Material Planner - MFG Programs

Huntsville, AL |Full Time
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Position Description

Dynetics, a Leidos company, is seeking a talented Material Planner to join a diverse team to create unique solutions for complex problems. With offices across the United States engaging in the defense, space, cyber and commercial fields, Dynetics provides responsive, cost-effective engineering, scientific and IT solutions.

The Material Planner will also be performing normal planning duties such as interfacing with manufacturers and distributors for quotes, selecting the best supplier, and then submitting purchase requests to the Dynetics Purchasing department. The candidate will be expected to track orders and expedite as necessary to meet program requirements. The type of material is expected to be electronic, electro-mechanical, and mechanical. This position will require frequent coordination with project managers, engineers, buyers, inventory managers, and suppliers to ensure that material will be available when needed and that proper documentation is in place for orders and proposals.

Additional responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Managing Manufacturing Orders.
    • Clearing any material Shortages
    • Working with ECO Coordinator to cut in ECO's.
  • Ensuring material certifications have been received and are available as needed.
  • Managing ISO9001/AS9100 processes within our department
  • Gathering quotes, historical data, and other backup to support proposal estimates and justification per Government requirements.

Basic Qualifications

Candidate must possess a Bachelor's of Science or equivalent degree from an ABET-accredited university.

In lieu of degree, High School Diploma/GED with a minimum of 3 years’ relevant experience is required.

Candidates must have at least 3 years of experience in manufacturing or purchasing activities, including experience obtaining quotes and interacting with vendors.

Position requires candidates to be capable of performing in a collaborative engineering environment working closely with multi-disciplinary teams.

Candidate must have demonstrated experience effectively communicating within a team environment.

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

Other Qualifications

Preferred candidates will also meet some of the following:

  • Electromechanical components or manufacturing
  • Deltek Costpoint accounting software
  • Agile configuration management software
  • Interpreting and creating Bills of Materials
  • Government contractor material purchasing requirements

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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