Production Planner / Buyer - Aerospace

Gar Kenyon Aerospace
New Haven
May 04, 2018
May 18, 2018
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Description

Job Location: Meriden, CT, USA

Gar Kenyon Aerospace is seeking a Production Planner/Buyer to join our team.

Position Summary:

  • Plan, coordinate and prioritize schedules to maximize on-time delivery to customer and minimize excess inventory exposure.
  • Track and report status of work in process and communicate potential delays or manufacturing issues to Sales, Customer Service, Inspection and Engineering.
  • Responsible for the control and management of inventory assets to assure compliance with production schedules.
  • Directs the activities related to the ordering, expediting, and coordination of external services and the delivery of materials, parts and components to manufacturing operations and customers.

Position Requirements:

  • BS in Business Management or the equivalent of 5 years' experience in a manufacturing environment, including manufacturing systems, product costing and planning.
  • Successful candidate needs to possess strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong knowledge of computer and MRP/Planning systems also required.
  • Knowledge of "Global Shop" MRP system a plus.
Company Description Gar Kenyon is a recognized leader in the design, fabrication, assembly and testing of advanced, high-quality, hydraulic, pneumatic, electromechanical and mechanical components and assemblies for aerospace. The combination of technical excellence, responsiveness and innovation makes Gar Kenyon the industry's source for hydraulic and pneumatic aerospace components, delivered on time and on budget whether they are to a customer design or specification.