Job Type
Full-Time Regular
United States of America


Magellan Aerospace is a global, integrated aerospace company that provides complex assemblies and systems solutions to aircraft and engine manufacturers, and defense and space agencies worldwide. At Magellan we have over 80 years of collective knowledge and experience in the aerospace industry and believe one truth: People create value.

Employees are our greatest resource in working towards a successful future, and together we build professional relationships that thrive. We know that personal development is fundamental to the success of every individual and invest in our employees.

When you are part of Magellan, you are part of the team!

Position Summary

Magellan Aerospace, Haverhill has an exciting new opportunity for a Production Control Manager. The successful incumbent will play a critical role in overseeing and optimizing the production scheduling and control processes. The Production Control Manager will be responsible for managing the flow of materials, ensuring on-time production, and coordinating with various departments to achieve operational efficiency and meet customer demands. This position requires strong leadership skills, excellent organizational abilities, and a deep understanding of aerospace manufacturing processes.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Production Scheduling: Develop and maintain an effective production schedule that aligns with customer requirements, capacity constraints, and inventory levels.
  • Regularly review and adjust the schedule as needed to meet changing demands and priorities.
  • Inventory Management: Monitor and control raw material, work-in-process (WIP), and finished goods inventory levels to minimize carrying cost while ensuring uninterrupted production
  • Demand Forecasting: Collaborate with Sales, Marketing, and other relevant departments to accurately forecast customer demands and plan production accordingly.
  • Resource Allocation: Allocate resources, including labor, equipment, and materials, to maximize production efficiency while maintain quality standards.
  • Production Monitoring: Implement systems to track production progress and identify potential bottlenecks or delays. Proactively address issues to keep production on schedule.
  • Quality Assurance: Work closely with the Quality Assurance team to ensure compliance with industry standards and customer specifications. Implement corrective actions as necessary to maintain product quality.
  • Continuous Improvement: Drive continuous improvement initiatives within the production control department to enhance processes, reduce lead times, and improve overall plant efficiency.
  • Performance Metrics: Establish key performance indicators (KPIs) and metrics to measure and report on production performance. Provide regular reports to management on production status and areas for improvement.
  • Cross-Functional Collaboration: Collaborate with other departments such as Engineering, Procurement, and Manufacturing to foster a collaborative work environment and ensure smooth communication and coordination.
  • Capacity Planning: Conduct capacity planning to ensure the plant can meet future production demands and identify potentials resource constraints in advance.
  • Team Leadership: Lead and mentor the production control team, providing guidance, training, and performance feedback to foster a high-performing and motivated workforce.
  • Compliance and Safety: Ensure that all production processes adhere to safety regulations, company policies, and aerospace industry standards.
  • Membership of Corporate Procurement Council, rotating Co-Chair position monthly meeting, weekly reporting

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Manufacturing, Business Administration, or related field.
  • Professional license and certification
  • Proven experience in production control, planning, or scheduling with aerospace manufacturing industry 5 – 10 years work experience
  • Experience with (ERP) and (MRP) Systems and production scheduling software. Strong knowledge of aerospace manufacturing processes and quality standards. Lean principles
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skill
  • Effective communication and interpersonal abilities to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams.
  • Strong Leadership and people management skills to motivate and guide the team. Action oriented.

Why Magellan?

  • Competitive salary
  • Attractive benefits package
  • Generous Company pension plan
  • Positive work-life balance
  • Excellent career progression opportunities
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Free parking


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Magellan Aerospace is committed to an inclusive working environment and equal opportunities for all. We welcome all applications without regard to social and cultural background, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation, national origin or religious belief, status as a protected veteran, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law)

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