184225 - Material Planner
12 Months
Chipton-Ross is seeking a Material Planner for an opening in Redmond, WA.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Accredited 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.


MISCELLANEOUS: 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.

Emmanuel Morgan
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x239 or (800) 927-9318 x239

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.