Orbital ATK Careers

Production Control Manager

Northridge, CA
Production/Operations


Job Description

Job ID: SS20180501-42992

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.

Production Control Manager

Summary

Reporting to the Director of Operations, the Production Control Manager will have overall responsibility to manage production planning and scheduling for on time hardware delivery and control of government property.

 

Functions and Essential Duties

Materials

  •Issue purchase requisitions and manage material flow to ensure timely delivery of materials to support manufacturing requirements

  •Manage production flow to ensure traceability of product throughout the production process.

  •Work with purchasing to ensure on-time material delivery

  •Develop inventory replenishments schedules with vendors to institute minimum internal and external inventory.

  •Manage material costs based and break even points of material and the needs of the production schedule.  

 

Government Property

  •Maintain property accountability in accordance with FAR 52.245-1 from acquisition through disposal/final disposition

  •Coordinates property control activities through property administrator. Interfaces with internal customers to ensure compliance with government regulations and internal policy.

  •Manage inventory accuracy to ensure production requirements, government assets and Orbital ATK assets are accounted for.

 

Production Control

  •Drive continuous improvements within function

  •Ensure Scheduler/Planners work closely with manufacturing to ensure timely completion and delivery of product

  •Serve as liaison between Program Management and Operations

  •Work with Design Engineering to manage new engineering designs and prototype builds

  •Manage product from “cradle to grave” through the product lifecycle both internally and externally.

 

Management

  •Provide capacity planning and appropriate reports to determine equipment and manning needs

  •Develop and maintain department budgets

  •Perform semi-annual employee performance evaluations

  •Support proposal activity as required

  •Develop direct reports to build individual contributor skill set as it relates to Production Control.

  •Other assignments as directed by management

 Education and Required Experience

  • Four year degree with emphasis in materials management
  • Must have 7 or more years of materials management/production control experience
  • Must have 5 or more years of leadership experience
  • Must have 7 or years of production control experience utilizing MRP/ERP (Costpoint, SAP, or related)
  •  APICS Certification and Aerospace / defense background strongly preferred

Skills

  •Must have the ability to read, write and understand English in a manner that is sufficient for effective communication to accomplish responsibilities and tasks

  •CPIM preferred

  •Strong computer application skills

  •Strong written, oral and organizational skills

  •Capability studies

  •Strong analytical skills

  •Ability to manage cross-functional teams

  •Proven interpersonal and employee development skills

 

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

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 Type: Full Time
Desired Travel: less than 25%
Years of Experience: 5-8 Years
Education: Bachelors
Expertise: Management
Group: Defense