Production Project Planner Jobs In USA | Embraer


Position Summary Oversee, Support and Coordinate all key milestones to properly plan and manage all the aircraft maintenance and modification projects at the Embraer Owned Service Center. Job Responsibilities

  • Proven ability to support multiple projects with medium to high complexity. Consistent track record of on-time and on-quality delivery.
  • Must have proven experience in critical chain management (buffer management) to assess project performance – emphasis on resource leveling.
  • Developing and executing activities related to end-to-end program/project management, including project plans and estimates, scoping and requirements through implementation and deployment.
  • Proactively manage work across different workforces if needed, monitor and report on execution of deliverables through all program/project phases.
  • Ensure overall quality of the project and act as the escalation point of contact.
  • Coordination across work streams for on-time delivery
  • Overall program planning and status tracking using Microsoft Project & Pro Chain
  • Management of deliverables (Fever Chart and Actual vs Plan project evolution)
  • Communication to Client Leadership Teams
  • Facilitate and organize meetings
  • Risk/Issue management
  • Status reporting to senior management
  • Managing open items
  • Organizing and planning activities
  • Instructs/assists Production Control where required in assembling work packages.
  • Assembles all necessary information and data to properly plan the project (i.e. MRB Task Cards, AMM references, SB’s etc.). Instructs/assists Production Control where required in assembling work packages.
  • Researches/verifies aircraft configuration and orders pre-draw materials and mod kits. Ensures required equipment and human resources are available to meet proposed schedule.
  • Assigns work orders and task numbers to work packages in order of correct flow (CCPM).
  • Develops work flow chart for project and updates it each day to track progress and problem areas.
  • Monitors hours expended on flat rated jobs. Reports results daily to all managers to enhance project performance.
  • Maintains a database of all work performed.
  • Assists in labor and maintenance studies and provide historical data for support of Sales and Marketing activities.
  • Prepares quotes for aircraft maintenance and various work scopes received from Sales and Marketing. Estimate materials or labor requirements.
  • Acts as liaison between planning, the customer and operations.
  • Creates flow chart based on required sequence of activities. Establishes labor-hour requirements for routine work. Identifies outside services when required.
  • Updates work scope as CRI items develop. Updates flow chart and master task list.
  • Ensures plan of work is followed. Tracks paperwork flow for accountability through Production Control.
  • Assess cost effectiveness of projects or services, tracking actual cost vs. bids as the project develops.
  • Prepare estimates used by management for purposes such as planning, organizing and scheduling work.


  • Typically requires BS/BA Undergraduate Degree
  • Critical Chain Project Management (CCPM) Experience required
  • Strong PM skills needed to plan & manage a project rollout.
  • PMP Preferred
  • A&P License is also strongly preferred.


  • Generally 5+ years of experience in the role of Aviation Field Project Manager or similar.
  • Experience in aviation planning, customer support, and repair customer services activities.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Possesses and applies a broad knowledge of principles and practices in their work assignments which typically are relatively complex in nature.
  • Customer services techniques
  • Critical Chain Process Management
  • Aeronautical familiarization
  • Intermediary computer skills – Office, (Excel and Word), Projects, Lotus Notes, internet
  • Customer service oriented
  • Good communication skills
  • Able to work independently; team player
  • Organized and detailed oriented.

Working Conditions / Environment/ Special Requirements

  • Ability to work in a safe professional manner adhering to all regulatory requirements including, OSHA, EPA, State and Federal regulations.
  • As required by the position, must have the ability to wear a respirator as per OSHA 29 CFR 1910.134 “Respirator Protection” regulations with no restrictions that would prevent the proper use and/or seal of the respirator.
  • Employees will be subject to the random drug and alcohol testing under FAA regulations


  • Commitment to company values and complies with department norms, policies, directives, and procedures.
  • Incorporates Lean and P3E processes and concepts into daily activities.
  • Strive for continuous improvement to processes and procedures.
  • Honors and protects confidential and proprietary documents and information.
  • Satisfies work schedule requirements.
  • The job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of all activities, duties or responsibilities that are required by the employee. Performs other duties as assigned

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