Cobham is seeking a New Product Introduction Planner at our
Concord, CA location
Planner plans, schedules, coordinates and/or monitors final approval of
products through the complete product development cycle. The NPI Planner plans
works from engineering plans and production specifications to establish
production schedules, labor loading, and capacity requirements. Maintains and
works to ERP system. Coordinates
production plans to ensure materials are provided according to new project
schedules. Evaluates Engineering Changes
for the planning department and provides feedback to the Engineering and
Planning groups to insure smooth product transition.
Planner coordinates with the Engineering Project Manager and Master Scheduler
when work begins on newly designed assemblies and tools. This position also coordinates production via
the Master Production Scheduler (unless being produced on the Pilot line) as
well as purchasing, Central Inventory for kitting, and manufacturing resources.
- Work with Master
Scheduler on logistics of making systems
available to Pilot line
engineer change orders and assists in getting internal parts reworked
- Maintains work
orders as required to meet the new project schedule.
- Attends and
represents Planning at weekly Engineering, Pilot Cell ECO and New Project
- Works directly
with purchasing to coordinate possible shortages on purchased parts.
customer owned material flow into pilot cell.
Engineering Changes and follows instructions provided to insure proper
transition to production.
- Maintains open
communication with purchasing to ensure the purchasing department is
providing accurate and timely effectivity data, to make certain the NPI
Planner can communicate the effectivity data back to Document Control for
- Signs off on all
material movement for non-production use.
- Resolves any work
order material discrepancies.
- Resolves any work
order financial discrepancies.
Planning at material review board and provides documentation for reworking
of assemblies as required.
years of experience with technical projects planning and new product
introduction planning in a manufacturing setting
to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional
journals, and technical procedures
to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals
Cobham's values of Trust, Talent and Technology have driven us from
our launch in 1934 by Sir Alan Cobham, an aviation innovator, to becoming a
global leader in state-of-the-art aerospace and defense systems. And it’s the
insights of our innovators today that will secure our collective future.
Innovators like you.
Cobham is one of the world's leading companies engaged in the
development, delivery and support of leading-edge aerospace and defense systems
in the air, on land and at sea. Our clients and partners trust Cobham to
deliver the mission-critical technology they need, and we trust our employees
to draw on their ingenuity and passion to deliver those solutions. This leads
to an empowering culture for our people. Our Leadership team is open, sharing
plans for the next five years, driving retention by offering demanding,
exciting work, and providing full guidance and mentoring.
Cobham is an Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and embraces diversity in our employee
population. It is the policy of Cobham to provide equal opportunity to
all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion,
sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability,
protected veteran status, or genetic information. Cobham will refrain from
discharging, or otherwise discriminating against, employees or applicants who
inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of
other employees or applicants.
To see all of our latest
opportunities and for consideration please visit www.cobham.com/careers