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191748 Requisition #

Imagine a working environment where people trust each other to achieve exceptional things.


Imagine a business that employs ten thousand of the world’s most sought-after engineers and technologists.


Imagine an enterprise where a belief in personal accountability continues to drive groundbreaking innovation and global growth.

This is the reality of Moog – and you can be a part of it.

Moog’s Santa Barbara Opertions provides sub-systems and components for every mission critical system on a modern military vehicle. Our heritage is in electrohydraulic and electromechanical actuation systems and now, through acquisitions and internal development, Moog provides expert solutions in:

  • Stabilized Turret Drive Systems
  • Integrated Weapon Systems
  • Ammunition Handling
  • Data Control and Distribution
  • Power Management and Distribution

We are looking for a Senior Planner/Buyer to help support our Production Operations.  The Lead Planner Analyst is responsible for leading the development and execution of all planning activities for the Site supporting OEM, R&O, and NPI (New Product Introduction) production.   This position is responsible for improving department operational efficiencies, identifying, supporting and/or leading lean and continuous improvement initiatives and identifying and implementing lean scheduling techniques.

Here’s what you’ll be working on day to day: 
  • Leads the planning activities in the Assembly & Test and Supply Chain. 
  • Provides support for the performance and development of the department and team.
  • Ensures proper planning for bills of material, sales orders, and forecasts.  Will administer the review process in a timely manner based on customer needs.
  • Through the development and execution of standard work, assures maximum utilization and efficiency of personnel and equipment to provide optimum productivity at the least cost to meet manufacturing schedules and customer delivery commitments
  • Leads the identification and implementation of lean material flow techniques in conjunction with appropriate operations teammates ultimately resulting in proper inventory management.
  • Assist with buying as needed
  • Work with Materials Manager and Program Management to forecast materials needs
  • Assist with inventory planning – cycle counting and inventory management 
Here’s the skills we need you to bring with you:
  • Bachelors Degree and a minimum of 8 years’ experience in a similar manufacturing environment
  • Proficiency with MS Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • High level of motivation and willingness to learn
  • Strong work ethic
  • Previous experience as a buyer
  • Inventory knowledge
  • Government Property experience
  • Production Background – working with the folks on the shop floor
  • Requisition creation including re-work requisitions
  • Change Management experience

We work in an environment where people trust, respect and encourage one another. We believe in our people and it shows in everything we do. We'd like to invite you to become part of our continued success.


EOE/AA Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Disability/Veteran


About Moog, Inc.:

Our company began in 1951 with Bill Moog’s invention, the servo valve, a device which became the heart of high performance motion control systems. Today, Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A and MOG.B) is a worldwide designer, manufacturer, and integrator of motion control parts and systems.


Headquartered in East Aurora, NY, we proudly serve customers in more than 90 countries. Our operations extend to more than 27 countries and our talented, global workforce is nearly 12,000 strong.


Our company is organized into five operating groups: Aircraft, Space and Defense, Industrial, Medical Devices, and Corporate. Our high-performance systems control military and commercial aircraft, satellites and space vehicles, launch vehicles, missiles, automated industrial machinery, and marine and medical equipment. What sets Moog apart is our commitment to creating high-performance solutions that solve our customers’ most difficult technical challenges.


But it's more than technical excellence that defines us. Moog is a performance culture that empowers people to achieve great things. Our employees enjoy tackling interesting technical challenges in a culture of trust. For you, working with us can mean deeper job satisfaction, better rewards, and a great quality of life inside and outside of work. 

Moog is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such affirms the right of every person to participate in all aspects of employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic. If you are interested in applying for employment and need special assistance or an accommodation to apply for a posted position, contact our Human Resources department via phone at 844-367-5787.

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