Production Planning & Control Manager
Our client, a manufacturing company in the Youngstown, OH area, is looking for a Production Planning & Control Manager to join their team
Key Responsibilities and Duties:
Provide leadership, management and direction for the production planning, scheduling and control team, which includes Production Planners, Material Applicators, Flow Coordinators, OSC Management staff, Schedulers, Facilitators and Supply Chain Analysts supporting operations.
Ensure that all employment practices under his/her control, including hiring, promotions, demotions, and disciplines are conducted in compliance with equal employment opportunity laws and policy.
Develop a personnel-training matrix that identifies what type of training is required, the timeframe for initial and renewable training, and tracks the status of the training program. Conduct training as required.
Ensure safe work practices to keep team injury-free.
Responsible for production order creation and management, level loading production tasks, managing bookings to promise achievable delivery dates to customers, constraining demand and expediting orders when warranted.
Responsible for translating master supply plans to tactical execution of production orders that support customer OTIF targets while meeting business sales, cost and inventory targets.
Responsible for the creation of the capacity plans and production schedules by work center in weekly and daily increments, prioritizing orders and controlling flow of materials to the shop floor.
Responsible for controlling the cost of outsourcing by engaging contract manufacturers as needed to supplement capacity when required to meet demand.
Responsible for communication of production status relative to short-term targets, providing the required visibility to support Daily management and problem solving with credible data describing system s status.
Establishes continuous improvement processes and culture to increase supply reliability to world class levels. Continually analyze process and procedures for opportunities to eliminate waste, streamline for efficiency and utilization of emerging tools and techniques.
Responsible for continuous improvement of Master and Asset schedules compliance supporting OTIF goals attainment, Inventory and Cost targets, and business process improvements of the production control and planning processes including exploiting full capabilities of SAP system.
Responsible for driving and resourcing improvements to master data and shop floor transactional data quality.
Represents in dealings with customers, suppliers and governmental agencies.
Bachelor s Degree required
Minimum 7 years of combined experience in supply planning/scheduling and operations with a minimum of 4 years being in supply planning/scheduling
Knowledge of ERP/MRP systems
Excellent verbal and written communications skills
Prior supervisory experience
SAP key user experience
Quantitative and qualitative data analysis including business process metrics and measures linking to business KPIs.
Advanced proficiency of MS Office tools.
Experience leading process improvement initiatives.
APICS CPIM certification.