Planner Estimator

Posting ID:
10484
Industry: 
Aerospace
Category: 
Manufacturing
Location: 
Los Angeles
POSITION SUMMARY: 
This is a Production support position reporting to the Engineering Manager. Will work closely with both 
Engineering and Production Management in establishing a production capacity model for all shops and 
using the model for the scheduling of work throughout the operations. In addition, will assist Engineering in 
the development of estimates for the construction of new vessels (barges) and the repair of barges already 
in service in river transportation. 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 
• Create a capacity planning model for Production based on the availability of equipment, manpower, 
material(s), and existing production standards, using both 
manual and existing electronic/software based means. 
• Use the capacity model to perform rough-cut capacity planning 
• Interface with the Production Management to schedule the various Shops of the operation 
• Assist Management in long term production forecasting 
• Work with Production Management to fine tune/establish production targets (R.E.'s) 
• Analyze execution/performance data, update capacity and scheduling plans as necessary 
• Forecast and analyze the potential movement of manpower and/or equipment to ensure full 
utilization of resources and best plan to achieve schedule objectives 
• Coordinate with HR for the requisition of production staffing needs 
• Determine required hours per skill group by shop 
• Assist Engineering in the development of estimates for new barge construction 
• Assist Engineering in the development of estimates for barge repair 
• Determine and document Planning, Scheduling and Estimating procedures/processes as required 
• Create ad-hoc reports as necessary 
• Perform other job duties as required