18 days ago
StandardAero specializes in engine maintenance, repair, and overhaul services for business and general aviation, air transport, military aircraft and industrial generation. We employ the highest quality professionals in locations worldwide and are dedicated to enhancing the ownership and operating experience for every customer.
This role will be a combination of Production Planning and a Kitting Coordinator. The successful incumbant will:
•Develop, publishe and maintain the master kitting schedule, balancing work-in-process, resources, and capacity in conjunction with Cell Leaders. Implements corrective actions to schedules when dictated by changes in product delivery dates.
•Act as a liaison between production, engineering, purchasing, sales and customer service to control, and adjust if necessary, the kitting schedule.
•Advise management of the status of engine kits in progress, material availability and routine production problems to ensure that, equipment, and materials are provided as needed.
•Maintain accurate and up-to-date kit status sheets for the tracking of engine kits.
•Maintain kitting tracking board to ensure it accurately reflects current forecasts, job-flow and monthly throughput.
•Monitor pacing items and follows up and expedites directly with the vendor (external) or cell leader (internal) for all kit components. Kit components include exchanges, subcontracts, backorders, internal repairs, and accessories.
•Establishe methods to meet kitting schedules and coordinates activities with other departments and/or sub-contractors to meet customer requirements.
•Monitor work in process to ensure it conforms to instructions, contract specifications, production and quality standards.
•Coordinate the daily activities of kitting staff throughout various activities including preparation, assembly and distribution. Provides instruction, information and prioritizes kitting work schedules.
•As required, schedule customer work, managing bottlenecks, and controlling production factors to ensure balanced loads and appropriate utilization of available capacity.
•Ensure proper placement of routed and purchased components onto the engine kit trays.
•Generates kitting measures of performance and recommends operational improvements.
•Provide support and planning recommendations to production cell planners/leaders.
•Provide input to kitting planning policies and procedures.
•Ensure equipment and kitting areas are maintained and in safe condition by scheduling repair and maintenance services.
•Observe all applicable safety requirements and reporting immediately any unsafe practices/conditions.
•Liaison with clients, suppliers and vendors.
•Carries out special projects as assigned.
•Strong planning, organizational, analytical, decision making, leadership, interpersonal, negotiation, oral and written communication skills.
•Thorough knowledge of production management computer systems.
•Thorough knowledge of PC's in the current company operating system environment.
•Several years of experience in production planning and control.
•Thorough knowledge of records management and documentation control.
•Thorough knowledge of company instructions, company processes, unit build standards, temporary overhaul data revisions and original equipment manufacturer's manuals.
•Experience in administration/records management and/or a technical role associated with technical documentation.