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Production Planning and Control Manager

Industry: Manufacturing
Area: Operations

Establishes production schedules, including material procurements and manufacturing schedules. Prepares production analysis charts, job and machine load forecasts and labor forecasts. Takes necessary action to eliminate delays and ensure adherence to production and shipping schedules. Follows up actual against scheduled production and prepares project completion reports. Works with the purchasing department to ensure adequate and proper flow of materials. Cooperates with other departments in the development of adequate records for production planning and control purposes.

Work Settings

Office and manufacturing floor setting. The average workweek is 40 hours. While many manufacturers operate 24 hours/day, this position usually works during first shift.


Bachelor's degree and 8+ years job related experience

Job Outlook

See US Department of Labor Occupational Outlook Handbook ( for latest information


Average annual earnings in CNY in 2005 were $59,089.

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