Production Control Manager

in Louisville, KY

Production Control Manager Job

Job Description Job Attributes+

  • Job ID

    69892BR

  • Job Location

    Louisville, KY 40214-2600, US

  • Job Category

    Manufacturing & Maintenance

  • Job Type

    Full-Time

  • Clearance Level

    Other

  • Career Level

    Experienced

  • Travel

    <10%

Job Description Reporting to the Director of Operations, the Production Control Manager will have overall responsibility for capacity planning, scheduling, and materials (warehouse/inventory) activities and is accountable for controlling, coordinating and prioritizing the flow of material in operations. This position will lead the strategic direction and initiatives that ensures product is coordinated, monitored and completes the production cycle according to schedule.

Functions and Essential Duties:

Production Control-
• Own and establish planning strategies to support customer needs.
• Assess and train all department personnel in Production Control skills and competencies.
• Continually explore functionality of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system in effort to improve planning accuracy and efficiency.
• Drive the execution of Lean and Six Sigma through the application of continuous improvement and waste elimination efforts throughout the department.

Management-
• Strategically lead the Production Control department by establishing team direction, schedules, and key objectives.
• Develop, track and report visual metrics, including Key Performance Indicators (KPI) for area; react to metrics by identifying and solving problems, making improvements and advancing process control.
• Develop and support teams that make suggestions; take initiative and actively implement improvements.
• Builds organizational capability through coaching and mentoring
• Coordinate with Manager to resolve production planning and control issues and provide corrective actions.
• Develop and maintain department budget.
• Perform semi-annual employee performance evaluations.
• Communicate to internal (Program management, Operations, etc.) and external customers on material status via Program and Production Status reviews.
• Leader and Initiator in Safety. Ensures compliance with all company & OSHA regulated safety requirements/standards; and environmental and ethical requirements.Required Education, Experience, & Skills • Four-year degree with emphasis in production planning and materials management or equivalent experience.
• Minimum of 18 years of materials management/production control experience.
• The ability to lead, inspire, motivate, mentor and engage employees.
• Formal Lean/Six Sigma training, proven Lean/Six Sigma track record.
• ERP System advanced skills.
• Strong computer application skills.
• Strong written, oral and organizational skills.
• Proven interpersonal and employee development skills.
• Remain engaged, proactive and positive even in tough circumstances.
• Own assignments and be fully accountable for their success.
• Align actions, behaviors and conversations to what matters most.
• Problem solving and analytical skills to review and compare data to identify inconsistencies and determine priorities.
• Flexibility and adaptability to changing priorities and assignments.
• Planning, organizing and managing time to handle multiple assignments concurrently.
• Ability to work in a team environment.Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills • Master Black Belt Certification strongly preferred
• Low volume, high complexity production background strongly preferred
- Military Background/Experience in Materials/Supply ChainAbout BAE Systems Platforms & Services BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it’s what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts – defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team—making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you’ll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference.

The Platforms & Services (P&S) sector under BAE Systems, Inc does the big stuff: the armored combat vehicles, naval guns, missile launchers, and naval ship repair…just to name a few. Our employees take pride in the work they do and why they do it. They are on the front lines every day, building our products to protect the lives of those who serve. We may be biased, but we think P&S does some of the coolest work around, and we think you will too.

At BAE Systems, we celebrate the array of skills, experiences, and perspectives our employees bring to the table. For us, differences are a source of strength. We’re laser-focused on high performance, and we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where all employees can innovate and thrive. Here, you will not only build your career, but you will also enjoy work-life balance, uncover new experiences, and collaborate with passionate colleagues.

Additional Information

Who We Are

You're used to protecting what matters most.

Throughout your career in the military, you've been dedicated to improving security, defending freedom and making the world a safer place. Now you can continue that commitment through cyber operations, intelligence analysis, and building combat vehicles and electronic systems. We’re proud to provide solutions and services that advance the strength and security of America and our allies – and we’re honored to offer an environment where veterans and reservists can continue doing mission-centered work. In all that we do, we are guided by our company values – trusted, innovative and bold – understanding that it’s not just what we do, but how we do it that underpins our success.
+ The Organization

Our team has the privilege and the responsibility of knowing that the work we do really matters. Our work is vital to the armed forces personnel and major corporations who rely on us to protect, equip and support them where it counts; to the security and prosperity of the nations we serve; to our skilled and talented people; to the local communities where we are based; and to the wider community who invest in, supply and engage with us. At BAE Systems, everyone can make a difference.

+ The Culture

We believe that a diverse workforce inspires creativity and drives innovation. We respect and value the huge variety of skills, abilities and perspectives that our people bring to our business. We celebrate our differences and aim to recruit and develop talent from all backgrounds, championing the strength that a truly inclusive and collaborative workplace gives to our company culture and performance.

+ The Work

Enjoy a flexible environment that values your work-life balance and helps you perform at your best.

+ The Opportunity

On the job training, leadership programs, collaboration with leading experts – excellence is built into your career development whether you are just starting out as an apprentice or are an experienced professional.

+ The People

We’re united by trust, camaraderie and a shared ambition to lead the world in our field. It helps that we’re nice people too.

+ The Reward

See your contribution, making real change as breakthrough technology and intelligence solutions reshape the landscape for our customers.

What We Offer

+ Warrior Integration Program (Est. 2008)

This program was created to assist in the employment, transition, education, and development of wounded warriors. Through mentoring, partnership, education, and leadership, we vow to serve our veterans in the same manner they served our country. WIP provides mission-centered work that gives wounded warriors the opportunity to contribute, providing a path for career progression.

+ Camo to Corporate (Est. 2013)

Camo to Corporate underpins all of our military recruiting and veteran efforts. We participate in annual career workshops and partner with VA employment reps to identify opportunities for vets at BAE Systems. We’re also proud members of Joining Forces, the Veteran Jobs Mission and Hiring our Heroes - initiatives focused on helping vets and their spouses find meaningful careers.

Perks & Benefits

  • Veterans Support Network
    Veterans Support Network +-

    The mission of the Veterans Support Network is to help connect former service members, active duty members, reservists and those who are supportive of the Armed Services.

  • Health & Wellness
    Health & Wellness +-

    We offer medical plans that take great care of you and your family’s health and well-being. These include medical plans, prescription drugs, dental and vision, along with incentive programs and health saving and spending accounts.

  • Time Away From Work
    Time Away From Work +-

    Paid Time Off (PTO) provides you with paid time away from work that you can use for vacation, personal time, personal illness, or to care for dependents. You can accumulate up to a maximum of 400 PTO hours.

  • Military Leave
    Military Leave +-

    Full-time and part-time employees who serve in the military reserves are eligible to take paid and unpaid leaves of absence to perform military duty.

  • Employee Assistance Program
    Employee Assistance Program +-

    The EAP offers confidential support to manage personal issues, such as stress, family issues, and substance abuse.

  • Employee Discount Programs
    Employee Discount Programs +-

    BAE Systems partners with Beneplace to offer exclusive discounts on a variety of products and services.

  • Tuition Reimbursement
    Tuition Reimbursement +-

    Lifelong employee learning is critical to both your personal growth and that of BAE Systems as a trusted, innovative, and bold organization. That’s why we offer a tuition reimbursement program, so you can pursue advanced education to help further your career.

  • Adoption Assistance
    Adoption Assistance +-

    You can be reimbursed up to $4,000 for qualified adoption expenses through the Adoption Assistance program.

  • Financial Wellness
    Financial Wellness +-

    Plan for today, save for tomorrow. Our programs support your goals at every stage of life. These programs include 401(k) savings plans, life and accident insurance, disability coverage, home, auto, and pet insurance and legal planning.

Our Partners

G.I Jobs Hiring Our Heroes Veterans Job Mission Joining Forces Soldier for Life American Association of People with Disabilities

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