Production Control Specialist
Plan, schedule, coordinate and track the flow of hardware and material throughout the manufacturing process, including fabrication, assembly, test and shipment; position controls jobs of lower level complexity, shorter turn-around times and single programs. Job Description
Ensures that all materials, supplies, and equipment received for production are processed and distributed in a timely manner to the production department.
Generates schedules, travelers, flow sheets and other tools for tracking Work In Progress (WIP); generates WIP Master Report regarding status of hardware; generates work orders using Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system.
Maintains configuration and serial control of production hardware.
Ensures the generation of pick lists, Total Quality Assurance 27 procedure (TQA 27) and other shipping documents as required.
Flag production problems and coordinate resolution through appropriate support and management personnel.
Writes rework instructions for kit splits and routing changes;
Participate in safety training and actively comply with safety policies and practices.
Improve and maintain 5S in your area; make suggestions for improvements.
Participate in Lean/Six Sigma activities in own work area as well as events for other areas to enhance cross-functional problem solving.
Collaborate in team meetings and activities, including SET team support as appropriate.
Perform other related duties as assigned.
Employees are committed to ensuring a safe and healthy work environment. Employees are responsible for cooperating with all aspects of the safety program. All employees are expected to demonstrate proper safety behaviors, including reporting any unsafe conditions or safety violations to a supervisor or manager. Employees are dedicated to obtaining and maintaining the Cobham goal of zero accidents and injuries.
Two (2) years of materials related experience within a manufacturing environment specific to production control, preferred; High School Diploma, required
Must be able to obtain and maintain security clearance, which requires USA Citizenship
Associate’s degree is a plus
Communication Skills: ability to receive messages by telephone, in person, electronically and in writing; ask questions and rephrase statements to clarify meaning; ability to read, interpret and comprehend complex written and verbal instructions as well as technical publications; communicate across organizational levels; ability to communicate with quality, integrity and respect in a way that inspires others and encourages innovation and possibilities;
Computer Skills: working in a networked environment using a Windows and/or Windows like interface using Power Point, Excel and Word software programs; ability to use computer-aided design software suites;
Math Skills: ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals; ability to compute rate, ratio and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
Analytical Skills: review and compare data to identify inconsistencies and determine priorities;
Cobham’s values of Trust, Talent and Technology have driven us from our launch in 1934 by Sir Alan Cobham, an aviation innovator, to becoming a global leader in state-of-the-art aerospace and defense systems. And it’s the insights of our innovators today that will secure our collective future. Innovators like you.
Cobham is one of the world’s leading companies engaged in the development, delivery and support of leading-edge aerospace and defense systems in the air, on land and at sea. Our clients and partners trust Cobham to deliver the mission-critical technology they need, and we trust our employees to draw on their ingenuity and passion to deliver those solutions. This leads to an empowering culture for our people. Our Leadership team is open, sharing plans for the next five years, driving retention by offering demanding, exciting work, and providing full guidance and mentoring.
Cobham is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and embraces diversity in our employee population. It is the policy of Cobham to provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information. Cobham will refrain from discharging, or otherwise discriminating against, employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants.