Triumph Group

Returning Candidate?

Senior Production Planner

Senior Production Planner

Requisition Number 
# of Positions Remaining 
Position Type 
Full time
Experience (Years) 
Posted Date 
Manufacturing/Production/Operations - All
Security Clearance Required? 

More information about this job


Triumph Group designs, engineers, manufactures, repairs and overhauls a broad portfolio of aviation and industrial components, accessories, subassemblies, systems and aircraft structures. We partner with original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and operators of commercial, regional, business and military aircraft worldwide, to provide products and services that solve their hardest problems. So whatever the part, component or complexity of assembly, Triumph is committed to quality, service and meeting the specialized needs of each customer.
Triumph participates at all levels of the aerospace supply chain – from single components, to complex systems, to aerospace structures and their contents. We provide solutions for the entire product life cycle of an aircraft – from raw material to aftermarket service. Our unique ability to integrate a broad range of products and capabilities is our competitive advantage.

The Production Planner plans, prepares, issues and controls production schedules and coordinates with material requirements to ensure a controlled flow of approved materials timed to meet production requirements.


  • Advises management of the status of work in progress, material availability, and potential production problems to ensure that personnel, equipment, materials and services are provided as needed.
  • Schedules equipment and personnel, confirms material supply and demands, prepares work orders or purchase requests for the production or purchase of components or parts based on a master production schedule, shop load and inventory requirements.
  • Coordinates interdepartmental activity with quality assurance, manufacturing, purchasing, engineering, inventory control, traffic, etc.; schedules and expedites the movement of parts by means of move orders, stock transfers and requests for shipping orders.
  •  Utilizes the ERP system to create and manage production schedules and material demand requirements to execute a controlled flow of materials and labor timed to meet production requirements and customer delivery schedules.
  • Monitors and communicates the timely status of work in progress, materials, and equipment issues to the appropriate departments.
  • Responsible for monitoring and reporting material shortages to Procurement and the Production floor.   Requests updated delivery dates for shortages through Procurement and Manufacturing when they impact ship dates to our customers.
  • Ensures that production priorities are met. If ship dates cannot be met, determine the next ship date and communicate the information to the Program Manager/CA and other relevant departments.
  • Assists in creating and managing the Production schedule for the Machine Centers and Assembly.
  • Interacts with Quality, Materials, Manufacturing, Shipping, and Assembly to ensure deliveries are met.
  • Maintains current production status by developing and maintaining Production tracking reports.
  • Utilizes capacity data to ensure proactive decisions are made to minimize or eliminate disruptions to the schedule.
  • Supports timely introduction of new products and processes through proper scheduling.
  • Works closely with, and backs up the Master Scheduler on daily/weekly/monthly production priorities
  • Assists in the development and management of the Forecast and Flash reports.
  • Keeps an open line of communication with the Planning group, Leads, Production Managers and Expeditors daily.
  • Works with the Master Scheduler, and ME’s on any Bill of Material or Operation Sheet issues.
  • Updates internal jobs work orders that pertain to ECN changes.
  • Assists in training the Jr Schedulers in the department.
  • Contributes to team effort by maintaining a positive outlook.
  • Complies with all company policies and procedures, including safety requirements.
  • Other duties as assigned to ensure customer needs are met.
  • Up to 10% travel required.


  • Associates’ degree in a Business, Operations, or similar discipline or the equivalent experience.
  • 3 years’ experience workng as a production planning in a manufacturing environment, aerospace a plus
  • 4-year degree in Business or a related field.
  • 8 years’ experience in a business environment working in Planning, preferably Aerospace or Machining.
  • Prior experience in Materials Management, Scheduling and Procurement a plus.


Share on your newsfeed