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CACI International Production Planner in Orlando, Florida

Production Planner

Job Category: Logistics

Time Type: Full time

Minimum Clearance Required to Start: None

Employee Type: Regular

Percentage of Travel Required: Up to 10%

Type of Travel: Local

CACI is seeking a Production Planner to join our team in Orlando, FL in our Ops South Photonics organization. This organization specializes in the design, development, and manufacturing of complex, state-of-the-art systems for military, space, and commercial applications. Our products include both optical and RF systems as well as sophisticated image processing & visualization systems. This organization is comprised of highly experienced engineers and scientists who work in tight-knit groups on state-of-the-art projects while enjoying a good work-life balance.

What You’ll Get to Do:

  • Coordinate “forecast and build at risk” meetings to drive the discussion and data collection needed to independently analyze, distill and communicate order and forecast information to accurately drive the majority of materials procurement within Product Solutions

  • Coordinate and communicate customer action plans with Buyers and Planners

  • Analyze unique supply & demand needs and collaborate with buyers to form an action deriving appropriate material availability dates

  • Provide backup Product Line Management support

  • Coordinate weekly with Program Management on forecast and orders

  • Create costed BOMs in support of costing/pricing exercises

  • Request creation of configuration and advanced procurement BOMs. Review for accuracy and completeness

  • Review customer contracts/orders and generate shipping work instructions per contract requirement configuration

  • Manage order specific data and life-cycles within the Order Management System

  • Present, solicit, and assess feedback on the various forecasts from Management Team

  • Develop policies and procedures and updating existing documents

  • Coordinate expedited order requests and unplanned demand

  • Work closely with the Materials Team to ensure shipment delays are identified and action plans are implemented

  • Travel to other LGS locations or customer sites as necessary

  • If required, obtain/retain a government security clearance at the level required to perform the duties of the position

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Strong team collaboration and analytical skills with ability to execute and follow-through on tasks to completion

  • Solid understanding of ERP and MRP system functionality and its application for materials planning and control

  • Superior organization skills, accuracy, attention to detail and a high degree of initiative

  • Strong Microsoft Office skills including Excel and Word

  • Strong oral communication including the ability to express ideas and information and facilitate an open exchange of ideas

  • Demonstrated problem solving to include the ability to identify and analyze problems; use sound reasoning to arrive at conclusions; find alternative solutions to complex problems; distinguish between relevant and irrelevant information to make logical judgments

  • Solid written communication skills with the ability to express facts and ideas in writing in a succinct and organized manner

  • Requires a high degree of independent thought and decision making

  • Demonstrated flexibility and results-orientated approach to handling daily tasks to completion

Minimum Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree with a minimum of 5 years related experience in a manufacturing environment or related technical discipline with an equivalent combination of skills, education and experience

  • Five years of experience in Master Production scheduling or equivalent with emphasis on Oracle or similar MRP environment

Preferred Skills

  • APICS or other supply chain certification

What We Can Offer You:

  • We’ve been named a Best Place to Work by the Washington Post.

  • Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives.

  • We offer competitive benefits and learning and development opportunities.

  • We are mission-oriented and ever vigilant in aligning our solutions with the nation’s highest priorities.

  • For over 60 years, the principles of CACI’s unique, character-based culture have been the driving force behind our success.

Company Overview:

CACI is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other protected characteristic.

Pay Range : There are a host of factors that can influence final salary including, but not limited to, geographic location, Federal Government contract labor categories and contract wage rates, relevant prior work experience, specific skills and competencies, education, and certifications. Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives. We offer competitive compensation, benefits and learning and development opportunities. Our broad and competitive mix of benefits options is designed to support and protect employees and their families. At CACI, you will receive comprehensive benefits such as; healthcare, wellness, financial, retirement, family support, continuing education, and time off benefits. Learn more here (

The proposed salary range for this position is:

$53,200 - $111,600