Textron Sr Production Planner in Hunt Valley, Maryland

Sr Production Planner



Harnessing agility and abroad base of expertise, Textron Systems’ innovative businesses design,manufacture, field and support comprehensive solutions that expand customercapabilities and deliver value. Textron Systems' businesses areindustry-leading developers and integrators of unmanned systems, advancedmarine craft, armored vehicles, intelligent battlefield and surveillancesystems, geospatial management and analysis systems, intelligence softwaresolutions, precision weapons, piston engines, test and trainingsystems, and total lifecycle sustainment and operational services.

Textron Systems iscomprised of multiple business units: Electronic Systems, GeospatialSolutions, Lycoming Engines, Marine & Land Systems, Support Solutions, TRUSimulation Training, Unmanned Systems and Weapon & SensorSystems.


Responsibilities includedeveloping and managing the execution of the production schedule as a result ofmaterial requirements planning (MRP) output, taking into consideration theavailable capacity, material availability and program delivery commitments.Communicates to business product support managers and program managers themanufacturing status, expected completion dates and production cost /schedulerisk analysis.


  • Plans, prepares, issues and controls production schedules and coordinatesthe internal/external supply chain material requirements to ensure a controlledflow of approved materials to meet on time delivery requirements.

  • Advises management of the status of work in progress, material availability,and potential production problems to ensure that personnel, equipment,materials and services are provided as needed.

  • Monitors internal and external supply chain alignment – identifies andresolves potential constraints, prepares work orders or purchase requests forthe production or purchase of components / parts based on a master productionschedule, shop load and inventory requirements.

  • Plays an integral part of Integrated Product Teams (IPT) by effectivelyinterfacing with internal customers daily, schedules and expedites the movementof parts by means of move orders, stock transfers and requests for shippingorders.

  • Performs Control Account Mgr. (CAM) duties for manufacturing tasks forprograms by preparing labor and material ETCs/EACs/EVs and communicating potentialcost/schedule impacts.

  • Assists BPS Mgr. in the development and execution of action/ workaroundplans for assigned products/value streams to maximize MDS on-time completion.Analyzes pegging reports to determine critical path constraints. Performsproduct lead time analysis.

  • Manages manual demand for top/down & bottom-up releases, facilitatesECN/ECP changes and coordinates production cut-ins. Reviews excess material forpossible consumption in other jobs. Creates material transfers, borrow/paybacktransactions and PO change requests.

  • Tracks project milestones and provide evidence to finance for billingpurposes.

  • Performs analysis for possible make/buy decisions that could affect capacityand contract schedule.



  • Bachelor’s degree required with 6 or more years of moderately professionallyrelated experience preferred.

  • 1-3 years materialrequirements planning (MRP) experience & CPIM (Certified in Production andInventory Management) certification preferred


  • Detailed understanding of enterprise resource planning (ERP).

  • Thorough understanding of the following: various production planning andinventory techniques and practices, Capacity Planning, various forecastingtechniques and their application.


  • Required: Word, Excel, Outlook, Prior MRP software experience

  • Preferred: PowerPoint, MS Projects, EMatrix, Oracle ERP Software

EEO Statement

Textron is committed to providing Equal Opportunity in Employment, to all applicants and employees regardless of, race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, military status, veteran status, handicap, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

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The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise, have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Job Manufacturing

Primary Location US-Maryland-Hunt Valley

Recruiting Company Textron Systems: Electronic Systems

Schedule Full-time

Job Level Individual Contributor

Shift First Shift

Req ID: 266973