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 Production Control Analyst - Mequon, Wisconsin, United States

Job information
Posted by: Rockwell Automation 
Hiring entity type: Manufacturing 
Work authorization: Not Specified for United States
Position type: Direct Hire, Full-Time 
Compensation: ******
Benefits: See below
Relocation: Not specified 
Position functions: Engineering - Electrical
Engineering - Mechanical
Operations - Logistics
Operations - Other
Travel: Unspecified 
Accept candidates: from anywhere 
Languages: English - Fluent
Minimum education: See below 
Minimum years experience: See below 
Resumes accepted in: English
Cover letter: No cover letter requested
Job code: 2473614 / Latpro-3535721 
Date posted: Mar-22-2017
State, Zip: Wisconsin, 53097


Position Summary:

The Production Control Analyst (PCA) is responsible for procuring material and scheduling a production line to meet business and customer service goals. As an individual contributor, the expectation is that you will use proven leadership and change management skills to drive improvements in business performance related to inventory investment and production scheduling to meet customer expectations and business goals.
The following activities fall under the PCA's responsibility and are a main focus in this position:
Managing inventory planning parameters (Safety Stock, Re-order point quantities, Lot Size, Lead-time, etc..) such that the component and finished goods availability levels are in line with the monthly Sales & Operating Plan expectations.
Develop plan to reduce lead-time to stay competitive in market place.
Scheduling a production line to meet business goals of 95% on time to request met compliance.
Monitor inventory levels and planning parameters in the distribution centers to ensure the stocking program will meet goal of 95% fill rate.
Provide customer care with timely and accurate ship dates for expedites.
Reschedule Production Orders with realistic finish dates to ensure customer has updated acknowledgements on expected ship date.
Monitor aging sales orders and work with appropriate groups to resolve issues impacting shipping, production or procurement of materials.
Maintain clean master data on all parts related to assigned Material Requirements Planning Controller numbers.
Work closely with Production Managers to review Finished Goods inventory and options for reworking into new parts.
Convert purchase requisitions daily and action PO pull in and push out MRP exception messages.
Work with suppliers on a daily basis to return non-conforming materials.
Review open log of problem Purchase Orders and resolve issues so Purchase Orders can be received.
Work with accounts payable to ensure timely resolution of invoice problems related to quantity issues.


Minimum Qualifications:


  • Bachelors Degree or will be graduating with one in May or June of 2017.

  • A minimum of two years production planning experience or equivalent, preferably in an electrical/electro-mechanical manufacturing environment.

  • APICS certification required within 12 month of starting.
  • Rockwell Automation will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of a background investigation and a drug screen.


  • Bachelors Degree in Supply Chain/Operations.
  • Extensive use of SAP or ERP system functionality and parameters preferred.

  • Strong interpersonal skills, as well as clear written and verbal communication skills required.

  • Intermediate skills in Excel and quantitative analysis.

  • Basic knowledge of lean/six sigma or manufacturing continuous improvement techniques. 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to the job. They are not intended to be an all-encompassing list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.  Reasonable accommodations to essential functions of the job will be made if necessary.


Requisition Number:

Business Group:
Operations & Engineering Services

Job Category:
Supply Chain and Operations

Relocation Eligible:

Position Type:
Full Time

No. of Positions:

Work State/City:
Mequon - Wisconsin

Company Overview:
Rockwell Automation, the world's largest company dedicated to industrial automation, makes its customers more productive and the world more sustainable. Throughout the world, our flagship Allen-Bradley® and Rockwell Software® product brands are recognized for innovation and excellence.

When you choose Rockwell Automation, you join countless talented employees who have helped us establish our leadership position in the automation industry over the past century.

You join a diverse, inclusive and global community with a passion for innovation. A place where you can partner with great minds and inspiring people. And a corporation backed by the financial strength that drives growth - and career opportunities.

As much as we focus on our customers, we know our employees are key to our success and future. Helping you develop a rewarding career is a top priority. Because when you succeed, we succeed.

EEO Statement:
Rockwell Automation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

If you are an individual with a disability and you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process, email our Talent Acquisition representative at (see application details).

Download the EEO is the Law poster and the supplement for more information.


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