Executes the majority of production schedules to meet customer demands; identifies and resolves OEE and production utilizations; provides back-up to inventory control; assists Sales with identifying business issues; and drives continual improvements.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Focus on minimizing changeovers and production schedule changes while maintaining the integrity of production.
  • Work with Manufacturing Line Manager(s), Purchasing, and Inventory Control to recommend long-term resolutions to shortages due to lack of material control on the production floor.
  • Ensure that shipments made are routed to the correct destination,
  • Understand all product production flow.
  • Adhere to all safety and health rules and regulations associated with this position and as directed by supervisor.
  • Follow up on the work load to avoid any potential gap on those operations and also assure the flow of the order.
  • Follow up on the given strategy for releasing orders on time.
  • Performs demand forecasting and material requirements planning.
  • Revise weekly the progress on the commitments given to the customers to assure the execution is in place and to avoid any problem that might affect the delivery of product and comply with the operative goals for the plant.
  • Manage work load to ensure the correct execution on the planning strategy, in order to improve the efficiency of the resources allocated in any given operation that needs improvement.
  • Follow up and validate that the materials and parts arrive on time in the area, making sure the correct execution of the operation in timely manner.
  • Assure the Vertical Planning in the critical areas.
  • Is responsible for identifying the best practices and execute them, as well as coordinate and implement any process to assure the operation execution.
  • Responsible for setting priorities and commitments based on the Load to Capacity analysis tools as well communicate any given constraints.
  • Provide any relevant information to support and develop the initiatives and planning strategies.
  • Assure that the team is focused on maximizing the efficiency of the resource allocated in the critical areas (tools, materials, support, etc.).
  • Analyze the requirements for materials and capacity as well communicate any possible constraint to the team in order ensure the efficient use of resources based on the customer requirements.
  • May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Desired Skills and Experience: 

  • Advanced PC skills, including training and knowledge of SAP software packages.
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Individual may be required to stand or walk for extended periods of time. Reaching, bending, and lifting up to 50 lbs.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred or an equivalent combination of education, training or experience.

If you are a proactive person who takes pride and ownership in your contribution, have excellent attention to detail and want to be part of a growing organization this could be your next long-term role.