Production Planner

by Collins Aerospace


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Deadline: 31st January 2022
Salary: £20,000
Length: Placement Year (10 Months+)
Roles: Product Design/Industrial Design
Location: West Midlands
City: Wolverhampton

Production Planner Placement

Job Overview

Collins Aerospace Systems, part of Raytheon Technologies, is on the lookout for a Production Planning Industrial Placement student to join the team in Wolverhampton on a 12-month contract.
Reporting to the Material Manager, your new position will be to ensure the shop floor has the necessary materials and machines for the assembly and test lines, as a means to support our military customers.

This is a new position in the organisation and a fantastic opportunity to make the role your own! Joining a team of 9 and supporting the machining shop, this position is primarily site based in Wolverhampton and full training will be provided.

Personal Characteristics/ Qualifications

  • Current undergraduate student studying a related degree
  • Understand forecast / planned Customer demand
  • Develop a forward machining plan to support delivering Customer demand
  • Validate schedule to capacity
  • Look after the work order release in line with Build requirement
  • Handle the escalation process when a deviation from plan occurs
  • Be responsible for the engineering change introduction, product transfer and entry into service
  • Work alongside; operators, production schedules, materials and equipment to ensure on time in full delivery to all customers
  • Communicate with our customers
  • Optimise planning parameters (PFEP) to achieve plan and inventory targets

The successful candidate will have:

  • Knowledge of Excel (look ups, pivot tables)
  • Great influencing skills
  • Ability to work with multiple priorities which could be time sensitive
  • You will be a keen problem solver and enjoy getting to the root cause of an issue and resolving it
  • Experience in working in an environment which is looking to continually improve would be a great asset

This is a great opportunity to broaden your personal development and experience exciting challenges. If you’re interested in a Digital Technology Placement with Collins Aerospace, we would love to hear from you.

IMPORTANT: Candidates must be able to commit to the full 12 month placement (apart from the 25 days annual holiday).

About Collins Aerospace

Collins Aerospace is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defence industry. Created in 2018 by bringing together Rockwell Collins and UTC Aerospace Systems, Collins Aerospace has the capabilities, comprehensive portfolio and expertise to solve customers’ toughest challenges and to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market.

Every 12 seconds a flight around the world takes off – and our work is on it. We propel aerospace, defence and the other industries we support far beyond imagination, but there is more work to be done. We need your ideas, inspiration and solutions to continue to help us redefine aerospace.

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Your application will go through a variety of selection methods which may result in an interview. Please note that as we find suitable candidates we will no longer accept applications for this opportunity so we suggest you apply as early as possible to have the best chance of success!

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