DRS Technologies Inc. Material Planner II in St. Louis, Missouri

Leonardo DRS

Leonardo DRS is a leading supplier of integrated products, services and support to military forces, intelligence agencies and prime contractors worldwide. Focused on defense technology, we develop, manufacture and support a broad range of systems for mission critical and military sustainment requirements, as well as homeland security. Headquartered in Arlington, VA, the Company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Leonardo SpA which employs more than 45,000 people worldwide. We offer a competitive compensation package and a business culture which rewards performance. For additional information on DRS, please visit our website atwww.leonardodrs.com.

DRS Sustainment SystemsInc.

DRS Sustainment Systems, Inc. (DRS-SSI) is a Leonardo DRS Line of Business (LOB) headquartered in St. Louis, MO. It is a full service supplier of diversified defense systems, products and support for the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) and other international defense customers. From conceptual design through manufacturing to integrated logistics support, DRS-SSI has a more than 50-year tradition of providing quality systems and products while meeting customer’s demands for innovation, efficiency and quality. The business unit also includes a 100-acre heavy equipment manufacturing facility in West Plains, MO. The performance of DRS-SSI’s St. Louis operation has been recognized by the Government and industrial customers with numerous awards including: Preferred Supplier Certification, Medallion of Service Award, Intelligence and Electronic Warfare Certification of Recognition, and Blue Ribbon Awards. We operate on a 9/80 work schedule.

Job Location– St. Louis, MO

Position Summary

DRS Sustainment Systems is seeking a full time Material Planner II to base on the MPS driven demand, selects and sequences available jobs to be run at specific workstations or machines.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Based on the MPS driven demand, selects and sequences available jobs to be run at specific workstations or machines

  • Meet weekly with Contracts to review all pending and recently received demands and assign planner responsibility to the appropriate individual

  • Manage overall workload and align resources as needed to maintain balance

  • Drive consistent communications between planning, project accounting, and project management for consistent project Material EAC’s and Execution Charts

  • Improve current system, functions, and daily operations to more effectively meet goals

  • Maintains manufacturing build plans on a daily basis

  • Maintains the run and set up times associated with each job / product / part

  • Creates and maintains the expected completion of each scheduled job

  • Reviews the schedule and ensures the raw materials are available when needed to run according to the schedule

  • Creates a forward-looking plan to create purchase requisitions and monitor material deliveries to support the run schedules

  • Ensures all outside services are planned and monitored

  • Consolidate demand for purchase requisitions

  • Highlights critical parts and any issue, which may keep operations from meeting the MPS

  • Support, communicate and defend the mission, values and culture of the company

  • Basic Qualifications*

  • Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 3 years demonstrated experience.

  • Solid understanding of business processes and functional inter-relationships

  • Strong background in project material management

  • Extensive experience in production planning

  • Skilled in the use of Excel, Excel Pivot Tables, Power Point, Word, as well as SharePoint

  • Strong understanding of MRP systems

  • Experience in Cost Point/Deltek ERP systems desirable

Leonardo DRS is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital or veteran status, or any other category protected by federal, state or local law. #LSY