Production Planner Jobs in Hyattsville, MD at Actalent

Title: Production Planner

Company: Actalent

Location: Hyattsville, MD

Actalent is searching for a Production Engineer with one of our NASA clients inHyattsville, Maryland.It is an on-site 9 month Contract to Hire position. The company is smaller, so there is a great opportunity to learn and develop under their guidance. They are looking for someone that they can invest their time into.

Must comply with a background check and drug test. Must at least be a US Permanent Resident.


Looking for a Production Planner to assist in scheduling and managing projects within a small aerospace engineering company.

Work is primarily in office work and exposure to the manufacturing operations side of the business. Will work with the shop in support of NASA and DoD projects.

Coordinate production workflow for all in house manufacturing requests. Plan and prioritize shop operations. Works to determine issues with logistics of machinery and availability. Solves/ works with inventory management related issues.

Determine manpower, equipment and raw materials needed to cover production of parts.

Place orders for materials, tooling, and coordinates secondary operations with local vendors. Ability to view parts in CAD (Solidworks).

Skills Details

Help with the planning and scheduling of the manufacturing operations for a mid-sized aerospace company.

Knowledge of basic manufacturing processes and procedures/ techniques. Previous experience with a machine shop is required. Small machine shops/ prototype work is preferred.

Detail oriented nature. The work is supporting either DoD or NASA high reliability systems. Attention to detail and following rigorous quality standards and built-in processes is essential. Previous experience working on high-rel systems is a plus.

Previous experience with inventory management/ control and procurement/ material tracking for the shop is preferred


Associates degree in Engineering or Technical area is a plus. Can substitute experience for a degree.

At least 3-10 yrs of industry experience.

Previous experience in a high reliability industry (DoD, NASA, Aerospace, Aviation, Automotive, etc) is a plus. Some experience in machining operations is required.

Experience in SolidWorks CAD software to open and view components a plus. Other CAD packages also applicable. Prior experience in small / prototype machine shop is highly desirable

Proficiency in MS Project as well as the MS Office Suite

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