• Production Planner/Scheduling

    Location US-MI-Macomb
    Posted Date 6 days ago(5/18/2018 10:33 AM)
    Requisition Number
    # of Positions Remaining
    Position Type
    Full time
    Experience (Years)
    Manufacturing/Production/Operations - All
    Security Clearance Required?
  • Overview

    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 Group is committed to quality, service and meeting the specialized needs of each customer.
    Triumph Integrated Systems provides a full range of integrated solutions for aircraft manufactures around the globe. We partner with key manufacturers to produce crucial components, systems and subsystems required to help maintain a competitive and technological advantage. We provide design, development and support of internally designed components, subsystems and systems, as well as production of complex assemblies using external designs. 


    Based in Macomb, MI, Triumph employs approximately 300 personnel. The Company's key products and services include manufacturing, test and assembly of complete transmission and gearbox assemblies as well as complex gears and housing. Our design engineering group can specify and design any gear application, from simple build-to-print to collaboratively engineered, highly specialize applications.


    We are looking for an experienced Production Planner who is well versed in production procedures and ways to optimize them. The Production Planner is responsible for developing and maintaining production schedules by coordinating with multiple departments to ensure customer orders are met on-time and at optimal cost.



    • The Planner reviews ERP planned orders in release time frame on a daily basis for production. Releases work orders, or analyzes, develops and implements a plan to overcome any obstacles before releasing work orders.
    • The Planners works with Contracts, Manufacturing and Program Managers, etc. to support customer requirements, provide updates, or collaborate on special projects
    • Audits orders, resolves material/component conflicts and releases orders or returns to Customer Service for re-planning
    • Recommends changes to current lead times, order policy, and shrinkage factors that are missing or inconsistent with current practices. Enters non-standard order parameters into ERP system
    • Corrects issues to work orders that do not support completed assemblies. Locates source of parts and corrects issues before work order closure
    • Provide various reports to support internal and or external metrics
    • Support other team members by providing guidance or offering insight as needed
    • They are organized and results-driven with great problem-solving skills.
    • Advanced communication and computer skills are very useful for the rol


    • At least 3 years’ experience in supply and demand
    • At least 5 years’ experience in manufacturing/production environment
    • Proven experience as a production planner
    • Strong navigational skills in ERP/MRP system (Visual)
    • Ability to multitask in a fast pace work environment
    • Coordinating production workflow for one or multiple products
    • Planning and prioritizing operations to ensure maximum performance with minimum delays
    • Ability to look at the production flow to determine manpower, equipment and material availability to cover demand
    • Ability to suggest or make improvements to current processes to better work flow in production.
    • Adaptability- ability to coordinate with frequent changes, delays or unexpected events
    • Execution of tasks across multiple departments. Following up with other internal departments to ensure all align with the schedule.
    • Dependability with attendance, punctuality and completing tasks on time
    • Planning/organizational skills, utilizing time efficiently.
    • Problem solving- identifying and resolving issues in a timely manner. Gather & analyze data skillfully to develop alternate solutions: Works well solving issues with other departments to foresee how changes can affect.
    • Professionalism, reacts well under pressure,
    • Exceptional Outlook
    • Exceptional- excel (reporting/pivots/charts)
    • Intermediate- Microsoft Word
    • Intermediate-Power Point


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