General Dynamics Land Systems

Specialist Prog. Planning & Prod. Control (F)•Requisition Number:5552•Position Type:Full-Time Regular•Relocation Provided:No•Department:SCM Production Control - L0542 (Direct)•Location:Sterling Heights Complex (LSHC)•Education Required:Bachelors Degree•Experience Required:5 - 7 YearsPosition Description:Serve as Supply Chain Management Department Interface with Program Office and Program Teams relative to identification and release of Material requirements and program/contract support for aftermarket, production, and engineering.Major activities include:Ensuring that program and contract milestones are met relative to material support tasks and Master Scheduling of end item deliverables align with financial performance and program/contract schedule objectives.Basic responsibilities include:* Support Integrated Product Development Teams* Production Program and Support Services Teams* Oracle MRP Independent Demand and Dependent Demand Planning and Analysis (Master Scheduling)* Proposal Development Teams, Build Teams, Process Action Teams representing Supply Chain Management (SCM)* Serve as SCM liaison and Project Management representative for all material-related activities* Interface with GDLS (internal) Teams and with external (customer) Teams* Drive early identification of BOM and make/buy decisions to support development of purchase order placement schedules. Perform leadtime setback analysis and develop material (hardware) schedules to prioritize Production & Engineering release of product definition to drive material release that support timely procurement.* Develop, maintain, and publish status reports to monitor material releases, purchase order placement and hardware delivery status; identify necessary corrective actions in concert with Program Office & Financial Organization, product teams and various SCM departments to ensure timely implementation; assess effectiveness of corrective action efforts and communicate exceptions / issues to leadership team and upper management for timely resolution to ensure program schedules and requirements are met.* Attend Program meetings and serve as SCM representative; Types of meetings include: Design Reviews (internal and external), Program Management and Status meetings, Build Team meetings for shortage identification and resolution, proposal development and strategy meetings.* Chair program briefings with Supply Chain Management to communicate program requirements, schedules, and priorities and to identify impact to SCM Organization.* Responsible to develop meeting agenda and prepare presentations to present to peers, supervision, and executive leadership.* Support Proposal Development teams representing SCM. Support pricing exercises; engage in division Op Plan Development regarding material support required for programs for the forecasting period involved; develop and present SCM metrics; requires strong communication skills and interface with program office and other teams including, Lead Support Cross Functional teams, LSS, WSA and Continuous Improvement teams.* Conduct working level hardware status reviews with Procurement personnel and management to ensure program requirements and priorities are understood.* Conduct / chair meetings as required with Supply Chain Management personnel to expedite necessary actionsPosition Requirements:Bachelor's degree with 5 - 7 years of overall experience with a minimum of 3+ years of Supply Chain or Business Operations experience in the following areas:* Supply Chain Management (all areas)* Product Development* Change Management* Manufacturing (all areas)* Process Engineering* Program Finance* Aftermarket and Sustainment of Fielded ProductsCompliance to DoD Certified Business Systems Strong MRP planning skills and experience a plusCognos Enterprise Reporting (Data warehouse) is a plusAbility to communicate to all levels of the organization (oral and written)Previous project/team leadership experienceProject Management experience is a plusDemonstrated GDLS Product Knowledge a plusAbility to prioritize Engineering Releases based on lead time setbacks for ProductsStrong interpersonal skills We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.General Dynamics Land Systems is committed to working with and providing accommodations to individuals with a disability. Candidates who require a reasonable accommodation due to disability for any part of the application or hiring process may contact for assistance. Determination of requests for reasonable accommodation are made on a case-by-case basis.General Dynamics Land Systems is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race and/or ethnic background, national origin and/or ancestry, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, transgender status, sexual orientation, marital/parental status, age, military service, veteran status, disability, pregnancy/childbirth or related conditions, genetic information, or membership in any class protected by applicable law from discrimination in employment.



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