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Production Control Manager

Posted 3 months ago

JOB FUNCTION: Managing the Production Control Department to provide the necessary support and guidance needed to meet internal and external delivery requirements and streamline the planning processes involved with making products.


1. Monitors, tracks, reports, advises, and conducts production planning processes in order to ensure the organization meets customer delivery requirements and expectations.

2. Leads schedule communication process via regular meetings or systematic data with the goal to keep the organization marching to one drumbeat

3. Maintains and continuously improves MRP system or other Capacity Planning system parameters and processes for effective use of system planning and scheduling capabilities

4. Proactively pursues the elimination of shortages that impact or may impact production and shipments.

5. Proactively provides schedule and release direction for manufacturing orders within the facility. Coordinate as required the scheduling of orders with sales, manufacturing, engineering, R&D, and other areas.

6. Assist Manufacturing and Purchasing in determining appropriate safety stock levels, minimum or maximum inventory settings, Kanban signals, or other visual methods to trigger timely inventory consumption or replenishment.

Job Type: Full-time


A. Education / Experience

1. Two-year degree is mandatory. Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university (Business, Supply Chain, or Technical) is highly preferred.

2. Experience as a manager of production control or scheduling process

3. Experience working in a key role in a business focused on metal fabrication, welding, or metal forming

4. APICS certification preferred

B. Specific Job Knowledge

1. Planning and Scheduling techniques and methodologies

2. General manufacturing knowledge

3. Materials Requirement Planning (MRP)

4. General knowledge of Engineering Change processes

5. Inventory control

6. Transactional management

7. Microsoft Office Suite, with focus on Excel and database

Job Features

Job CategoryProfessional
Job Number:TBD

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