Kasai North America, Inc
  • 15-Oct-2018 to 14-Dec-2018 (CST)
  • Smyrna ILC - 7270
  • Smyrna, TN, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time
  • Salary 1st Shift

Kasai North America offers a competitive salary and benefits package including paid holidays, vacation, life, disability, medical, dental, vision, wellness program, drug card and a matching 401K program in a team environment.

Reports To:  GM of Production Control



  • Production Scheduling
  • Determine job order priorities based on established production criteria and customer requirements
  • Oversee variances to production schedules to improve overall production process
  • Identifies capacity requirements for machines and assembly lines
  • Inventory Planning
  • Responsible for all aspects of inventory planning with an objective of 100% inventory control
  • Maintain part and component availability by improving planning processes and ensuring inventory accuracy
  • Material Procurement
  • Responsible for all aspects of the material procurement process
  • Review and resolve material availability issues to ensure customer requirements are not affected


  • General
  • Examine material variances, resolve problems, and escalate appropriate issues for assistance to management
  • Participate in identifying root cause and corrective actions to improve processes and meet plant objectives
  • Oversee compliance with customer requirements and outside audit requirements
  • Review records or reports pertaining to activities such as production, payroll, or shipping to verify details, monitor work activities, and evaluate performance
  • Motivate and manage production control team's activities to accomplish departmental and plant goals and objectives
  • Participate in ongoing performance management activities including, but not limited, to evaluations and corrective actions
  • Ensure compliance with all company policies, safety standards, 5S practices, regulatory and/or customer requirements
  • Authorities for an employee are granted by means of work instructions, policies and procedures and/or direction provided by management to meet the requirements of the customer



  • Four-year degree in Business, Management or related field, or equivalent experience



  • 6-10 years of prior production planning and material management in a plastic manufacturing or similar environment
  • 6-10 years of previous management experience required
  • Understanding of supply chain management principles



  • Ability to exhibit organizational, interpersonal and mathematical skill level sets to successfully meet the requirements and expectations of this position
  • Exhibit appropriate leadership skills to motivate and encourage associate performance
  • Familiarity with related software applications, i.e. MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint....etc.
  • Ability to travel as required


Work Environment:

This job operates in an office and manufacturing environment, and routinely uses standard office equipment. The noise level in the work environment and job sites can be loud.




Physical Demands:

The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. The employee may also be required to work in hot temperatures.


This job description should not be construed to imply that these requirements are exclusive standards of the position Incumbents will follow any other instruction, and perform any other related duties, as may be required by their supervisor

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