L3 Electron Devices is the industry’s foremost domestic manufacturer of high-power radio frequency amplifiers used in satellite communications and radar applications. In addition to offering a full range of microwave- and millimeter-wave amplifiers to space and defense customers, we also develop and manufacture state-of-the-art electric thrusters for satellite station keeping and interplanetary spacecraft propulsion.
We’re a division of L3 Technologies, a leading provider of a broad range of communication, electronic and sensor systems used on military, homeland security and commercial platforms. L3 is also a prime contractor in aerospace systems, security and detection systems, and pilot training.
We currently have an opening for an experienced SUPPLY CHAIN PLANNING MANAGER at our Torrance, California location. Reporting to our supply chain management director, you will be responsible for planning, directing and managing the activities of 25+ material planners and shop floor planners in our SCM organization, including critical sub-functions such as MRP optimization, shop floor planning, WIP inventory control, and production capacity management. You’ll support interaction with Program Management and Engineering to ensure that complete kits are issued to production lines in time to meet manufacturing completion schedules and customer-required delivery dates. Other responsibilities include:
Coordinating production planning resources, considering production schedules and engineering requirements Aligning and maintaining integrity between our complex production order environment and our InforLN shop floor control system Working with production management to meet aggressive WIP cycle time reduction goals Setting and maintaining key MRP planning parameters in our InforLN ERP system · Advising Purchasing and Program Management on matters pertaining to make-or-buy decisions, cost factors, and schedule risks of potential suppliers and major subcontractor selections.
You will need at least eight years of supply chain management experience in a manufacturing setting, with a bachelor’s degree in engineering, business or supply chain management. Other qualifications that will enable you to perform successfully in this position include:
· Experience in a high-mix, low-volume environment with 20,000+ parts, process-intensive manufacturing, and unpredictable yields is preferred
· Experience with project/program-based planning and financials is needed
· Deep understating of MRP principles and command of MRP parameters for buying and scheduling are required
Demonstrated knowledge of material planning and control, subcontract preparation, inventory control, agreements and acquisitions, negotiation and administration is necessary · Expert-level Excel skills are needed
· Aerospace and defense experience is a plus
· Experience designing and implementing a planning system is preferred
· Experience using InforLN a plus
· APICS certification is desired.
In use on satellites, land-based devices, and airborne platforms that meet the critical needs of our customers, our products have a proven history of high reliability. Be a part of that heritage by putting your unique skills to work with us as we develop and manufacture some of the most advanced products to be found on – or above – the planet. With your contributions to our success you’ll enjoy a competitive salary, excellent benefits, a 9/80 work schedule, and a small-company atmosphere with the backing of a Fortune 500 organization. If you’ve got what it takes to be L3, we look forward to hearing from you.
To learn more about L3 Electron Devices, visit us at www.L3T.com/edd.
L3 Technologies is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, and provides equal employment opportunity for all persons, in all facets of employment. L3 maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks.
Equal Opportunity Employer – minorities / females / veterans / individuals with disabilities / sexual orientation / gender identity
Additional Salary Information: Based on experience
Internal Number: 098117
About L3 Technologies
L3 Technologies is a leading provider of a broad range of communication, electronic and sensor systems used on military, homeland security and commercial platforms. L3 is also a prime contractor in aerospace systems, security and detection systems, and pilot training.