Senior Manager - Production Control

Huntsville, AL |Full Time
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Position Description

Dynetics, a wholly owned subsidiary of Leidos, is seeking a talented Senior Manager – Production Control to join a diverse team to create unique solutions for complex problems. With offices across the United States engaging in the defense, aerospace, cyber, space and commercial fields, Dynetics provides responsive, cost effective engineering, scientific and IT solutions.

This position will be the functional leader of all production control and fulfillment teams including responsibility for people, processes, and tools across multiple programs and manufacturing locations. This leader will champion continuous improvement initiatives including MES integration with Cost Point and Supply Chain interface to successfully deliver high quality product while improving and streamlining processes.

This leader will drive the identification of preferred/best practices across Dynetics operating sites, and will follow through with standardization and documentation of production control and fulfillment functional processes.

This position will partner with product divisions, departments, and business functions to ensure production schedules and supply and demand requirements are aligned. This leader will coordinate with the manufacturing sites on resource requirements, perform gap analysis and implement solutions to address any gaps. Key responsibilities will include the following:

  • Leading functional team to partner with site teams to ensure ability to meet key customer requirements with optimized processes for efficient creation and distribution of production build schedules, Manufacturing Order release and fulfillment process, Master Production schedule process, critical shortage tracking, configuration management, and proper ECO implementation including revision control and Make/Buy decision.
  • Support coordination activities among cross-functional teams at operating sites including Production, Purchasing, Engineering, Quality, and Program Management.
  • Monitoring and reporting Production capacity, Purchasing activities, and critical shortages.
  • Support the implementation and integration of new Manufacturing Execution System in parallel with continued production.
  • Leading the development and implementation of production control and fulfillment tools and metrics
  • Assist in establishing business rhythm elements associated with production control and fulfillment functional support to ensure contractual obligations are met
  • Ensuring that Quality and Compliance standards are met for all products

The candidate selected for this position will lead a diverse team that will support the execution of multiple simultaneous and diverse manufacturing production control activities. This will be a dynamic environment and a high growth area.

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Business, Supply Chain Management, Industrial Engineering or technical discipline with 10+ years of relevant experience.

Candidate must have experience in leadership of manufacturing management for Defense, Aerospace, Space or Commercial projects with an understanding of manufacturing quality requirements for such projects.

Candidate must have at least five (5) years of experience working production control in manufacturing programs.

Familiarity with various product life cycles including prototyping, design, and development, and full release to production.

Technical experience in at least one of the following manufacturing support areas is a must: Production Control, Material Planning, Engineering Change Control or Master Production Scheduling

Experience across various ERP systems to include MRP, MPS, and MES using Deltek, Costpoint, SAP or similar tool.

Candidate must have personnel management or organizational leadership experience, including interviewing, assessing, and hiring new personnel.

Candidate must be a resident of the North Alabama area or willing to relocate to the Huntsville - North Alabama, AL area.

Other Qualifications

  • Familiarity with Deltek Costpoint or other similar accounting software
  • Experience with implementing Enterprise MES or a similar manufacturing system project of high complexity
  • Experience with Solumina a plus
  • Experience with AS9100, IPC, and DCMA standards
  • Led cross-functional team with emphasis on timely, high quality manufacturing support
  • Demonstrated expertise in Lean principles, including Visual and Daily Management
  • Strong background in the Aerospace or Defense Industry

Security Requirements

Candidate must be a US Citizen and possess (and be able to maintain) a Final Secret Clearance or meet the eligibility to obtain (and maintain) a Secret Clearance.

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COVID Response

In order to enter Dynetics facilities in the U.S. and to attend Dynetics events outside our facilities, employees are required to be vaccinated or have an approved exemption on file for COVID-19. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated to access customer facilities. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC.

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