Production Planner

  • Location: Oxnard, California
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #76619

An aerospace client is looking for a Production Planner who will perform a combination of manual and clerical shipping and receiving duties; may work out of a central warehouse.

Location: Oxnard, CA 93030
Position: Production Planner
Pay Rate: $20/hr on W2
Duration: 12 months or longer


  • Perform work order variance analysis and review MRP execution and ensures accuracy of information, reconciles supply and demand, validates master scheduling requirement.
  • Performs risk analysis, identifying and resolving critical path and MRP logic conflicts.
  • Analyzes risks to identified solutions and bottlenecks, including forward and reverse scheduling methods, for schedule recovery.
  • Planner must understand manufacturing capacity and allocate as required to meet build plan commitments. Expedites and reschedules open purchase orders to suit production-planning requirement.
  • Create and release manufacturing orders based on bill-of-materials and configuration. Close work orders after sub-assemblies, ensure assemblies and integration are complete.
  • Track material shortages for manufacturing orders, kits, sub-assemblies based on bill-of-material or drawings/configuration. Communicate to program team and management critical part shortages that will jeopardize ship schedule.
  • Maintain inventory including shelf life sensitive material and tooling for the program.
  • Coordinates and expedites flow of materials, parts, and assemblies between departments, according to manufacturing schedules or priorities, and compiles and maintains manual or computerized record.
  • Prepares purchase requests for the purchase of components or parts based on a master production schedule, shop load, and inventory requirements.


  • US Citizenship is required.
  • HS diploma or equivalent or GED
  • 1-2 years’ experience
  • Must have planner experience
  • Manufacturing experience and or production line experience
  • Materials Requirements Planning (MRP), validating/creating a manufacturing production schedule
  • Updating work orders based on engineering change orders (ECOs)
  • Experience reading an Integrated Master Schedule (IMS), pull out the production requirements that apply to them, create a material plan to meet that schedule

About our client:
Our client is a world leader and premier innovator in aerospace, with over 100,000 top-talent employees providing the industry's most advanced products and technologies. With numerous awards and recognitions, they offer their employees continuous growth, learning, and development.

About APR:
Since 1980 APR Consulting, Inc. has provided professional recruiting and contingent workforce solutions to a diverse mix of clients, industries, and skill sets nationwide.

We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Don't miss out on this amazing opportunity! If you feel your experience is the match for this position, please apply today and join our team. We look forward to working with you!


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About APR Consulting
APR Consulting, Inc., is one of the most trusted talent acquisition and workforce solutions providers in the United States. Known for exceptional responsiveness, agile strategies, and consistently high-level talent, the firm has become a go-to for organizations and managed services providers navigating complex change and urgent challenges. Since its founding in 1980, APR has transformed from a California IT-focused staffing firm to a full-service solutions provider filling a wide range of positions and serving over eight industries — including aerospace and defense, healthcare, IT, telecom, hospitality/gaming, sports/entertainment, government, and utilities –– in all 50 states, with a loyal roster of more than 850 specialized professionals.