Production Control Leader, United Kingdom; Newcastle-upon-Tyne

  • GE Oil & Gas
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/8/2019 8:52:23 AM
  • 3185982
  • Job Function: Manufacturing
  • Business Segment: Oil & Gas Oilfield Equipment
Location(s): United Kingdom; Newcastle-upon-Tyne
Role Summary:Production Control is a key function working to build and control the manufacturing schedule aligned with customer orders to be delivered, manufacturing needs and business strategy for the short term. Responsible for Short-Term planning building quarter detailed scheduling using current system/tool available. He will align and address issues of moderate to high complexity to keep the schedule as planned. Also, the appreciation of financial impacts is needed to support decision for the quarter.
Essential Responsibilities:

  • Develop manufacturing / production schedule to meet customer demands, drive material requirements, and proactively set levels of output
  • Assure that the shop operation capacities are loaded by the best activities per customer and financial (Business + Shop) requirements.
  • Lead daily production control meeting to track and identify adherence to the plan.
  • Identify and react to schedules that do not meet Customer requirements (e.g. short cycled, unplanned, etc.)
  • Report operation on-time performance and coordinate root cause and corrective actions with Shop Operations Leaders
  • Coordinate the efforts with the Ops Leaders and Production manager to resolve bottlenecks, machine maintenance, manpower issues, tools, programs, and shop capacity that impact schedules
  • Production of manufacturing float and utilisation data to enable accurate forecasting and risk analysis
  • Work with Manufacturing Engineering to identify and correct inaccurate routings
  • Assure timely shipments to all customers and prepare and implement work orders and plansas required
  • Communicate across multiple departments to effectively coordinate operations between manufacturing, engineering, materials, warehouse, Reels management, or other department which has direct or indirect influence at the schedule.
  • Create weekly metric charts and focus on metrics to meet delivery performance targets
  • Coordinate with Material Planner and short-term planner to ensure appropriate raw material is in stock; minimize QC hold, blend off, and return material
  • Drive Six Sigma and Lean improvements in production scheduling
  • Complete and maintain quarterly production charts and report out, along with the business leaders, as required.
  • Lead and report production metrics/status for top business Leaders by weekly basis.
  • Run and simulate what-if scenario to mitigate delivery risk or improvements to have the best and optimized production schedule.
  • Be aware of all HSE + Quality initiatives and procedure.
  • Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels and across all disciplines using both verbal and written English.
  • Experience in MRP & scheduling planning with general knowledge of MRP/ERP systems.
  • Experienced on reporting to leadership both verbal and written.
  • APICS certified or on the journey to become certified.
  • Desired Characteristics:
  • Batchelor’s degree from an accredited university or college (or a high school diploma with at some experience in Planning or Manufacturing).
  • Green Belt certified or on the journey to become certified.
  • Experience on P6 primavera
  • Knowledge of Engineering BOM structures.
  • Team focused, able to make autonomous decisions and willing to take on responsibilities across functions and team boundaries -Focused on building relationships with others. Able to influence others to take on responsibilities and beyond team boundaries.
  • Self-disciplined and self-motivated with a willingness to work within a group or individually in a multi discipline environment.
  • Financial analysis background (work very closely with finance department on revenue/risks & assets)
  • Clear communication and negotiation skills.
  • About Us:Baker Hughes, a GE company (NYSE:BHGE) is the world’s first and only fullstream provider of integrated oilfield products, services and digital solutions. Drawing on a storied heritage of invention, BHGE harnesses the passion and experience of its people to enhance productivity across the oil and gas value chain.

    BHGE helps its customers acquire, transport and refine hydrocarbons more efficiently, productively and safely, with a smaller environmental footprint and at lower cost per barrel. Backed by the digital industrial strength of GE, the company deploys minds, machines and the cloud to break down silos and reduce waste and risk, applying breakthroughs from other industries to advance its own.

    With operations in over 120 countries, the company’s global scale, local know-how and commitment to service infuse over a century of experience with the spirit of a startup – inventing smarter ways to bring energy to the world.

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  • Locations:United Kingdom; Newcastle-upon-Tyne

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