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Material Planner III



Multiple locations
Posted on Tuesday, July 2, 2024

At Blue Origin, we envision millions of people living and working in space for the benefit of Earth. We’re working to develop reusable, safe, and low-cost space vehicles and systems within a culture of safety, collaboration, and inclusion. Join our diverse team of problem solvers as we add new chapters to the history of spaceflight!

This role is part of Blue Origin Operations, which is comprised of Integrated Supply Chain, Facilities, and Security. This includes Manufacturing and Supply Chain support across all Blue Origin facilities.

As part of a hardworking team of diverse Supply Chain and Planning specialists, you will support the design, development, and fabrication of space launch vehicles and components to support human spaceflight programs. This is a hands-on position that requires strong communication, organization, planning, and project management skills. This position will directly impact the history of space exploration and will require your dedicated commitment and detailed attention toward safe and repeatable spaceflight.

Special Mentions

  • Multiple positions available across multiple sites and programs
  • New System Implementation Projects

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Evaluate and act on MRP action messages, ensuring material availability to support production schedule
  • Monitor MRP forecasts, inventory, customer demand, production requirements, inventory transactions and reject material
  • Evaluate and adjust Planning Attributes within the Item Master to improve planned order quantities and accuracy
  • Key team member in planning, training, implementation, and support of new ERP functionality and reporting
  • Responsible for firming Planned Orders into Manufacturing Orders and Purchase Requisitions
  • Generate and maintain Transfer Reservations to coordinate cross-site material planning needs
  • Manage Project Transfers within your assigned scope of work
  • Authorize Project Transfer requests from other programs
  • Manage dates on Firm Planned Manufacturing Orders to align with the baseline and recovery production schedules
  • Manage Material Requirements on Firm Planned Manufacturing orders to drive the correct build configurations
  • Support Engineering Change Impact Assessments and resulting material planning actions
  • Ensure finished products are issued to Sales Orders and/or Inventory Reservations upon completion of the independent demand requirement

Minimum Qualifications

  • 4+ years of production planning or supply chain experience
  • 4+ years of experience working directly within an MRP system
  • Intermediate skills with MS Office
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or national, U.S. permanent resident (current Green Card holder), or lawfully admitted into the U.S. as a refugee or granted asylum.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Associate or Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain, Business Management or related field
  • ASCM / APICS certification
  • SQL or Advanced Excel Experience
  • Strong interpersonal skills including excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong math and analytical skills to solve problems
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Adaptable to changes in business processes and systems

Compensation range for on site WA applicants is $85,680-$119,952

Other site ranges may differ

Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis until the requisition is closed.

Inclusivity Statement

Don’t meet all desired requirements? Studies have shown that some people are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single desired qualification. At Blue Origin, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every desired qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

Export Control Regulations

Applicants for employment at Blue Origin must be a U.S. citizen or national, U.S. permanent resident (i.e. current Green Card holder), or lawfully admitted into the U.S. as a refugee or granted asylum.


Benefits include: Medical, dental, vision, basic and supplemental life insurance, paid parental leave, short and long-term disability, 401(k) with a company match of up to 5%, and an Education Support Program.

Paid Time Off: Up to four (4) weeks per year based on weekly scheduled hours, and up to 14 company-paid holidays.

Discretionary bonus: Bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results.

Eligibility for benefits varies by role type, please check with your recruiter for a comprehensive list of the benefits available for this role.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Blue Origin is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to attracting, retaining, and developing a highly qualified, diverse, and dedicated work force. Blue Origin hires and promotes people on the basis of their qualifications, performance, and abilities. We support the establishment and maintenance of a workplace that fosters trust, equality, and teamwork, in which all employees recognize and appreciate the diversity of individual team members. We provide all qualified applicants for employment and employees with equal opportunities for hire, promotion, and other terms and conditions of employment, regardless of their race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin/ethnicity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by federal, state, and/or local law. Blue Origin will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable federal, state, and local laws, including the Washington Fair Chance Act, the California Fair Chance Act, the Los Angeles Fair Chance in Hiring Ordinance, and other applicable laws. For more information on “EEO Is the Law,” please see here.

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