Production Control Manager in Pottstown, PA at Carlisle Interconnect Technologies

Date Posted: 2/26/2018

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We are seeking energetic and talented people with the desire to elevate their career to the next level to add to our dynamic team. Here at CarlisleIT, our mission is to 'Make the Amazing Possible by Making Critical Connections When Performance Matters'. Join a great team and enjoy competitive pay, profit sharing, tuition reimbursement, immediate full vesting in the 401(k) company match, health, dental, vision and much more. Check out the opportunities today to grow your career with CarlisleIT.

Carlisle Interconnect Technologies - Pottstown has a fantastic opportunity for an experienced production control manager to join our supply chain team. The Production Control Manager provides professional materials planning support by directing and coordinating the activities of personnel engaged in planning of demand, capacity, inventory and other production drivers to ensure proper management of demand and supply that supports company objectives. Supports, coordinates with, and participates with other functional team members to provide excellent on-time-delivery and customer service as well as achieves other company goals and objectives. Ensures the accuracy of all inventories, which may include allocation and shipping of material; manages planning, and/or inventory control, receiving, shipping and stockroom personnel as assigned.


* Responsible for overall production planning, capacity planning, scheduling, prioritization, and tracking/monitoring of production activities. Provides the plant with proper capacity planning to ensure feasible and achievable production schedules.
* Ensures focus for continuous improvement of working capital, inventory control, and production planning systems.
* Maintains ERP/MRP system parameters and processes, generates and releases work orders, reschedules by Order Action reports, maintains area capacity plans and/or provides production forecasts.
* Develops and maintains effective relationships with internal and/or external customers in all areas relating to availability of product and resources, Sales Order changes, work order entry and scheduling, committed delivery dates, customer related research, and capacity planning in order to communicate and coordinate efforts of the business.
* Assists the Supply Chain Manager in the Sales & Operations Process (S&OP or SIOP) as well as supports CarlisleIT corporate Supply Chain initiatives and goals.
* Responsible for key metrics such as On-Time-Delivery, Working Capital Turns and other targets-to-improve or key performance indicators (TTIs or KPIs). Reports status and improvement activities regarding capacity requirements, backlog status, order tracking and priorities, raw material requirements, shop floor reporting or other required reporting.
* Establishes and maintains departmental procedures and practices to ensure efficient operation and continuous improvement.
* Supervises and administrates procedures and personnel in planning or other assigned areas, which may also include stockroom, receiving and shipping as assigned.
* Provides leadership to maintain and improve inventory control including inventory accuracy and proper stocking levels.
* Participates in the Carlisle Operating System

*Other duties may be assigned*


* Responsible for the overall direction, coordination and evaluation of non-supervisory and/or supervisory personnel. Carries out leadership responsibilities in accordance to company policies, procedures, safety, and applicable laws.
* Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning assisting, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
* Provides ongoing training to applicable staff to develop and encourage their technical and operational performance. Meet with appropriate staff on a timely basis for performance evaluations and goal setting.


Minimal, but may be up to 15% travel required at times.

Qualified candidates must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident and be able to successfully complete a post-offer/pre-employment physical and drug screen.

Equal Opportunity Employer


The ideal candidates should have:
* Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university (Business, Supply Chain, or Technical preferred). APICS/ISM/Supply Chain certification or willingness to complete first 3 modules of APICS certification program (or equivalent) within two years of employment is preferred.
* Three years of progressive experience in professional Materials position(s) is desired. Cable and electronic component purchasing experience desired or equivalent combination of education and experience.
* Strong Management and Team Building Skills; minimum of two (2) to (3) years of supervisory experience is required.
* Strong materials management skills including various levels of planning from Sales & Operations Planning to Execution and Control of Operations/Production Activity Control, Transactional Management, Material Requirements Planning (MRP), Warehousing, Inventory Control, Shipping and/or Logistics, as well as critical thinking and problem solving capability.
* Experience in Lean, Six Sigma, or other continuous improvement.
* Strong project management skills.
* Exceptional negotiation skills.
* Advanced customer interface skills.
* A team player that can relate to people at all levels of the organization and possesses excellent communication skills.
* An energetic, forward-thinking and creative individual with high ethical standards and a positive professional image.
* Ability to be flexible and able to function comfortably in a fast paced, constantly changing and ambiguous environment.
* Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, part drawing and specifications, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
* Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
* Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from managers, customers, suppliers, and employees. Portrays a positive and professional image. Ability to establish relations with a wide range of personalities, cultural backgrounds and educational levels.
* Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference. Ability to apply concepts such as percentages, ratios, and proportions to job-related situations.
* Ability to define problems, collect data, establishes facts, and draw valid conclusions.
* Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
* Advanced knowledge of SAP (preferred) or other ERP systems, as well as manufacturing process and procedures, and the ability to share this knowledge with others.
* Computer skills -- General MS-Excel, Word and PowerPoint skills are mandatory; advanced skills in MS Office including MS-Access are beneficial.

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