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Production Control Manager

Houston, TX 77081

Posted: 07/02/2024 Employment Type: Permanent Industry: Professional/Manager Job Number: LC397578628 Pay Rate: $98000-135000 / year

Job Description

Production Control Manager
Direct -Hire
Salary range: $98K - $135K (DOE)
The Production Control Manager reports to the VP of Operations and is responsible for leading 6 supervisors overseeing more than 100 employees across our fabrication, aluminum, paint, and multiple assembly departments, to meet production goals following Quantum Lean Time in System principles. The Production Control Manager works directly with the Safety, Sales, Engineering, Supply Chain, and Accounting teams to ensure that Job Orders are completed safely and on time while reducing the total production cycle time and minimizing both quality defects and total labor hours required.
Work Schedule 
The Production Control Manager will work Monday to Friday, 6:00 AM to 4:30 PM. Late afternoon/evening/weekend hours may be required as needed. Work schedules may change to accommodate production needs
Production Control Manager
  • Helps drive and implement a safety culture and mindset first and foremost.
  • Maintains accountability and achievable action plans across supervisors and team leads.
  • Delegates effectively to maximize the best use of talent and resources available.
  • Works creatively to resolve issues, overcome obstacles, and meet production goals.
  • Monitors and adjusts work center production schedules as needed to hit delivery dates.
  • Ensures teams have the personnel, tools and supplies they need.
  • Host weekly staff meetings with direct reports. (Level 10 Meeting)
  • Host daily production and transition meetings.
  • Is the "voice" of production while seeking to improve overall employee engagement.
  • Addresses both internal and external customer concerns.
  • Researches and implements process improvements with documentation and training.
  • Trains and mentors others on lean manufacturing best practices.
  • Identifies and eliminates production inefficiencies. 
  • Monitors and effectively manages all production budgets and resources. 
  • Defines, analyzes, and monitors relevant production metrics.
  • Observes and follows safety and security procedures, reports potentially unsafe conditions, and uses equipment and materials properly.
  • Is consistently at work and on time, ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent, and arrives at meetings and appointments on time.
  • Any other duties assigned by the supervisor.

Additional Responsibilities
  • Monitor and approve purchase order requisitions for production related purchased parts and tools.
  • Review and approve timesheets, Paid Time Off Requests, and other related HR duties weekly.
  • Help to set operational expense budgets and hold departments accountable to managing expenses to budget.
  • Help to define and review policies and procedures, including appropriate standards and responsibilities for various departments and functions. 
  • Provide ongoing feedback and conduct periodic performance reviews for reports.
  • Attend and provide input on various operational committees and meetings as needed to include but not limited to Lean Manufacturing,
  • Engineering Steering Committee, and Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) meetings.
Required Education and Experience:
  • Strong Communication and Leadership Skills.
  • Bachelor’s Degree required.
  • Ability to pass a background check and drug test. 
  • Clean driving record and ability to be added to the company insurance.
  • At least 3+ years of experience in a manufacturing, distribution, or service shop environment.
  • At least 3+ years’ experience in a leadership role leading team of 25 or more. 
  • Self-Starter and diligent Project Manager.
Preferred Education and Experience:
  • Experience and knowledge of industry best practices in Lean Manufacturing.
  • Excellent computer skills.
  • Knowledge of manufacturing drawings and engineering prints.
  • Stellar Problem Solving & Critical Thinking Skills.
  • Strong Attention to Detail.
Safety & Drug Policy
Zero-tolerance drug use policy, and you must pass a pre-employment drug screen. If you can’t pass it, we’re not the place for you.
Employee Driven Benefits
We take pride in listening to what our employees want in benefits. We've come up with a unique set of employee benefits and designed them around our culture.
  • Weekly paycheck, so you can shop every Friday!
  • Health Care Insurance
  • Dental Benefit options
  • 401k plan with a company match!
  • Disability Insurance
  • Paid Time Off that begins accruing your first day of employment
  • Ten paid company holidays and ability to take time off during company shut down from Christmas to New Year’s Day!
  • Self-serve micro market on site for lunch and snack choices
  • Flexible Work Schedules
  • Professional development and skills training 
  • Free Life Skills Training such as financial wellness classes
Here's a list of a few competencies for the Production Control Manager 
  • Ability to be a productive, assertive, take charge individual.
  • Ability to think ahead and move forward to attain goals.
  • Enthusiastic and determined with a true passion for manufacturing.
  • Holds teams to produce high quality work that is delivered on time to exacting specifications.
  • Solves problems, makes evaluations, or reaches conclusions based on subjective or objective criteria, such as the five senses, knowledge, experience, or quantifiable or factual data.
  • Behavior standard expectation is to maintain a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating to foster positive relationships with customers, subordinates, co-workers, management and company officers while maintaining a team mindset.
Software Knowledge
Also, here are a few software packages that the Production Control Manager would eventually need to be versed in.
  • Google G-Suite (Gmail, Documents, Drive, Spreadsheets, etc.)
  • UKG (HRIS)

Meet Your Recruiter


Doris Breaux
Industrial Recruiting Manager

Hi, I'm Doris proudly serving TPI Staffing Since 2015! 


With over a decade of successful experience in the staffing industry, Doris manages an experienced team of Industrial Recruiters. During her tenure she has earned several internal awards including Top Temporary Recruiter. She brings to TPI Staffing the ability to strategically partner with our clients and hiring managers to identify your skilled/craft needs.


Located at our Corporate/Cypress Office 21840 Northwest Freeway, Ste. E, Cypress, TX 77429 open Monday-Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM. Email me with your Name and updated resume after you have applied.

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