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Materials Planner

Company: Cubic Corporation
Location: Ashburn
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Business Unit:Cubic Mission and Performance SolutionsCompany Details:Cubic offers an opportunity to provide innovative technology for government and commercial customers around the globe, helping to solve their future problems today. We're the leading integrator of payment and information technology and services for intelligent travel solutions worldwide, and the leading provider of realistic combat training systems, secure communications and networking and highly specialized support services for military and security forces of the U.S. and allied nations. If you have an entrepreneurial spirit and thrive in an innovative environment, we want to talk to you about your next role at Cubic! We are seeking employees inspired by technology, and motivated by the rewards of hard work, commitment, teamwork, quality, integrity, and respect. We invite you to explore opportunities with Cubic.Job Details:Job Summary:Prepare manufacturing plans using various engineering, design and manufacturing documents. Administer and analyze production work flow for single or multiple programs. Read and interpret engineering drawings and Design Change Requests. Extensive usage of Materials Requirements Planning (MRP) system to plan, firm, release, cancel, scrap, allocate, move, split, overlap, create work orders and purchasing requisitions. This position typically works under general supervision and direction.Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:* Assist in the management of assigned commodities for various projects and contracts* Assist in the completion and release of the manufacturing plans and support production delivery requirements* Follow up of parts and/or materials availability for manufacturing to perform the work* Coordinate with Shop Floor Control when necessary* Prepares change and authorize purchase requisition* Support tasks include releasing of work orders and purchase requisitions, and project status updates.* Assist in trouble shooting the problems that occur within the production environment* Interface with Quality Assurance, Program Management and Customer for the shipping of final product* Assist in evaluating Project requirements using information from Manufacturing Schedule and MRP reports* Maintain record of project status* Understand lot sizing and its impact on production flow* Interpret drawing tree structures and build order relationships* Understand how material order policies and lead-times effect the production schedule* Operates under minimal supervision and is able to assist other planners as requested* Accountable for the accurate purchase of material based on the contract requirements* Communicate all major project changes of the bills of materials to Purchasing and follow through to closure* Assign planner codes to new part numbers and cross checks alternate part numbers to maintain an efficient planning database* Must be familiar with material management and cross-trained as needed* Maintain material requisitions, planned orders, and inventory transaction records on-line and hardcopyMinimum Job Requirements:Two years degree, or equivalent. Knowledge of production expediting, coordinating, or planning experience in a manufacturing preferred. Must have general knowledge of Materials Requirements Planning (MRP) systems. Knowledge of Bills of Materials (BOM) and their working relationships with parts list. Must communicate effectively, both verbally and in written form. Must have basic Microsoft Office skills. Requires knowledge of revision level and drawing changes which impact supplier and scheduled deliveries. Must be able to read engineering fabrication drawings and understand engineering and manufacturing Bills of Materials (BOM). Must have organizational and interpersonal skills. Able to prioritize, complete multiple tasks and work under deadlines. React to changing requirements and adjustments accordingly. Requires attention to details and analytical ability.The description provided above is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties, responsibilities and requirements. Duties, responsibilities and requirements may change over time and according to business need.Worker Type:Employee

Keywords: Cubic Corporation, Germantown , Materials Planner, Other , Ashburn, Maryland

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