Planner in Christchurch at Curtiss-Wright

Date Posted: 1/23/2021

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Transform Your Tomorrow...Today at Curtiss-Wright

At Curtiss-Wright, you have the opportunity to transform the way our customers do business, as well as transform your career. Our entrepreneurial environment provides our employees with excellent experiences that enable them to develop their skills through stretch assignments and the opportunity to work with the best talent in the industry. At Curtiss-Wright, you will have the opportunity to contribute from day one. And...that's just the beginning of how we help you transform your tomorrow.

Curtiss-Wright is looking for a Planner to join our Industrial Division at our state-of-the-art facility by Bournemouth Airport. As a key member of the production, planning team you will be responsible for achieving internal and external service levels satisfying total demands and ensuring efficient utilization of available resources. You will have a proven production / manufacturing background, outstanding communication skills and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment.


  • Ensuring that all Production Works Orders are raised on-time, free of shortages and are closed and purged on a daily basis
  • Representing customers needs to ensure the organization is aware of these with regard to delivery and product needs
  • Interacting with dispatch and invoicing to ensure timely dispatch of goods is possible
  • Monitoring and maintain parts availability minimizing shortages and maintaining build schedules across internal and external supplier base
  • Ensuring processes are followed that main accurate records and traceability
  • Conducting activities in line with the organizations Quality and Health & Safety requirements at all times
  • Supporting supply chain through analytical control and updating of data / plans in relation to materials, cell resource, operation and inventory activity. Interacting with various departments ensuring high levels of efficiency and effectivity
  • Working within operating budgets, achieving cost effectiveness savings where possible
  • Suggesting, implementing and driving solutions to improve the manufacturing system when needed

Your Expertise

  • Knowledge and experience of production planning, operations & manufacturing and quality control principles
  • Experience with and a demonstrable knowledge of MRP and inventory control system(s)
  • Team player with good interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate confidently with all levels across the business
  • Ability to liaise between all teams to ensure effective and efficient use of resources
  • A minimum of three years' experience in a production control environment
  • Basic understanding of MRP and inventory control systems
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong organization and problem-solving skills; a strong team player.
  • Excellent computer skills including advanced work and excel.

This position may require exposure to information which is subject to export control regulations such as the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must meet eligibility requirements of the ITAR and of the UK/EU through completion of a Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) application. In the event information provided on the BPSS application reveals ineligibility to access US export controlled information, any offer of employment may be withdrawn.

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. #LI-HP1