US-New York-Plainview
Date Posted
31 Oct 2019

A career with CAES is more than just a job; it is the pathway to a bright future.

Are you searching for a career with a company that offers challenging, diverse projects and opportunities?  Are you looking for a position with a company that is growing and able to offer long-term professional advancement?   Searching for a company that values a friendly work environment and that values YOU? Then look no further!!  Consider Cobham.  #peoplefocusedmissiondriven #everymissionmatters

We are Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions (CAES), a technologically advanced electronics company employing more than 3,600 talented makers, thinkers, innovators, and doers nationwide. We build things that solve challenging problems from deep space to the depths of the ocean. We serve customers in spanning defense, aerospace, security, medical, and industrial markets.

Cobham is seeking a Master Scheduler. The Cobham Master Scheduler’s primary focus will be to translate the business plan into a comprehensive manufacturing schedule to satisfy customer demand. This individual must have experience with MPS/MRP systems. (M2M experience a plus) They need to have excellent communication skills, advanced Excel skills, and exceptional data analytical skills to insure the plan supports the overall business goals.

  • Coordinate a Strategic Master Production Plan consistent with manufacturing capacity, customer orders and sales forecast.
  • Define and implement balanced production plans and level loaded schedules
  • Conduct initial capacity planning overviews utilizing customer expectations, internal supply and production constraints, sales forecasts and new business opportunities.
  • Conduct plan analysis, recovery opportunities, New Product Introductions, End of Life strategies, inventory projections and demand requirements
  • Review the relevant customer commitments and performance metrics
  • Assure alignment between MPS and Sales Order/Contract requirements
  • Coordinate material availability analysis for proposed schedule changes
  • Forecast (aggregate) demand for the business unit; monitor Manufacturing and Supply Chain workloads and capacities; produce a MPS to control and pace both internal production and external supply chain. Providing these analyses to the weekly SIOP process.
  • Monitor actual output versus MPS, identify gaps and drive solutions.
  • Monitor accurate ERP data (BOMs, product structure, routings, lead-times). Act as the custodian of ERP for the business unit.
  • Strong collaboration with Individual Product Teams, Operations, Sales, Customer Service, Planning and Supply Chain.
  • Interfaces with all functions at all levels in creation and maintenance of schedule data including activity status gathering in status meetings.
  • Support SIOP process meetings to review service levels, performance against schedule, inventory strategy, plan to meet demand, and resource implications.
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as required
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree and/or seven (7) years Master Scheduler experience or five (5) plus years of applicable experience working as a planner, production scheduler, production control or buyer within a technology company (ideally mechanical/aerospace)
  • Some Project Management experience.
  • Experience in standard enterprise resource planning (ERP).
  • Experience with problem solving and analytical thought needed to resolve issues in a variety of complex situations.
  • Experience working with financial and time sensitive constraints.
  • Experience in manufacturing planning, master production scheduling, product definition, inventory control, materials requirements planning, capacity requirements, shop floor control, warehouse management, transportation and purchasing business functions. 
  • Selected applicant may be subject to a government security investigation and must meet the eligibility requirements for access to classified information.
  • Advanced Excel spreadsheet experience (pivot tables, V-lookups, and conditional formatting as well as complex formulas)
  • Excellent verbal/written communications and interpersonal skills.
  • US Citizen.
  • Experience in Aerospace or Defense Industries.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Project Management, CPM or CPIM certification
About Us:
Founded in 1934 by aviation innovator Sir Alan Cobham, our values of Trust, Talent and Technology have driven us to become a global leader in state-of-the-art aerospace and defense systems. It's the insights of our innovators today that will secure our collective future. Innovators like you!

If you are authorized to work in the United States, then we encourage you to apply.  We are unable to sponsor work visas.  U.S. Citizenship required for positions requiring a Security Clearance.

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.

Employment Transparency:
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.

The EEO is the Law poster is available here and the poster supplement is available here.
The Pay Transparency Policy is available here.

Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation due to a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to or call (703) 842-2971 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

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