General Atomics and Affiliated Companies Tools & Operations Planner in Adelanto, California

Job ID#: 18061BR

Company: General Atomics Aeronautical Systems

Title: Tools & Operations Planner

Job Category: Engineering, Manufacturing

City: Adelanto

State: California

Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Salary

Travel Percentage Required: 0% - 25%

Clearance Required?: No

Job Summary:

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), an affiliate of General Atomics, is a world leader in proven, reliable remotely piloted aircraft and tactical reconnaissance radars, as well as advanced high-resolution surveillance systems.

We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.

Under general direction, this position is responsible for providing tool and operations planning for a production project or larger independent project(s). Acts as the primary interface with manufacturing engineering, design engineering, quality assurance, manufacturing, test and shop floor to ensure manufacturing efficiency. Represents the organization as a primary contact on contracts or projects. Oversees and coordinates the investigation of discrepancies and develops corrective action. May provide direction and guidance to less experienced staff.

DUTIES AND RESPONSABILITIES

  • Resolves manufacturing issues efficiently. Processes and expedites nonconformance reports and engineering change requests. Assists in maintaining ISO 9001 certification.

  • Develops and maintains illustrated work instructions.

  • Develops and maintains all WDS work instructions within the Work Order Routing List.

  • Interprets engineering drawings and/or changes and determines effect to existing processes and parts.

  • Issues Tool Orders to make, alter or scrap tools as required.

  • Coordinates with manufacturing engineering to investigate discrepancies and implement corrective action. Acts as the primary interface with manufacturing engineering, design engineering, quality assurance, manufacturing, test and shop floor.

  • Represents the organization as a primary contact on contracts or projects and may make presentations to internal and external parties.

  • May provide direction and guidance to less experienced staff.

  • Responsible for observing all laws, regulations and other applicable obligations wherever and whenever business is conducted on behalf of the Company.

  • Expected to work in a safe manner in accordance with established operating procedures and practices.

  • Additional Functions Other duties as assigned or required.

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Job Qualifications:

  • Typically requires a bachelor's degree in manufacturing technology or related field and six or more years experience in manufacturing planning. Equivalent professional experience may be substituted in lieu of education.

  • Must demonstrate full knowledge of manufacturing planning principles, concepts, practices and standards as well as full knowledge of MRP software systems.

  • Must demonstrate the ability to apply knowledge of concepts and principles of production to independently develop solutions to a variety of complex problems.

  • Must possess: (1) excellent organizational skills; (2) the ability to read and interpret engineering drawings and blueprints; (3) excellent interpersonal skills and written and verbal communication skills that enable effective interface with all levels of employees, including senior management, in developing planning documentation and making presentations; (4) ability to maintain the confidentiality of sensitive information; and (5) excellent computer skills, including the use of Excel, Word and Access.

  • The ability to work independently and in a team environment is essential as is the ability to work extended hours as required.

General Atomics and affiliated companies is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, genetic information, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law.