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Production Control Manager

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Iron Mountain, Michigan
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 25/01/2019
  • Duration: permanent
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The Role:
Production Control Manager
* Prioritize production schedule to maximize efficiency based on forecast, capacity, customer requirements, product mix, and material and labor requirements. Prioritize and revise schedules to meet changing requirements and coordinate schedule changes with production departments.
* Supports the coordination and communication of daily production build requirements to satisfy customer demand and maintain inventory targets.
* Maintain communications with customers on order status. Act as the advocate for customers on all matters related to order delivery.
* Maintain awareness of potential production delays due to machine maintenance scheduling and factor any interruptions into the production scheduling process.
* Accountable for customer weekly and daily ship requirements and window times; communicate with production and shipping departments. Responsible to rack raw material replenishment to ensure production coverage
* Supervise shipping, warehousing and outside service activities, ensuring that these operations meet customer delivery requirements.
* Collect and analyze data related to the production of castings and adjust production schedule as needed.
* Ensure a competent staff is maintained to meet both short and long-term objectives. Provide for staff development and growth.
* Prepare the department budget and administer and control the approved budget during the business year.
* Proactively elevate critical supply and delivery issues to management.
* Utilize the supplier scorecard and troubleshoot poor performing suppliers; work closely to improve supplier performance
* Monitor and manage inventory targets and variances

* Bachelor in Administration/Business or equivalent
* Engineering / Supply Chain Degree
* Master degree (preferred)
* Strong leadership skills and ability to lead, manage and motivate the production team in the areas of Safety, Quality, Delivery, --Performance and Continuous Improvement.
* Ability to adapt to change in a dynamic work environment while continually managing resources and striving for excellence.
* Minimum 5 years of experience
* Proficient in Microsoft Office

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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