Taiho Corporation of America is seeking to fill a vacancy for a Production Control Assistant Manager to manage the flow of materials from supply to delivery, control the inventory of raw material in-process and finished parts (including pass-through parts), coordinate production schedules to fulfill current and forecasted orders, and to review forecast and plant capacity to determine appropriate staffing and the use of overtime. This Assistant Manager will plan, develop, and implement department objectives to improve production/financial results as well as generate management reports, assist the management team to advance the company's mission and objectives and to promote revenue, profitability, and growth as an organization.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
*Manage the daily control system, which includes sales, materials, labor, expenses, etc. Improve system effectiveness and the sharing of information.
*Serve as a window person for customers. Maintain positive, proactive relationship with each customer
*Calculate factors such as types and quantities of items produced, materials used, amount of scrap, frequency of defects, and worker and department production rates.
*Ensure adequate inventory of materials and products in accordance with inventory cycles and organizational philosophy. Order raw materials from Taiho Japan and other companies while controlling inventory for the raw material.
*Based on customer order, optimize production scheduling in cooperation with plant manager. Create and publish the monthly production plans/graphs.
*Monitor and promptly communicate fluctuations in customer order to sales and production
*Develop system and generate reports on volume of production, consumption of raw material, quality control, and other aspects of production.
*After analysis of production data, point out production problems as compared to the plan and report problems.
*Categorize by department the purchase order data by computer and make comparison of dollar amount to financial plan for each department.
*Develop skills and abilities of all production control employees to be able to understand the principles and use the Toyota Production System.
*Develop and write new OPS/Work Instructions which pertain to the Production Control functions.
*Oversee customer packaging requirements including the development of new packaging, submitting customer required packaging forms via websites, monitoring packaging inventory levels and ordering replacement packaging when required.
*Compile and record production data from such documents as customer orders, individual worker production sheets, and input information into computer
*Maintain files of documents used and prepared
*Compile from customer orders and other specifications detailed production sheet for use by production workers as guides in assembly or manufacture of product
*Compile material inventory records and prepare requisitions for procurement of materials and supplies
*Chart production, based on statistics compiled, for reference by production and management personnel
*Check customer order forecast daily, monthly, and yearly
*Communicate with Taiho Japan regarding requests
*Maintain work areas in a safe, clean, orderly condition
QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, and individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Must possess the ability to work while under pressure and be a team player. Ability to motivate teams and simultaneously manage several projects. Must be able to efficiently use WORD and EXCEL and email.
*This is normally acquired through a combination of education and five to ten years of experience in a leadership role for a large division or company.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Bachelor Degree desirable
LANGUAGE SKILLS: Possess good interpersonal skills. Work requires professional written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to communicate and interact with officials at all levels both internally and externally. Ability to work effectively with a wide rage of constituencies in a diverse community. Ability to speak and write Japanese desirable.
MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to work with basic math including adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions and percentages to practical situations.
REASONING ABILITY: Ability to solve practical problems, interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms.
Occasionally employee may need to stoop or kneel. Occasionally employee may lift up to 30 pounds.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: Working conditions are normal for an office environment. Occasional support of plant/shipping required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
WORKING CONDITIONS: Work requires willingness to work a flexible schedule and travel.
Send Resume to or Apply in Person at 194 Heritage Drive, Tiffin, OH 44883
Apply Online: Web Site: https://taihousa.com
Email Resume to: Jointheteam@taihousa.com