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10 months ago
United Technologies
Location: Fort Worth
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Operations
Category: Planner
Production Control Planner - 2nd Shift

Business Unit UTC Aerospace Systems
Job ID 57079BR Date posted 11/28/City Fort Worth
State Texas
Country US

Our Landing Systems Business Unit designs, tests and manufactures a wide range of fully integrated landing systems. As part of Landing Systems, our Landing Gear business is one of the largest suppliers of integrated landing gear systems in the world and has built its reputation on performance and innovation. The company provides landing gear for a wide range of commercial, regional, military and business aircraft applications, outfitting aircraft from most of the world’s major airframers.

We have an immediate need for an experienced Production Control Planner at our Landing Gear facility in Fort Worth, Texas reporting to the Master Scheduling, Capacity Planning and Production Control Manager. The Production Planner will be responsible for integrating the functions of Operations Planning, Purchasing and Production Control to generate the site production plan and develop and execute the production control strategy to meet the business plan.

Scope of responsibility includes integration of incoming supply from other UTAS Landing Gear locations, incoming supply from external suppliers, managing shop order, monitoring and reporting shortages, processing shop orders, developing burn down plans, and forecasting and managing sales latest estimate.

Duties and responsibilities:

* Prepare and participate in the weekly scheduling meeting, by production line, based on standard policies and procedures
* Develop daily Operations build plan and redirect and / or re-establish priorities, as required, in support of the Master Schedule
* Release and manage Operations shop orders to support Operations start dates as well as validating that all parts were allocated correctly to the given shop order
* Ensure shop orders are corrected in a timely manner each week to minimize aging shop orders
* Ensure kitting of material supports the daily build plan and process adhered to
* Prioritize and sequence parts on hold back into Operations production line based on customer priority
* Lead Gemba walk, twice daily, for designated product line and update visual boards with latest estimated Operations completion date to ensure transparency of production floor flow and schedule through Shipping
* Participate in Gemba walks for other production lines to ensure familiarity in order to support and backfill Production Control needs
* Facilitate “Andon” resolution and provide direction for quick response / quick resolution resulting in minimal disruption
* Facilitate expedited material of critical part shortages to released shop orders
* Support Operations with expedite requests for removal and replacement of defective hardware and complete transactions in SAP, as required
* Liaison between Production Control at other UTAS LS sites and Fort Worth Stockroom / Warehouse to communicate incoming part supply and ensure accuracy of stock transfers
* Liaison to Shipping to ensure understanding of daily ship schedules
* Conduct analysis on ability to meet engineering change requests based on capacity and provide recommendation to Master Scheduler who will support the Engineering Change Board Review
* Management of ramp up / down of approved engineering changes to include gathering and segregating material with Quality, as required
* Determine feasibility of Customer change request, as required
* Interface with Program Management to stay abreast of Customer priorities and ensure Operations visual boards reflect priorities
* Liaison between Operations Manager, Leads, Quality Supervisor, Procurement and Master Scheduling Manager
* Coordinate with Quality for upcoming DCMA and customer inspection requirements and escalate to Quality Manager if risk to shipment to support customer need is at risk, as required
* Coordinate with Spares team, weekly, to adjust Spares allocations in SAP
* Demand Management – coordinate with Configuration Management to ensure identified BOM errors are corrected
* SAP data cleanup is managed on a weekly basis to include shop order alignment to current month and alignment of tail numbers, as applicable, if misaligned
* Conduct On-Time Delivery root cause analysis and corrective action meetings with Operations, Quality, Program Management, and Procurement to support latest sales estimate gap analysis
* Report standard weekly, monthly metrics and provide root cause corrective action where metrics do not meet target
* Demonstrate awareness and understanding of the EHS policy and management system, the importance of conforming to EHS policies and procedures, and consequences of failing to comply with EHS policies and procedures.
* Act as the ERP focal for site Operations e.g. root cause analysis identifies BOM error
* Support achievement of ACE Gold activities, as required
* Execute all tasks associated with the site macro plan objectives and site business plan, as required
* Perform other duties as assigned.

*Education / Certifications

* BS degree in Business; Prefer concentration in Materials Management
* APICs certification preferred

*Experience / Qualifications

* 5+ years Production Control experience in a manufacturing environment
* Must be able to verify U.S. Person Status as defined by International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR)

Qualification: 5+ years Production Control experience in a manufacturing environment
* Must be able to verify U.S. Person Status as defined by International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR)

Education: BS degree in Business; Prefer concentration in Materials Management
* APICs certification preferred

United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.


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