Planning & Control Job Description

Planning & Control Job Description

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Planning & control provides direct support to Program Management and Control Account Managers on the planning and implementation of Earned Value Management Systems Processes to ensure compliance across Propulsion Systems and the Space Systems Sector.

Planning & Control Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Organizes and leads the annual planning/scheduling sessions
Contribute to the attainment of PPGAC USCA Working Capital goals by utilizing inventory control techniques that result in a minimum investment in inventory assets
Develops schedules updates the schedule on a regular basis and utilizes techniques such as Float or Buffer, Critical Path Analysis, and "What If Scenarios" or Monte Carlo Analysis
Responsible for weekly & monthly metrics including financial data collection and analysis for both development and maintenance projects
Works closely with and provides support to PMs on use of MIS, project forecasting, metrics management
Liaison with Financial Operations Support to align financial reporting and experience with costing models and methodology
Develop innovative strategies and execute operational efficiencies, processes and practices
Assist with coordination and facilitation of RA Project Initiatives Meeting presentations and distribution
Reviews, approves and processes Project Number Requests (PNRs), Project Information Changes (PICs) and Project Closure Forms (PCFs)
Maintains an updated view of FTE and resources

Planning & Control Qualifications

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Licensing or Certifications for Planning & Control

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Education for Planning & Control

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Employers hiring for the planning & control job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Business, Engineering, Finance, Education, Accounting, Technical, Supply Chain Management, Management, Business/Administration, Business/Management

Skills for Planning & Control

Desired skills for planning & control include:

Company business systems and policies
Contracting processes and earned value management techniques
Industry practices
Control account planning concepts
Project management
Scheduling
Standards
Techniques
Use of Microsoft Office Tools
Active time

Desired experience for planning & control includes:

70% Group Effectiveness & Financials
10% Audit Issues
10% Security Exemptions
10% BCP/DRP
Direct the strategic planning process for I&TS IT globally
Lead the definition and tracking of share goals for I&TS IT

Planning & Control Examples

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Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a planning & control. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for planning & control
  • Program Cost Account Management
  • Coordinates liquidation and transfer of stock to reflect cost, age, and demand
  • Formulates/defines system scope and objectives for NHTSA's CPIC Program
  • Supporting the management and implementation of NHTSA CPIC program
  • Devises or modifies procedures to resolve CPIC issues considering computer equipment capacity and limitations, operating time, and form of desired results
  • Prepares CPIC Process Documentation for all phases
  • Prepares technical review board documentation
  • Direct Breckland Councils Planning and Building Control Service to meet the Councils spatial aspirations for the District
  • Meet and exceed the service’s key performance indicators
  • Take full and final responsibility for client conflicts and objections and seeks to resolve these through the creation of ‘win-win’ solutions
Qualifications for planning & control
  • Ability to apply technical accounting and finance principles, theories, and concepts
  • Responsible for defining the acquisition requirements for material to meet set schedules, and tracking/managing status to need
  • 4+ years of proactive management of employee performance and development
  • EV Certified / EAC Working Knowledge
  • Process improvement certification, Six Sigma, with experience in mapping and TQM practices
  • Utilize engineering methods
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Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a planning & control. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for planning & control
  • Coordinate availability of production capacity with production supervision
  • Run MRP planning to drive requirements for components and handsets
  • Identify KPIs impacted by demand-planning activities and outputs
  • Supervise purchase requisition activities
  • Develop and establish document controls to ensure accuracy of forecast
  • Direct responsibility for up to 10 professional level staff
  • Review forecasts for independent demand items
  • Monitors and manages master demand schedule
  • Responsible for creating, managing and maintaining the Master Production Schedule
  • Follows up on the progress of orders and expedites as necessary to insure orders will be shipped on time
Qualifications for planning & control
  • Management experience, ideally across more than one team – the successful post-holder will be leading a team of over 45 staff – in several teams of varying size and function
  • Commercial acumen and the ability to increase the turnover of a commercial planning and building control service
  • Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 10 years of production planning, supply chain or related experience
  • Bachelor degree in engineering, operations, supply chain management, business or a related field
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in demand planning in a manufacturing or retail company
  • Experience in leading and developing a large growing entry and senior level staff
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Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of planning & control. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for planning & control
  • Works with Supervisor to develop improvements in procedures and control
  • Maintains close liaison with Purchasing, Suppliers, Manufacturing, Shipping and Customer Service
  • Works with Accounting and Manufacturing on matters relating to material requisitions, production reporting, and inventory accuracy
  • Responsible for analyzing all assigned inventories and establishing inventory planning factors as appropriate
  • Release of purchase orders to suppliers and follow up expected
  • Finished goods, semi-finished goods, work-in-process, and raw material inventory are included in this responsibility
  • Responsible for managing the cycle count process in assigned areas and for initiating corrective action to prevent future errors
  • Responsible for leading & managing physical inventory in assigned area
  • Works closely with Manufacturing, Engineering, Purchasing, and Customer Service to resolve and avoid problems in connection with schedules, production, material deliveries and the like
  • Evaluate the best production scenario for the next 18 months based on program dates, rate changes, plan availabilities of material/ machine, load analysis
Qualifications for planning & control
  • The ability to work collaboratively with cross functional teams
  • Significant experience in planning, particularly development management, working within a busy team environment delivering a range of planning application and appeal casework
  • Highly skilled Production Control leader with extensive strategic and tactical experience, results-oriented, high energy, high urgency, and embraces effective change
  • Working knowledge and understanding of MRP/ERP systems, WIP and Planning
  • Ability to interact and understand IT issues related to business processes and systems changes
  • Requires the ability to direct and manage through multiple teams
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Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of planning & control. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for planning & control
  • Update consequently the master production program in the plant
  • Maintain up to date the information in the system if necessary
  • Maintain and improve planning parameters and models
  • Define associated production scenery based in plant calendar and resources availability
  • Propose the best solution to meet the programs requirements using production scenery achieved
  • Prepare and participate in the Master Production meetings
  • Officialize production scenery and communicate the plan to all stakeholders
  • Baton Rouge
  • Shreveport
  • 3-5 years’ finance experience, strong analytical skills ideally within a commercial environment
Qualifications for planning & control
  • BS Degree and 5 years of experience in a semiconductor products company
  • Must excel in multitasking
  • Must have a strong working knowledge of SAP
  • Must be expert with Excel including Excel macros
  • Ability to work independently and assume primary responsibility to move projects and production related services forward
  • Requires willingness to take personal risk and make decisions based on limited data
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Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a planning & control. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for planning & control
  • Problem solving ability – able to identify problems / issues, resolve them & effectively communicate issue & outcome’s
  • Excellent communication skills - willingness to work with people at all levels including senior executive team (ability to confidently present to key stakeholders)
  • Results driven – highly self-motivated with an ability to deliver to deadlines
  • Animate company financial performance cycle through monthly forecasting process and monitor risks and opportunities
  • Manage Rolling Forecast process (Quarterly & Monthly rolling forecasts for 18/24 months) and contribute & push others to deliver commitments supported with detailed financial analysis
  • Manage the requests from and relations with the Group/Zone on financial planning & forecasting and actual reporting
  • Supporting effective management of projects to deliver on time, on cost and according to customer quality expectations
  • Assist the Program Manager and Program Director in preparing cost/benefit analyses and business case diligence
  • Demonstrate a firm dedication to the Project Manager & Program Director's goals and objectives relative to the project
  • Assist the Program Management office in the development of project plans that effectively align scope, time, cost, quality, resources, risk, communication and procurement in a manner that enables highly coordinated execution and control
Qualifications for planning & control
  • Bachelor’s degree in and/or a minimum of four years experience
  • Knowledge of Garlock products, materials and production processes beneficial
  • Must have strong computer skills in MSOffice Suite
  • Manage MRP projects direct and indirect budgets
  • Build and maintain strong working relationships within the customer's business to ensure all targets are met
  • Develop effective plans for business improvement activities and development of customer account

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