Job Category: PPC
Job Type: Part Time
Job Location: rajkot

A Manager in the Production Planning and Control (PPC) Department plays a critical role in coordinating and optimizing manufacturing processes. The PPC Manager is responsible for ensuring that production plans align with overall business objectives, optimizing resource utilization, and meeting customer demands. Here’s a detailed job description:

1. Leadership and Team Management:

  • Lead and manage the Production Planning and Control team.
  • Provide guidance, mentorship, and support to team members.
  • Foster a collaborative and efficient working environment within the PPC department.

2. Production Planning:

  • Develop production plans that align with sales forecasts, customer demand, and inventory targets.
  • Coordinate with sales, marketing, and production teams to gather information for accurate planning.
  • Adjust production schedules as needed based on changes in demand or resource availability.

3. Inventory Management:

  • Optimize inventory levels to balance production needs with cost considerations.
  • Implement inventory control measures to prevent stockouts and excess inventory.
  • Work closely with procurement and warehouse teams to manage stock levels effectively.

4. Resource Allocation:

  • Allocate resources efficiently to meet production schedules.
  • Collaborate with department heads to ensure availability of manpower, materials, and equipment.
  • Optimize resource utilization to minimize idle time and reduce costs.

5. Production Control:

  • Monitor and control the progress of production activities.
  • Implement systems and processes to track production metrics and key performance indicators (KPIs).
  • Take corrective actions to address deviations from the production plan.

6. Capacity Planning:

  • Conduct capacity planning to ensure that production capabilities meet demand.
  • Evaluate the need for expansion or changes in production capacity.
  • Work with engineering and operations teams to optimize production processes.

7. Continuous Improvement:

  • Identify opportunities for process improvement within the PPC department.
  • Implement lean manufacturing principles and other best practices to enhance efficiency.
  • Lead initiatives to streamline workflows and reduce lead times.

8. Communication and Coordination:

  • Foster effective communication between the PPC department and other relevant departments.
  • Collaborate with sales, marketing, and customer service to ensure customer requirements are met.
  • Communicate production schedules and changes to relevant stakeholders.

9. System Utilization:

  • Utilize manufacturing resource planning (MRP) or enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems effectively.
  • Ensure data accuracy and integrity within the planning and control systems.
  • Train team members on system usage and troubleshoot issues as needed.

10. Reporting and Analysis:

  • Generate regular reports on production performance, adherence to schedules, and other relevant metrics.
  • Analyze data to identify trends, challenges, and opportunities for improvement.
  • Provide insights and recommendations to senior management.


  • Bachelor’s degree in business, operations management, or a related field.
  • Proven experience in production planning and control, with a focus on leadership roles.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge of production planning software and ERP systems.
  • Familiarity with lean manufacturing principles.

A Manager in the PPC Department is instrumental in optimizing production processes, ensuring timely delivery of products, and contributing to the overall efficiency and profitability of the organization.

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