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Production Control Manager


The Production Control Manager will support strategic and tactical production control responsibilities to ensure customer delivery requirements are met and/or exceeded. Job duties will include but are not limited to:

o Reports directly to the Chief Operating Officer

o Collaboration with General Manager, Quality Manager, Engineering Manager, and Contract Administrator on overall Production Control Management

o Participate in weekly Staff meeting with Executives to report on Production Control issues and metrics

o Leadership of the Production Control Team, including Master Planner, Logistical Coordinators, and Expeditors

o Responsible for the oversight of the Master Scheduler and evaluation/mitigation of risk to meeting IOP's

o Develop and populate production metrics

o Oversee the verification of quoted lead-time against available machine capacity prior to customer Purchase Order acknowledgement

o Ensure the customer is notified of customers of supplied material receipts

o The Production Control Manager will serve as primary contact with customer for delivery related issues.

o The Production Control Manager will oversee the weekly/monthly reporting of shipments to the executive team, as well as forecasting 30/60/90-day projections

o Work with the General Manager in scheduling labor and identifying labor shortages

o Lead IDC's late/high risk to IOP meetings

o Oversight to ensure customer source inspected items are properly scheduled to meet customer delivery

o Oversight of milestone management for customer expedited or late to contract items

o Oversee the capacity planning of machine resources

o Oversee Inventory Management using ERP/MRP

o Work with estimating team to ensure accurate capacity is communicated for customer quotes



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • 7+ years practical experience in manufacturing supervisory role; i.e. Operations Management, Production Supervisor, Manufacturing Manager, or Production Planning.
  • Strong Leadership Skills and relationship management and the ability to communicate effectively throughout all levels of the organization.
  • Strong strategic vision, with ability to work tactical solutions
  • Experience working in an AS9100-ISO9001 (or equivalent) certified and compliant environment. (Aerospace and/or defense specific business and manufacturing management experience a plus).
  • Continuous Improvement, Lean Six Sigma and Kaizen implementation is a plus
  • Root cause analysis experience a plus
  • Ability to solve complex problems and follow-through to effective solutions
  • Demonstrated ability in performing in a fast-paced, changing and demanding environment
  • Knowledge/experience in precision machining (Job Shop) environment is a plus
  • Knowledge of GD&T and common industrial assembly of mechanical components is helpful
  • Attention to detail
  • Certification in Production and Inventory Management (or equivalent) a plus
  • Ability to follow written and verbal instruction.
  • Understands the scope of product containment.
  • Epicor/Vista experience a plus.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The physical demands of this job require one to stand or walk for long periods of time and occasionally lift not in excess of 50 pounds.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.

The above statements reflect the general details necessary to describe the principle functions of the job and should not be construed as a detailed description of all the work that is involved in this position.

Salary Range
$78,000.00 - $115,000.00
per Year
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Mukwonago, WI, 53149, US