Production Planner

Camarillo, CA
Science & Engineering - Vision Systems Laboratory – Vision Systems /
Regular /
Based in Southern California with locations in Malibu, Calabasas, Westlake Village and Camarillo; HRL has been on the leading edge of technology, conducting pioneering research and advancing the state of the art. 

Essential Duties:
Creating forecasts for materials requirements, based on firm or planned demand
Communicating with procurement regarding order status and changes in delivery dates or quantities
Coordinating with other departments such as engineering and procurement to ensure that materials are available when needed
Reviewing materials inventory levels and ordering additional quantities when necessary
Managing inventory of materials by storing items in denied locations and/or distributing them to point of use
Making sure that materials are kitted and delivered on time
Preparing reports on material usage and cost trends over time

Required Skills:
Minimum 6 years of professional experience in an engineering/manufacturing environment (preferably aerospace)
Minimum 3 years of scheduling experience in in a Discrete Manufacturing Environment
Knowledge of production processes and quality control
Math and analytical skills
Technical skills using material requirements planning and scheduling software
Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work well with all levels of employees
Organizational and time-management skills.
Demonstrated experience in using MS Office suite products (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
Ability to interface and influence at all levels of a program and organization
Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
Ability to thrive in a deadline-oriented environment
Displays exemplary ethics and business conduct, and performs work cognizant of safe work practices

Required Education:
BS in Business Administration or related fields, or BS in Industrial Engineering

Special Requirements:
US Citizenship
AS9100D CostPoint ERP on-job training will be required
6 Sigma Yellow belt

The base salary range for this full-time position is $99,705 - $124,683 + bonus + benefits. 

Our salary ranges are determined by role, level, and location. The range displayed on each job posting reflects the target for new hire salaries for the position. Individual pay is determined by work location and additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training. Your recruiter can share more about the specifics during the hiring process. Please note that the compensation details listed reflect the base salary only, and do not include potential bonus or benefits.
Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that some people are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single desired qualification. At HRL, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

HRL offers a generous and very competitive total compensation and benefits package. Our Regular/Full Time benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401K match, gym facilities, PTO, growth potential, and an exciting and challenging work environment (

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This position must meet Export Control compliance requirements, therefore a "U.S. Person" as defined by 22 C.F.R. § 120.15 is required. "U.S. Person" includes U.S. Citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee, or asylee.