US-New Hampshire-Exeter
Date Posted
02 Apr 2020

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.

Production Planner III 

This position will be responsible for planning, releasing, and managing work orders for manufacturing and assembly based on demand, material availability, work center capacity, and inventory. 

Job Responsibilities:

•Plan production resources within operations constraints and to fulfill demand requirements. 
•Improve OTD, PDR and PDL for the product line.
•Work with purchasing to address any component issues.
•Work closely with BD and Customer Service on proper and timely communication regarding lead times changes and issues with Sales Orders.  Approve ship dates on Sales Orders and assign to Planners as appropriate.
•Create production schedule and perform capacity analysis to ensure the schedule can be executed efficiently and without issue.
•Review Shared Services demand and capacity with Planning Manager for value stream.
•Maintain accurate and current information in the Item Master
•Responsible for identifying opportunities for improvement and driving change
•Anticipate material/ part shortages or delays and expedite as required to eliminate project schedule impacts.
•Identify long lead procurement and fabrication needs.
•Provide material and manufacturing status reports.
•Maintain strict adherence to business process and government compliance including flow downs and restrictions of manufacture.
•Operate in accordance with any health, safety and environmental policies and procedures to ensure the safety and wellbeing of self, staff and visitors.

•Efficiency in using M2M and MS Excel required, Oracle a plus
•Possess ability to work cross-functionally across multiple business lines with limited oversight
•Demonstrated experience with effectively managing & prioritizing multiple deliverables
•Bachelor's Degree in a business related field (Supply-Chain, Procurement, Finance, Accounting etc.) or equivalent work experience and/or professional certifications.

• APICS CPIM  or CIRM certification preferred.
•A minimum of ten years of experience in manufacturing, planning and production control assuming positions with increasing responsibility. Personnel management experiences a plus.
•Specific emphasis on manufacturing work in a heavy machining environment.

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.

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 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

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