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Would you like to be part of a growing aerospace business?  Are in interested in working for a company with a unique culture of trust and respect? 


Moog is looking for a Sr. Planning Analyst to integrate production planning processes with business and planning systems.  In this role, you will use your expertise in production planning, data analytics and planning systems.  This position is located at our aerospace manufacturing plant in Torrance, CA.


We offer competitive wages, generous shift differential, and a comprehensive benefits package (medical, dental, vision, paid vacation and holidays, and 401k). 


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, supplying reliable systems that are highly supportable and add significant value for our customers.  Moog Aircraft Group is a sector of Moog (NYSE:MOG-A).  Moog Inc. is a worldwide designer, manufacturer, and integrator of precision control components and systems. Moog’s high-performance systems control military and commercial aircraft, satellites and space vehicles, launch vehicles, missiles, automated industrial machinery, marine and medical equipment. Additional information about the company can be found at www.moog.com. 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 enabling, pioneering culture. We operate within a culture of trust and mutual respect, allowing our employees to collaborate to produce cutting edge technology. 


Here's what you’ll be working on:

  • Interface with the command center team on changes impacting current planning methodologies
  • Monitor planning KPI’s and provide recommendations
  • Integrate new planning process such as DDMRP into current processes and planning parameters
  • Work with the master planners to set appropriate planning flags in the system
  • Be the site lead for all planning MRP, DDMRP, Rapid Response, SAP, and /or other system changes and integration
  • Planning, coordinating, scheduling, and suggesting changes to program plans.
  • Providing statistical information for Master Scheduling, Engineering, Program Management and Contracts based on lead time computations, parts availability and capacity/schedule constraints.
  • 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.
  • 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 the Planning department.
  • Provide all pertinent data to accounting for termination's/cancellations and obsolescence analysis.
  • 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.
  • Train new employees and assists in overall training/education needs

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

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution in Business or Industrial Management with a minimum of two years experience as a Program Analyst. The equivalent would be an associate's degree with eight years of manufacturing experience. In all cases, two years as a Program Analyst is a minimum. APICS certification would replace two to three years of manufacturing experience as it would demonstrate that the necessary knowledge had been obtained. 
  • Due to federal contract obligations, must be a US Citizen
  • Obtain a security clearance or have the ability to obtain a security clearance

Preferred Qualifications Include:  

  • 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.
  • Experience in the aerospace industry
  • Production Planning experience in a machine shop environment
  • Proficiency with advanced Excel functions (Pivot tables, VLOOKUP)
  • APICS certification or coursework is a plus
  • Experience with SAP or Rapid Response platforms
  • Knowledge of Demand Driven Process a strong plus
  • Supply chain experience
  • SQL programming experience
  • Have the sound understanding of general material control systems as well as a detailed understanding of the computer based control systems used at Moog. This includes the master schedule, requirements planning, inventory control, kitting and shop floor control.
  • Have the personal drive and human relations skills to cope with the conflicting objectives of maximum shipments and minimum inventories.
  • Plans, coordinates, schedules, and suggests changes to program plans, Provides delivery information to Master Scheduling based on lead time computations 
  • Determines Engineering Order change effectivities and impacts on schedules, monitors flow of parts and initiates kit pulls to A&T
  • Prepares line of balance charts
  • Resolves own program plan problems independently 
  • Coordinates with other departments to provide a workable production schedule and assist in correcting work center load imbalances, analyzes part requirements, orders, schedules reschedules and expedites assigned items
  • Provides part number data to information services (order policy, type, estimated usage, lead time) for assigned parts 
Key competencies:
  • Analytical Skills
  • Business Writing
  • Advanced manufacturing scheduling techniques (pull systems, Heijunka, process flow, etc.)


Apply at Moog.com/careers OR via the link below:


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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