Production Planner , Airframes Job at CHC Helicopters – in Richmond, BC

Reach Beyond!: CHC provides unmatched helicopter services that enable our customers to reach beyond – to work in remote and challenging destinations that limit others – and come home safely. We are dedicated to our purpose of getting our customers where they need to be, when they need to be there, anywhere in the world – safely and reliably. All you have to do is get on board!

At CHC, we pride ourselves on our values and culture:
Simplicity: Finding the most efficient way in everything we do

Agility: Moving quickly and decisively

Collaboration: Working together with candor and transparency

Innovation: Creating solutions and leading change

Ownership: Working with passion and doing what needs to be done

Role Summary:
Heli-One is looking for a Production Planner, Airframes. The Production Planner is responsible for developing and maintaining an overall production capacity plan for hangar projects and the workshop, taking into account sales forecast, capacity, current & future shop productivity & delivery performance, inventory requirements. The Planner is also responsible for initiating and driving internal and cross-organizational continuous improvement projects reducing TATs, reducing waste, & increasing capacity.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Previous aviation maintenance experience, knowledge, and familiarity with product types
  • Exposure to production processes and supply chain management
  • 3-5 years of relevant experience planning & executing projects
  • Proven track record of project team leadership with production improvement results
  • Ability to multi-task and manage a heavy workload
  • Results orientated
  • Strong communication skills and proven problem solving/analytical skills
  • Good understanding of financial implications of asset management
  • Able to use multiple databases to review/create work packages and prepare schedules and reports
  • Team player with ability to work unsupervised
  • Computer skills in maintenance software systems and Microsoft Office
  • Ability to support AOG /PAOG Requirements
  • Aircraft Maintenance Engineering License
  • Specific experience related to aircraft maintenance and shop environment.
  • Works in a typical office setting, with light physical demands and minimal exposure to hazards – office and team is located within the workshops
  • Some exposure to noise, fumes, gas, chemicals, dust or dirt
  • Occasionally exposed to temperature fluctuations or humidity

Qualifications, Skills & Attributes:

  • Develop and maintain induction forecasts for airframe projects and the structures/avionics and paint shop.
  • Ensure overall material requirements for the hangar and shop are available as identified in the appropriate timeline.
  • Interface with Logistics Organization to ensure targets are met through the Sales, Operations & Planning (SOP) process.
  • Collaborate with manager and supervisor to ensure capacity and resource forecasted demand is met.
  • Coordinate the creation and monitoring of relevant production data and history for each major process.
  • Produce required status reports of all hangar and shop activities and initiatives.
  • Lead daily production reviews and collaborate with supervisor to define resource allocation on a per-shift basis to optimize utilization of staff & materials.
  • Develop and measure applicable Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s)
  • Collaborate with manager /supervisor/appointed certifying staff final, ensuring shop production readiness
  • Communicate with internal stakeholders to integrate requirements and ensure optimization of hangar and workshops capacity and meeting of customer requirements
  • Support manager and supervisor reflecting the business objectives of the organization

About the Company

Company: CHC Helicopters –

Company Location:  Richmond, BC

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