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Production Planner


Flintshire, GB, CH5 2NS

Business Unit:  Systems and Support
Function:  Operations

Triumph Group designs, engineers, manufactures, repairs and overhauls a broad portfolio of aviation and industrial components, accessories, subassemblies, systems and aircraft structures. We partner with original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and operators of commercial, regional, business and military aircraft worldwide, to provide products and services that solve their hardest problems. So whatever the part, component or complexity of assembly, Triumph is committed to quality, service and meeting the specialized needs of each customer.

Triumph participates at all levels of the aerospace supply chain – from single components, to complex systems, to aerospace structures and their contents. We provide solutions for the entire product life cycle of an aircraft – from raw material to aftermarket service. Our unique ability to integrate a broad range of products and capabilities is our competitive advantage.

Position Summary

The Production Planner demonstrates leadership in communicating business goals/ programmes/ processes for specified areas or business segments. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

•    Demonstrate accountability for long-term planning of production requirements
•    Support the procurement function and contribute to material procurement timing
•    Coordinate the master production schedule for a plant site and ensure a consistent handover of planning information to the production work cells
•    Load information to material and resource planning management system
•    Interact with Operations and Manufacturing functions to track production progress
•    Gather production metrics and periodically report these metrics to the Materials Manager and/ or relevant managers
•    Ensure that the master schedule and production schedules are synchronized
•    Coordinate plant prioritisation of activities to achieve delivery of operational targets 
•    Report and monitor plant production load and capacity
•    Make use of business forecast with easy to access and transparent data
•    Support the standardisation of production and material reporting processes that contribute to Quality Material Inspection (QMI) reviews
•    Drive scheduling discussions with the regions to focus on a rolling 13-week outlook, as well as quarter delivery.
•    Capacity planning and Sales, Inventory and Operations Planning (SIOP) management activities
•    Completion of any work-related tasks, which would be deemed reasonable of this role

Job Requirements Desired Knowledge Skills and Abilities

•    Prior scheduling experience preferred
•    In depth knowledge and experience of ERP/ MRP systems
•    Knowledge of production and inventory management
•    Strong oral and written communication skills
•    Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
•    Able to develop and execute objectives for self and others. 
•    Experienced user of MS Excel e.g. complex pivot tables, data management, graphics, macros
•    Strong problem-solving and analytical skills
•    Strong influencing skills within a matrix organisation

Position Details

•    Based in Deeside 
•    Travel to other Triumph sites will be required
•    Hours of Employment: 37 hours a week, some flexibility may be required.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability.

Please be aware that the Company requires all employees to be vaccinated for COVID-19.  This position will require the successful candidate to obtain OR show proof of a vaccination.  The Company is an equal opportunity employer, and will provide reasonable accommodation to those individuals who are unable to be vaccinated consistent with federal, state, and local law.

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