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Manager Of Production Planning (Aviation)
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Vale Group has partnered with a leading company in the Aerospace industry, based in Stockton, CA, who is actively seeking an experienced Production Planning Manager to work ON-SITE for an opportunity paying between $115,000 and $130,000 annually based on relevant experience. This role will play a crucial part in leading the production and planning team, utilizing advanced planning systems to enhance processes and procedures.

Benefits of the Production Planning Manager role include medical, pto, 401k, and growth opportunity.

Early in/Early Out Schedule: Monday through Friday 6:00am - 2:45pm

Requirements of the Production Planning Manager:

  • 5+ years of production planning experience, ideally in an aviation MRO (Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul environment.
  • Strong understanding of production planning and control procedures
  • Good working knowledge of continuous improvement methodologies such as Lean, Six Sigma, etc.
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel (Pivot Tables, V-Lookups), Power BI, Teams, and PowerPoint

Responsibilities of the Production Planning Manager:

  • Develop a dynamic 3-month rolling Master Production Plan for assigned overhaul projects, taking into account production capacity, sales forecasts, historical sales, product availability, and potential new business opportunities.
  • Analyze and pinpoint risks associated with the Master Production Plan, collaborating with the Materials Manager to establish inventory targets.
  • Track actual output against the plan, recognizing discrepancies and presenting viable solutions.
  • Assist in SIOP process meetings and revise the Master Production Plan in accordance with monthly cycles.
  • Establish a supply plan that oversees factory capacity, inventory levels, and customer requirements.
  • Conduct rough-cut capacity planning for labor, machines, and equipment.
  • Lead the Planning Team, issuing manufacturing orders, adjusting production schedules, and identifying current or potential product shortages.
  • Maintain precise stock figures, strategize material requirements, and synchronize with material supply.
  • Create, convey, and oversee daily and weekly shop floor plans.
  • Assist management in evaluating and mitigating risks.
  • Formulate robust forecast models based on industry trends and demand patterns.

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