Principal Planning Production Control Specialist - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

The individual will review, plan, prepare, issue, and control production schedules and changes associated with his/her assemblies. Evaluates and coordinates program requirements to ensure a controlled flow of materials and services to meet customer requirements. Statuses work in progress, material availability, and potential production problems to ensure that personnel, equipment, materials and services are provided as needed. Coordinates interdepartmental activity with quality assurance, manufacturing, purchasing, engineering, programs, logistics, etc. Engage in daily interaction with other cross-business and interdepartmental teams to maintain and meet organizational goals and objectives.

This individual should be able to develop solutions to complex problems that require the regular use of ingenuity and innovation. Ensure solutions are consistent with organization objectives. Responsible for the material tracking from purchase order release to the receipt of the material. Propose solutions to mitigate any work stoppage the factory teams may experience due to any slips in material orders

Required Skills:

  • 6 years of work experience in production / manufacturing / operations/ logistics or similar environments
  • Experience with MRP systems
  • Experience interfacing with all levels of management in an IPT environment
  • Must be a self-starter, capable of achieving organizational and program objectives in a demanding environment
  • Inventory Management
  • Experience acting as consultant to management on matters pertaining to schedule plans and objectives
  • Experience working with Microsoft Office Tools (Excel, and PowerPoint)

Desired Skills:
  • Prior leadership experience
  • Shop floor control system experience
  • Ability to influence development of project objectives and goals
  • Process improvement experience
  • Project management experience
  • Strong MS Excel and pivot table skills
  • Excellent communication (written and verbal)
  • Solid people management and interpersonal skills; uses good judgment to resolve conflict
  • Ability to lead in a matrixed manufacturing environment and make decisions with minimal supervision
  • Customer focused
  • Metrics driven and success oriented

Required Education: BS/BA in Operations/Manufacturing, Business, Engineering or any related major

Desired Education: Master’s Degree

This position requires a U.S. person or the ability to obtain an Export Authorization from the appropriate government agency for non-U.S. persons.

Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.