Material/Production Planner
ITT Exelis - Clifton, NJ

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The Material Planner will coordinate any or all current contracts as related to material planning interface; will also include projects as defined by management. The Planner will be required to prepare detailed schedules, prepare status reports for weekly internal use and as required for transmittal to the customer. The Planner will be responsible to monitor and expedite all phases of schedules and disseminate all program changes within the material organization in regard to material requirements. He/she will conduct status meetings regularly to monitor and expedite program schedules. The Planner will be required to plan all material needed in support of the program schedule. Responsibilities include assuring that the project meets the departments budget targets and that there is compliance with the labor charging guidelines.

Required Experience:
-Strong communication skills up with all levels of employees within the organization.
-Management vision to develop and track meaningful organizational objectives consistent with ITT Exelis goals.
-Must possess organizational maturity with the ability to work effectively within the current state while striving to attain future state/plan.
-Ability to mentor/coach employees to a higher performance level.
-Sufficient planning/scheduling subject matter expertise regarding scheduling, processes, tools (OMS, MS Project, shocase/BOBJ, etc) to solve problems, recommend improvements and coach employees to a higher skill level.
-Ability to champion/drive process improvements within a team.
-Knowledge of and ability to stay current with SSD Operations and HR policies, procedures and goals.

Desired Skills:
-Applicants selected may be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.
-US Citizenship is required.

We are commited to an inclusive and diverse workplace that values and supports the contributions of each individual. This commitment along with our common Vision and Values of Respect, Responsibility and Integrity, allows us to leverage differences, encourage innovation and expand our success in the global marketplace.

Clearance Level Required at Start Date

Minimum Education Requirements
BS/BA Degree or Equivalent

Percent of Travel Required
Less than 25%

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