Planner in Chanhassen at Curtiss-Wright

Date Posted: 1/7/2021

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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.

Exlar, a business unit of the Curtiss-Wright Industrial division, designs, manufactures and sells a broad portfolio of precision electro-mechanical actuators for automation of machinery in global markets including defense, automotive manufacturing, energy and general industrial automation. 

The Opportunity | 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.

Your 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 buying, planning and exposure to buying preferably within a machine shop and/or manufacturing environment
  • Strong oral and written communication skills with knowledge of MS Office
  • 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.

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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