Planner II

Leonardo DRS - Arlington, VA

Full-time | Contract
Overall Summary

Based on the Master Production Schedule (MPS) driven demand, select and sequence available jobs to be run at specific workstations or machines.

Primary & Essential Accountabilities

Based on MPS driven demand, select and sequence 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

Maintain manufacturing build plans on a daily basis

Maintain the run and set up times associated with each job/product/part

Create and maintain the expected completion of each scheduled job

Review the schedule and ensure the raw materials are available when needed to run according to the schedule

Create a forward-looking plan to create purchase requisitions and monitor material deliveries to support the run schedules

Ensure all outside services are planned and monitored

Consolidate demand for purchase requisitions

Highlight 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

Years’ Experience

3+ years


Bachelor degree or equivalent combination of education and experience


Bachelor degree and a minimum of 3 years’ 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, PowerPoint, Word and SharePoint

Strong understanding of MRP systems

Physical Requirements

Lifting Yes 0-20lbs 0- 25% of time

Walking Yes 0- 25% of time

Climbing Yes 0-10% of time

Bending Yes 0-10% of time

Sitting Yes 0-75% of time

Standing Yes 0-10% of time

Stooping Yes 0-10% of time

Work Conditions


Travel 0-10% of time

The above statement are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people in this position. They set the minimum requirements, responsibilities and skills required of the position. Physical requirements and work conditions do not include accommodations; they are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities. This document combined with other documents(s); such as a position requisition, including site specific skill requirements is considered a complete outline of the job description.