• Production Planner

    Location US-CT-West Hartford
    Posted Date 2 months ago(12/6/2018 12:13 PM)
    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 West Hartford, CT, Triumph Electrons and Controls employs approximately 500 personnel. The Company’s key products and services include specializing in the design, development, certification, manufacture and repair of fuel pumps, fuel metering units, fuel controls and electronic engine control systems for helicopters and fixed-wing aircraft servicing military, commercial, regional and business jet market segments. 


    We are currently seeking a Production Planner who will be planning materials for specific production flow lines, in line with MRP system requirements, and to ensure appropriate and effective levels of available on-hand inventory. Reporting into the Master Scheduler, this role is an integral part of a larger dedicated planning team where collaboration is required to ensure targets are met and procedures are followed. The ideal candidate for this position thrives in a dynamic and challenging environment, ensures that this function is continuously improving, adds value to the organization, and collaborates with various Company disciplines to achieve on-time delivery and cost requirements.


    • Raise purchase requisitions and work orders from MRP system to ensure timely placement and delivery of components in line with production planning requirements.
    • Process MRP exception messages to suit production planning requirements.
    • Perform weekly cycle counts to attain 99% or greater accuracy.
    • Implement and maintain Kanban processes.
    • Collaborate with Business Development and Contracts to understand demand forecast drivers.
    • Use and maintain MRP data as the primary planning system tool.
    • Provide input in developing departmental strategies for inventory on existing items, new product introduction and phase outs.
    • Perform related inventory transactions into the ERP system.
    • Create statistical reports requiring
      • Gathering, analyzing, and validating data.
      • Sharing data with relevant departments and external suppliers.
    • Work with demand and forecasting, incorporating current and accurate information. Provide Supply Chain with appropriate information to allow Purchasing to meet demand.
    • Execute with excellence in the area of stock and demand replenishment providing feedback to the supply chain on risks regarding replenishment levels and demand.


    • Bachelor's in Business, Materials Management, Supply Chain, Technical, or a related discipline.
    • Minimum of 2 years of directly related experience in a planning/scheduling role within a manufacturing environment. Aerospace experience preferred.
    • MRP Experience a MUST – JD Edwards preferred.
    • Intermediate level of Microsoft Office competencies.
    • Experience in statistical reporting, forecasting, and understanding of financial and operational impacts of forecasting.
    • Knowledge of Supply Chain Process/Supplier Interface/Purchase Order Placement.
    • Understanding of Business Terms and Conditions.
    • Strong Business Writing and Communication Skills.
    • Technical Aptitude/Experience a plus.


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