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Lennox Sr. Production Control Manager in Tifton, Georgia

Company Overview

Lennox International (LII) is a leading global provider of innovative climate control solutions for heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration (HVACR) markets.

Beginning over a century ago, Lennox International has built a strong heritage of Innovation and Responsibility. Our position as an innovation leader continually inspires us to promote more efficient energy use and a healthier environment through our product operations. Our engaged and diverse workforce is committed to providing climate control solutions that provide the most value and comfort for our customers.

We are proud to have instilled a shared sense of responsibility and commitment among our approximately 10,000 employees located throughout North America, South America, Europe, Asia, and Australia.

Job Description

Key duties

  • Management of the Production Control (PC) function, ensuring employee safety, accuracy, completeness, and timeliness of required raw material, order information, manufacturing routings, equipment readiness, and schedules in order to effectively satisfy customer expectations and business objectives.

  • Establish effective information and materials management procedures and applications for all Heatcraft Tifton manufacturing operations.

Key responsibilities

  • Manages the activities of the Production Planning team to include:

  • Develop a master manufacturing schedule which effectively utilizes the plant’s capacity

  • Define plant’s detailed production schedules, in accordance with required volumes, plant capacity, information availability/ accuracy/ timeliness, and material availability

  • Plan and prepares manufacturing production schedules, assesses changes and improves processes as necessary.

  • Manages the activities of the Materials team to include:

  • Timely inbound material receiving

  • Accurate material inventory management

  • Safe and effective material handling

  • Comprehensive material presentation strategies to the production lines

  • Manages the activities of the Purchasing team to include:

  • Timely and in appropriate volumes, acquisition of materials

  • Vendor management to ensure timely delivery of materials

  • Development of robust continuous improvement processes that identify opportunities and execution of plans for materials cost reductions, etc.

  • Establishes processes for production planning activities to meet established production specifications and schedules, including volume, cost, and waste targets while maintaining established quality standards.

  • Manages all aspects of SAP, High Jump, REM, and other similar software programs relating to the MM (Materials Management), PP (Production Planning) processes, at the facility level.

  • Schedules and expedites the movement of parts by means of move orders, stock transfers and requests for shipping orders.

  • Review and maintain Master Production Schedule (MPS)

  • Partners with Manufacturing, Engineering, Order Management, and Maintenance leadership to ensure best opportunities to achieve customer satisfaction have been realized prior to orders being released to Manufacturing.

Qualifications

Background & Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree and eight years of prior relevant experience or

  • Masters Degree and five years of prior relevant experience

  • At least 5 years of related managerial experience oversseing salaried staff

  • Lean/ Six Sigma Green Belt Certification

  • Experience using SAP, MM and PP

  • Effective communication skills, both verbally and written

Requisition # 2019-20032

Category Logistics / Supply Chain / Distribution

Shift / Hours Regular

Lennox International is an Equal Opportunity Employer and supports a diverse, inclusive work environment.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, transgender status, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Applicants with Disabilities

If you are an individual with a disability or a disabled veteran who is unable to use our online tools to search and apply for jobs, you may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting us at Recruitment@Lennoxintl.com

E-Verify Participation

For jobs located within the United States, LII participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program known as E-Verify.

Please visit the E-Verify website for more information on this program.

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