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Production Control Manager

West Brook, KY

Posted: 05/13/2024 Employment Type: Direct Hire Job Number: 24426

Job Description

Fulltime, Onsite

Are you looking to make a career change to a rapidly growing, stable, innovative automotive interiors manufacturing company?  This exciting opportunity as a Production Control Manager offers a competitive salary plus an excellent benefits package including medical insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, paid PTO, tuition reimbursement, tuition assistance etc.  Does this position match your future career goals? Then this Production Control Manager opportunity could be the right fit for you.

  • The Production Control Manager is responsible for the production planning and the materials management related to the planning, procurement, storage, controlling and distribution of quality materials and products.
  • Perform performance evaluation of the production department staff.
  • Must maintain optimal inventory levels to ensure on-time deliveries to meet customer requirements, while minimizing carrying costs and premium transportation charges.
  • Must oversee production control planning and scheduling programs to meet forecasts.
  • Develop monthly production plans to aid manufacturing for planning purposes.
  • The Production Control Manager must ensure proper implementation of procedures and supervise inventories.
  • Must maintain a close working relationship with other departments within the plant.
  • Ensure that the company standard practices and procedures are followed in connection with all material pricing trends that affect company goods.
  • Use KPI (key performance indicators), initiate corrective planning for customer complaints for continuous improvement of the department.
  • The Production Control Manager must ensure the supplier component part packaging and track packaging inventory.
  • Manage the shipping and receiving functions of the plant, and the storage of purchased parts and finished goods.
  • Must cross-train employees to ensure department flexibility in a lean environment.
  • Must ensure any deviations to the production schedule are investigated and properly handled.
  • Implement and ensure all quality and safety procedures.

  • The Production Control Manager must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Business, Logistics or a related field.
  • Must have a minimum of 8+ years of Automotive Manufacturing experience. Certification in Lean Management is a plus.
  • Must have Purchasing/Vendor Management/Inventory control experience.
  • Must have a minimum of 4 years of management experience performing cross training.
  • Must have experience with TPS and Production Efficiency (PEFF) systems.
  • Proficient in kanban system, truck/delivery schedules, hazardous waste disposal, and inventory level management.
  • Thorough understanding of company products, trade terminology, quality management and control systems and techniques, manufacturing processes including material controls, workflow, scheduling, and machine operation.
  • Must be able to read instruction manuals, blueprints, and specifications.
  • The Production Control Manager must implement plans to control and maintain safety, quality, 5S, cost, and efficiency for assigned areas.
  • Must have excellent communication, interpersonal, problem solving and leadership skills.
  • Must be proficient with computers and have knowledge of integrated computer applications such as ERP System experience (e.g., Oracle).
  • Ability to obtain and maintain certification in forklift/material handling operation and hazardous waste handling.
  • The Production Control Manager must be flexible in shifts and schedules. Willing to work on weekends and holidays, as needed.
  • Must be willing to travel overnight up to 50%.

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • 401K
  • Direct Hire
  • Paid Time Off
  • Relocation Assistance provided.
  • Bonus potential

Salary: $90K-$110K annually

Ask for: Amrita Mukherjee

Job Id: 24426

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