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Manufacturing Planner and Scheduler

World View Enterprises

World View Enterprises

Tucson, AZ, USA
Posted on Saturday, June 1, 2024
Tucson, AZ

Company Overview

World View is on a mission to inspire, create, and explore new perspectives for a radically improved future by helping humanity respect and conserve all life on Earth. As a leader in the burgeoning stratospheric exploration space, we have been leading groundbreaking stratospheric flight for over 6 years. Using advanced stratospheric balloon technology, our stratospheric remote sensing capabilities are trusted by NASA, NOAA and other government and commercial enterprises. And, with our space tourism and exploration business promising a truly unique space tourism experience unlike anything else on the market, World View is poised for massive growth. To learn more about World View, visit

Job Description

This position will be responsible for scheduling and managing production work orders and coordinating manufacturing activities to support efficient and high-quality workflow. Main responsibilities include managing the production backlog and balancing workload throughout the both the Manufacturing and Engineering departments. The ideal candidate will work with the production team to ensure that the engineers and operators have clear visibility to product demand and the resources they need to achieve full design development and production goals while maintaining our backlog report and lead daily production meetings with a cross-functional team including Purchasing, Manufacturing, Engineering, Quality, BD and Sales departments.

Role Responsibilities

Plans production based on Flight Manifest, prioritizes workflow, and keeps the team up to date with any changes

Opens work orders and engineering designs

Reviews material availability

Monitors labor and material charged to production orders

Reviews cost incurred to orders before closing them

Maintains the Manufacturing Backlog

Works closely with BD, Sales, Purchasing, Quality, Engineering and Manufacturing departments to ensure customer satisfaction

Maintains accountability for on-time delivery and profitability


A minimum of 3 years experience as a Planner in a Manufacturing/production environment

Experienced with resource planning platforms and ERP systems

Fluent in Microsoft Excel (Microsoft Project and Jira are a plus)

Efficient communicator

Strong attention to detail

Sound business judgment

Analytical skills

Bonus Points

  • Experience tracking and monitoring manufacturing, warehouse, and logistics operations
  • Experience assisting with project management procedures, manufacturing timetables, resource identification, and calculating costs and expenses

What We Offer

  • Work alongside experts in emerging technology
  • Full benefits including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, etc
  • Modern office with kitchen, exercise area, amazing views, and more!

Please note this job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

World View is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This company does not discriminate in employment and personnel practices based on race, sex, age, handicap, religion, national origin or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. Hiring, transferring and promotion practices are performed without regard to the above listed items.