DRS Technologies Inc. Planner II in Melbourne, Florida

Leonardo DRS

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 Crystal City, VA, the Company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Leonardo, which employs more than 70,000 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.drs.com.

Company Overview

DRS NIS is located on the East coast of Florida in Melbourne. DRS NIS is a leading designer and manufacturer of highly engineered, technically advanced, defense electronics for U.S. and allied international military and intelligence agency applications. DRS NIS manufactures rugged communications interfaces serving military Command, Control, Communications, Computer, Intelligence and Surveillance (C4ISR) initiatives. Products include hand-held devices, targeting scopes, night vision optics, laptop computers and vehicle-mounted systems supporting man-portable and fighting vehicle applications. DRS’s specialty is equipment that allows communication between broad spectrums of battlefield interfaces.

Job title-Planner II

Job Location

Melbourne, FL

Position Summary

Responsible for driving consistent communications between planning, project accounting, and project management for consistent project Material EAC’s and Execution Charts.

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 (include education and years of experience required)

  • 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

Physical Requirements (Lifting, Walking, Bending, Stooping kneeling etc.):

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit, walk, climb, bend, lift, stand, and stoop.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

DRS Technologies, Inc. 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. #LEL #EOIS