Planner in East Farmingdale at Curtiss-Wright

Date Posted: 12/22/2021

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Job Description

Founded in 1951 to meet the special severe service valve requirements of the United States Nuclear Navy, Target Rock is today the premier supplier of highly engineered, valves and related products to both the U.S. Navy nuclear fleet and the global nuclear pow er generation industry. The first Target Rock valves were installed on the U.S.S. Nautilus, the U.S. Navy's first nuclear powered submarine. Target Rock valves continue to be the valve of choice for the U.S. Navy and they are installed on nuclear powered submarines and aircraft carriers commissioned by the United States. Since those early days, Target Rock has expanded to be an excellent designer of critical solenoid valves for nuclear power reactors. We were also one of the first recipients of the ASME "N" stamp in the early 1970s. With over 6,000 valves installed in nuclear safety-related applications worldwide, Target Rock has the proven products and experience to handle the nuclear power industry's most difficult applications.

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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.


The Planner is responsible for using project sales orders and engineering releases to determine contractual requirements, and to develop action plans to supply completed detail and sub-assembly parts in the required time frame to support shipping schedules. The Planner determines and orders required materials, prepares in-house work orders, coordinates required work activities so that the project program will be completed to scheduled requirements.

Location: East Farmingdale, NY

Your Challenge:

  • Reading and understanding applicable drawings and procedures to determine contract requirements.
  • Generation and maintenance of outstanding material logs.
  • Selection/ordering of raw materials.
  • Initiation of requisitions for procurement of materials, detail parts and services including coordination of materials/parts shipments to vendors, as required.
  • Initiation and maintenance of work orders, including preparation of shop packages, material pick list, material verification and serial number assignment.
  • Continuous maintenance and timely implementation of contractual changes as identified on project and/or engineering releases.
  • As required, coordination with and expediting of internal/external personnel to ensure product support in a timely manner.
  • Identification of product shortages and other bottlenecks which may adversely affect production flow.
  • Perform project control responsibilities on assigned projects as required.
  • Maintenance and closeout of inventory and WIP closed projects.
  • Conducting preliminary inventory reviews for quotation purposes.
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned by Supervisor.

Your Expertise:

  • Three (3) years' experience in Production Planning and/or Inventory Control with at least two (2) years in a computer-oriented environment.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Prior experience with ERP desirable.
  • Familiarity with MRP a plus.
  • Working knowledge of Excel and Microsoft Word; MS Project is a strong asset.
  • High school diploma required, College desirable.
  • Must be a US Citizen.
  • Due to the nature of the work performed at this facility, this role may require a DOD Government security clearance. Incumbents must have the ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance while employed by this site.

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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