIP Activities and maintains accurate order completion dates and responsible for the status and up to date context of all production activities. Key contributor to the production readiness activities.


    20% - Assist the Master Scheduler in MPS activity and the development of visual management scheduling tools to ensure proper tracking of key deliverables to plan.


    10% - Perform miscellaneous tasks as assigned.


    Requires a Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain Management, Business Management/Administration, Operations Management, Engineering or other Technical Degree and at least 6 years of related experience (or an equivalent combination of education and experience).


    US Citizenship required. Must be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Security Clearance at the appropriate level (U.S. 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.


    Additional Requirements:

    • Analytical thinking and problem solving skills.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work with cross-function/cross-site teams.
    • Operations, Scheduling, and Engineering Value Stream experience or demonstrated willingness to learn.
    • MS Office.

    Desired Qualifications:

    • Prior Oracle/Delmia/Windchill experience.
    • Demonstrated Lean experience or certification.
    • Willingness to learn Material Requirements Planning (MRP) and Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) such as Delmia, ASCP, Oracle Enterprise Business Suite, etc.


    Work Environment and Physical Requirements:

    The work environment may require a combination of indoor and outdoor activity (hot, cold, wet, humid conditions) with a varied amount of walking, standing, sitting, climbing (i.e. ladders, stair, scaffolding, ramps), balance (maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing, or crouching on narrow, slippery, or erratically moving surfaces), bending, reaching, handling/fingering (seizing, holding, grasping, turning picking, pinching), stooping, kneeling, crouching and ability to lift/carry/push/pull up to 50 pounds. While performing the duties of this job, employees may work around variable noise levels. May require the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses, safety shoes, and shop coat. May also be required to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer. Ability to distinguish colors may also be necessary. Some employees may be required to drive between various locations within the Company facility or between locations. May require the ability to travel by air or auto. These positions may be expected to work varying shifts and hours to ensure successful operation of activities in the organization.


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