Principal Specialist, Scheduling

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Louisville, KY 40202
About Us:
At Raytheon Missiles & Defense, fresh thinking and possibilities are forged in times of change and you will be on the front lines as we trailblaze new approaches, push the boundaries of innovation and chart a course to a tomorrow you can be proud to have a hand in creating.

Job Summary:

The Principal Plan Production Control Specialist will perform a variety of technical and business tasks in support of production factories or programs. The candidate needs to be energetic, willing to learn, able to work independently and have the ability and desire to be a change agent. This individual will manage multiple projects, tasks, parts and the associated tasks listed below are necessary in order to prevent a work stoppage or a slip in schedule, both of which would have a significant impact to the factory and/or programs cost and schedule requirements.

Responsibilities to Anticipate:
  • Daily interaction and collaboration with cross-functional teams to meet organizational goals and objectives. These teams include: Operations, Supply Chain, Manufacturing/test/design engineering, facilities, finance and Program Management
  • Responsible for achieving/exceeding safety, delivery, material/inventory management and on-time delivery goals
  • Identifying and implementing continuous improvement/factory dynamics projects and initiatives
  • Support development of manufacturing operations strategy, control systems, tools and metrics to accurately measure and drive continuous improvement
  • Responsible for workforce planning and forecasting as well as EAC budget management, to include EAC variance explanations
  • Responsible for employee recruitment, development, training, accountability and performance assessment
  • MRP, Inventory Management, JIT Concepts
  • Ability to critically think and use analytical skills to ensure detailed status is provided to the Value Stream Manager, Program and Factory Teams
  • Ability to mentor and influence individuals and team members
  • Ability to contribute to the completion of organizational projects and goals
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to coordinate with various disciplines
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work some OT and odd hours
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret Clearance
  • High computer literacy with confidence and skill working with Microsoft Office Tools (Excel, PowerPoint)
An advanced degree in a related field may be substituted for additional years of experience as follows: Masters is equal to 2 years of experience or a Ph.D. is equal to 4 years of experience.

Qualifications You Must Have:
  • Bachelors Degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, Operations Management, or related field
  • Five (5) years total combined experience in any of the following: Supply Chain, Production and/or and Planning Control, material requirements planning, Capacity Planning, Inventory Management, Master Production Scheduling or Delivery Administration.
  • Experience managing or leading continuous improvement projects in Supply Chain, Production and/or and Planning Control, material requirements planning, Capacity Planning, Inventory Management or Master Production Scheduling.
  • Experience in SAP/PRISM with material requirements planning, Master Scheduling, or inventory management or similar enterprise requirement planning.
  • The ability to obtain and maintain a US security clearance prior to the start date. U.S. citizenship is required as only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance.
Qualifications We Value:
  • Experience in the Defense or Aerospace Industry
  • Strong business acumen to proactively identify and resolve multiple issues quickly and efficiently
  • Experience operating independently to navigate organizational complexities and to obtain resources (through influence) to move initiatives forward
  • Experience with achieving alignment among key (internal and external) stakeholders
  • Experience in labor and material capacity planning/management to include constraint management in a manufacturing environment
  • Active DOD Security Clearance

What We Offer:
Whether youre just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, we offer a robust total rewards package that goes above and beyond with compensation; healthcare, wellness, retirement and work/life benefits; career development and recognition programs. Some of the superior benefits we offer include parental (including paternal) leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.

This position requires either a U.S. Person or Non- U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization.

Clearance Information: This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance. Non-US citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance. The Defense Industrial Security Clearance Office (DISCO), an agency of the Department of Defense, handles and adjudicates the security clearance process. More information about Security Clearances can be found on the US Department of State government website here:

This position is located at the Raytheon Din Facility in Farmington, NM. RTX- Din Facility adheres to the Navajo Nation Preference in Employment Act in areas of recruitment and hiring practices.


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Principal Specialist, Scheduling

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Louisville, KY 40202

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