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Moog Aircraft Group is looking for a Senior Planning Analyst for our aerospace plant in Torrance, CA.  In this role, you will be responsible for production planning for New Product Introduction (NPI)/Prototype programs.


Moog Aircraft Group is the leader of advanced flight controls for commercial and military aircraft.  We are positioned on virtually every aircraft in the marketplace.  We specialize in Primary Flight Control, Secondary Flight Control, High Lift Control, Weapons Bay Door Drive and Active Vibration Control. Moog Aircraft Group is a sector of Moog (NYSE:MOG-A).  Headquartered in East Aurora, NY, we employ over 11,500 employees in 28 countries.  While we are most known for our products that are the best in the industry, what’s unique about Moog is our culture of trust and mutual respect that allows for personal initiative, autonomy and excellence.


Here's what you’ll be working on:

  • Planning, coordinating, scheduling, and suggesting changes to program plans.
  • Providing delivery information for Master Scheduling, Engineering, Program Management and Contracts based on lead time computations, parts availability and capacity/schedule constraints.
  • Work with Engineering to identify change effectively and communicates the impact on schedules.
  • Monitor flow of parts and initiate kit pulls to Assembly and Test and spare parts releases.
  • Prepare new program or prototype project schedules as necessary.
  • Coordinate with Manufacturing Supervision and support groups to provide a workable schedule and assists in correcting work center load imbalances.
  • Responsible for monitoring total scope and progress of program plan.
  • Influence and persuade all levels of employees in order to implement a successful program plan.
  • With the aid of MBS‑MRP establish and maintain systems and procedures relating to obtaining and controlling of engineering parts.
  • Analyze part requirements, orders, schedules, reschedules and expedite assigned items as necessary based on review of manually generated reports or MRP/data processing outputs.
  • Input/update part planning information for assigned parts.
  • Inform appropriate personnel of items not on schedule and potential impact of delay.
  • Provide all pertinent data to accounting for termination's/cancellations and obsolescence analysis.
  • Provide inputs required for the proper loading of Bills of Material for new programs.
  • Work with Assembly and Test Management to develop a "Kit" delivery schedule which will balance the Assembly and Test work load and insure on‑time delivery to customers daily delivery schedules.
  • Prepare and update reports and action plans for responsible programs and presents to Manufacturing Management, Program Management, Purchasing, Contracts, Quality, and Engineering. On occasion will prepare the same type of information and present to customers.
  • Participate in periodic physical inventories.
  • Validate blueprint piece part requirements and BOM structure.
  • Set up planning parameters that best meet the needs for build structure requirements (i.e as required items, vendor managed, make, purchase, L/T, etc.)
  • In the course of the day communicate Engineering changes that will require a shift in priorities.
  • Daily record keeping and systems updates are performed during the NPI and transitions to production process.
  • Prepare and update standard work as required to maintain them at a current status.

At a minimum, you’ll need to meet these Basic Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution
  • Minimum 2 years of Supply Chain, Materials or Planning experience in Manufacturing
  • Due to federal contract obligations, must be a US Citizen
  • Must be able to obtain a DoD Secret clearance

Preferred Qualifications Include: 

  • Experience planning for New Product Introduction (NPI)/Prototypes
  • Production Planner experience in the Aerospace industry
  • Production planning experience in a machine shop environment
  • Experience making professional presentations to upper management.
  • Strong analytical skills; ability to collect data and present in run charts or bi-modal type distributions.  Strong statistical background is a plus.
  • Proficiency with advanced Excel functions (Pivot tables, VLOOKUP)
  • APICS certification or coursework is a plus
  • Experience with SAP or Rapid Response platforms is a plus.
  • Knowledge of Demand Driven Process (DDMRP)
  • Supply chain experience is a plus
  • SQL programming experience is a plus
 At Moog 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 invite you to become part of our continued success.

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