Material Requirements Planning Controller - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

El Segundo
United States

We are looking to hire several Material Requirements Planning Controllers for our El Segundo, CA location.

This position is for a “Generalist MRP (Material Requirements Planning) Controller”, that is a combination of four types of material and production planners who manage Demand, Supply, Depot and Master Schedules. This position is more centered on the Demand and Supply execution tasks. Minimal supervision should be required.

The MRP Controller professional understands and applies material management principles that enable them to develop solutions to a variety of problems. This person daily manages factory Demand / Supply in support of achieving MRP schedules that support customer requirements. Demand processes stem from Program Independent Requirements, Customer Requests and Customer Returns and Repairs.

This Demand / Supply function analyzes material availability in support of contract requirements; communicate and status factory priorities, identifying barriers and solutions to support factory schedules, and takes appropriate action to ensure program goals are achieved. Execution of Purchased items, processed through a procurement, receipt and warehousing process support the kitting of orders to the manufacturing areas. Manufacturing area require support through the build cycle and then are shipped and processed to complete customer requirements. The Depot Controllers execution tasks throughout the process are similar although the process supports customer or government owned material requirements.

The Demand / Supply functions communicate configuration changes stemming from Engineering or Manufacturing for the Procurement and Manufacturing organizations. Financial understanding of GPD (Grouping Pegging and Distribution) is also a key requirement as we assist Finance in their goal to track and collect costs and as we assist Programs in the understanding the cost shifts as GPD processes demand and supply throughout the week.

A growing portion of the duties focus on organization metrics that reflect the efficiency of our processes/business as well as the measured use of MRP. Metrics reflection specific volumes, levels and aging of data are reflective of our performance and the Controllers are the key providers of status. The Controllers also work to reduce surplus / excess as well as coordinates program close out.

The successful candidate must be able to coordinate activities between numerous groups and clearly communicate priority needs and schedules. Achieving metric goals and customer goals while following documented organization processes and command media. This individual will also be expected to promote Raytheon’s key values, facilitate problem resolution and apply Raytheon Six Sigma to maximize efficiencies.

U.S. Citizenship Status is Required as this position will require the ability to Access US Only Data Systems.
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
U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will need a U.S. Secret Security Clearance within 1 year of start date.

Required Skills:

  • Minimum of 2 years work experience
  • Computer literate in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and Lotus Notes
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Good customer service abilities
  • Analytical abilities - data and processes
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Must be well organized and a problem solver
  • Must be able to obtain Secret Security Clearance, if needed
Desired Skills:
  • Working knowledge of MRP, VM & APEX that enables analysis and problem resolutionsSAP / PRISM experience (MRP / ERP Business Management Systems)
  • Master Scheduling, Material planning and Order execution experience
  • Fundamental knowledge of government contracting requirements
  • Program Management and Customer Service experience
  • Understanding of material pegging and operations finance
  • Understanding of Contract Management Systems
  • Kinaxis / Rapid Response or Business Warehouse (Data mining and Reporting) Experience
  • Experience working in a cross functional matrix environment and in a Teaming environment
  • Understanding of Government and Customer owned Property
  • Understanding of Six Sigma
  • Understanding of Technical Drawings (reading)
Required Education:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Supply Chain, Inventory Management, Industrial Management, Engineering, Finance or related field.
Desired Education:
  • Master's Degree
  • APICS, SCM, or Property Management Certified

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