Production Scheduler

POSTED: June 1, 2022
BUSINESS: Saab
POSITION TYPE: Full-time
START DATE: Immediate Availability

Job Description:

At Saab in West Lafayette, Indiana, you have the opportunity to join a team that will manufacture the rear section of the T-7A Red Hawk military trainer aircraft for the United States Air Force. When at full capacity by 2027, Saab will employ over 300 employees in the West Lafayette facility in management, administration, and manufacturing.

The new flagship facility will utilize advanced manufacturing techniques and leverage research and development to support Saab’s broad product portfolio. In the U.S., Saab also offers job opportunities in Florida, North Carolina, Washington D.C. and our headquarters in Syracuse, New York. Saab provides an excellent working environment, offering advancement and professional growth opportunities, competitive salary, and a comprehensive benefits package.

 

·         Planning of products and include articles based on the established order plan.

·         Implement labor loading and capacity requirements within ERP system

·         Perform a Needs Analysis and adapt the needs to align with purchasing and manufacturing capabilities.

·         Analyze and follow-up on the delivery plans.

·         Support Production Manager in prioritizing orders when resource or material conflicts exist.

·         Review and update the articles master data in IFS Seal MRP system

·         Monitor storage levels in IFS Seal MRP system

·         Breakdown Master Schedule into a daily production schedule.

·         Manage change orders with respect to existing articles in storage and work in-progress.

·         Be an ambassador for Saab with both co-workers and suppliers.

·         Perform cycle counts and investigate discrepancies when needed. 

·         Other tasks as assigned to support the Supply Chain operation.

  

Skills and Experience:

·         Associates Degree in Supply Chain or equivalent certification is a plus.

·         Production Planning or related experience of 3+ years.

·         Experience working with U.S. government contracts, including FAR/DFAR regulations is a plus.

·         Effective interpersonal skills, with the ability to engage and create trust at all levels of the organization.

·         Proficiency with ERP systems including data creation and ERP execution. Preferred

·         Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

Citizenship Requirements:

Must be a U.S. citizen, Permanent Resident (green card holder), or protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3).

Pre-employment Screening Requirements:

As a condition of employment, candidates will be required to meet the following criteria: (i) pass a drug screen, (ii) complete a background check that will include, at a minimum, a criminal record check, and education and employment verification, and (iii) be fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus (unless granted an accommodation permitted by law and then in compliance with Saab’s requirements related to the accommodation, if any).

Benefits:

Saab provides an excellent working environment offering professional growth opportunities, competitive wages, work-life balance, business-casual atmosphere and comprehensive benefits:

  • Medical, vision and dental insurance for employees and dependents

  • Paid time off including: minimum of 3 weeks vacation, 5 floating holidays, 8 designated holidays, 3 weeks personal illness, bereavement, jury duty and disability

  • 401(k) with immediate vesting on employer match

  • Tuition assistance

  • Employee assistance programs

  • Employee stock purchase program with employer match

About Us:

Saab is a global defense and security company operating in the fields of air, land and naval defense, civil security and commercial aeronautics. We number approximately 17,000 employees and have operations on all continents. Technologically we are leaders in many areas, and one-fifth of our earnings are spent on research and development.

Saab is a company where we see diversity as an asset and offer unlimited opportunities for advancing in your career. We are also a company that respects each person’s needs and encourage employees to lead a balanced, rewarding life beyond work. Saab values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran, disability status, or any other federal, state, or locally protected category.

 

For more information and to apply go to: https://www.saab.com/career/job-opportunities/production-scheduler 

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