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Production Planning Manager in Clinton, MS at Continental

Date Posted: 12/3/2018

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    Clinton, MS
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Job Description

We are seeking you for the position of “Head of Department Sequencing” at our Greenfield (startup plant) in Clinton, Mississippi. As part of the production team, the Sequencing department builds the daily production schedule to achieve the daily production volume while avoiding losses and increasing efficiency. Therefore, the department plays an essential role within the organization, as it is interacting with most departments. In addition, the sequencing team continuously improves its cross-functional processes, KPIs and others by taking corrective actions. The variety of duties and responsibilities makes the position exciting and interesting. Explore the next level of future manufacturing!
• Initiating and steering the sequencing of the tire production with all necessary compounds, components, green tires and cured tires
• Breakdown of the weekly production master plan into daily schedules to meet customer requirements
• Monitoring and optimizing KPIs (e.g. Size Achievement) for all production steps and initiating corrective actions
• Coaching the team e.g. by development of local training manuals and by training the Local Key Users
• Individual development of sequencing team

• Bachelor’s degree in manufacturing, electrical engineering, industrial engineering, process engineering or similar. Master’s degree preferred
• 3 years’ work experience in plant logistics
• Project Management experience, leading at least 2 completed projects within an international environment
• Affinity for computer and software use as well as their improvement
• Analytical and planning skills
• Assertiveness
• Networking and interaction skills
• Experience in international business


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