Aerojet Rocketdyne Careers

Senior Analyst, Program Management - Supply Chain

Location US-CA-Canoga Park
Job ID
Program Planning - Production Planning/Scheduling


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, Program Management- Supply Chain for our Canoga Park, CA office. 


Under general supervision, the Senior Analyst will lead Supply Chain Material Management and cross functional teams to manage Entreprise Resource Planning (ERP) activities and provide leadership in establishing a procurement strategy in support of the Space Launch System’s (SLS) RS-25 Engine Program.  Responsible for effectively leading the functional organization’s strategies to balance supply and demand of a Bill of Material (BOM) Valued at nearly $1B and composed of over 3500 buy parts. Responsible for effectively identifying and working cross-functionally to resolve both ERP and supplier delivery issues that could impact program delivery schedules. Assist with the Aerojet Rocketdyne Business Operating System that is Data-Driven, Process-Oriented, and Customer-Focused.


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% - Provide leadership with establishing and driving the implementation of a procurement strategy that is based on data from the ERP/Material Resource Planning (MRP) systems. Effectively present and communicate the procurement strategy progress cross-functionally and to the Program Office highlighting issue/resolution of both supplier and internal constraints that could impact demand satisfaction.


30% - Develop and maintain detailed time-phased material acquisition plan and consistently monitor plan against production schedule needs. Coordinate and drive release of demand in accordance with MRP recommendations.  Develop time-phased material sales forecasts based on BOM and Purchase Order reports to support enterprise sales reporting. Monitor functional progress against established schedules and forecasts utilizing established MRP methodologies and strategies. Consistently and pro-actively analyze BOM and MRP system data to strategically resolve supplier and internal issues that could impact demand satisfaction.


25% - Coordinate and maintain material acquisition and fabrication status with other functional departments and sites. Coordinate the flow of work between or within departments to expedite production.


10% - Develop labor and BOM budgets to support proposal activity. Manage and monitor performance against budget utilizing an Earned Value Management System (EVMS). 



Requires a Bachelor's degree in an appropriate discipline and six (6) years of directly related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.  Must have robust data analytical and project management skills, ability to craft and develop procurement strategies and material acquisition plans, strong presentation and organizational skills to 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. Position will 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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