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Engineering Manufacturing Liaison
San Diego, CA
Company: General Atomics
Title: Engineering Manufacturing Liaison
Job Category: Manufacturing
City: San Diego
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Salary
Travel Percentage Required: 0% - 25%
Clearance Required?: No
General Atomics (GA) and its affiliated companies is one of the world’s leading resources for high-technology systems development ranging from the nuclear fuel cycle to remotely piloted aircraft airborne sensors and advanced electric electronic wireless and laser technologies.
General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS) designs and manufactures first-of-a-kind electromagnetic and electric power generation systems. GA-EMS’ expanding portfolio of specialized products and integrated system solutions support critical fleet space systems and satellites missile defense power and energy and process and monitoring applications for defense industrial and commercial customers worldwide.
We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Manufacturing Production Planner to join our Manufacturing Engineering Group located in Rancho Bernardo CA. Under general supervision this position supports program engineering and manufacturing by serving as a liaison between the engineering and manufacturing departments. Monitors and analyzes program development progress and expedites critical path components and processes to maintain schedule. Evaluates and resolves engineering related production problems some of which may be complex related to manufacturing design quality and material engineering. Maintains physical control of program assets. Negotiates lead times with suppliers and manage schedules for timely delivery. This position involves the exercise of independent judgment and discretion about matters of significance.Duties and Responsibilities:
+ Leads discussions with internal departments suppliers and customers to coordinate production efforts in a planned manner to ensure delivery dates are met.
+ Analyzes engineering specifications and drawings. Confers across functional areas to provide and obtain technical information.
+ Contributes to the design and development process by making periodic visits to various departments such as manufacturing shops quality assurance sales MRB cribs planning purchasing manufacturing engineering and electrical engineering.
+ Coordinates engineering priorities for manufacturing issues and ensures schedule parity. Advises management of the status of work in progress and identifies potential production problems.
+ Ensures rapid disposition of engineering holds and lift orders.
+ Coordinates Manufacturing Service Request activities by resolving priority schedule conflicts among engineering departments due to shop capacity limitations and resolving shop capacity issues with manufacturing and planning.
+ Reviews and recommends resolutions for open engineering issues affecting sales orders. Alerts planning department to open engineering issues that may affect manufacturing. Alerts engineering departments to sales order activity which may affect outstanding work.
+ Conducts periodic program engineering/manufacturing planning meetings.
+ Maintains the strict confidentiality of sensitive information.
+ 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.
+ Performs other duties as assigned or required.
We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.
+ Typically requires a bachelor’s degree in business planning or a related discipline and five or more years of progressive experience in planning coordinating and scheduling production operations. May substitute equivalent experience in lieu of education.
+ Machining and precision grinding experience is desired.
+ Experience working on a production shop floor is preferred.
+ Demonstrated experience in communicating and coordinating across multiple tasks is required.
+ Must have complete knowledge of production and engineering support principles and concepts and a general understanding of practices techniques and standards.
+ Must be customer focused and possess: (1) the ability to use independent analysis and judgment in developing solutions to a variety of complex problems of moderate scope and complexity; (2) excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills to accurately document and report findings to a variety of audiences; (3) excellent interpersonal skills to influence and guide employees managers and external parties; and (4) excellent computer skills.
+ Ability to work independently or in a team environment is essential as is the ability to work extended hours and travel 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.
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