204214 - Manufacturing Planner
$33.65 to $40.00 DOE
6 months

Chipton-Ross is seeking a Manufacturing Planner for a contract opportunity in Courtland, AL.

This position is 100% onsite.

Collaborate with Program and Manufacturing Center customers to support Manufacturing Operations with required materials
o Perform Make Buy and/or Bill of Material (BOM) planning activities associated with Manufacturing Resource Planning (MRP) transactions
o Serve as the Buy Part Planning POC (Point of Contact) for assigned Programs by providing regular Supply Chain Pipeline status and addressing all program-specific concerns
o Establish Materials in the SAP/ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) system
o Request orders for required materials
o Expedite and optimize material flow through the supply chain to meet customer requirements
o Generate and/or maintain/manage detailed manufacturing schedules
o Maintain production systems integrity to drive inventory optimization to minimize cost
o Analyze and process disposition/renewal requests for Expired Shelf-Life Materials
o Execute material transfer requests between facilities

o Understanding of Manufacturing Resource Planning methods and processes
o Knowledge of SAP
o Experience using MRP/ERP tools/systems
o Knowledge of MS Project or other scheduling software
o Experience creating and/or maintaining manufacturing schedules
o Proficient in MS word, Excel and PowerPoint; and general computer skills and knowledge

o 6+ years of relevant experience
o Active Secret security clearance
o Experience using SAP for managing demand throughout the Supply Chain
o Shop Floor Control and/or Inventory Management experience
o Manufacturing and test processes, tools and systems experience
o Knowledge of electrostatic discharge (ESD), Ordnance and electronic assembly
o Experience with, or classroom knowledge of, implementing process improvements, conducting root cause analysis, and/or performing engineering design changes into manufacturing documentation
o Lean Six Sigma/Green Belt Certification.
o Experience in leading and/or participating in Lean Manufacturing and six sigma process improvement events
o Proficiency using Microsoft Project or similar scheduling software.
o Experience engaging with and/or leading cross functional teams including technicians, manufacturing engineers, process engineers, quality, production leads, supply chain process owners, and program engineering
o Proven written and verbal skills to effectively communicate with managers, directors, employees and customers to maintain a viable working relationship
o Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications

Accredited Bachelor's Degree

4/10 work schedule
1st Shift

Applicants responding to this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements by currently possessing the ability to view classified government information.

Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Melody Mullins
6926 Rivers Ave
North Charleston, SC 29406

Phone: (843) 554-5800 x186 or (800) 927-9318 x186

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.