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Production Planner

Location : Ontario, Canada
Job Type : Direct
Hours : Full Time
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :

GAL AeroStaff, which provides specialized staffing and recruiting services in the Business & Commercial aircraft industry, is presently looking for a Production Planner for a permanent position in Northern Ontario.

GAL AeroStaff is an internationally approved OEM service provider/supplier. We offer competitive salaries, as well as a professional and ethical work environment.

Position Benefits:

  • Competitive salaries

  • Overtime

  • Personal paid days

  • Enhanced vacation scale

  • Collective insurance with employer participation

Job Description:

The Production Planner is responsible for the scheduling, tracking, and reporting of production to ensure activities are completed on-time.


  • Identify all the tasks involved on the upcoming heavy maintenance visit package.

  • Complete the full package for each task (Copies of the aircraft manual section for the task, materials, tooling).

  • Ensure that all tasks have Work Orders in the automated system (JDE) with labor hours identified.

  • Plan Manpower requirements (detailed number of resources and hours by trade).

  • Plan tooling requirements (create request for purchase order for special tooling and ensure required tools are calibrated).

  • Plan Material requirements (create OR’s with proper dates) ensure inventory.

  • Review shortage report before aircraft arrival.

  • Plan external service requirements (create requests for purchase order with proper dates).

  • Plan facility requirements (hanger capacity and FBO).

  • Create Work Breakdown Structure (project sequence + Work Order dates) (i.e. Plan the sequence of the heavy maintenance tasks throughout the heavy maintenance visit).

  • Create detailed schedule (with milestones),

  • Review AWR’s and plan dates and resources (including JMR’s) impact.

  • Provide daily schedule update (manage dates + visibility board + milestones).

  • Coordinate external services (Manufacturer/Supplier) for production (create request for purchase order and schedule dates).

  • Assist in the budgeting of the heavy maintenance.

  • Create work package (WO, Shop process cards, create COI, etc.)

  • Review statement of work





Required Qualifications :


  • 3+ years of experience in an aerospace manufacturing environment in planning, methods, management, or a related field.

  • Post-secondary education in a related field.

  • Proficiency with ERP software, MS Project, and Microsoft Office.

  • Ability to work on multiple projects at once and within multiple project teams.

  • Ability to lead change management.

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