Production Control Supervisor-Chrysler Smart

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Chrysler Smart-Production Control Supervisor
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This position is responsible for supervising material logistics operations at the Crystal Annex with the primary role of distributing product to our customers. The position is dually responsible for supervising limited assembly and dock audit operations at the Crystal Annex. Other responsibilities include working with internal and external customers to coordinate inbound and outbound logistics.
Work requires independent and team problem solving and decision making skills with general direction provided on operating objectives and broad guidance from corporate strategy and goals. Work is complex, difficult in character and requires strong PC and mainframe skills in addition to strong interpersonal skills. Work is fast-paced and requires strong supervisory skills and broad business knowledge in addition to materials management and technical logistics skills.
Responsible for supervising shipping technicians and production associates assigned to MP&L to support safe forklift operations as well as internal and external logistics requirements.
Assures manpower and forklift requirements are appropriately assigned in the most cost efficient manner.
Analyzes new logistics proposals and makes recommendations regarding carrier selection and shipment frequencies to assure lowest total cost considering inventory carrying costs and transportation costs.
Plans and executes distribution of products to customers assuring customer delivery rating criteria is met.
Assures inventory record accuracy of material stored on trailers and interplant transactions are correct.
Advises production associates performing dock audits, sorting and light assembly operations on proper procedures, problem solving, and attaining manufacturing performance goals.
Serve as a customer and supplier interface in matters of delivery and logistics.
Collaborates with industrial engineering to assure optimum material flow and facility layout for inventory.
Perform maintenance and updates on SMART, FCSD DDL system as required by the customer.
React to various causes of supply chain and manufacturing interruptions and implement countermeasures to protect customer delivery requirements. Coordinate delivery deadlines with Production and Shipping personnel.
Maintain customer delivery rating performance data and compile and submit dispute data.
Drive continuous improvement by implementing actions to improve total cost, delivery, and inventory performance.
Research trade reference to stay abreast of new technology and methods to improve performance.
Responsible for compliance to the NAFTA.
Must provide documented evidence regarding standardized work being performed.

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