Aerojet Rocketdyne Careers

  • Senior Production Scheduler (Master 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.  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 is the leader in innovation.


    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.  Our Scheduling and Material Planning personnel network across all COEs and play a key role from proposal to product delivery. Our strong emphasis on Lean Six Sigma believes in process improvement and efficiency.


    We are seeking a Master Production Scheduler to join our team in Redmond, WA. 


    This position may be filled at this level or one level higher.

    Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)

    We are looking for a highly analytical, self-motivated, and organized individual. Candidates will work in a dynamic position with a diverse product portfolio.


    20% - Responsible for the MRP output for the facility. Enter and manage production and development demand by utilizing our ERP system (Oracle), to meet internal and external customer delivery dates. Ability to understand production scheduling and the effects it has on operations and the supply chain.


    10% - Support SIOP by analyzing and preparing data. Provide short term and long term solutions to meet company objectives.


    10% - Work with cross functional teams to ensure the Oracle master production schedule is in alignment with program schedules.


    20% - Analyze and support the use of planning and scheduling tools, dashboards, and data bases to facilitate the site’s ability to accurately forecast future work.


    20% - Create and analyze capacity data at the site and department level. Provide “what if” capacity and schedule analysis as needed for changing demand requirements and constraints.


    10% - Validate contract delivery and other performance metrics, related processes, and management tools.


    10% - Manage ad-hoc projects selected by the organization with minimal supervision. Serve as a spokesperson for the organization on sound scheduling and material planning practices.

    Education and/or Experience


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


    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.


    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
    • APICS Certification Preferred
    • Six Sigma Green/Black Belt Preferred
    • MRP/ERP Experience
    • Excellent Analytical and Problem Solving Skills
    • Ability to communicate with all levels of personnel


    Work Environment and 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 occasionally lift/carry/push/pull up to 25 pounds; 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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