Denham Resources
Fresno, CA

If you believe you are the right person for a local custom engineered manufacturing company for the Utility Vehicle Industry that is seeking a Production and Inventory Control Manager to perform the following responsibilities, call Denham Resources:

-Ultimately responsible to ensure the items that are needed for each job are here and ready
-Maintain Master production schedule while working with Sales, Engineering, and Manufacturing
-Develop Work Orders and Bill of Materials while coordinating the jobs with Sales, Engineering, and Manufacturing
-Plan all make and purchased components for each job and coordinate requirements with purchasing and manufacturing planner
-Review make vs. buy for fabricated or machined components and determine the most cost-effective method
-Review inventory levels and develop purchasing requirements
-Create and release work orders for manufactured components and coordinate materials flow and shop documents with purchasing and manufacturing planners
-Must be able to work with engineering and sales departments in new product developments
-Must be able read customer’s RFQ and bids specifications to develop preliminary budgets for sales departments
-Close work orders and review cost variances with managements.
-Validate materials issued to the work orders and validate BOM for accuracy
-Must be able to read engineering prints and create BOM structure in the system
-Follow up on ECN to update BOMs
-Coordinate with suppliers and purchasing on pull systems for various components
-Will assist implementing new manufacturing software and transition the firm from manual to automated manufacturing system
-Create inventory levels, cycle counts, and materials controls to optimize inventory turns
-Purchase major weldments or assembles from overseas suppliers


-At least six years of working experience in similar responsibilities in manufacturing setting, preferred heavy industry, and or custom engineered products, with any MRP application system
-Must have at least three years of supervisory experience
-Must have at least two years’ experience as purchasing
-At least 4-year experience as production control and must be familiar with various materials, fabrication, machining, mechanical, and hydraulic components. Familiar with electrical 12VDC controls is a plus
-Must understand and have working experience in work orders, MRP, BOM, inventory, item master, routers, travelers and process plans
-Familiar with JIT, Kanban, and TPS is helpful
-Minimum of four years of college with Degree in Business, Operations, Industrial Technology or Industrial Engineering
-APICS certification is a plus
-Must have excellent computer skills using various software
-Good Command of English both written and oral
-Direct reports including purchasing and manufacturing planner.
-This position will report to the Director of Operations