Los Alamos National Laboratory Planning Manager (Manufacturing Manager 3) in Los Alamos, New Mexico
What You Will Do
Detonator Production (DP) is seeking a First Line Manager to provide leadership and management of approximately fifteen talented professionals focused on production planning and the packaging and transportation of high-explosive/classified materials. As one of the premier production agencies in the National Security Enterprise, DP works with a variety of stakeholders to provide high-quality products and services that support the nuclear stockpile, protect our nation, and promote global stability.
The duties for this position include, but are not limited to:
Oversee the development of a master production schedule across manufacturing and engineering groups; lead weekly production planning meetings
Oversee the development of a capacity requirements plan to support the master production schedule
Coordinate with stakeholders to address job tasking and resource requirements
Monitor production status and provide regular updates to line management
Support the development of scheduling tools using internal and external software solutions
Propose and lead solutions to mitigate work stoppages
Develop metrics to gauge the performance of production lines and adherence to schedule
Provide customer demand forecasting reports in accordance with inventory and procurement requirements
Oversee the DP Packaging & Transportation (P&T) team to provide timely shipment of high-explosive and classified products and materials to internal and external customers
The successful candidate will work across technical organizations within the Associate Laboratory Directorate of Weapons Production (ALDWP), including manufacturing, engineering, and program management groups, as well as internal and external customers.
This position will report to the Group Leader (GL) in the Detonator Production Support (DP-SUP) group. This group is responsible for production planning and scheduling, inventory control and warehouse management, procurement and supply chain maintenance, and information systems development.
Please visit Detonator Productionhttps://dev-g.lanl.gov/projects/DET/index.php
What You Need
Minimum Job Requirements:
Operations Management: Demonstrated experience in a management or leadership role with an ability to effectively lead, manage, supervise, and develop employees; demonstrated experience in leading organizational processes.
Personnel Management: Demonstrated experience related to coaching/mentoring, career planning, performance management, leadership development, training, and succession planning.
Planning: Demonstrated experience with production planning, scheduling, and methods to establish shop floor control.
Manufacturing: Experience in manufacturing support operations using IT systems and methodologies.
Collaboration: Demonstrated experience in developing and nurturing a broad range of internal and external relationships; demonstrated ability to interact effectively with all levels of personnel to build trust, gain consensus, and resolve conflicts; demonstrated ability to work effectively as part of a team.
Continuous Improvement: Demonstrated experience with continuous improvement (CI) efforts, such as Lean, Six Sigma, Kaizen, or other methodologies.
Communication: Strong interpersonal, presentation, and written skills, demonstrated by relationships built, briefings prepared, and presentations given.
Education/Experience :Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution and five (5) years of relevant experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Production Systems: Advanced knowledge of material requirements planning (MRP) or enterprise resource planning (ERP) tools, shop floor control methodologies, production planning, and resource management.
Nature of Work: Demonstrated experience interacting with DOE/NNSA and National Security Enterprise sites and complexes.
Note to Applicants: For full consideration, submit a comprehensive resume and cover letter reflective of your relevant experience to the job requirements and desired skills stated above.
Where You Will Work
Located in beautiful northern New Mexico, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security. Our generous benefits package includes:
§ PPO or High Deductible medical insurance with the same large nationwide network
§ Dental and vision insurance
§ Free basic life and disability insurance
§ Paid maternity and parental leave
§ Award-winning 401(k) (6% matching plus 3.5% annually)
§ Learning opportunities and tuition assistance
§ Flexible schedules and time off (paid sick, vacation, and holidays)
§ Onsite gyms and wellness programs
§ Extensive relocation packages (outside a 50 mile radius)
Directive 206.2 - Employment with Triad requires a favorable decision by NNSA indicating employee is suitable under NNSA Supplemental Directive 206.2 . Please note that this requirement applies only to citizens of the United States. Foreign nationals are subject to a similar requirement under DOE Order 142.3A.
Clearance: Q (Position will be cleared to this level). Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements
for access to classified matter.
Eligibility requirements: To obtain a clearance, an individual must be at least 18 years of age; U.S. citizenship is required except in very limited circumstances. SeeDOE Order 472.2for additional information.
426.2: This position is subject to DOE Order 426.2, Personnel Selection, Training, and Qualification Requirements for DOE Nuclear Facilities, which establishes entry-level requirements to ensure candidates selected for specific positions can successfully perform the requirements of the job.
New-Employment Drug Test: The Laboratory requires successful applicants to complete a new-employment drug test and maintains a substance abuse policy that includes random drug testing.
Regular position: Term status Laboratory employees applying for regular-status positions are converted to regular status.
Internal Applicants: Regular appointment employees who have served at least one year of continuous service in their current position are eligible to apply for posted jobs throughout the Laboratory. If an employee has not served the one year of continuous service, they may only apply for Laboratory jobs with the documented approval of their Division Leader.Please refer to LaboratoryPolicy P701for applicant eligibility requirements.
Incentive Compensation Program: Position is eligible to participate in the Triad Incentive Compensation Program.
Equal Opportunity: Los Alamos National Laboratory is an equal opportunity employer and supports a diverse and inclusive workforce. All employment practices are based on qualification and merit, without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation or preference, marital status or spousal affiliation, physical or mental disability, medical conditions, pregnancy, status as a protected veteran, genetic information, or citizenship within the limits imposed by federal laws and regulations. The Laboratory is also committed to making our workplace accessible to individuals with disabilities and will provide reasonable accommodations, upon request, for individuals to participate in the application and hiring process. To request such an accommodation, please send an email to email@example.com or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1.
Contact Name Martinez, Loren Urban
Work Telephone 505-412-0165
Vacancy Name: IRC83043
Organization Name DP-SUP / Detonator Production - Support
Minimum Salary 122200
Maximum Salary 205900
Req ID: IRC83043