Teledyne Technologies

  • Production Planner III

    Job Locations US-CA-El Segundo
    Requisition ID
    Company Name
    Teledyne Controls
    1st Shift - Day
    Citizenship/Visa Requirement
    US Citizen/Perm Resident/ Other US Person
  • Company Overview

    Requisition ID: 2018-6473

    Job level: Senior Level

    Category: Production Planning (Operations)

    Work location: El Segundo (California)

    Employee status: *Full-time Regular Employee

    Shift: Day, 1st Shift


    Company Statement

    Since 1964, Teledyne Controls has been working closely with civil and military aircraft operators worldwide. The company counts over 300 airlines among its valued clients, including the world’s major carriers. We also works directly with the aircraft manufacturers, supplying products to the major OEMs, such as Airbus and Boeing. Fundamental to our success are our core values which includes dedication to every employee and client’s success; Innovation that matters - for our company and for the world; Trust and personal responsibility in all relationships!


    Our adaptable suite of products include Data Acquisition & Management Systems, Wireless Data Transfer Systems, Flight Data Analysis & Investigation Solutions, Data Loading Solutions, Aircraft Network Systems, Aircraft Manufacturer and Supplier. Combined together, these products provide comprehensive data management solutions that leverage aircraft data intelligence and create value for our customers.


    Are you looking to be part of a dynamic and growing organization?  Teledyne Controls is EveryWhereYouLook! and looking for the best available talent to support our growth.

    Position Summary and Responsibilities

    Teledyne Controls is seeking seasoned Production Planner, Responsible for releasing, prioritizing and managing work orders and developing finite schedules for key work centers.


    Key Functions

    • Releases work orders and Purchasing Requisitions in accordance with the Master Schedule and MRP to support the necessary supply to support customer demand
    • Works closely with manufacturing to prioritize and expedite production requirements based on material availability, resources, machine capacities and changing demand signals
    • Develops finite schedules at the work level to control production output that supports upstream operations
    • Supports and implements the policies, procedures, systems and programs required to meet department and plant objectives
    • Supports cross-functional teams related to Manufacturing, Planning, Quality Controls, Purchasing, Shipping and Receiving and Customer Service Departments
    • Perform root cause analysis and develops appropriate countermeasures for key metric misses including On-time Delivery, Aged WIP, Schedule Conformance and Excess Inventory
    • Work collaboratively with sales, marketing and manufacturing personnel to continuously balance supply and demand
    • Participates in the new product development process and manages the supply chain planning process for new product launches
    • Monitors, analyzes and maintains key planning parameters including lead times and safety stocks
    • Profiles inventory including the identification of excess and obsolete inventory and aged WIP and creates action plan to address problem areas
    • Coordinate production requirements of assigned subcontractor(s) and manages the transfer of materials/product to/from subcontractor(s)



    • Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school
    • At least a minimum of seven (7) years’ of experience in the management of material and production planning personnel
    • Extensive background experience with MRP/ERP business systems
    • Intermediate to advance knowledge on Microsoft Office applications tools: Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Project; emphasizing on advance knowledge of Excel; Familiarity with Windows environments is essential
    • Must have the ability to adjust to changing priorities, multiple demands and crises
    • Must have strong analytical and logical skills and demonstrate strength in attention to detail
    • Must have the ability to complete complex tasks on time with minimal supervision/guidance 


    • APICS Certification highly desirable
    • Planning in an electronic assembly/production environment strongly preferred 


    In our efforts to maintain a safe and drug-free workplace, Teledyne Controls requires that candidates complete a satisfactory background check and pass a drug screen prior to employment.


    Company Benefits

    Medical, Dental, Vision Plans

    Life Insurance

    401(k) Plan

    Paid Sick Days

    Paid Holidays

    Tuition Reimbursement

    RideShare Program

    Credit Union Membership

    A variety of Employee Discounts

    Employee Wellness Program

    Continuous Professional Development


    Equal Opportunity Commitment

    @Teledyne, we are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, religious creed, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, pregnancy, marital status, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, disability, protected Veteran Status, genetics or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.  If you need assistance or an accommodation while seeking employment, please email or call (805)373-4545.  Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.  Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will receive a response.


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