Production Control Job Description

Production Control Job Description

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Production control provides a systematic and efficient method of gathering, analyzing and maintaining information on maintenance and material defects that impact the Aircraft Maintenance Program.

Production Control Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective production control job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included production control job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Conducts daily, weekly, and/or monthly parts/material audit and physical cycle count and verifies alignment with SAP (parts number verification, batch number verification, proper part physical location)
Develop and maintain written and electronic files related to Area Maintenance Team, including work request files, purchasing files, P-Card files, tracking of team training, inventories, and licenses and certifications
Ensure that all department personnel understand all relevant ISO/TS16949/C-TPAT procedures and work instructions
Maintain updated customer and internal revision levels
Diagnose and resolve data provider issues as needed
Maintain processes, scripts, encryption keys, credentials and other key information used in file transmission processes
Provide manufacturing leadership in the developing, planning and implementing the master schedule
Act on all matters pertaining to schedules, status, and inventory and translate, prepare and assign meaningful and functional productivity plans to meet established master schedules for customers
Coordinate production control specialists
Collaborate with manager in setting realistic and challenging operational goals

Production Control Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Production Control

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: APICS, II, CPIM, CIRM, CPP, CSCP, ISM, ORM, CPM, CPSM

Education for Production Control

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the production control job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Associate Degree in Business, Education, Engineering, Manufacturing, Management, Associates, Technical, Supply Chain Management, Computer, General Education

Skills for Production Control

Desired skills for production control include:

Maintenance and material control procedures
Weekly
Logs and records
Excel
Aircraft log books
SAP
Monthly reports using provided computer systems
Producing daily
Outlook
Word

Desired experience for production control includes:

Candidate must be willing to work and live in U.S. Military Bases and travel between U.S. Bases by Military AIR or Force Protected convoy
Overseas work in the South West Asia will be compensated including hardship, hazardous differentials and bonus pay
Candidate must possess a valid US driver’s license and US passport
Candidate must meet all physical, medical and other requirements for overseas deployment in accordance with current DoD regulations
This position is in a TDY status in SWA
Communicate to external sources, including shops and Revenue sharing partners

Production Control Examples

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Production Control Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of production control. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for production control
  • Measure and track number of shop orders that could not be opened due to part shortages
  • Build Plan vs
  • Monitor production capacity, work order status, Production schedule and materials availability
  • Analysis data and prepare reports for management review
  • Other duties are as assigned
  • Execute all approved documents in our systems as required
  • Keep all department specifications accurate and up to date
  • Participates and supports continuous improvement projects
  • Be the key interface between SCM and Manufacturing in regards to getting Starts launched in our systems for both Fab and Epi
  • Leadership of the Newton Aycliffe production plan across multiple train projects, IEP (Intercity Express Programme) and ASR (Abellio Scot Rail)
Qualifications for production control
  • Ability to work under general supervision with some instructions given for routine work and detailed instructions for special assignments
  • Knowledge of logistic systems desirable
  • Must demonstrate skills in administrative and clerical duties to include preparation of production efficiency reports, control memos, letters, and other communications
  • May be exposed to certain obstructions on the surface ladders, stairs, etc
  • The work conditions are normally those of a standard office environment where there is little physical discomfort
  • May be exposed to electrical shock hazards or work near moving mechanical parts
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Production Control Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a production control. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for production control
  • Ensure standard work is updated per all current processes and transactions
  • Develop, track, and report relevant driver metrics
  • Conduct root cause analysis when metric goals are not met and initiate corresponding actions to meet identified metrics
  • Inventory Management - maintain storerooms, reconcile discrepancies, perform daily and monthly cycle counts, work with area Leader/Manager to ensure storeroom accuracy
  • Respond to Ad Hoc requests as assigned
  • Communicate to customer any issues or concerns that may delay shipment of parts and provide recovery date/schedule
  • Promote and support continuous improvement within assigned area throughout the shop – participate in lean/Kaizen events
  • Updating the company system of newly scheduled assembly lots, any changes in existing schedule
  • Recommend and implement term and annual inventory plans, distribution cost budgets and targets to support business objectives
  • Recommend, implement and enforce methods and procedures to achieve goals by creating production plans and requirements, monitoring adherence to plan and ensuring the delivery of product to customers in accordance with their expectations, while optimizing inventory and labor costs
Qualifications for production control
  • May require extended work hours to support west coast clients
  • Financial transaction-based applications
  • Pearl scripting, Powershell scripting
  • Must demonstrate a thorough working knowledge and understanding of production control services principles, concepts, theories, regulations and practices
  • Ability to demonstrate skills in administrative and clerical duties to include preparation of production efficiency reports, control memos, letters, and other communications
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Moderate Risk Public Trust (MRPT) or full Background Investigation
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Production Control Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of production control. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for production control
  • Manage and achieve Key Performance Index (KPI) for on-time delivery to customers, inventory accuracy, inventory turnover, and distribution cost ratio
  • Analyze and summarize internal and/or external customer requirements, current and future inventory conditions, production capacity, machine utilization and warehouse space to determine material, warehouse space and manpower requirements
  • Develop and recommend new product material plans and production plan preparation from Pre-mass through Turnover evaluation reporting
  • Analyze and summarize operating results and prepare recommendations in improving production performance to achieve business objectives and customer requirements within QCDSE standards and report periodically to senior management
  • Work with Sales Reps on any issues related to Production
  • Leading projects such as creating and leading the production planning database working in other areas of the production planning department
  • Lean manufacturing implementation and support plant wide to improve efficiency and reduce lead time to save space
  • Must possess time study skills for line balancing and bottleneck identification
  • Ability to apply the 3 Types of Standardized Work based on the environment
  • Support special projects such as New Product Introduction, productivity improvements, defect reduction, capacity improvements, changeover improvement, and area layouts
Qualifications for production control
  • A comprehensive knowledge of the automated system in use
  • APICS/CPIM Certifications
  • Applied knowledge of Lean and Six Sigma
  • Request needed documentation and prepare for Job Kit Release
  • Route manufacturing release to stockroom and production
  • Provide job priorities to respective buildings
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Production Control Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a production control. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for production control
  • Record and distribute meeting minutes
  • Develop and prepare presentations to all levels of management including monthly EF Executive meeting
  • Aggressive schedules will be maintained and must be willing to accept responsibility
  • Ability to understand and apply the concepts of Just-In-Time
  • Publish reports per established schedule, prepare data for production meetings, coordinate waving/picking of work based on the daily production schedule troubleshoot/escalate orders to the appropriate teams
  • Compile reports on the progress of work on production plan and/or issues as they arise/
  • Perform a variety of coordinating, routing, and material handling duties to meet production schedule
  • Responsible for fulfilling expedited requests for customer escalation issues
  • Review product discrepancies and determines disposition
  • Researching root cause for discrepancy and follows corresponding procedures
Qualifications for production control
  • Experience processing manufacturing orders in accordance with contractual requirements and statements of work, to support daily production needs
  • Wafer Starts systems, and EPI planning systems
  • Make contact with all process engineering PR’s
  • Understand which procedures need to be trained on and prepare for in the first 90 days
  • Familiarize themselves with reports and forms required within the department
  • Reach out to the members of the SCM organization to acquaint themselves with key members
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Production Control Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of production control. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for production control
  • Actively communicates with outside vendors to procure material for the facility
  • Contact vendors and shippers to ensure that merchandise, supplies, and equipment are forwarded on the specified shipping dates
  • Support the production management team
  • To generate production paperwork including SOP’s, and build instructions
  • To co-ordinate varied tasks generated by a fast-moving production environment
  • To work as a team with all members of staff
  • To maintain awareness of existing and new procedures
  • Achieve personal performance targets as agreed with your line manager
  • To organise workload effectively
  • Interfaces with management account managers and IT
Qualifications for production control
  • Must be a creative, self-starter with excellent interpersonal skills strong oral and written communication skills
  • APICS, Lean background preferred
  • Candidate must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident (Green Card Holder) due to ITAR restrictions in our Materials business group
  • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering, supply chain management, or other related field
  • Key customers and will follow up at 90 days
  • Be able to take a Starts plan for Manufacturing and Epi, and effectively launch the current plan without any issues

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