• Production Control Analyst

    Group/Job Location US-MA-Waltham
    Job ID
    2018-35336
    # of Openings Remaining
    1
    Category
    Logistics
  • Overview

    QinetiQ North America delivers world-class technology and revolutionary products to defense, security and commercial markets worldwide. Our offerings range from survivability and unmanned systems to power, controls, sensors, and transportation solutions. Customers rely on our products to increase readiness, improve mission effectiveness, streamline operations, increase situational awareness and enhance security.

    At QinetiQ North America, you'll find a dedicated and talented team of people who enjoy their work and take pride in their accomplishments. As a member of our team, you'll work with cutting-edge technology and some of the industry's most brilliant minds. We offer a comprehensive, flexible benefit package including tuition assistance and career development opportunities. If you're interested in working for a technology-driven company that is the leader in its industry, but one that maintains the fast-paced, creative environment of a start-up, QinetiQ North America is the right place for you.

    QinetiQ North America is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate against any individual on the basis of race, color, religion or creed, sex, marital status, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, age, disability, veteran status, military service, sexual orientation, genetic information, or gender identity.


    NOTE:

    Any external applicant will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

    Position requires U.S. citizenship.

    Responsibilities

    Job purpose:

    The Production Control Analyst will support QinetiQ North America’s Maritime Systems production and lifecycle support programs.  The Maritime Production Control Analyst will ensure that customer delivery requirements are successfully planned, supported and executed. They will be responsible for analyzing program requirements to ensure that there will be sufficient material and manpower coordinated to support the delivery requirements. Will generate and analyze material procurement metrics to identify issues early and develop strategies to mitigate impacts to product delivery schedules. This individual will ensure that the production schedule supports the program requirements by troubleshooting material and resource shortages. Serve as the Program Office’s primary liaison with Planning, Purchasing, Manufacturing Engineering, Quality Assurance, Operations, etc.

     

    Key responsibilities and accountabilities:

    1. Achieve program goals by ensuring that program production requirements are properly supported by manpower and materials.
    2. Identification of product delivery issues and responsible for mitigations such as material expediting, crashing production schedule, removing obstacles and solving problems as required.
    3. Making sure production inventory is appropriately maintained to meet delivery requirements
    4. Establish, manage, and achieve Key Performance Metrics for the team to utilize for continuous monitoring of production progress in order to maximize efficiency and overcome obstacles.
    5. Coordinate material planning/purchasing activity and Inventory management drive material expediting needed to meet production requirements.
    6. Analyze and summarize operating results and prepare recommendations to improve production performance.

    Qualifications:

    1. Minimum of 7 years experience in DoD electromechanical production environment
    2. Bachelor's degree
    3. Must have a “can-do” mindset and demonstrate the ability to listen and think critically.
    4. Must have strong problem-solving skills to resolve complex production and material control problems.
    5. Must have demonstrated positive leadership skills with team building.

    Required Skills

    • MS Office – Must have MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) skills at intermediate level.
    • Excellent People Skills – Must be capable of influencing people with different backgrounds and priorities in order to achieve objectives
      Material Requirements Planning  - experience with MRP systems

    Desired Skills

    • APICS and/or CPIM certification preferred.
    • Experience with Navy LRIP and/or FRP programs.
    • Development and Maintenance of Logistics Management Information (LMI) in accordance with MIL-STD-1388-2B, GEIA-STD-0007, or MIL-PRF-49506.

    NOTES:

    Position is based in Waltham MA; but may require frequent performance of duties in Franklin MA.

    External applicant will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

    Position Requires U.S. Citizenship:  Yes

    Relocation:  No


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