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Production Control Analyst
Path Engineering Ladysmith, WI

Production Control Analyst

Path Engineering
Ladysmith, WI
Expired: over a month ago Applications are no longer accepted.
  • Full-Time
Job Description
Path Engineering LLC is posting this job on behalf of Rockwell Automation.

Who is Rockwell:

Do you want to make a difference in the world? At Rockwell Automation you can do just that and more. Rockwell is a global leader in industrial automation and digital transformation. We connect the imaginations of people with the potential technology toexpand what is humanly possible, making the world more productive and sustainable. Rockwell was recognized as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies in 2020. We place a high value on integrity which fosters an environment where all employees can and want to do their best work.

To learn more about how we are bringing The Connected Enterprise to life across industrial enterprises, please

What Rockwell Brings to You:

Rockwell cares about our employees and our benefits package is just one way we support you. Rockwell provides options for medical, dental and vision insurance, 401K plan including company match, generous vacation allowances, and many more options available. To learn more about our Benefits Package, please visit

What Rockwell Needs from You:

We need a diverse workforce to do our best work. We need the makers, the forward thinkers, the problem solvers, and everything in between. That is where you come in. We are looking for an**Production Control Analyst**who will be responsible for developing and maintaining manufacturing and material strategies by providing technical leadership to achieve total customer satisfaction and financial objectives and assist in purchasing needs of the facility.

Job Summary:

The Production Control Analyst ensures that daily production requirements are met through analysis and reporting of production status. The position works with management team to ensure that deadlines and schedules are met and thereby preventing line stoppages/delays to maintain a high level of customer service

Responsibilities and Essential Functions:

This position will be responsible for comprehending the needs and requirements of customers or business partners in order to bring strategic value to them while promoting customer needs as the key driver for business goals and initiatives. Building strong relationships and partnerships across the company to leverage ideas, capabilities, and processes is critical to the role as well as instilling an energetic and enthusiastic response in others toward achieving company goals and priorities, and arousing others’ commitment and support, even when embarking on unknown territory.

This work consists of unifying internal constituents around a common vision and goals, and teaming with others for enhanced outcomes. This work requires attention to detail, managing multiple priorities and taking actions with minimal direction which may encompass but not limited to the following:

  • Driving daily production efficiencies by releasing/sequencing the manufacturing orders related to specific product lines and/or assigned project work based on material/capacity availability and using the Differential Planning strategy specified in the materials planning playbook. (Rockwell Automation: A Guide for Materials Planning)

  • Managing material availability by setting/monitoring SAP exceptions, actual component usage, and following-up with suppliers on parts and materials needed to support operations

  • Responsibility for inventory levels related to specific product lines and/or assigned project work. Assist Central Material Analyst and Master Schedulers in problem-solving and executing appropriate countermeasures for deviations from planned inventory levels (MIN / MAX stocking violations)

  • Working with the Central Material Analysts to review inventory planning parameters to establish/maintain appropriate customer service driven safety stock/reorder point levels for components and/or finished goods based on processes specified in the materials planning playbook. (Rockwell Automation: A Guide for Materials Planning)

  • Working with the Master Schedulers and Manufacturing Engineers to thoroughly understand and advise on managing short term/long term capacities to minimize the cause for past due orders

  • Creating, modifying, and maintaining realistic material, manufacturing and procurement strategies for new product introductions/phase out products to support the NPM (new product manufacturing) process.

  • Working with the Master Scheduler to comprehend the monthly production of safety stock or targeted finished goods inventories


  • Ability to accept change and adapt to a variety of assignments in a fast paced environment

  • Capability for MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word), and Microsoft Outlook

  • Ability to be self-directing, manage time and priorities effectively, take initiative, exercise good judgment and manage multiple priorities to meet deadlines

  • Effective communication (verbal and written), interpersonal and collaboration skills

  • Interest and ability to thrive in a high energy team environment with strong aptitude for interaction

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • Legal authorization to work in the US is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Typically requires 1+ year of relevant experience

  • APICS Certification desired

  • Production control/material planning experience with a working knowledge of computer-based manufacturing systems

  • Experience in a manufacturing environment with a working knowledge of Focus and PC applications preferred

***This position is part of a job family. Experience will be the determining factor for position level and compensation ***

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer including disability and veterans.

You should be proficient in:

  • Lean Manufacturing Principles
  • ISO 9001 Certification Experience
  • Scheduling Experience
  • High-level Operations Analysis
  • Budgeting / Forecasting Experience

Salary info:

$22 - $33 / hr


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Ladysmith, WI



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