Production Control Manager

United States of America
Connecticut
Groton
Structurals
Groton
Materials Operations
On-Site
Full Time

  


7423


With more than 120 operations and approximately 20,000 employees worldwide, Precision Castparts Corp. is the market leader in manufacturing large, complex structural investment castings, airfoil castings, forged components, aerostructures and highly engineered, critical fasteners for aerospace applications. In addition, we are the leading producer of airfoil castings for the industrial gas turbine market. We also manufacture extruded seamless pipe, fittings, and forgings for power generation and oil & gas applications; commercial and military airframe aerostructures; and metal alloys and other materials for the casting and forging industries. With such critical applications, we insist on quality and dependability – not just in the materials and products we make, but in the people we recruit.

PCC is relentless in its dedication to being a high-quality, low-cost and on-time producer; delivering the highest value to its customers while continually pursuing strategic, profitable growth.

In 2016, Berkshire Hathaway, led by Chairman and CEO Warren E. Buffett, acquired Precision Castparts Corp.

Reporting to the Plant Manager, this position is responsible for ensuring the efficient production of goods managing production control, customer service, supply chain and the staff in each department. Responsible for coordination of the manufacturing, commercial and technical teams to deliver legacy parts and development programs on schedule and budgets as promised to the customer and shareholder alike.  Direct areas of impact are on plant wide scheduling, loading and capacity management to achieve both target thruput goals and departmental budgets. When recovery plans are required the production control manager both orchestrates and ensures reporting to the customer on the strategy and execution of those plans. The production control manager must be immersed in the overall vision of the facility growth strategy, supporting customer inquiries into future constraints and opportunities, as well as the details of daily operational metrics.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Plans and schedules production activities and ensures effective management and supervision of production lines.
  • Monitors production practices and setting schedules as required.
  • Works out material and human resources as needed.
  • Responsible for overseeing inventory management.
  • Oversees and supervises processes of receiving and dispatch of goods from plan; keeps records of entire inventory stock of the manufacturing facility.
  • Oversees staff to coordinate with vendors, suppliers, and transporters, managing and supervising all shipping and receiving activities.
  • Works with management to communicate goals and execution of policies and goals of the organization.
  • Promotes and follows safety protocols and state and federal regulatory agencies.
  • Timely launch of production and development orders, addressing barriers to delivery through all operational areas.
  • Manages on-time material delivery; provides guidance to direct reports on complex delivery issues.
  • Continues to improve supply flow while reducing inventory and costs.
  • Owns, generates, and verifies departmental metrics; provides input regarding metrics under development.
  • Audit daily production plans to ensure adherence to customer schedules.
  • Provide the sales team with concise narratives on delivery issues and plans for timely recovery to ship commits.
  • Act as the voice of the customer in strategic decision-making scenarios including production planning, staffing adjustments.
  • Creates and monitors action plans to address and resolve departmental issues.
  • Manages department employees, budget, costs, and resources.
  • Ensures timely delivery of products at the best value possible.
  • Maintains good customer service and seamless reordering systems.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, business, or another related field highly preferred
  • 7-10 years of production control experience required, aerospace highly preferred
  • Must have strong Microsoft Excel and generic MRP experience.
  • Broad knowledge of the specialized field of production control plus related knowledge of accounting and procurement practices
  • Must have a solid understanding of data processing as it relates to production control applications.
  • Ability to communicate clearly with all levels of employees, management, vendors, and customers.

 The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills.

 

Relocation is authorized for this position.