Electric Boat

  • Supply Planner Specialist

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  • Overview

    General Dynamics Electric Boat is the world’s foremost designer and builder of nuclear submarines, the most complex machines made by man. The company’s industry leadership extends back over a century to 1899 when it produced the U.S. Navy's first commissioned undersea warship. Today, Electric Boat prides itself on being the premier shipbuilding company in the industry. We develop and apply state of the art technology to the design and construction of nuclear powered submarines. With a team of highly skilled and dedicated employees, we have successfully taken submarine technology to a new level.


    General Dynamics Electric Boat is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

    Job Description

    This position will be responsible for analyzing inventory levels and review of demand forecasting for all material based on commodity grouping of parts that support Electric Boat’s manufacturing and construction shipyards, off-site programs and HII-NNS shipyards. The position requires adherence to material replenishment expectations, including existing MMAS policies and procedures, and support annual MMAS audits to ensure compliance with the 10 key elements called out in the DFAR.  The individual will be responsible to meet or exceed EB's strategic objectives for material availability, maximizing fill rates and minimizing obsolete inventory. Tasks include all material planning attributes for purchased or subcontract material, material ordering, scheduling and budget management, maintaining company-owned inventory levels, material shortage resolution and developing material forecasts to support demand for new construction, maintenance & modernization and lifecycle programs. Successful candidates will develop long-term strategic sourcing, vendor storage and just-in-time material storage program opportunities with cognizant buyers. Qualitative responsibilities include the analysis of material demands, Engineering Reports, immediate problem solving and developing long-term solutions to problems in an efficient and economical manner. Interface with Engineering, Buying, Material Control, Planning and Operations groups occurs on a daily basis.

    Education/ Experience


    • Bachelor of Science or Arts degree in Business, Communications, Marketing or Economics
    • 10 + years experience in a planning role
    • A detailed understanding of MRP II processes
    • Understanding of the principles of KANBAN
    • Exposure in Lean Six Sigma principles, ERP, Material forecasting based schedules.



    • Proven experience in Lean Six Sigma principles, ERP, Material forecasting based schedules.


    Positions requires an understanding of master schedules and its relationship to material acquisition principles/MMAS, managing material cost, material allocation and use of consignment.  Understand the principles of material demand released directly from the EBOM and reconcile variances on manufacturing work orders at a later date, allocation and billing of company stock and the reapplication, reuse and/or  declaration of potential surplus material.


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