Dynetics Material Planner – Manufacturing Programs in Huntsville, Alabama

Material Planner – Manufacturing Programs

Huntsville, AL|Full Time

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Position Description

Dynetics, an employee-owned company, is seeking a talented Material Planner to join a diverse team to create unique solutions for complex problems. With offices across the United States engaging in the defense, space, cyber and commercial fields, Dynetics provides responsive, cost-effective engineering, scientific and IT solutions.

This position will facilitate ordering and receipt of materials to meet project schedules for manufacturing weapon and sensor systems via integration of electrical and mechanical components. Work will be performed in a fast-paced environment with aggressive schedules. This will include requesting and gathering quotes from vendors, entering purchase requisitions in our corporate accounting system, and tracking orders and scheduled receipt of parts. The position will collect and supply Government-required purchasing backup and perform careful monitoring of scheduled deliveries from vendors. Additional important duties include gathering quotes, historical data, and other backup to support proposal estimates and justification per Government requirements. The position will require frequent coordination to ensure that parts will be available when needed and that proper documentation is in place for orders and proposals.


Basic Qualifications

Candidates must have at least 2 years of experience in manufacturing or purchasing activities.

Must be proficient in use of Microsoft Windows and Office programs.

Must have demonstrated ability to follow prescribed procedures and to manage time to meet deadlines with minimal oversight.

Other Qualifications

Experience with any of the following is a plus:

  • Electrical or mechanical component purchasing or manufacturing

  • experience obtaining quotes and interacting with vendors

  • Deltek Costpoint accounting software

  • Agile configuration management software

  • Interpreting and creating Bills of Materials

  • Government contractor material purchasing requirements

Security Requirements

Candidate must be a US Citizen and possess (and be able to maintain) a Final Secret Clearance or meet the eligibility to obtain (and maintain) a Secret Clearance.

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Dynetics is an Equal-Opportunity Employer. All employees and applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.