Production Control Manager in Burbank, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 7/11/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Location:
    Burbank, CA
  • Duration:
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Pay Rate
    $105000.0 - $12000000.0/Year
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone

Job Description

Summary: Responsible for leading the production planning group to effectively create and maintain an efficient production schedule that meets customer requirements while minimizing cycle times and effectively utilizing inventory.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Must exercise knowledge to perform a variety of job duties relating to production planning, but not limited to:

  • Oversee and mentor the Planning Group to ensure a high level of proficiency and development.
  • Create level loaded Master Production Schedule while maintaining targeted inventory levels.
  • Ensure a consistent handoff of planning information to the production via the Material Planner(s).
  • Maintain a valid capacity requirement plan that supports the master production schedule.
  • Identify and manage bottlenecks and capacity issues with the Production Management team, co-ordinate internally and externally the resolution of the issues.
  • Establish and monitor ERP system parameters, including safety stock levels for finished goods and raw material inventories.
  • Lead weekly/monthly Master Production Schedule meetings.
  • Liaise with Engineering, Purchasing, Manufacturing, Manufacturing Engineering, Installations and Client Services to achieve on time delivery at optimum cost with optimum inventory levels.
  • Review and action exception messages on a weekly basis.
  • Lead the development of scheduling tools to increase the level of automation and reduce the manual nature of the Scheduling function.
  • Provide guidance and expertise to develop plant team knowledge relative to plant schedule optimization.
  • Work with Senior Managers and Sales to reserve capacity as necessary for specific jobs.
  • Create weekly/monthly reports and KPIs
  • Follow all Senior policies and procedure.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education and/or Experience:

  • BS Degree in Supply Chain Management, Business Administration, or related field discipline with a minimum of 5 years manufacturing leadership experience.
  • Extensive knowledge and expert level user of Microsoft Office tools e.g. Excel, PowerPoint, Word, etc.
  • Knowledge of INFOR/XA ERP, or other MRP/ERP systems.
  • Knowledge of configuration control.
  • Experience working within an ISO quality plan is an asset.
  • Understanding of and experience with Lean manufacturing principles is preferred.


*Volt is an equal opportunity employer*