Production Plng And Scheduler 3 - 17596

Date: Jul 11, 2024

Location: Pocasset, MA, Massachusetts, United States

Company: HII's Mission Technologies division

Requisition Number: 17596 

Required Travel: 0 - 10%

Employment Type: Full Time/Salaried/Exempt

Security Clearance: Ability to Obtain 

Level of Experience: Mid 


This opportunity resides with Unmanned Systems, a business group within HII’s Mission Technologies division. Our Unmanned Systems group creates advanced unmanned maritime solutions for defense, marine research and commercial applications. Serving customers in more than 30 countries, HII provides design, autonomy, manufacturing, testing, operations and sustainment of unmanned systems, including unmanned underwater vehicles (UUVs) and unmanned surface vessels (USVs).


Meet HII’s Mission Technologies Division
Our team of more than 7,000 professionals worldwide delivers all-domain expertise and advanced technologies in service of mission partners across the globe. Mission Technologies is leading the next evolution of national defense – the data evolution - by accelerating a breadth of national security solutions for government and commercial customers. Our capabilities range from C5ISR, AI and Big Data, cyber operations and synthetic training environments to fleet sustainment, environmental remediation and the largest family of unmanned underwater vehicles in every class. Find the role that’s right for you. Apply today. We look forward to meeting you.

Come Join HII! Where Hard Stuff is Done Right!

HII Unmanned Systems is looking for a Production Planner and Scheduler for a newly created value stream.  As the Production Planner and Scheduler for this newly created value stream, you will be responsible for the following:

•    Lead the value stream’s Sales & Operations Planning process.
•    Manage the value stream’s Master Production Schedule.
•    Planning and schedule material acquisition and manufacturing work orders in a traditional MRP environment.
•    Develop and maintain labor resource loading plan. 
•    Partner with the Program Managers who have projects within the value stream.
•    Work with Operations team to plan, schedule and control shop floor execution.
•    Track the operational aspects of all value stream projects, identify potential obstacles, develop mitigation strategies and communicate to applicable personnel.
•    Prepare, attend and contribute to project status meetings.
•    Coordinate with Engineering on needed drawing changes, requirements, material, hardware, etc. 
•    Coordinate with Purchasing to expedite priorities.
•    Coordinate with Sub-Contractors on dates for services.
•    Communicate and work effectively with team members, other departments and company employees.


**This role requires an onsite presence 

What you will be dong...

Plans, prepares, issues and controls production schedules and coordinates with material requirements to ensure a controlled flow of approved materials timed to meet production requirements. Advises management of the status of work in progress, material availability, and potential production problems to ensure that personnel, equipment, materials and services are provided as needed. Schedules equipment and personnel, confirms material supply and demands, prepares work orders or purchase requests for the production or purchase of components or parts based on a master production schedule, shop load and inventory requirements. Coordinates interdepartmental activity with quality assurance, manufacturing, purchasing, engineering, inventory control, traffic, etc.; schedules and expedites the movement of parts by means of move orders, stock transfers and requests for shipping orders.

What we are looking for...

  • 6 years relevant experience with Bachelors in related field; 4 years relevant experience with Masters in related field; or High School Diploma or equivalent and 10 years relevant experience.
  • Experience planning and scheduling complex electro-mechanical assemblies…or similar
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a government clearance. #LI-MH1 *TL *EP *MV 

Bonus points for...

•    Experience with Deltek Costpoint ERP
•    APICS CPIM Certification
•    Advanced experience with Microsoft Excel

Physical Requirements

May require working in an office, industrial, shipboard, or laboratory environment. Capable of climbing ladders and tolerating confined spaces and extreme temperature variances.

We build the world’s most powerful, survivable naval ships and defense technology solutions that safeguard our seas, sky, land, space and cyber. Our diverse workforce includes skilled tradespeople; artificial intelligence, machine learning (AI/ML) experts; engineers; technologists; scientists; logistics experts; and business administration professionals.


Recognized as one of America’s top large company employers, we are a values and ethics driven organization that puts people’s safety and well-being first. Regardless of your role or where you serve, at HII, you’ll find a supportive and welcoming environment, competitive benefits, and valuable educational and training programs for continual career growth at every stage of your career.


Together we are working to ensure a future where everyone can be free and thrive.
Today’s challenges are bigger than ever, and the nation needs the best of us. It’s why we’re focused on hiring, developing and nurturing our diversity. We believe that diversity among our workforce strengthens the organization, stimulates creativity, promotes the exchange of ideas and enriches the work lives of all our employees. 


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.


Do You Need Assistance? 
If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Reasonable accommodations are considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address. Additionally, you may also call 1-844-849-8463 for assistance. Press #3 for HII Technical Solutions.