Production Control Specialist

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Posting title
Production Control Specialist

Roles and responsibilities
Must be a US Citizen or Green Card Holder
Estimated duration of 2 months with the potential for extension or conversion.
Customer and contract specific training will be required and provided.
Labor Category: Material/Production Planner/Analyst II

Job Description:
• Responsible for materials planning and control, interacting closely with the project and engineering customers, production control, manufacturing engineers, fabrication technicians, quality assurance, and the inventory organizations.
• Responsible for re-engineering, monitoring, reporting, and continuous improvement of processes.
• Develop process flows including fabrication interactions with acquisition, quality, and inventory processes to help develop an integrated efficient supply chain at JPL.
• Support production control by ensuring material and documentation are available and ready for the build process, initiating fabrication orders in Oracle, status the build progress, and reporting to management and customers.
• Work with the customers, manufacturing engineering, quality assurance, and fabrication leads to help solve daily problems to meet customer needs.
• Assist with plans, schedules and monitoring the movement of material through the production cycle to ensure a smooth and controlled flow of materials timed to meet production requirements and support polymerics mixed and raw material inventory and bench stock.
• Compile data for work-in-progress planning and monitoring.

Required Skills:
• Must be a US Citizen or Green Card Holder
• Offer contingent on ability to successfully pass a background check and drug screen
• Associate’s degree or Bachelor’s degree with 4 years related Operations Management, Supply Chain Management, or similar discipline. Master’s Degree in similar discipline with 1 year of related experience.
• Has prior knowledge in an electronics hardware manufacturing environment.
• Broad understanding of complex principles, theories, concepts and techniques in enterprise/material resource planning, engineering, and aerospace hardware.
• Broad knowledge of enterprise/material resource planning, engineering design process, and aerospace hardware.
• Knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio, and Project.
• Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communications skills.
• Excellent customer support skills.

Desired Skills:
• Demonstrated leadership in an electronics hardware manufacturing environment in a multi-project and product build environment.
• Desire to develop and implement new processes in delivering inventory and information to JPL projects and customers.
• Must be a self-motivated individual who can work independently and in a team environment.

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