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Production Planner

Job Description

The production planner is responsible for the efficient planning and preparing and performance monitoring of base maintenance. He/she reports to the Chief engineer of the base.


Base Maintenance

Ensure accurate planning preparation of upcoming base maintenance inspections, and the subsequent compilation of applicable and by maintenance planning prepared work orders.

  • Process requisitions through to completion, with purchasing, logistical and reception overview.
  • Ensure in cooperation with support departments (Supply Chain, Store, Tooling, Logistics…) that the necessary maintenance materials & spare parts are present in the necessary quantity/condition at the planned moment, for optimum efficiency.
  • Communicate closely with the enigeners and Chief Engineer, and highlight any shortcomings as early as possible.
  • Assist the engineers in completion of daily status update of ongoing maintenance inspections.
  • Assist the engineers in verification of completed documentation of ongoing maintenance inspections, and updating of electronic systems.
  • Supply chain monitoring of suppliers and regular consignment stock checks at supplier ensuring KPI’s are met.
  • KPI recording of maintenance tasks and lean improvement processes.

Your Profile


  • Familiarity with base maintenance processes and objectives
  • Experience of project management
  • Familiarity with aviation specific software (Rusada is an advantage)
  • Lean Processing , Six Sigma, ( Desirable )


  •  ICT literate (aviation specific software & MS Office)
  • Languages: Dutch and English (professional level)
  • Ability to follow company procedures and processes (operational, quality, safety …)
  • Effective in learning new procedures and processes. Motivated to obtain the right experience and knowledge in helicopter maintenance planning
  • Exceptional communication and organization skills

What We Offer

We offer a Dutch contract for a definite period, for working in a young and dynamic company, with a competent team in a professional but challenging environment.
The opportunity can be taken to widen your knowledge and aviation enthusiasm. 
Based on your qualifications and experience, a competitive wage will be offered.


Den Helder, NL

Contact Person
Carla van der Meer
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