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Senior Planner

Location: 

Austin, TX, US, 78727

Job ID: 105013 

 

The Electro Optical Infrared Systems (EOIS) line of business within DRS has locations in Dallas and Austin, TX, Melbourne, FL, and Cypress, CA.  EOIS develops, manufactures, and supports infrared and electro-optical solutions for soldiers, ground vehicles and airborne platforms.  We offer an exciting and challenging work environment, a competitive salary and benefits package, and a business culture that rewards performance. 

 

Employing the world’s brightest. Supporting the world’s bravest.

Location: Austin, TX

Position Summary

Create the Master Production Schedule (MPS) based on production capacity, materials availability and contractual requirements. Obtain agreement from production, materials and program office before execution of the MPS. 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 5 years demonstrated experience
  • Solid understanding of business processes and functional inter-relationships
  • Strong background in project material management
  • Extensive experience in production planning
  • Skilled in the use of Excel, Excel Pivot Tables, Power Point, Word, as well as Sharepoint
  • Excellent understanding of MRP systems
     

Job Responsibilities

  • Create the Master Production Schedule (MPS) based on production capacity, materials availability and contractual requirements
  • Obtain agreement from production, materials and program office before execution of the MPS
  • Maintain the MPS files
  • Ensure closeout of old programs/jobs to include the disposition of all requisition, purchase orders and residual inventory
  • Monitor shipping performance to MPS and contract and create tracking reports
  • Track and report the number of changes to each MPS
  • Interfacing with contracts, planning, master scheduling and production to create and maintain the Internal Operating Plan (IOP)
  • Ensure product is moving from production to packaging to shipping
  • Create reports that show actual shipments against projections
  • Work closely with manufacturing to establish and evolve a stable manufacturing schedule
  • Improve current system, functions, and daily operations to more effectively meet goals
  • Responsible for rescheduling daily delivery requirements if problems require a re-plan to meet internal needs and contractual obligations
  • Consolidate demand for purchase requisitions
  • Support, communicate and defend the mission, values and culture of the company

The health and safety of our employees and their families remains a top priority at Leonardo DRS, and we continue to take action to address the risk and uncertainty COVID variants pose in the workplace.  Subject to state-specific exemptions, newly hired employees are required to provide proof they are fully vaccinated prior to their start date, unless a medical or religious accommodation or an exemption pursuant to applicable state law is formally approved by Leonardo DRS prior to commencing employment. 

 

Leonardo DRS, Inc. and its subsidiaries and affiliates are equal opportunity employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. #EOIS

Our Mission

To build shareholder value through a commitment to high ethical standards and a superior performance culture focused on customers, employees, financial results and corporate citizenship.

Our Vision

To be the leading mid-tier defense technology company in the U.S.

Our Values

Our employees appreciate a culture of open honest communications, and fair and equitable treatment. We accomplish this through:

INTEGRITY. At Leonardo DRS ethics and accountability always comes first.

OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE. We set high standards of performance for ourselves and others. We consistently deliver excellent products and services. We adhere to quality levels demanded by our customers. We assume responsibility and accountability to achieve excellence. We settle for nothing less.

CUSTOMER FOCUS. We go above and beyond to meet customer needs, and work to create long-term relationships with our customers.

DIVERSITY, EQUITY, & INCLUSION. We accept unconditionally the value that every individual has to offer. We embrace different points of view. We continually foster an environment that enables all employees to contribute to their full potential. We cooperate together as a diverse workforce serving a diverse population.

INNOVATION.  At Leonardo DRS, innovation is in our DNA. We have built this company through the innovative ideas of our employees and continue to foster an environment that rewards new ideas to help our government and military customers save lives, solve critical problems and modernize to ensure mission success for years to come.

Leonardo DRS, Inc. is committed 
to building a diverse and inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued.  We are committed to building a workplace where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. At Leonardo DRS, we believe that a diverse and inclusive environment makes us a stronger Company. We embrace different points of view, respect one another in the workplace, and understand that an inclusive environment furthers creativity, innovation, and business performance. 

For additional information on  Leonardo DRS, please visit our website at www.leonardodrs.com


Nearest Major Market: Austin