Production Planner in Chanhassen at Curtiss-Wright

Date Posted: 11/20/2021

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Job Description

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Curtiss-Wright Actuation Division designs, manufactures and supports electro-mechanical actuation products and systems for use in demanding applications in Aerospace, Defense and Industrial Automation markets. Our market leading solutions help improve the reliability, efficiency and performance of our customers' operations and platforms, as well as reducing their environmental impact with energy efficient electro-mechanical designs and technology. For the Aerospace market, we supply actuation systems for flight control, landing gear, utility and other applications on both commercial and military aircraft. In Ground & Naval Defense markets, we support a wide array of applications ranging from door assist, ramp and hatch actuation, weapons handling systems, radar and launch platform actuation, and robotic (AUV/ROV) actuation. In Industrial Automation, our Exlar® actuators are globally recognized as a leading brand offering high power density, precision and reliability for machine/process applications in automotive, food & beverage, oil & gas, robotics, entertainment and many other industries.

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Curtiss-Wright invests in the development, recruitment, and retention of critical skills as part of its model for business success. We offer a competitive wage, a comprehensive benefits package including medical and prescription drug coverage, dental benefits, life and disability insurance, 401k retirement, tuition reimbursement, and paid vacation/holidays.

Production Planner

Must be able to work independently and collaboratively; plans, schedules, coordinates and/or monitors final approval of products through the production cycle. Works from customer orders, engineering plans and production specifications to establish production schedules, labor loading, and capacity requirements. Coordinates production plans to ensure materials are procured by buyers according to established schedules.

Location: Chanhassen, MN

The Challenge:

  • Develops and maintains detailed schedules, production plans and material requirement lists in accordance with the ERP/MRP Production Schedule, for products, proposal efforts and/or production processes.
  • Coordinate with Engineering, Manufacturing, Purchasing, Material Control, Quality and other departments to achieve optimum utilization of facilities in meeting production schedules.
  • Provide input to management regarding concerns with scheduling challenges, production changes, material shortages, design changes and backlogs.
  • Releases and maintains all appropriate approvals via ERP system and some required documentation.

Your Expertise:

  • Associate's Degree but Bachelor's degree preferred
  • 2-3 years of relevant industry experience
  • Experience with daily capacity planning and exposure to buying preferably within a machine shop and/or in a high mix/low volume manufacturing environment
  • Data driven-strong background in data analysis and planning
  • Prior purchasing experience is an asset
  • Working knowledge of MS Office including MS Excel for data analysis
  • Experience working with ERP Systems, Oracle is an asset.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Must be a self-starter, agile, detail and action oriented and communicate across multi-level, cross-functional teams and management.

This position may require exposure to information which is subject to US export control regulations, i.e. the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of U.S. regulations.

Curtiss-Wright values diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you require accommodation due to a disability at any time during the recruitment and/or assessment process, please contact Talent Acquisition and we will make all reasonable efforts to accommodate your request.

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