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Manager Production Control

Date: Aug 9, 2019

Location: Sherrill, NY, US

Company: Briggs and Stratton

Position Description

Coordinates the planning, scheduling and material control for the timely production of products.

Job Responsibilities
  1. Plans and establishes long-range manufacturing goals and objectives
  2. Supervises staff to ensure that orders are processed efficiently and inventory requirements are met
  3. Oversees schedule planning, machine loading, material requirements, raw materials management and procurement to obtain maximum utilization of labor, tools and equipment
  4. Maintains relationship between manufacturing, purchasing, engineering and sales departments to keep them informed as to schedules, needs and order status
  5. Prepares production analysis charts, job and machine load forecasts, labor forecasts and project completion reports
  6. Establishes production schedules, including material procurements and take necessary action to eliminate delays and to ensure adherence to production and shipping schedules;expedites rush and special orders
  7. Develops production control system enhancements and establishes ECO effectiveness
  8. Coordinates new model introductions, cycle counting and manages obsolete inventory.
  9. Performs full range of managerial responsibilities which may include but not be limited to: interviewing, hiring, coaching and developing employees; planning, assigning and directing work; EEO/AA; performance management; department budget
  10. Performs other duties as assigned
Job Skills Requirements
  • Comprehensive knowledge of manufacturing and inventory control systems.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with diverse groups of people.
  • Proficient computer skills and familiarity with office productivity software such as spreadsheets and word processing and Enterprise Resource Planning software
  • Advanced problem solving skills to respond to manufacturing process and system problems
  • Fluent in English and primary language used in area of responsibility and/or location
Bachelor's Degree in Business or related field, or equivalent education and experience
Experience Requirements
  • Minimum seven years experience in production control or related field
Physical & Environmental Requirements



Briggs & Stratton Corporation, headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is the world’s largest producer of gasoline engines for outdoor power equipment. Its wholly owned subsidiaries include North America’s number one marketer of pressure washers, and it is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of power generation, lawn and garden, turf care and job site products through its Briggs & Stratton®, Simplicity®, Snapper®, Snapper Pro® Ferris®, PowerBoss®, Allmand™, Billy Goat®, Murray®, Branco® and Victa® brands. Briggs & Stratton products are designed, manufactured, marketed and serviced in over 100 countries on six continents. 


Briggs & Stratton Corporation is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. The Company conducts all employment practices without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran's status, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation or any other basis prohibited by law. Briggs & Stratton also undertakes affirmative action to assure equal employment opportunity for minorities and women, for persons with disabilities, and for protected veterans.

Nearest Major Market: Utica

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