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Planner/Scheduler Lead - 27518 in Annapolis Junction, MD at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 3/3/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description


Provides lead technical support in using engineering plans and production specifications to produce schedules, material requirements lists, and production plans for the manufacture of products.

Develops detailed schedules, material requirements lists and production plans for products and/or production processes where the manufacturing process is variable.

Drives consistent communications between and coordinates Engineering, Production Control, Purchasing and other applicable departments to achieve optimum utilization of facilities in meeting production schedules.

Works with management to organize schedule changes due to backlogs, design changes, and material or labor shortages.

May prepare work orders for production or purchase requests based on the Master Production Schedule.

May evaluate production specifications and plant capacity data to determine manufacturing processes, tool, and manpower requirements.

Creates appropriate documentation to plan material deliveries and monitor the supply chain.

Coordinates production plans to ensure materials are provided according to schedules.

Creates reports for distribution to program office, customer visits and management.

Informs management of any issues which may keep operations from meeting the Master Production Schedule.

Provides leadership to less experienced Planner/Schedulers.

Complies with security procedures in the performance of duties.

Additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Excellent knowledge of manufacturing activities, including purchasing, materials, production processes and engineering.

Strong understanding of business processes and functional inter-relationships.

Knowledge of project material management.

Skilled in the use of Excel, Excel Pivot Tables, Power Point, Word, as well as SharePoint.

Excellent understanding of MRP systems.

Must be able to communicate effectively.

Bachelor's Degree in Technical area or related discipline and 8 + years of experience

US Citizen with a current DOD SECRET clearance (interim clearance will be considered)




Diversity Statement

Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.  Alion will provide a reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans who need assistance to apply.  Please visit the Alion Careers site for more information

U.S. Citizenship Required.

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