Production Control Manager
The River Group Inc - Hartford, CT

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Company: A market leader in specialty wire & cable products
Position: Production Control Manager (JS-195-12)
Reports To: Materials Manager
Location: Hartford, CT (Area)
Compensation: Base Salary $ 85,000+/- (Commensurate with Experience)
Benefits: Comprehensive Insurance, Relocation and Retirement Package

SUMMARY: The Production Control Manager performs the day-to-day production planning activities as well as longer-term coordination and direction. The Production Control Manager assists in strategic planning and tactical execution of the material flow throughout the plant and is responsible for 2 direct reports. The Production Control Manager position has been earmarked for succession planning and upward mobility

  • BS Degree in Operations Management or related field (MBA preferred)
  • 7 years of manufacturing experience with a minimum of 3 years in a leadership role in production control
  • Experience with Continuous Process Operations including ordering materials, scheduling materials and equipment JIT preferably with wire & cable operations
  • Demonstrated leadership with the ability to build strong relationships
  • Stable work history including several internal promotions
  • Operations oriented background, willing to learn the manufacturing process
  • Proven project management skills &strong record of lean system implementation
  • Ability to develop strategic plans for planning processes
  • Coach, lead & participate in continuous improvement efforts & activities
  • Coordinate the activities of manufacturing departments to ensure that work is produced on schedule in a balanced flow method fully utilizing essential lean tools, such as kanban, heijunka, supplier managed inventories, etc.
  • Develop and implement lean strategies for improving the operation and inventory optimization including pull systems, JIT, cellularization, set-up reductions, and supplier managed inventory to deliver reduced product cost, improve quality, minimize waste and drive down cycle times
  • Coordinate the maintenance of manufacturing data systems in formal materials resources planning tools necessary to support the manufacturing process and provide information for budgeting, capacity and planning processes
  • Forecast, plan and develop plans, measures and controls for establishing inventory mix requirements and levels of materials, components, and products in all stages of production and distribution
  • Preferred: Strong MS Office & MRP systems background and APICS Certification
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About The River Group

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After your resume is submitted to the company you will be assisted in every way possible throughout the recruiting process, including preparation for the telephone and personal interview, gathering references, evaluating offers and managing the negotiations

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