Skydio is the leading US drone manufacturer and world leader in autonomous flight, the key technology for the future of drones and aerial transportation. The Skydio team combines deep expertise in artificial intelligence, best-in-class hardware and software product development, and operational excellence to empower a broader, more diverse audience of drone users - from action sports enthusiasts to first responders.
About the role:
As Skydio’s Production Planner you will be responsible for translating demand forecasts and sales with production capacity and material supply. You will manage work orders for all products built at Skydio’s headquarters in Redwood City. Once processes and procedures are established this role can work up to 50% remote. This role reports to the Plant Manager.
How you'll make an impact:
Work with supply chain, production, and sales teams to develop the production plan based on forecasted demand, material deliveries and constraints, manufacturing capacity, headcount, shifts, and overtime availability.
Manage production work order, packout, and repair schedules and reconcile variances.
Evolve manufacturing model based on historical results and planned process and capacity improvements.
Coordinate with engineering to support line trials, engineering builds, ECO implementation, and post ramp qualifications within the production schedule.
Identify and implement continuous improvements to production and business processes and systems.
What makes you a good fit:
Highly proficient with spreadsheets (formulas, pivot tables) and MRP systems (NetSuite, SAP, etc.) for work orders, inventory management, demand planning, and reporting.
Highly organized with great communication skills.
Analytical and able to proactively find creative solutions.
Three years of experience in planning and scheduling using MRP/ERP systems within manufacturing.
Ability to incorporate financial implications into production decisions.
At Skydio we believe that diversity drives innovation. We have created a multi-disciplinary environment that embraces the power of diverse perspectives to create elegant solutions for complex problems. We are committed to growing our network of people, programs, and resources to nurture an inclusive culture.
As such, we do not make hiring or other employment-related decisions on the basis of an applicant or employee’s race, color, ethnicity, national origin, citizenship, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), pregnancy, gender, gender identity or expression, age, religion, disability status, sexual orientation, marital status, medical condition, generic information or characteristics, veteran, military or family status, or other classifications protected by applicable federal, state or local anti-discrimination laws.