Production Control Specialist

Huntsville, AL |Full Time
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Position Description

Dynetics, a wholly owned subsidiary of Leidos, is seeking a talented Production Control Specialist to join a diverse team to create unique solutions for complex problems. With offices across the United States engaging in the defense, aerospace, cyber, space and commercial fields, Dynetics provides responsive, cost-effective engineering, scientific and IT solutions.

This position will be on a functional team that will partner with the production control and fulfillment teams at each manufacturing site responsible for driving functional excellence and consistency in support of multiple programs and products. This leader will support continuous improvement initiatives including MES integration with Costpoint and Supply Chain interfaces to successfully deliver high quality products on schedule while improving material visibility and streamlining processes.

This leader will help drive the identification of preferred/best practices across Dynetics operating sites and will follow through with standardization and documentation of production control and fulfillment functional processes.

This position will partner with product divisions, departments, and business functions to ensure production schedules and supply and demand requirements are aligned. This leader will coordinate with the manufacturing sites on process requirements, perform gap analysis and implement solutions to address any gaps.

Key responsibilities will include the following:

  • Partner with site teams to ensure ability to meet key customer requirements with optimized processes for efficient creation and distribution of production build schedules, Manufacturing Order release and Fulfillment process, Master Production Schedule process, critical shortage tracking, configuration management, Material Requirements Planning (MRP), and proper ECO implementation including revision control and Make/Buy decision.
  • Support coordination activities among cross-functional teams at operating sites including Production Control, Production, Purchasing, Manufacturing Engineering, Quality, Design Engineering, and Program Management.
  • Developing processes for monitoring and reporting Production capacity, Purchasing activities, and critical shortages.
  • Support the implementation and integration of Manufacturing Execution System (MES) into business processes for Production Control & Fulfillment in parallel with continued production.
  • Support the development and implementation of production control and fulfillment tools and metrics
  • Support establishing business rhythm elements associated with production control and fulfillment functional support to ensure contractual obligations are met

The candidate selected for this position will be on a diverse team that will support the execution of multiple simultaneous and diverse manufacturing production control activities. This will be a dynamic environment and a high growth area.

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Business, Supply Chain Management, Industrial Engineering, or technical discipline with 10+ years of relevant experience.

Candidate must have experience in leadership of manufacturing production control and fulfillment management for Defense, Aerospace, Space or Commercial projects with an understanding of material scheduling and ECO revision control for such projects.

Candidate must have at least five (5) years of experience working production control in manufacturing programs.

Familiarity with various product life cycles including prototyping, design, and development, and full release to production.

Technical experience in at least one of the following manufacturing support areas is a must: Production Control, Material Planning, Engineering Change Control or Master Production Scheduling.

Experience across various ERP systems to include MRP, MPS, and MES using Deltek, Costpoint, SAP or similar tool.

Candidate must have personnel management or organizational leadership experience, including interviewing, assessing, and hiring new personnel.

Candidate must be a resident of the North Alabama area or willing to relocate to the Huntsville - North Alabama, AL area.

Other Qualifications

  • Familiarity with Deltek Costpoint or other similar accounting software
  • Experience with implementing Enterprise MES or a similar manufacturing system project of high complexity
  • Experience with Solumina a plus
  • Experience with AS9100, IPC, and DCMA standards
  • Demonstrated expertise in Lean principles, including Visual and Daily Management to drive operational efficiency
  • Strong background in the Aerospace or Defense Industry

Security Requirements

Candidate must be a US Citizen and possess (and be able to maintain) a Final Secret Clearance or meet the eligibility to obtain (and maintain) a Secret Clearance.

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COVID Response

In order to enter Dynetics facilities in the U.S. and to attend Dynetics events outside our facilities, employees are required to be vaccinated or have an approved exemption on file for COVID-19. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated to access customer facilities. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC.

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