Analyst, Planning


West Hartford, CT, US, 06110-1328

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.


Triumph Engine Control Systems, part of the Triumph Group, is a leading global independent aerospace fuel system supplier for the commercial, military, helicopter and business jet markets employing approximately 500 employees. The Company’s key products and services include electronic engine controls, fuel metering units, and main fuel pumps for both the OEM and aftermarket end markets.



We are currently seeking a Production Planner in our West Hartford location to plan materials for specific production flow lines, in line with MRP system requirements, and to ensure appropriate and effective levels of available on-hand inventory. Reporting into the Planning Manager, this role is an integral part of a larger dedicated planning team where collaboration is required to ensure targets are met and procedures are always followed. The ideal candidate for this position thrives in a dynamic and challenging environment, ensures that this function is continuously improving, adds value to the organization, and collaborates with various Company disciplines to achieve on-time delivery and cost requirements. 


•Raise purchase requisitions and work orders from MRP system to ensure timely placement and delivery of components in line with production planning requirements. 
•Process MRP exception messages to suit production planning requirements. 
•Perform weekly cycle counts to attain 99% or greater accuracy.
•Implement and maintain Kanban processes.
•Collaborate with Business Development and Contracts to understand demand forecast drivers. 
•Use and maintain MRP data as the primary planning system tool. 
•Provide input in developing departmental strategies for inventory on existing items, new product introduction and phase outs. 
•Perform related inventory transactions into the ERP system.
•Create statistical reports requiring:
o Gathering, analyzing, and validating data. 
o Sharing data with relevant departments and external suppliers. 
•Work with demand and forecasting, incorporating current and accurate information. Provide Supply Chain with appropriate information to allow Purchasing to meet demand. 
•Execute with excellence around stock and demand replenishment providing feedback to the supply chain on risks regarding replenishment levels and demand. 


•Bachelor's in Business, Materials Management, Supply Chain, Technical, or a related discipline.
•Minimum of 1 years of directly related experience in a planning/scheduling role within a manufacturing electronics environment.  
•MRP Experience a MUST.
•Intermediate level of Microsoft Office competencies.
•Experience in statistical reporting, forecasting, and understanding of financial and operational impacts of forecasting.  
•Knowledge of Supply Chain Process/Supplier Interface/Purchase Order Placement.
•Understanding of Business Terms and Conditions. Strong Business Writing and Communication Skills.
•Must have authorization to work in the U.S. without sponsorship.


Desired Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: 

•Technical Aptitude/Experience
•Aerospace experience 
•APICS certification
•Working knowledge of JD Edwards



All Positions at Triumph Engine Control Systems require access to information or technology that is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and other US government security regulations. These laws do not permit access rights to non-US Citizens or to other unauthorized individuals. Therefore, presently all applicants must be US Citizens or US Permanent Residents (*green card holders*) and/or otherwise comply with ITAR requirements for access rights to be considered for a position. 


An Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

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