Production Control Manager

Location: Newport News, VA
Date Posted: 06-26-2018
Calpsan Systems in Newport News, VA is an industry leader in the engineering and manufacture of complex aerospace hardware and prototype systems for ground test and flight applications. We have been employed in the development of nearly every domestic fixed-wing aircraft, missile, and helicopter system.  We are an engineering products based company with excellent prototype and low-rate production machining capability that is seeking a Production Control Planner. 

Description for Production Control Manager:
  • Completes assigned tasks within schedule and budget
  • Sets Programming / Planning priorities
  • Sets shop / machine priorities
  • Ensures bid assumptions are transferred to execution team
  • Sets Fabrication goals and plans (Production Schedule)
  • Ensures the manufacturing package is complete
  • Produces Pre-planning sheets
  • Works to resolve issues / blockages within team
  • Supports the wider team with experience and knowledge.
  • Aids in buy vs make decision
Preferred Education / Experience:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in related discipline;
  • 7+ years of related progressive job experience in a manufacturing environment, or
  • A combination of education and experience equivalent to above  
  • Certified apprenticeship program or equivalent desired 
Preferred Knowledge / Ability: 
  • Must be a self-starter
  • Proven analytical problem solving skills
  • Able to work on multiple projects simultaneously and prioritize workload
  • Previous supervision experience
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