Material Planner II in San Diego, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 6/27/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Volt Workforce Solutions is currently hiring for a Material Planner.

This position is responsible for planning administration for research-related or production projects of major scope, including scheduling, budgeting, performance monitoring, analysis reporting, expediting, personnel planning and purchasing. Advises management of the status of work in progress, potential project problems and recommended solutions. Identifies planning needs; develops and implements systems to accommodate task accomplishment, project communication and reporting.

***Contract position with potential for permanent hire***

Pay Rate: $32/ hr

Location: 92128



DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide planning administration including scheduling, budgeting, performance monitoring, analysis, reporting, expediting, personnel planning, purchasing, and other administrative duties as assigned. 
  • Identifies task/program planning needs; develops procedures and systems to accommodate task accomplishment; develops proposal costs and establishes/recommends budgets for projects.
  • Provides task leaders and project management with clear, timely and accurate information with which to make informed decisions.
  • Provides assistance to project and resource managers in identifying effects of task/project changes and provides recommended alternatives and solutions.
  • Coordinates such activities as site facility maintenance and modification, individual task detailed schedules, integration of tasks into master schedule, workaround schedules, machine shop scheduling, resource allocation, funding tracking, hardware expediting, subcontract performance monitoring, project status/communication meetings, and coordination with outside fabricators and processors.
  • Interfaces with operating and support groups (Purchasing, Contracts, Finance, QA) to collect data for preparation of schedules and reports as well as providing status reports to internal and external contacts.
  • Directs or coordinates the activities of other employees in the planning area.
  • May participate in hiring, training and promoting employees.
  • 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.

*Job Qualifications

  • Typically requires a Bachelors degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Planning, Engineering, Production Control or a related discipline and ten or more years progressive experience in planning, scheduling, budgeting and performance measurement. May substitute equivalent experience in lieu of education.
  • Must have a thorough understanding of planning principles, theories, techniques and concepts as well as ability to understand accounting and manufacturing systems in a research or production environment and to apply advanced planning tools and techniques; knowledge of government funds procedures and regulations..
  • Must maintain a well balanced focus between external and internal customer requirements and possess:
    • The ability to develop and communicate new concepts and apply them accurately throughout an evolving environment;
    • Ability to organize, schedule, budget and coordinate work phases;
    • Ability to determine the appropriate approach at the project level and provide innovative solutions to a range of complex technical problems; organization skills to maintain flow of work within the unit; strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills to interface with internal employees and external representatives and to accurately document, report and present;
    • Ability to maintain the strict confidentiality of sensitive information; and knowledge of computer operations and applications and word processing and spreadsheets.
    • Ability to work both independently and lead in a team environment is essential as is the ability to work extended hours as required.

Volt is an EOE