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Planner/Scheduler Production


Westminster, CA, US

Requisition ID:  469753

Collins Aerospace is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. Created in 2018 by bringing together Rockwell Collins and UTC Aerospace Systems, Collins Aerospace has the capabilities, comprehensive portfolio and expertise to solve customers’ toughest challenges and to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market.


At Collins Aerospace, our Interiors team is focused on innovation, safety and cost efficiency. But we don’t just get people from point A to point B. We’re committed to making air travel more comfortable, connected and secure. As a leader in aviation interior products and services, we’re helping airlines and original equipment manufacturers create a positive experience for their customers. With offices and manufacturing facilities in more than 12 states across the U.S. and more than 10 countries around the globe, we’re changing the game of aircraft interiors. Are you ready to join our team?


As a leader in the aerospace industry, we are growing rapidly and have a number of exciting positions available right now, including a Production Planner/Scheduler  in our Machine Products Group, located in Westminster, CA.  This division  specializes in high-quality, complex components, assemblies, kits, gears, precision and gearbox assemblies, and complex machined parts for commercial and military aerospace applications.



Performs a variety of production planning activities required to attain production objectives.  Assignments are relatively complex and generally involve planning activities for products and/or production processes where the manufacturing process is variable.



Essential duties and responsibilities include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.


Plans and issues schedules and materials requirements.


Coordinates Engineering, Production Control, Purchasing and similar departments to achieve optimum utilization of facilities in meeting production schedules.


Provides input to management regarding problems such as shortages, design changes, backlogs, and the like.

Utilize ERP system to plan, issue and schedule production, while maintaining all planning parameters.

Identifies and resolves conflicts with material availability, capacity availability and order promise data integrity.

Monitor and determine execution plans to fulfill sales, replenishment, and manufacturing order deadlines through control and managing all work in process.

Performs as a cross functional team member through collaborating with customer service, manufacturing, warehouse, and business leaders on day-to-day actions and issues. (i.e. on-time delivery, quality issues, transportation issues).

Demonstrates detailed knowledge and application of the following: manufacturing, scheduling, materials requirements planning, capacity requirements planning, shop floor control, warehousing, transportation, and purchasing business functions to efficiently execute and meet on-time delivery and inventory control objectives.


Incorporate modern methods and techniques involved in job-shop and production environment to the planning and scheduling function.


Understands the importance of and demonstrates the ability to take customer, product and manufacturing knowledge and converts them into a plan that creates more value for key process while satisfying customer needs.


Demonstrates the use of effective information-gathering techniques, analyzing situations and identifying implications in order to make correct planning and scheduling decisions in a timely manner.



This job has no supervisory responsibilities.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university; and 2-3 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.




Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures or governmental regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and the general public.



Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference and volume.  Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.



Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.






The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, use hands to finger, handle or feel, and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to walk.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.



The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.




 *EOE/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled.  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.

Nearest Major Market: Orange County
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

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