Textron Buyer/Planner in Vista, California



The Buyer/Planner is responsible for the planning and buying activities related to the assigned product line. The Buyer/Planner will work closely with the Production Floor personnel, our internal customers, and external customers to obtain, understand and manage demand at the optimum level.


  1. Plan production control schedule

  2. Plan and procure all components for assigned product line

  3. Review requisitions and release orders

  4. Work exception reports to manage inventory and improve on-time delivery

  5. Work with Production Supervisor to maximize throughput.

  6. Work with external customer to meet all delivery needs.

  7. Execute cost out projects.

  8. Performs all tasks in accordance with Textron’s Business Conduct Guidelines.


Bachelor of Science degree inSupply Chain or related studies is required. Experience in planning, scheduling, and purchasing of materials is required Microsoft Office skills required include Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook.


Normally assigned to an office environment; may occasionally be required to be in the factory environment. May be required to occasionally lift 25 to 50 pounds. Uses computer frequently; interfaces with the other employees and outside visitors by telephone, mail, electronic mail, and/or in person. Is required to wear safety glasses within the factory environment.

The responsibilities outlined in the position description serve as a general guideline for the position and may not be exhaustive of all duties inherent in the position.

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.

Pay Transparency Policy Statement

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 Supply Chain

Primary Location US-California-Vista

Recruiting Company Textron Tools & Test: Greenlee

Schedule Full-time

Job Level Individual Contributor

Shift First Shift

Req ID: 264990