Production Control Manager

Bristol, IN 46507, USA Req #316
Wednesday, January 13, 2021
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Production Control Manager

DEPARTMENT: Operations

REPORTING TO: Director of Operations

SUMMARY: Under the supervision of the Director of Operations, the Production Inventory Control Specialist has the primary responsibility of increasing and maintaining company profitability by maintaining accurate inventory levels; the candidate also ensures that optimal inventory is present and ready for use.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES: Include, but are not limited to:

  • Develops and implements procedures for ensuring that adequate inventory levels are present.

  • Identifies and optimizes common inventory items.

  • Comes up with ways to dispose of or sell obsolete items in the inventory.

  • Works with other teams including sales, shipping and purchasing.

  • Ensures that inventory counts are completed regularly and in a timely manner.

  • Audits the facility’s entire inventory on a regular basis and provides reports to management.

  • Trains other employees in cycle counting and inventory control.

  • Files claims with manufacturers or sellers when defective goods are found in the inventory.

  • Instructs others on how and where to return defective goods.

  • Keeps a particular area for returned goods tidy and clean.

  • Keeps up with changing technologies such as computer software in order to remain valuable to his or her employer.

  • Follows all existing company policies and procedures. Perform special projects as required by authorized managers

  • Assist in continuous, consistent improvement of system utilization and policies and procedures


  • Ability to work under pressure with ability to multitask and quickly adapt to changing conditions to solve problems immediately

  • Ability to pay a keen attention to detail to effectively manage inventory

  • Ability to work well cross functionally and maintain organization of cross functional projects

  • Competent oral written communication skills are required in order to effectively communicate with internal and external customers

  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers and customers


    ERP experience highly recommended and Global Shop Solutions experience preferred.
    Proficient computer skills in Microsoft products including required. Excel, Word knowledge required.


  • Bachelor
    of Science Degree preferred

  • Strong business acumen including the following:

    • Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, leadership technique, and coordination of people and resources

    • Knowledge of economic and accounting principles and practices

    • Knowledge of principles and methods for showing, promoting, and selling products or services

    • Proven ability to analyze current business issues, end-user needs, and formulate market segmentation strategies while directing both qualitative and quantitative research

  • Professional written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to motivate teams to produce quality materials within tight timeframes and simultaneously manage several projects

  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule

  • Computer literacy, Microsoft Office products required
    High-level of Emotional Intelligence

    The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that
    must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may
    be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Work conditions vary between seasons. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones,
    photocopiers, and fax machines. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk
    or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk; use hands to finger, and reach with hands and arms.

The company seeks to hire the best-qualified applicant for all openings. The decision to hire is based on ability, experience, and other factors required by the job itself without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, handicap, disability, or any other protected status.  This policy pertains to recruitment, hiring, compensation, training, conditions and privileges of employment, promotion, upgrading, demotion, downgrading, transfer, layoff-off and termination.

Other details

  • Job Function Operations
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Bristol, IN 46507, USA