Production Control Planner

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Aviation / Aerospace
KABUL, Kabul Afghanistan AF
Day Job
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The Defense & Intelligence Group of Leidos has an opening for a Production Control Planner in Kabul, Afghanistan.

The Production Control (PC) Planner is in support of the Non Standard Rotary Wing Contractor Logistics Sustainment (NSRWA CLS) in Afghanistan. The Production Control (PC) Planner is the point of contact for all production control planning, coordination, and scheduling requirements.

The Production Control (PC) Planner is responsible for:

Coordinating and prioritizing efforts to support maintenance activities in meeting scheduled maintenance goals and flying hour schedules. This includes all support related to PC-12 and MI-17’s and Back Shops, as required

Coordinating all maintenance activities through the maintaining of accurate schedules for each aircraft in maintenance

Informing the Maintenance Manager of delays, develops mitigation plans, and coordinates with the relevant support elements.

Reviewing of labor and material reports

Leading / participating in the daily production control status calls with a focus on ensuring parts and material will meet schedule, cost, and operational requirements

Evaluating impact of late or absent personnel and notifies Maintenance Manager of workaround

Preparing / presenting status charts in support of program and customer level reviews

Developing, preparing, coordinating, and integrating all levels of plans and schedules

Integrating with and across all disciplines to ensure resultant plans and schedules accurately and comprehensively define the actual work content, relationships and durations

Providing planning and scheduling support to both existing work and potential new work

Assimilating multiple contract activities into a program Master Schedule

Basic Qualifications

Experience coordinating maintenance activities and schedules

Experience analyzing maintenance costs

Experience leading and/or participating in production control meetings

Experience preparing and presenting status updates and customer level reviews

Experience developing, preparing, coordinating, and integrating all levels of plans and schedules

Must be knowledgeable and conversant in military maintenance operations, safety, and standardization and inspection procedures

Equivalent experience/education combinations are permitted based on the typical minimums required for this job which are 12 years and high school diploma, 6 years of related experience and a Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline OR 3 years of related experience and a Master’s degree in a related discipline


Desired Qualification:

Previous experience in Afghanistan conducting aircraft maintenance with Afghans

Experience in Army Production Control position

Prior Warrant Officer (151) or 15 Series Army Senior NCO with PC experience

Experience with both Rotary and Fixed Wing aircraft


Program Specific Requirement:

As the position location is in Afghanistan, the following requirements need to be met:

  • NACI required.
  • Must be able to pass/qualify all CENTCOM CRC medical and training requirements
  • Active passport with a minimum of 12 months before expiration prior to start date.
  • Visa with multiple entries for 12 months prior to start date
  • Completion of Customer required International Readiness Certifications prior to deployment.
Failure to complete any of these actions within 60 days of accept will result in rescinding of the offer. If the candidate is unable to pass the medical screening after the start date and prior to deployment an immediate administrative termination will be requested.
Leidos Overview:
Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems & Global Solutions business (IS&GS). For more information, visit www.Leidos.com. The company’s diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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