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 Production/Inventory Control Manager - Richland Center, 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: Manufacturing
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: 2698008 / Latpro-3743729 
Date posted: Jun-12-2020
State, Zip: Wisconsin, 53581


Position Summary:

Ensure customer satisfaction and effective inventory management by providing appropriate support and leadership in the areas of Production & Inventory Control for Operations activities within the Richland Center manufacturing facility. Responsible for the overall production planning and inventory management of raw material, component parts, WIP and Finished goods within the Richland Center operation. Provides strategic direction and guides action plans for overall material management with the Production Control Analysts and Materials Analyst(s). The P&IC Manager has responsibility for production planning, warehouse operations, financial forecasting, and material handling in a dynamic manufacturing environment. This position may require travel to suppliers and other Rockwell facilities both domestically and internationally.


  • Apply advanced knowledge of materials, production planning and supply chain management as well as draw upon substantial experience to identify and/or solve highly complex business problems.

  • Contribute to the development of strategic plans within the primary functional areas. Implement or assist in the implementation of strategic plans developed for the plant's functional areas.

  • Drive plant productivity by effective scheduling and optimizing assembly line capacity, as well as developing accurate financial forecasts with the assistance of the Production Manager.

  • Develop strategic plans that supplement and enable senior leadership's plant and business goals.

  • Implement world-class systems and tools in production planning, inventory control, materials management, warehouse management, and material distribution.

  • Actively reduce inventory through advanced analytics while maintaining customer service in a complex and dynamic production environment within ETO manufacturing.

  • Ensure that production and inventory control practices are consistent with other facilities to the extent possible.

  • Pursue long-term corrective actions from suppliers who exhibit quality or delivery problems by partnering with Purchasing and Sourcing.

  • Develop goals/targets for all direct reports and regularly provide feedback on progress towards those goals.

  • Work with BU partners to develop top level business forecasts for all Richland Center products, and understand and manage changes due to new products, series changes, etc. Communicate changes to all key

    stakeholders, to effectively plan inventory appropriately throughout the system for finished goods as well as components.

  • Develop and maintain the master schedule. Directly manage the local plant materials and production functions to implement production schedules by assembly area. Provide analysis and analytical tools for manufacturing in order to execute schedules and optimize inventory.

  • Provide data and analytics to purchasing to drive improvements in lot sizes and lead times for all materials supplied internally and externally.

  • Ensure customer satisfaction by providing appropriate support and leadership in the areas of Shipping and Receiving for Operations activities within the Richland Center manufacturing facility.

  • Manage cycle count / inventory accuracy programs. Provide analysis of root cause of errors and initiate corrective action.

  • Work with BU Finance and Operations Finance to review, reserve and disposition excess, obsolete, and orphan inventory.

  • Develop inventory plans in support of the annual operation plan (AOP) by working with the BU, Finance, and Materials.


    Basic 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
    • BS or BA Degree in Operations/Materials/or Supply Chain preferred
    • SAP ERP system functionality and parameters knowledge
    • Leadership experience within a production or inventory control environment
    • Minimum 5 years' experience in Materials or Operations Management
    • Experience with production and career band employee management
    • APICS, CPIM or CSCP certification is preferred

    Requisition Number:

    Business Group:
    Operations & Engineering Services

    Job Category:
    Software and Engineering

    Relocation Eligible:

    Position Type:
    Full Time

    No. of Positions:

    Work State/City:
    Richland Center - Wisconsin

    Company Overview:
    Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE: ROK), is a global leader in industrial automation and digital transformation. We connect the imaginations of people with the potential of technology to expand what is humanly possible, making the world more productive and more sustainable. Headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Rockwell Automation employs approximately 23,000 problem solvers dedicated to our customers in more than 100 countries. To learn more about how we are bringing The Connected Enterprise to life across industrial enterprises, visit

    EEO Statement:
    Rockwell Automation is an Equal Opportunity Employer including disability and veterans.

    If you are an individual with a disability and you need assistance or reasonable accommodation during the application process, please contact our services team at +1 (see application details).


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