Production Control Manager



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Louisville Engineering - (USA) 10200 Forest Green Boulevard Suite 112 KY Louisville , KY 40223



Job Description

Manpower Engineering is seeking a Production Control Manager for our client in the Jackson, TN area. Direct/perm salaried position. Relocation package (if applicable). Bonus. Benefits.

What you'll be doing:

* Manage a large department, both hourly and salary - 3 Buyers, 3-5 Production Planners, Shipping/Receiving, and service part department.

* Oversee production control planning and scheduling programs to meet forecasts.

* Develop monthly production plans and capacity studies to aid manufacturing for planning purposes.

* Confirm that deviations to production schedule are investigated and properly handled.

* Maintain optimal inventory levels to ensure on-time deliveries to meet customer requirements, while minimizing carrying costs and premium transportation charges.

* Establish procedures and supervise the taking and valuing of inventories.

* Determine supplier component part packaging and track packaging inventory with supplier base.

* Manage the shipping and receiving functions of the plant, and the storage of purchased parts and finished goods.

Here's who we are seeking:

* Need to be a strong leader

* Bachelor's Degree in Business, Logistics or related field required or equivalent combination of education and experience.

* Minimum of 8 years of relevant manufacturing experience with minimum of 4 years of management experience

* Previous automotive experience (to understand JIT and customer demands)

* Working knowledge and experience with TPS and Production Efficiency (PEFF) system preferred.

* Working knowledge of Kanban system, truck/delivery schedules, hazardous waste disposal, and inventory level management.

* Strong Excel ability, data-driven, analytical

* Negotiation abilities

* Ability to obtain and maintain certification in forklift/material handling operation and hazardous waste handling.

* Ability to maintain on-call flexibility and to work a fixed or rotating shift schedule, including weekends.

* Thorough understanding of company product, trade terminology, quality management and control systems and techniques, manufacturing processes including material controls, workflow, scheduling, and machine operation.

* Previous experience working with integrated computer programs and/or applications. ERP System experience (e.g., Oracle) preferred.

* Ability to read instruction manuals, blueprints, and specifications.