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Production Manager

Location : Gastonia, NC
Job Type : Direct
Reference Code : ML
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 5+
Required Education : 4 year degree required
Travel : No
Relocation : No
Industry : Manufacturing

Job Description :

Oversee the Production Control department, coordinating activities involved with procuring raw goods and parts. Comply with all company safety, quality and environmental standards.


  • Work with production management, materials management, and customers service to establish production schedules.

  • Maintain procurement records, such as items purchased, costs, delivery, product quality or performance, and inventories.

  • Process daily productions schedules for various departments.

  • Assess supplier delivery points to suppliers.

  • Work with suppliers to continually improve delivery performance.

  • Supply forecast to suppliers on a weekly basis.

  • Conduct the monthly inventory audit and assist with organizing the semi-annual audit.

  • Develop and maintain the monthly department expense budget, while applying measures to continually decrease expenses.

  • Ensure departmental continuous improvement activities.

  • Effectively communicate with management, direct supervisor, associates and suppliers

  • Additional projects assigned by management

Required Qualifications :


  • BS/BA or equivalent degree required

  • Preferably in Industrial Engineering, Manufacturing Systems Engineering, Operations Research, Manufacturing Leaderships or Organizational Management, Supply Chain Management, certification preferred.


  • 5+ years of production leadership experience 

  • Fabrication and Sheet Metal experience is required  

  • Experience in manufacturing systems implementation and MRP scheduling/planning techniques, with strong knowledge of demand planning, load profile maintenance and forecast methods.

  • Understanding of Lean Principles helpful.

Preferred experience:

  • Must have a strong ability to multi-task, deal with frequent interruptions and interact with others.

  • Must have good organization, computer and time-management skills.

  • Well-developed problem solving and analytical skills including SPC, MPS, MRP, VAM, FMEA and distribution requirements.


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