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Production Control Manager

Posting Job Title: Production Control Manager
Department: Production Control
Reports To: Plant Manager
Reporting Relationships: Assistant Manager - Production Control
Location: Woodstock, ON


This position leads the Production Control team in converting sales requirements to production demand by ensuring schedules are completed all components are ordered, delivered on time and correctly inventoried.


  • Supervise, evaluate, train and coach the team
  • Perform problem analysis when issues such as shortages, systems and schedule issues occur and come up with countermeasures to avoid recurrence
  • Production scheduling and planning in cooperation with Sales and Manufacturing
  • Initiate and lead projects
  • Implementation of operating standards and Key Performance Indicators (KPI)
  • Use, support and train team member on SAP
  • Create SOP/Goshi task lists and follow up
  • Works closely with Hino Motors Japan and USA (HML, HMM)
  • Kaizen to improve the Department
  • Cost analysis
  • Budget setting
  • Sequencing production/preparation of pile chart
  • Scheduling modification requests
  • Work with the Sales and Logistics team in Mississauga
  • Work with all Departments in the Woodstock facility
  • BOM material creation
  • ECI handling
  • Parts order
  • Order follow up
  • Shortage/problem handling
  • Parts forecast
  • Parts master set up
  • Parts master update
  • Price updates
  • Process #/BIN # set up
  • Returnable handling (export)
  • Knock down kit receiving plan
  • Invoice check
  • Charge back
  • Inventory projection
  • HML data entry
  • PRF handling
  • Damaged/shortage HML parts order
  • Quality issue HML parts order
  • Custom clearance
  • Shipping damage handling
  • Late shipment handling
  • Return parts
  • Shipping arrangements
  • Control all parts inventory
  • Other tasks as assigned


  • Experience working in a Production and Inventory Control in the automotive manufacturing industry
  • Ability to work accurately and pay close attention to details with frequent interruptions
  • Demonstrated experience in analysis and planning with the ability to analyze and anticipate situations, define problems and objectives, recognize alternatives and formulate solutions
  • Toyota Production System experience is an asset
  • Experience with implementation and use of SAP
  • Ability to work effectively as a team and independently
  • Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines
  • Ability to negotiate with customers
  • Ability to relate to individuals from diverse ethnic, cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds and to work with them in a fair, supportive and cooperative manner
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Ability to supervise staff

Degree or Diploma from a recognized post-secondary educational institute in a related field
CAPICS certification preferred
Languages: English (native level) is required and Japanese (native level) is an asset


    The work schedule is subject to change by Hino Motors Canada Ltd. as to meet its production needs. The current work schedule is Monday – Friday 7:00 AM – 3:30 PM. Our industry may require employees to work more than their regularly scheduled workday hours and shifts from time to time as per Employment Standards Act, 2000 Section 17 - “Hours of Work Agreement”.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee will work in a manufacturing environment, both factory and office settings. The employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts.


      The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential duties of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function. While performing the duties of this job the employee is required to:

      • Continuously walk and stand for extended periods of time
      • Frequently use a computer and monitor

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