Production Planner

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania



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My client is a world leader in airplanes/helicopters design and construction and is looking for a Production Planner.

Role: Production Planner
Pay: to be defined on the basis of experience
Location: Philadelphia, PA, US
Contract: Permanent

Main Responsibilities

Manages aircraft schedules in collaboration with Production.
* Manages daily rescheduling activities of all aircraft with respect to parts and segments availability (in VGT: daily meeting between Material Production Planning and Shop Floor Supervisor/Manager to define activities for the following day, given a specific target of TA Hrs to burn).
* Responsible of parts movement from stock to aircraft, according to aircraft schedule.
* Prioritize parts that can burn high TA hours, making sure these are always available on time (cables, pipes, Landing Gear, Fuel system, Flight Controls, etc.).
* Interacts with Material Planning group (for parts availability).
* Launch Work Orders for each stage.
* Coordinate with Manufacturing Engineering for job card changes to shop floor.
* Interacts with floor leadership about next shift’s/day’s work plan
* Develops daily work plan based on shortages, RRL, shift utilization, budgeted hours, skill set, successors/predecessors, sequence, etc.
* Interacts with warehouse to get parts from good stock to staging (“buffer”), and from buffer area to a/c
* Interacts with other departments on RRL closure
* Develops daily scheduling measurement reports and tools
* Manages +/- 3 aircraft at a times


Preferred Programs:

  • SAP
  • MES
  • MS Office
  • FAST


  • High School Diploma (0-3 Years of experience (3-6 month learning curve)
  • Bachelor’s Degree Preferred


· US Citizen or with work permit
· Problem Solving/Decision Making
· Planning and Organizing
· Self-Development/Enhancement
· Time management and organizational skills
· Interpersonal skills using good judgment, patience and courtesy –
Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others

Equal opportunity Employer/Vet/Disability

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