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BAE Systems

Senior Supply Chain Engineering Planner



Full Time

On Site


Dallas, Texas, United States

Job Description

The Supply Chain Planner (SCP) is the focal point for all supply chainactivities. The planner develops andimplements long-term supply chain strategies and networks that address capacityissues, production location decisions, etc. in support of business growth andsustainment. The planner supports execution of programs and coordination of newprogram / product launches. SCP monitorskey performance indicators, analyzes performance data, and coordinatescross-functional work teams to increase effectiveness of supply chaininitiatives.

The Supply Chain Planner optimizes how supply chain management interfaceswith ERP System and manufacturing systems. SCP will plan, prepare, issueand control material requirements in conjunction with the Engineering developmentrequirements. Planner will support riskmanagement activities impacting the value chain working with cross-functionalteams. The planner ensures thatshipments are accomplished to maintain contract/internal delivery commitments.SCP will utilize system and process tools to achieve program / functionalgoals. The position requires that thePlanner works closely with Engineering to support development material needsand provides status to Engineering Management as required.

As a senior planner, this position requires that the individual possess astrong understanding of procurement and planning process steps; the individualmust be capable of troubleshooting process failures to ensure success for theprogram. Candidate will be expected to train and mentor junior levelsupply chain team members. This position relies on experience and judgment toorganize, plan, and accomplish department objectives with a wide degree ofcreativity, continuous improvement approach, and latitude expected to fulfill avariety of duties.

Required Education, Experience, & Skills
  • Planning experience in engineering development programs and a multifaceted electronic manufacturing environment.
  • Familiarity with defense aerospace industry & regulations
  • Significant ERP System Experience (Oracle, SAP, Other), inclusive of shop floor control systems
  • Knowledge of Manufacturing processes
  • Ability to differentiate between engineering deliverables and non-deliverables.
  • Sales & Operations Experience / knowledge
  • Inventory / stockroom management
  • Project Management experience
  • Ability to verbally and accurately report engineering material/build or production status to program team or factory team
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Create presentation materials and give presentations to leadership team, production team, and customers.
  • Microsoft Office skills (Word, Excel, Power Point)
  • Ability to analyze, react, and train on exceptions in MRP, especially around Bills of Material, Material Planning, Purchase Requisitions, Purchase Orders and ECOs
Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills Bachelor's Degree and 5 years work experience or equivalent experience
  • Strong sense of urgency and follow-through from design to product delivery
  • Microsoft Office skills (Word, Excel, Power Point)
  • Higher level education completed or in process
About BAE Systems Electronic Systems BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it’s what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts – defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team—making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you’ll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference. Electronic Systems (ES) is the global innovator behind BAE Systems’ game-changing defense and commercial electronics. Exploiting every electron, we push the limits of what is possible, giving our customers the edge and our employees opportunities to change the world. Our products and capabilities can be found everywhere – from the depths of the ocean to the far reaches of space. At our core are more than 14,000 highly talented Electronic Systems employees with the brightest minds in the industry, we make an impact – for our customers and the communities we serve.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:
At BAE Systems, we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where employees are valued and feel like they belong. We are conscious of the need for all employees to see themselves reflected at every level of the company and know that in order to unlock the full potential of our workforce, everyone must feel confident being their best, most sincere self and be equipped to thrive. We provide impactful professional development experiences to our employees and invest in social impact partnerships to uplift communities and drive purposeful change. Here you will find significant opportunities to do meaningful work in an environment intentionally designed to be one where you will learn, grow and belong.