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Production Planner/Scheduler


Winston Salem, NC, US

Requisition ID:  469994

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?


Our WestPoint facility focuses on manufacturing the highest quality main cabin economy seating as well as premium aircraft seating for various customers around the globe.


As a leader in the aerospace industry, we have a number of exciting positions available right now, including a Production Planner in our Interior Systems business located in Winston-Salem, NC.





The Production Planner is responsible for performing a wide variety of complex planning activities required to attain production objectives.




  • Reviews engineering plans and product specifications to determine raw material requirements to support manufacturing schedules.
  • Liaise with purchasing, quality, materials and manufacturing/assembly departments to ensure orders are processed in a timely manner
  • Perform SAP transactions from order entry through order completion for shipping.
  • Works with Purchasing to obtain and schedule materials based on production forecasts.
  • Works with Engineering and related areas to develop tools and procedures to maximize facility and equipment utilization.
  • Publish daily updates, ship dates and airway bill information for all orders placed by internal and external customers.
  • Assignments are generally the most complex within planning activities and include the attainment of planning objectives where products and/or production processes are new or manufacturing processes are variable.
  • May direct and assist lower level planners.
  • General administrative duties required for short on arrive (SOA) purchase on arrive (POA) Inter-company orders.




  • Bachelor's degree (BA/BS) from a four-year college or university; and a minimum of two years related experience and/or training -OR- an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Knowledgeable systems experience and a working knowledge of JDE/SAP or MRP (Materials Requirements Planning) packages.
  • Inventory Management: Experience of managing and planning materials inventory.
  • Strong MS Office skills.




  • Experience in a Manufacturing Environment.
  • Supply Chain Experience.


The above description reflects the details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job and should not be construed as a detailed descriptions of all the work requirements that may be performed in the job.




 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: Winston-Salem

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