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Material Planner and Scheduler

Company Overview
Millennium Space Systems delivers affordable, high-performance space systems for exacting customers. At Millennium, you will be part of a close-knit team working on exciting technological problems. We work in an open environment where ideas are shared across all disciplines, and there are ample opportunities for advancement based on excellence. Superstars are welcome.

Job Summary
The Material Planner and Scheduler will work with multiple teams to deliver product on schedule and communicate status of hardware in an engineer-to-order environment to deliver high-performance space systems rapidly and affordably.

You Are:

  1.  Proactive, ready to lend a hand even if it is not in your job description
  2.  Enthusiastic about process improvement and finding solutions to move the organization forward
  3.  A go-getter that thrives with little direction in an organic environment
  4.  Knowledgeable about material requirements planning, production planning, critical path, and supply chain
  5.  Analytical

Job Responsibilities:

  • Manage all aspects of work orders, material planning, and demand for the internal Products team
  • Manage day-to-day work order schedule tracking
  • Analyze critical path, using techniques such as Pert Analysis
  • Partner with the Master Program Scheduler, Engineers and Manufacturing teams to ensure that delivery dates can be achieved
  • Support Manufacturing and Product Scrums and identify blockers or challenges
  • Work with the Buying team to Issue purchase requests for required materials for products
  • Work with accounting to initiate and track inventory transfers for products
  • Ensure work orders are in their proper place and are proceeding to meet internal delivery dates 
  • Help the organization to grow by socializing and developing material management and scheduling best practices
  • Be a key member of the MRP implementation team
  • Validate engineering piece part requirements and BOM structure.
  • Monitor flow of parts and initiate kit pulls for assembly, to include environmental test.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree: Engineering, Engineering Technology, Business, Supply Chain, Operations, Logistics
  • Critical Path Analysis with Pert Chart experience
  • Due to federal contract obligations, must be a US Citizen
  • Must be able to obtain a DoD Secret clearance
  • Minimum 2 years of Supply Chain, Materials or Planning experience in Manufacturing

Preferred Qualifications 

  • APICS or CPM certification
  • Production Planner experience in the Aerospace industry
  • Production planning experience in a machine shop environment
  • Experience in launching a ERP system
  • Knowledge of Demand Driven Process (DDMRP)
  • Experience in a startup environment

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

  • Frequent standing, sitting, stopping, kneeling, crawling, and squatting is required
  • Able to lift up to 50lbs to transfer or move tools, parts, equipment, containers and materials
  • Have the ability to operate standard computer software (Microsoft office and ERP), equipment and keyboards
  • Able to work in normal office as well as inside and outside industrial working environments
  • Possess the ability to work in confined spaces and at heights
  • Have ability to fly on regular commercial airlines to offsite locations and launch facilities
  • Familiar with the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) to include, but not limited to, filtered respirators, SCAPE (Self Contained Atmospheric Protective Ensemble), portable air packs, and splash suits

Benefits and Perks
Millennium Space Systems offers a very competitive benefits package to include medical, dental, vision, and 401k plan.

Before applying, please note:
Millennium is DDTC-registered, ITAR-compliant Company. This position is located at a facility that requires special access. Applicants MUST be U.S. citizens and eligible for a security clearance. Additionally, applicants must be willing to apply for and maintain a security clearance. We are proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage veterans, disabled veterans and disabled individuals to apply for any open position for which they feel they are qualified.

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