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Manufacturing Planning

Date:  15-Mar-2023
Location:  Indiana
State:  West
Country:  US
Company:  LTTS

At Saab in West Lafayette, Indiana, you have the opportunity to join a team that will manufacture the rear section of the T-7A Red Hawk military trainer aircraft for the United States Air Force. When at full capacity by 2027, Saab will employ over 300 employees in the West Lafayette facility in management, administration, and manufacturing. The new flagship facility will utilize advanced manufacturing techniques and leverage research and development to support Saab’s broad product portfolio.
In the U.S., Saab also offers job opportunities in Florida, Virginia, Washington D.C. and our headquarters in Syracuse, New York. Saab provides an excellent working environment, offering advancement and professional growth opportunities, competitive salary, and a comprehensive benefits package.
As Saab continues to build a new green field operation in West Lafayette, IN, we are seeking Manufacturing Planners who are interested in further developing knowledge in manufacturing technology. The Manufacturing Planner function will be responsible for all the manufacturing planning detail for assembly and installation, from development to maintenance of plans.
The Manufacturing Planners will be an integral link between the engineering design team in Sweden and the new production team in West Lafayette.
Responsibilities will include:
Review and maintain work instructions and bills of materials to specify assembly processes
Provide manufacturability analysis related to new or changed processes
Investigate and resolve manufacturing process issues
Author process plans for new processes using internally approved manufacturing processes and requirements
Process work instruction and sequence changes for release
Contribute to continuous improvement for efficient production
Other project tasks as assigned
Skills and Experience:
Bachelor's degree in STEM or minimum 5 years comparable experience in related field
Strong understanding of aerostructure assembly manufacturing preferred
2+ years of model-based definition experience
2+ years of manufacturing planning experience, preferably in Delmia
Driven, innovative and demonstrates strong initiative
Excellent communication and analytical skills
Ability to work well independently, as well as collaboratively, in a team setting
Must be able to travel internationally.
Citizenship Requirements:
Must be a U.S. citizen, Permanent Resident (green card holder), or protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3).
Drug-Free Workplaces:
Saab is a federal government contractor and adheres to policies and programs necessary for sustaining drug-free workplaces. As a condition of employment, candidates will be required to pass a pre-employment drug screen.