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Sr. Manager, Material Forecasting and Planning

Dulles, VA

Job Description

Job ID: JSD20180802-43749

With projected annual revenues of $4.5 billion, approximately 12,500 employees, and operations in about 20 states, Orbital ATK is a company on the move. Our mission is to ensure that our customers accomplish their mission ? whether it?s a technological breakthrough, a satellite launch, or protecting our nation. The company is the world?s leading supplier of solid rocket motors, a leading provider of launch vehicles, satellites and other space systems, and the nation?s largest manufacturer of ammunition. United in pride and shared goals, Orbital ATK employees come from diverse backgrounds and work together to deliver reliable, innovative and affordable solutions. Work with the best and unleash your potential. If you are a dynamic, successful, driven professional, Orbital ATK is the company that will further your experience and career growth. We offer a highly competitive salary, comprehensive benefits including, medical, dental, 401k, tuition reimbursement, and much more.

Job Summary

Manages the forecasting/planning/inventory process in order to effectively plan for material acquisition based on a program/platform demand to meet production schedules while optimizing cost objectives/savings. This position will effectively coordinate the material needs with various organizations, such as Business Development, Material Program Managers, Category Managers, Planning and Inventory Control.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Develop and implement a Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) process.
  2. Coordinate with cross functional departments to gather pertinent data, such as actuals sales, inventory, levels, production needs, and marketing pipeline to develop Key Performance Indicators (KPI) for previous month, and forecasting needs.
  3. Create a demand plan based on information gathered from marketing pipeline.
  4. Create a Supply Chain Plan based on actual vs. planned performance in order to balance the requirements of the demand plan and deliver quality product on time, at the lowest possible cost, and in the most efficient and effective manner.
  5. Create the S&OP/Financial Planning, including identification of any financial shortfalls.
  6. Identify process improvement areas within forecasting, planning and inventory.

Other Requirements

Able to understand and interpret government, Federal Acquisition Regulations (FARs) and any agency supplements, and commercial acquisition regulations to the forecasting/planning/inventory strategy function.

Education & Experience Requirements

Bachelor of Science in a business related field with 10 years of work related experience in
forecasting/planning/inventory management.

Orbital ATK is applying entrepreneurial thinking and commercial practices to deliver reliable, innovative and affordable products and services to our customers and grow our core areas while harnessing new technologies that will take our products ? and your ideas ? into the future. When encouraged to think beyond the ordinary, you?ll be amazed at what you can do!We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

Job Type: Full Time
Desired Travel: less than 25%
Years of Experience: +10 Years
Education: Bachelors
Expertise: Finance
Group: Space