Supply Chain / Production Control Supervisor - Industrial Steel Fabrication
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: POSITION: Supply Chain / Production Control Supervisor—Industrial Steel Fabrication

REPORTS TO: Order Execution Manager

LOCATION: Mansfield, TX 76063


A global leader in the manufacture of steel poles, used in the electrical Utility transmission and distribution industry, has an immediate opening for a Production Control Supervisor. Reporting to the facility’s Order Execution Manger, the Production Control Supervisor will work at the company’s manufacturing facility in Mansfield, TX (Dallas, Texas, metropolitan area).

The Production Control Supervisor is responsible for planning, coordinating, and reviewing all scheduling activities, and is accountable for all routings and I.E. tasks at the Company’s manufacturing facility. The Production Control Supervisor is also responsible for effectively coordinating and communicating the planned shipping dates, and is accountable for logically, accurately and efficiently scheduling all finished goods and components through all phases of all manufacturing areas. The Production Control Supervisor will outsource and coordinate with inside and outside vendors to accomplish needed capacity requirements. This position directly affects on-time shipments and productivity levels inside the plant.

The Production Control Supervisor will maintain optimal and positive communications with the manufacturing department to ensure that all parts and their respective routings and schedules are ahead of manufacturing needs. The person in this role will be required to render accurate and timely reports as directed and needed by the facility’s Manufacturing Manager, the Order Execution Manager, and the General Manager.


This position reports directly to the Order Execution Manager and has the added responsibility to assist the disseminate of information both formally and informally to the Manufacturing Manager and the Shift Supervisors. The Production Control Supervisor is accountable for the logical planning of steel fabrication operations. The Production Control Supervisor will supervise the work of three technicians.

The Production Control Supervisor will assure that all parts to be manufactured (shaft sections, parts and hardware) are routed in the system and that raw materials are scheduled to be available prior to production. Thus, the Production Control Supervisor must be in constant and clear communications with the Manufacturing Manager and other supervisors to ensure optimal levels of productivity. The Production Control Supervisor will have reporting requirements to the Order Execution Manager on all shortages or delays of materials, routings, the status of shipments, and the accuracy of the master schedule as it effects on time shipments. The incumbent must possess a thorough knowledge and understanding of accepted production and inventory techniques.

Essential Functions/Duties:

· Participates with the Order Execution Manager in establishing goals, objectives, and priorities for this manufacturing facility.

· Plans and organizes production schedules and capacities.

· Obtains information from the Order Execution Manager about project priority.

· Daily duties include, but are not limited to:

--Schedule and release all work to Manufacturing.

--Ensure that all routings are performed on time and accurately.

--Ensure that all Computer Numerical Control (CNC) programs are ready for manufacturing/production.

--Conduct production meetings as needed with manufacturing and purchasing.

--Analyze and control capacity requirements and verify material availability to ensure timely deliveries.

--Adjust schedules to compensate for material availability, capacity availability and customer request.

--Determine delivery dates on new orders, analyzing order requirements, capacity requirements and material availability to ensure the needs of the business are met.

--Monitor the master schedule and backlog to identify trends in workload.

--Report and measure performance to schedule, WIP edits, inventory accuracy and past-due.

--Maintain accuracy of the Open Sales Order report.

--Develop and maintain reliable sources for burning, forming, and drilling of small parts.


· Associate’s Degree in Engineering, Business Administration, or Management.

· Three to five years of scheduling experience in a heavy industrial manufacturing environment.

· Thorough knowledge of manufacturing practices.

· Leadership, analytical and decision-making skills.

· Thorough knowledge of production planning requirements.

· Strong communication skills.

· Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Office (Excel, Power Point, Access and Word). Experience with IFS and mainframe computer systems preferred.


Annual salary of $65,000 or higher depending on qualifications and experience, plus 10-percent performance bonus and full benefit package. Local candidates preferred.