L3 Technologies Operations Engineer III in Plano, Texas
Operations Engineer III
Performs manufacturing operations planning functions for manufacturing and development of radar technology based weapon sub-systems at L-3 Mustang Technology including master production scheduling; material planning; manufacturing cost forecasting; MRP/BOM set up and maintenance; operations process implementation and improvement; liaison with factory, engineering, quality, configuration, program office; and problem resolution.
Major Responsibilities/Activities Statements:
Primary responsibility for the coordination with all functions and integrated product teams (IPTs) for the creation of master prototype and production plans, implementation and management of ERP/MRP system, issuance of material purchase and/or manufacturing requirements. Generates sub contract and materials requirements derived from master project and production plans in support of both development and production activities.
Identifies interrelationships and dependencies between elements of the development and production processes and takes them into account in the creation of schedules and plans for achieving business objectives, identifying bottle necks and barriers and development of plans/actions to addresses those issues.
Supports configuration management function by reviewing and implementing approved engineering changes and deviations, including disposition of items throughout the supply chain, from on-order through delivered units.
Participates on project teams to ensure operations planning supports schedule milestones and budgets. Provides input to Program Management Office (PMO) and project teams for hardware availability, build issues and scheduling of resources to meet required schedules.
Works with project teams to create and provide materials cost analysis and forecast. Provides monthly project material and operations labor cost forecasts and variance analysis to Control Account Managers (CAMs) and Program Management Office (PMO) as required.
Works with other departments to determine resource allocation requirements, including labor, expense, space/facility and capital.
Interfaces with procurement organization and coordinates resolution of day to day supply chain issues with engineering, quality, project and program management team members as needed to support builds.
Support development of proposals and Unit Production Cost models
Support the collection and analysis of manufacturing data in an effort to promote continuous improvement
Work closely with Operations, Accounting, Program Management and other personnel on implementation of ERP/MRP system. Will assist in formulation and deployment of business process rules and written procedures supporting of ERP implementation.
Other duties as assigned
- 5 years operations planning & execution experience in the defense electronics manufacturing industry with actual production build expertise
Experience in master scheduling and material planning in support of manufacturing operations in development and repetitive production environments.
Knowledge of Circuit Card Assembly (CCA) and Electro-Mechanical assembly processes
Proficiency with MRP/ERP systems (Deltek Costpoint preferred but not required)
Working knowledge of procurement practices and processes
Working knowledge of business processes (from contract receipt through invoicing) and accounting principles as applied to ERP systems.
Working knowledge of ISO9000/AS9100 quality systems
Must be independent and able to work with little direction.
Outstanding work ethic and commitment to organizational success
Strong analytical problem solving capability
Excellent people skills to include collaborating in a multi-disciplinary, diverse, and dynamic team environment
Good communication skills (written, verbal, & presentation)
Proficient with Microsoft Office products
Ability to obtain a DoD secret clearance
Ability to obtain a higher level clearance within six months
Existing DoD clearance preferred
Implementation of lean principles as applied to operations planning and production processes.
Experience working in high volume, repetitive manufacturing environment
Experience working in an engineering development atmosphere
Experience supporting product development and transition to production
- Bachelors Degree in Engineering, Business Administration or equivalent
Ability to lift up to 30 lbs.
Ability to travel up to 10%
L3 Mustang Technology is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer – minorities / females / veterans / individuals with disabilities / sexual orientation / gender identity. L3 provides equal employment opportunity for all persons, in all facets of employment. L3 maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks. We encourage minorities, females, veterans, individuals with disabilities, sexual orientation, and gender identity to apply for any open position for which they feel they are qualified.
Job Manufacturing-Multiple Functions
Primary Location USA-Texas-Plano
US Security Clearance Required: Secret
Shift: Day - 1st
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Organization: Division - Mustang-21001080
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Job Posting: Nov 14, 2017, 4:43:10 PM
Req ID: 093895