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Production Planner - Aerospace

Oakville, ON
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VAC Developments is a growing Canadian Aerospace and Defense Manufacturing Company located in East Oakville.

Reporting to the Planning/Purchasing Manager, the Planner has a fundamental understanding of modelling methodologies to support the aerospace metal manufacturing processes with applications such as complex shape modelling, and tool design.


  • Ensures Contract Review Checklist are completed for all jobs.
  • Ensure Operation Sheets are issued for internal and external processing.
  • Ensure all references in the process are current at the time of release.
  • Co-ordinate with the Production supervisor for optimum manufacturing batch size.
  • Ensure process is issued per priority sequence.
  • Coordinate with Purchasing for hardware, material and processing requirements and ensure the tracker is updated.
  • Create models and 2D drawings using Inventor/Auto CAD/Catia


  • Preference given to candidates coming from the aerospace and defense manufacturing industries.
  • Preferred minimum 5 years experience planning in aerospace and defense industries.
  • 3+ years’ experience with AUTOCAD/CAM/INVENTOR systems utilizing solid modeling.
  • Extensive knowledge of Aerospace machining manufacturing processes an asset. Completion of University degree in Mechanical Engineering is required.
  • Ability to read drawings with a full understanding of GD&T.
  • Has developed technical knowledge of modern Aerospace practices, techniques and equipment.
  • Self-starter, able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Good team player with integrity, interpersonal, organization and time management skills.
  • Good in writing, documentation, coordination and analytical skills.
  • Strong computer background including experience with MS Office.
  • Training in Six Sigma, lean manufacturing would be an asset.

VAC Developments would like to thank you for taking the time to submit your resume and to note that we will only contact those candidates who will be moving forward in the interview process.

VAC Developments is committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive workforce. We ensure that our recruitment practices are supportive of this commitment.

Please note that due to the nature of our business, employment is subject to the Controlled Goods Program - Security Assessment application including a police criminal record search.

What We Offer:

  • Industry competitive compensation packages,
  • Group health and dental benefits
  • Safety shoe reimbursement
  • Tuition reimbursement

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