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Montana Precision Products Production Controller in Butte, Montana

Production Controller 5050 - T&D Administrative · Butte, Montana

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Department 5050 - T&D Administrative

Employment Type Full-Time Salary

Minimum Experience Mid-level

Compensation $45,000 - $68,000 /yr DOE

Job Summary:

Responsible for coordinating, expediting, and monitoring production tasks to meet the production schedule, maximize use of production resources and ensure on time delivery of product to customers. Responsible for preparing schedules and forecasts. Works closely with operations, product coaches, cell leads, planners, engineers, and maintenance to improve manufacturing run times. Works closely with internal and external customers to understand and deliver to customer requirements.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work across functions, ensuring that resources are maximized to meet the established schedule. Coordinate with Operations, Planning, Customer Support, Purchasing, Engineering and Manufacturing activities to ensure on-time shipments.

  • Monitor production capacity and adjust production priorities as needed. P lan and monitor material movement in production cycles to ensure continuous operations.

  • Identify and help eliminate bottlenecks.

  • Using a variety of data sources, prepare & publish production schedules. Monitor progress to the schedule at all work centers within the facility.

  • Utilize LEAN production techniques in daily scheduling.

  • Manage inventories for assigned cells supporting 100% “On Time Delivery Performance”. Works with purchasing and planning to avoid shortages and overages.

  • Communicate with internal and external customers and suppliers to assure production requirements are being met.

  • Provides customers with status of their orders and enters delivery commits into appropriate tools and reports. Facilitates customer meetings to report on delivery progress.

  • Review and approve customer orders, order changes.

  • Track NPI activities and communicate information to relevant parties.

  • Maintains data and schedules with summary reports to support business objectives.

  • Minimize aged WIP.

  • Assist in international Arms and Trade/ Government contracts and flow down.

  • Monitor work orders for correctness of materials issued, operations completed & quantities reported.

  • Supports overall organization in the strategic planning of manpower, equipment and other resources.

  • Work closely with teams to understand business and financial metrics to enhance individual and team skills.

  • Encourage an environment of continuous improvement for all assigned products / processes.

  • Assist in controlling production costs while maintaining the quality standards.

  • Other job duties and projects as required.

    Qualifications / Requirements:

  • Associates degree or equivalent experience in manufacturing, production control, scheduling or planning.

  • Ability to speak/read/write English

  • Legal authorization to work in the US

    Desired Characteristics:

  • 5 years’ experience or equivalent in manufacturing, production control, scheduling or materials planning in an office or manufacturing environment.

  • Experience with ERP systems strongly desired.

  • Solid working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite required.

  • Strong computer and analysis skills with ability to present statistical data

  • Strong time management skills

  • Project management skills

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

  • Ability to resolve problems that involve several variables.

  • Ability to respond quickly and proactively in a fast paced environment.

  • Professional and respectful business appearance and attitude.

  • Strong team leader and team player.

  • Able to work with minimal supervision.

  • Ability to pass drug screen and criminal background check.

    Work Environment:

  • May be exposed to noise, dust, fumes, airborne particles, smoke (Not over OSHA Permissible Exposure Levels).

  • Safety training and equipment are provided by MPP in accordance with applicable law, industry standards and company policy.

  • Occasionally lifts 25 – 45lbs.

    About Montana Precision Products:

    Montana Precision Products is a growing aerospace manufacturer who is AS9100 and NADCAP certified based in Butte, MT. We are a joint venture between GE Aviation and SeaCast LLC producing tube and duct assemblies and small structural castings for aerospace and commercial applications. We are seeking talented, focused candidates who thrive in a team environment and want a career in aerospace.

    Check out our video ( to learn more about what we do!

    Why you want to work here:

  • We care about your future! We will talk with you about your career path and have structured training program and promotion process.

  • We care about your safety! We not only provide all employees with comprehensive safety training, we follow up regularly and work as a team to ensure MPP is a safe place to work. (We Provide all PPE!)

  • We have an Employee Recognition and Reward System and an Employee Engagement Committee.

  • We fully stock our cafeteria for employee convenience.

  • We provide regularly scheduled shift breaks.

  • Employee empowerment! We ask our employees to be directly involved in improve process and procedure.

  • Co-worker support and comradery. We are one large team working and supporting each other throughout every department.

    We offer full benefits including:

  • 401(k) with Match

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance

  • Healthcare Reimbursement Account

  • Life Insurance

  • Disability Insurance

  • Paid Time Off that starts accruing on day 1

  • Paid Holidays

  • Employee Assistance Program

    Employment Eligibility:

    This role is restricted to U.S. persons (i.e., U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act, 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)) due to access to U.S. export-controlled technology. Montana Precision Products will require proof of status prior to employment