The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
16 days old

Production Control Manager

Pratt & Whitney
Lansing, MI
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Business Unit Pratt & Whitney Job ID 55344BR Date posted 10/18/2017 City Lansing State Michigan

The sky has no limits.

Flight is an instrument of human progress. It not only gets people where they want to go, it carries humanity to places it never thought possible.

At Pratt & Whitney, you’ll be part of an evolving, globally diverse company that’s moving fast to shape the future of aviation. Customers all over the world depend on our technology and the people behind it. As part of the team at Pratt & Whitney, you’ll help answer today’s challenges in powered flight while shaping and supporting tomorrow’s solutions.

The Production Control Manager (PCM) will be a versatile position with responsibilities in materials, operations, and engineering - overseeing all facets of NGPF Fan Blade Assembly, Quality Notification processing and supporting critical shop materials activities.

The PCM will conduct planning activities by establishing, coordinating, and maintaining an accurate production plan for fan blade assembly production lines. Create schedule, change, and track material for production. Work with suppliers and buyers to assure that purchased parts arrive in a timely manner to support need. Communicate jobs requiring quick turnaround to assembly areas and work to facilitate accurate / timely processing. Assist in coordinating material kitting and movement from shipping and receiving areas. Create stores and material transactions in conjunction with shop deliveries. Update production files as blades kit, work and deliver. Remove parts from Bill of Materials (BOM) and place in quality as well as prioritize material within receiving inspection work areas as needed. Conduct external communications on behalf of PWAA Lansing as required. Track boxes as necessary to keep production personnel deliveries in sync.

The PCM will also be the point of contact for critical shop material delivery concerns. Track and report delivery dates for shop backorders owed to Engine Center; follow up on delivery status of critical commitments owed to Commercial Spares customers. Follow up on critical raw material and detail shipments with Purchasing to support shop production and keep material flowing through all warehouse activities. Support all critical shop material delivery concerns; make allocation decisions, oversee and provide direction for all critical material functions.

Provide guidance to Hourly Associates in assembly processes and work instructions.

Be point of contact for communications between the engineering staff and assembly mechanics.

Able to provide information based on blue prints of parts and assemblies.

Knowledge of composite assembly theory, processes, and application.


Responsible for providing leadership and guidance to a multi-skilled group of team members for NGPF blades assembly cells and shipping and receiving areas.

Work with all members of the PWAA Lansing NGPF organization to ensure that the business goals are implemented and achieved.

Ensure employees are adequately trained and work in a safe and environmentally sound manner.

Execute business decisions in a fair and equitable manner, support regular toolbox meetings, provide two-way communications, consistent application of policy/work rules, clear, consistent communication of organizational goals and objectives.

Responsibility for critical material functions, receiving, KCA, RM & detail warehousing.

Responsibility to track critical detail and raw material shortages & shipments towards releasing material to Business Unit.

Training to be provided, expectation is for candidate to possess superior working skills in shop floor coordinator functions, delivery assurance communications, and receiving & warehousing activities.

Apply ACE, lean and other continuous improvement techniques to develop and implement process improvement initiatives aimed at increasing quality, throughput and delivery integrity.

Responsible to ensure that the PWAA Lansing FOD policy is implemented and FOD reduction efforts are implemented.

Support all Company obligations as they relate to Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action, contracting with the United States Government and Administration of FAA policies and procedures.

United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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