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This position requires - Clear Background, Drug Test, and Education Check.
Must be authorized to work in the US for any employer without Sponsorship.
(Principal Only! No Corp to Corp)

Position Title: 10747-Senior Materials Analyst
Location: Ayer, MA

Pay Rate: Pays up to $39/hr DOE

Contract Duration: 10 Months, Temp to Permanent

This Position requires – Clear Background, Drug Test and Education Check

If you are interested in this position please submit your resume to reginald@norlandgroup.com


Job Title: Senior Materials Analyst – 10747

Job Location: Ayer, MA

Duration: 10 Months, Temp to Permanent

Pay Rate: Pays up to $39/hr DOE

Hours: Monday – Friday, 40 hrs per week


Position Summary

The Senior Materials Analyst will be responsible for developing and overseeing the generation of MRP procedures, shortage reports, capacity planning and cycle count programs. The successful candidate will be required to be a super user on Deltek Costpoint and IBS Cognos business platforms. Daily responsibilities include hands-on usage (e.g. BOMs, Routings, Manufacturing Orders, MPS, Item Master, efficient & capacity statistics, etc.).



·         Analyze and manage material requirements to ensure an uninterrupted flow of materials and services for Production, Repair, and Spares fulfillment using MRP, Pull Indicators (visual signals, manifests, etc.) and New Product Introduction project plans

·         Use Deltek Costpoint and IBM Cognos Business Intelligence to accurately and efficiently plan production, including managing demand from efficient BOM structure, capacity data, and material requirements

·         Identify and correct Deltek Costpoint discrepancies in order to drive improvements in scheduling efficiency, improvements in OTD, and eliminate late backlog

·         Manage and maintain Work-In-Progress (WIP) status, and take scheduling action to reduce cycle time and maximize manufacturing capacity

·         Identify current level of demand and create tactical production scheduling plans to meet backlog commitments

·         Calculate manufacturing and material lead times per customer quote and/or order

·         Determine available capacity before planned orders are released (firmed)

·         Understand and use Deltek Costpoint ERP at a high level in order to resolve differences between material availability, work station capacity, and customer ship dates

·         Responsible for maintaining inventory levels in accordance with company policy.

·         Assure material is picked and moved to the appropriate manufacturing locations in support of the production plan.

·         Provides status on work orders, as required.

·         Expedites materials and sub-assemblies, as required, with purchasing and production.

·         Responsible for maintaining work order integrity in terms of quantity, scheduling, and open/close status.

·         Co-ordinates ECO implementation with Purchasing and Production, for assigned products.



Minimum Qualifications:

·         BA/BS with a minimum of 3-5 of years’ experience planning in a visual electromechanical build-to-order manufacturing environment.

·         Minimum 5 -7 years’ experience in an MRP Manufacturing environment as a senior level production planner, scheduler or materials analyst.

·         Excellent computer skills with strong proficiency in Windows interface, Microsoft Office package (Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Access), Microsoft Project and software.

·         Understanding of Government contracting requirements, such as FAR, ITAR, etc., and demonstrated knowledge of business challenges and opportunities driven by technology and regulations unique to the Defense market.

·         Exceptional interpersonal, and decision making skills.

·         Excellent organizational skills with keen attention to detail

·         Strong written and verbal communication and presentation skills.

·         Must be able to exhibit a positive attitude and communicate clearly and effectively, and, most importantly, promote collaboration among the team.

·         Must be available to travel if necessary.

·         Must be able to obtain a security clearance, if required.



·         BM Cognos Business Intelligence experience a plus.

·         CPM or APICS certification a Plus.

We encourage Minorities, Women, Protected Veterans and Disabled individuals to apply for all positions that they may be qualified for. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks


If you are interested in this position, please submit your resume in a Word Document with the month and year that you have worked at each previous position to - reginald@norlandgroup.com and copy: 10747-Senior Materials Analyst to the email Subject Line.

Or click this email link and attach your resume in a MS Word Document format

Job Posted Date: 2/16/2018