Program Planning

Program Planning works with Procurement, Manufacturing and  Program Management to develop plans to execute customer requirements. These plans include long and short term capacity resource and execution planning consisting of developing lot size strategies, time-phased Program Planning Career Roles

Enterprise Manager: Overall functional responsibility for PP&C at all sites.

Site Manager: Overall functional responsibility for PP&C at the site.

Mission Area Manager: Overall responsibility for all PP&C activities pertaining to a specific group of programs that fall under common missions; as well as personnel development.

Production Operations Center Manager: Overall responsibility for all PP&C activities that flow through all Manufacturing Centers.

Program Lead: Overall responsibility for  all PP&C activities on the program.  Responsibilities range from loading released Engineering into the MRP system to the completion of contract requirements to career development of assigned personnel.

Master Scheduler: Responsible for the oversight of master schedules associated with production operations.

Buy Planner: Coordinates with Procurement  and Operations Management to determine appropriate time phased plan for procured parts. Executes processes to ensure deliverables meet production requirements.

Bill of Material Planner: Coordinates with Engineering, Change Board Representative and Program Scheduler to create Bills of Material in MRP(Materials Requirements Planning) for system requirements.

Program Scheduler: Coordinates with  cross-functional team to incorporate production schedule with hardware requirements, part numbering and financial accounting structure.

Change Board Representative: Coordinates with cross-functional team for implementation plan in support of new or changed engineering.  Communicates the impact, potential work around, and implements change.