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Chicago, IL 60007

Category: Operations Job Number: 1552

Production & Inventory Control Manager – Chicago Heights, IL

Lunova Group is currently seeking a Production & Inventory Control Manager for our client, a global leader in the metals industry who will be responsible for directing, developing, managing and executing site materials planning, purchasing and warehousing.

Responsibilities of the Production & Inventory Control Manager:
  • Manage production scheduling, inventory, material handling, storing, shipping and receiving activities for the plant 
  • Monitor the planning activity, including forecasting, demand planning & detailed scheduling
  • Monitor production load and inventory levels
  • Work closely with purchasing to establish and maintain inventory levels that support the operational schedule
  • Monitor new product introduction initiatives and work with all parties in the planning and execution phase
  • Address root causes of customer services related issues

Qualifications of the Production & Inventory Control Manager:
  • Bachelor’ s degree in Business, Operations Management or Engineering required
  • Minimum of 4  years’ experience in supply chain management, materials planning, purchasing, logistics and production scheduling
  • 3+ years’ in a leadership role overseeing a team
  • Experience in an industrial manufacturing environment required
  • Strong customer service orientation
  • Knowledge of total management of the material purchase, vendor selection and metrics
  • Experience with lean manufacturing tools

The role provides excellent pay, benefits, and the opportunity for continued career growth within the organization.

Interested in learning more? 

Stephanie Valleras
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