Orbital ATK Careers

Production Planner

Chandler, AZ
Materials and Distribution

Job Description

Job ID: MO20171309-41259

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.

Orbital ATK is currently seeking a Product Planner to provide planning support for our Orbital ATK Design Group in our Launch Vehicle Division in Chandler, AZ. 

Job Description:

Coordinates purchase requisitions and manufacturing orders based on program/manufacturing needs and existing inventory. Coordinates with other departments to ensure appropriate routing, scheduling, and availability of components, assemblies and all materials necessary to support the bill of material and program requirements;

Plan, issue and control material demands in order to meet production scheduling requirements

Advise management of status of work in process, material availability and potential production problems to ensure that materials are available as needed

Participate in interdepartmental meetings with Program Management, Quality, Manufacturing, Purchasing, Engineering, Receiving and Stockroom

Coordinate material movement between stockroom and production areas

Create Procurement Requisitions and Manufacturing Orders

Controls excess, insufficient, or deficient materials. This may require working with, Engineering, Program Managers, Buyers, or Quality Engineers

Provides input, based on materials availability, to the Master Scheduler


Two or more years of experience in Material Planning preferably in a defense manufacturing environment

Bachelor of Science Degree in Business or Related Field or equivalent years of experience

Strong verbal and written communication skills, and attention to details

Strong Interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team environment

Technical skills required; Excel, Power point, and Word

Knowledge of Orbital ATK Design Group hardware, a plus

Experience with Costpoint/Deltek, a plus

Position may be filled at one level lower

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.

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.

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D

Job Type: Full Time
Desired Travel: less than 25%
Years of Experience: 3-5 Years
Education: Bachelors
Expertise: Production
Group: Flight