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Textron Scheduler Department - 1st Shift in Wichita, Kansas

Scheduler Department - 1st Shift



To use the MRP/ERP system and other interdepartmental systems, processes, and documents to schedule and control a variety of issues, situations, or requirements while completing assigned work area activities.


  1. Working from a variety of systems and reports as applicable to the facility, coordinates the production schedule/ weekly plan in assigned work area to assure schedule compliance and level loads at work centers to support production and spares orders.

  2. Schedules and stages production and aftermarket orders, parts, kits, material, and tools thru the shop area based on dispatch, capacity and lead time.

  3. Works to reduce past due conditions, eliminate line shortages, and provide achievable commitment dates. With operations, identifies aging orders and resolution.

  4. Works with MRP and Operations to identify, mitigate, and resolve shortages owed to and owed from assigned area. Maintains shortage system and communicates barriers to achieving due dates. Prioritizes orders in systems and provides commitment dates within system for orders in area. May serve as POC in shortage meetings as assigned by leadership.

  5. Works with MRP and Operations to conduct capacity reviews. Monitors work center queue to support schedule loading. Monitors input and output capacity. May release orders as queued by analyst.

  6. May participate in area team walks, area team meetings, and continuous improvement activities as required.

  7. Performs a variety of system functions to maintain system data integrity and assure order, requirement, and inventory accuracy. Performs scrap and shop loss transactions. Provides system updates for WIP as required.

  8. Participates in open order inventory.

  9. May assist supervisor with disposition or impact of rejected material, order completion activities, analyzing bottleneck issues, and machine or tool rework problems.

  10. May guide and instruct lower grade personnel in providing accurate status and availability of parts to keep production lines operating.



  • High school graduate or GED required.


  • Minimum 6 months experience in scheduling, expediting, planning or relative experience preferred.

  • Ability to interpret shop documents preferred.

  • Must have SAP experience and be keyboard proficient.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills required.

_ The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. _

Take your career higher at Textron Aviation:

  • Competitive starting salaries with growth potential

  • Health benefits beginning day one

  • Tuition assistance and continuing education programs

  • Paid holidays

  • Relocation assistance (terms and conditions apply)

  • Flight training courses and bonuses (terms and conditions apply)

Come feel the pride.

This role is eligible for $4,000 (pre-tax) sign-on bonus (effective through 12/31/2023)

EEO Statement

Textron is committed to providing Equal Opportunity in Employment, to all applicants and employees regardless of, race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, military status, veteran status, handicap, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job Manufacturing

Primary Location US-Kansas-Wichita

Recruiting Company Textron Aviation

Schedule Full-time

Job Level Individual Contributor

Shift First Shift

Req ID: 312988