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Amentum Lead Planner/Estimator in Las Vegas, Nevada

Job Summary

Responsible for the coordination of Engineering, Production Control, Purchasing and other applicable departments to achieve optimum utilization of facilities in meeting production schedules.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for proper planning and estimating of man-hours on Work Orders received in the Work Management department.

  • Responsible for all the coordination of the task during the planning stages with other assigned crafts, engineering, and work requester.

  • Develop detailed schedules, material requirements lists and production plans for established Work Flows.

  • Plan and issue project schedules and material requirements.

  • Prepare weekly work schedules and communicate developments and potential issues.

  • May be responsible for job planning to include task and work instructions, cost estimates, man hour requirements, scheduling, and material requirements on Work Orders received.

  • Provide input to management regarding problems such as shortages, design changes, backlogs and the like.

  • Provide work leadership for lower level employees.

Perform all other position related duties as assigned or requested.

Minimum Requirements

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in related technical field and 5 years project planning experience including thorough knowledge of a variety of manufacturing activities including purchasing, materials, engineering and production processes. Excellent written communication skills; organizational skills and ability to perform detail-orientated work are required. Requires Secret Security Clearance.

Work Environment, Physical Demands, and Mental Demands:

Position involves work typical of office environment with no unusual hazards, occasional lifting to 20 pounds, constant sitting with occasional use of computer terminal, constant use of sight abilities while reviewing documents, constant use of speech/hearing abilities for communication, constant mental alertness, must possess planning/organizing skills, and must be able to work under deadlines.

Preferred Qualifications

Local Candidates.

Active DoD Security Clearance.

Knowledge of RS Means and Microsoft Project is preferred.

EOE including Disability/Protected Veterans. If you are an applicant with a disability that requires a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability—or unable to use—the online application system and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact our Reasonable Accommodation Helpline at 1-888-877-3181 or 301-944-3299 or email itsupport@amentum.com for assistance. In order to address your request, the following information is needed:


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