Aerojet Rocketdyne Careers

  • Analyst, Material Planning

    Location US-AL-Huntsville
    Job ID
    Program Planning - Material Planning
  • Overview

    Aerojet Rocketdyne offers a complete line of propulsion products for launch vehicles ranging from missile defense to advanced hypersonic propulsion. These products have been used in a wide variety of government and commercial applications, including the main engines for the Space Shuttle, Atlas and Delta launch vehicles, and High Altitude Defense Systems.


    We are seeking a Analyst, Material Planning and Control for our Huntsville, AL location.


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

    Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)

    The successful candidate will be able to work in a dynamic highly engineered product environment with changing requirements and schedules, and be able to effectively interface with all levels of personnel, and have the ability to plan, organize, and track work assignments. Responsible to analyze and release MRP supply and demand requirements for components supporting both production and development programs. Tasks include the analysis of program manufacturing bill of materials (MBOM) and schedules for the manufacturing, assembly and test. This also includes the identification of supply chain shortages to ensure velocity is maintained during the fabrication, assembly, and test cycle across multiple Aerojet Rocketdyne sites.


    This position works directly with manufacturing, engineering, program, and procurement personnel on a daily basis. This position will use historical and forecast data, with the goal of helping program teams reach optimum solutions to issues/concerns involving internal and external customer requirements.


    Work is performed under general supervision.


    50% - Maintain and generate Program Planning Requirements. 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.


    10% - Coordinate with other organizations as needed to ensure that schedule commitments are being met. Interface with other Master Schedulers in support of the Integrated Production Master Schedule to resolve conflicts with other programs.


    10% - Participate in configuration control boards.


    10% - Miscellaneous tasks as assigned to support the specific program effort.


    Requires a Bachelor's degree in an appropriate discipline and three (3) years of directly related experience (or an equivalent combination of education and experience). APICS certification strongly recommended.


    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:

    • Strong knowledge with MRP / ERP systems.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work with cross-function/cross-site teams.
    • Operations, Procurement, Scheduling and Engineering Value Stream experience.
    • Solid problem solving ability.
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
    • Demonstrated proficiency using Microsoft Word and Excel.


    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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