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
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
· Participates with the Order Execution Manager in
establishing goals, objectives, and priorities for this
· Plans and organizes production schedules and
· 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
--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
--Determine delivery dates on new orders, analyzing
order requirements, capacity requirements and material
availability to ensure the needs of the business are
--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
· 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