Production Control Engineer - Charleston, SC


Key information

Program / Customer Relations
Professional, Engineer & Manager
Charleston, South Carolina, UNITED STATES
Regular Full time, Full-time
Bachelor's Degree
First experience

Job description

Job Duties: Interface on a day-to-day basis between Program and Manufacturing production sites to ensure on-time delivery of wire bundles by accurately planning demand, integrating reliable production floor plans, overseeing the action performance, and supporting the resolution of manufacturing/engineering road blocks. Generate and provide production status metrics, historical demand analyses, and use analytical data in order to predict forecast demand. Assess and report bundle backlog status with manufacturing sites and create and lead production control plans. Provide continuous improvement for the program and production systems and supply chain processes. Coordinate manufacturing production schedules for the organization, identifying resources needed. Promote and assist in implementing changes in manufacturing, engineering, and service operations. Identify risk analysis to the supply chain and manufacturing process constrains, and propose and coordinate mitigation plans to minimize risk and assure a successful plan performance. Responsible for long-term planning of design and production requirements across value streams. Ensure that resources and appropriate material procurement planning are in place. Facilitate coordination and communication of production/delivery plan between internal manufacturing team and customers. Participate in program budgeting, forecasting, and ensure resource planning and development across next three year planning horizon.

Complementary description

Safran Electrical & Power offers competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits, retirement plans with employer match, corporate university training courses, professional development programs, tuition assistance, flexible work scheduling and paid leave.

Relocation assistance is not offered for this position.

Candidates for positions with Safran Electrical & Power must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Employment eligibility verification will be required at the time of hire.

Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

This description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by an employee within this position. The actual duties, responsibilities and qualifications may vary based on assignment or group. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic data or other legally protected status.

Safran Electrical & Power is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with physical and mental disabilities. To verify the information in the job listing or if you need special assistance or an accommodation while seeking employment, please e-mail or call: 425.407.6758. We will make a determination on your request for reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis.

Job requirements

The position requires a Bachelor's degree (or foreign equivalent) in Industrial Engineering, or related field and 2 years' experience in the job offered in Manufacturing and/or Engineering in the aerospace industry. All stated experience must include the following: engineering experience related to high-production/high-mix aerospace component manufacturing; Supply Chain experience; Planning experience; Project management, project scheduling, and risk management; Experience using Lean manufacturing concepts; supply chain alignment; recovery and capacity planning; value stream analysis; production scheduling, application of theory of constraints, budgeting and forecasting; direct Customer interface for customer service support, supply chain or similar for Manufacturing and Change Management Engineering groups; and Experience applying product configuration management, engineering/manufacturing data consumption and digital data definition concepts.

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Company information

Safran Electrical & Power

Safran is an international high-technology group, operating in the aviation (propulsion, equipment and interiors), defense and space markets. Its core purpose is to contribute to a safer, more sustainable world, where air transport is more environmentally friendly, comfortable and accessible. Safran has a global presence, with 79,000 employees and sales of 16.5 billion euros in 2020 and holds, alone or in partnership, world or regional leadership positions in its core markets. Safran undertakes research and development programs to maintain the environmental priorities of its R&T and Innovation roadmap.

Safran ranks first in Forbes's 2020 list of the World's Best Employers for its sector.

Safran Electrical & Power is one of the world's leaders in aircraft electrical systems. The company is a key player in the equipment electrification and in the electric and hybrid propulsion sector. It has 15,000 employees across 13 different countries.

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