• Master Scheduler

    Location US-CT-Windsor
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(10/30/2018 3:26 PM)
    Requisition Number
    # of Positions Remaining
    Position Type
    Full time
    Experience (Years)
    Purchasing/Supply Chain - 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 Windsor, CT, Triumph employs approximately 150 personnel. The Company’s key products and services include design, development, manufacture and support of highly engineered mechanical actuation and components for fixed wing and rotary commercial and military aircraft and military systems. 

    We are looking for an experienced Master Scheduler who will provide support to the Supply Chain Department by planning schedules and managing the movement of material through the production and manufacturing processes to ensure a consistent flow of products. 


    • Responsible for providing site leadership to the Scheduling team. Strong management skills are required to lead, coach, mentor, and develop the team, ensuring site efficiency and collaboration.    
    • Creates a master schedule and plans/prepares operation schedules. Maintains current production status reports.
    • Responsible for the coordination of all manufacturing order creation to the shop through analysis of Sales Order requirements.
    • Manage and lead the Scheduling team, ensuring their continuous development and building a collaborative team environment.
    • Develop requirements and standards to ensure site goals and performance metrics are attained through a cohesive standard of work.
    • Develop a model and analysis from current Material Requirements Planning (MRP) system. Communicates department projects with operations management.
    • Analyze inventory levels for purchased and manufactured goods. Monitors material inventories, tracks progress of production, and reviews factors which affect schedules.
    • Expedites materials both internally and externally by communicating with suppliers and employee contacts.
    • Utilize the MRP/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.
    • Tracks activity and delivery commitments through shop and with sub-contractors as necessary to expedite flow of materials to meet production schedules. Communicates schedule requirements internally and with suppliers and customers.
    • Responsible for monitoring and reporting material shortages to procurement and the production floor. Request updated delivery dates for shortages through Procurement and Manufacturing when they impact ship dates to our customers.
    • Tracks scheduling metrics and reports on them.       Improves and develops standard times for manufacturing processes.
    • Minimize inventory input while maintaining on-time customer delivery.
    • Ensures that production priorities are met.
    • Revises schedules when required due to changes, material shortages, backlogs, or other interruptions. Creates and maintains tracking systems for new and past due programs/projects, communicates plans/needs to team members and assists in execution where needed.
    • Interacts with Quality, Materials, Manufacturing, Shipping, and Assembly to ensure deliveries are met.
    • Ensures coordination with Manufacturing Manager to make any adjustments to production schedules daily/weekly as needed to meet business and customer needs. Communicates demand information across the facility so that everyone is aware of volume and metrics.
    • Keeps an open line of communication with the Planning group, Leads, Production Managers and Expeditors daily.
    • Works with the Program Manager and Manufacturing Engineers on any Bill of Material or Operation Sheet concerns or questions.
    • Uses outside processing schedule to establish flow into production.
    • Complies with all company policies and procedures, including safety requirements.
    • Fosters positive relationship with internal and external customers.
    • Other duties as assigned.


    • Bachelor’s Degree in Operations, Business, Supply Chain or related field preferred or equivalent experience.
    • At least 5 years’ experience working as a master scheduler in a manufacturing environment, aerospace preferred.
    • At least 2-3 years of supervisory experience, preferred
    • Strong leadership skills to overcome challenges and achieve results.
    • This position requires mathematical ability and excellent verbal and written communication skills. Work may require bending, sitting, and standing, lifting to 20-25 pounds.
    • Familiarity and comfort with MS office and ERP systems required.  


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