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Production Control II (Master Scheduler)

  •  Posted 30+ Days Ago
  •   Full time
  •  Middleton, WI
  •  R0014607
  •  Security Clearance Required

Are you looking for an opportunity to use your production floor skills in a variety of specialty areas? Come join us! As a Production Control II, you'll coordinate detailed production schedules on projects to establish the build sequence, duration and lead times of fabrication, assembly, installation, test and other manufacturing operations to meet completion dates defined by the contract. You'll prepare and release production work packages, identify problems, and coordinate scheduling alternatives and workarounds. You will assure the availability and timeliness of materials and parts required to support established schedules, keep records of weekly status of program progress, setbacks, and goals, and close out work packages.

A subsidiary of Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC), Sierra Space builds and delivers the future of space transportation, destinations and infrastructure, offering “space-as-a-service” in support of the new space economy. Leveraging breakthrough technologies including the Dream Chaser® spaceplane, also known as America’s Spaceplane®, and expandable LIFE™ habitat, Sierra Space offers turnkey solutions that are modular, reusable and scalable. Sierra Space brings life to space, and space to life. Learn more about Sierra Space


  • Associate's degree in a related field of study and typically 2 or more years of relevant experience
    •A higher level degree may substitute for experience
    •Related experience may be considered in lieu of required education

  • Experience working in a manufacturing environment

  • Understanding of production and material control processes

  • Basic knowledge of MS Excel and MS Access functionality

  • Experience with generating and integrating high level schedules

  • Experience with resource loading schedules.

  • Able to understand and communicate critical path.


  • Experience with Material Requirements Planning (MRP) II production scheduling system or MRP I material management software

  • Experience with medium to large sized projects (1000+ lines)

  • Experience with MS Project, MS PowerPoint and Visio
    APICS certification is preferred

  • Background in the Aerospace and Defense Industry, NASA, the US Department of Defense or US Military

  • The ability to obtain and maintain a Security Clearance may be required. Learn more about the background check process for Security Clearances


To conform to U.S. Government international trade regulations, applicant must be a U.S. Citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State or U.S. Department of Commerce.

With 30+ years of proven spaceflight heritage, Sierra Space has provided more than 4,000 space systems, subsystems and components to customers worldwide, and participated in more than 500 missions to space, including to Mars. The company has technology in production and in development to enable space habitats for short- and long-duration space travel, a fleet of Dream Chaser spaceplanes, and the first free-flying commercial space station.  Please visit to learn more about Sierra Space, its business areas, capabilities, programs, products and services.