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Aerojet Rocketdyne Analyst, Production Planning/Scheduling (Material Planner) in Redmond, Washington


Aerojet Rocketdyne is currently seeking a Material/Production Planner to join our Redmond, WA facility. In this role, you will collaboratively support Integrated Product Teams (IPT) to produce quality space hardware on time and on budget.

As a Material/Production Planner, you will analyze MRP supply and demand requirements for both production and development programs. You will work directly with Assembly, test, engineering, program, and procurement personnel on a daily basis. Additionally, this position works directly with other MRP analysts to coordinate hardware requirements for various programs.

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

Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)

Working under general supervision, the successful candidate will 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.

40% - Use internal ERP system (Oracle) to plan and execute program schedules. Analyze program manufacturing bill of materials (MBOM) and schedules for the manufacturing, assembly, and test of hardware. Maintain and generate Program Planning Requirements, release supplier requisitions and shop orders for both MBOM and independent demand requirements. This also includes the identification of supply chain shortages to ensure velocity is maintained during the fabrication, assembly, and test cycle. Identify and initiate Program Inventory Surplus/Close Out.

20% - Track both raw materials and finished parts through assembly and shop areas. Coordinate with other organizations as needed to ensure that schedule commitments are being met. Interface with Program and Master Schedulers in support of the Integrated Production Master Schedule to resolve conflicts with other programs. If schedule is impacted, will be able to understand and communicate what is needed from the team to get back on track.

20% - Identify and communicate concerns and issues with potential scheduling impacts. Use historical and forecast data, with the goal of helping program teams reach optimum solutions to issues/concerns involving internal and external customer requirements. Make recommendations to your team on how schedules can be minimally impacted. Relay information to the Integrated Product Team (IPT) and management.

10% - Lead weekly production status meetings.

10% - Participate in configuration control boards.

SECONDARY DUTIES: -Other duties as assigned.


Requires a Bachelor's in Business Administration, Operations Management or other related discipline and at least three (3) years of related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Must be familiar with ERP/MRP systems (Oracle preferred) and have proficiency using Microsoft Word and Excel. Good problem solving ability and strong written and verbal communication skills are essential.

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.

Work Environment/Physical Requirements:

Employees in these positions must possess mobility to work in a standard manufacturing environment and/or 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. 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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We consider the consistent demonstration of positive, cooperative, self-motivated, courteous and professional behavior to be an essential function of every position. While different positions have different primary areas of responsibility and technical expertise, everyone needs to work as a team, and we expect all employees to contribute as necessary to get the job done.

Unless otherwise stated in the requirements section of an individual job listing, our positions require U.S. Citizenship, U.S. Permanent Residency, or other status as a U.S. Person as defined by 8 USC 1324b(a)(3).

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Location US-WA-Redmond

Job ID 16836

Zip 98052

Category Program Planning - Production Planning/Scheduling