Silgan Containers Corporation Production Control Manager in SAVAGE, Minnesota

Silgan Containers is excited to present an excellent opportunity for a Production Control Manager to join our team!

The Production Control Manager is responsible for the efficient and profitable planning and scheduling of the plant production operations to meet customer needs. Examples of responsibilities include:

  • Act as the liaison between corporate planning, inter-plant departments, other Silgan facilities, and sales departments in regards to the production planning, analysis of sales forecasts, line loading, inventory control and the movement of cans or ends, to/from the plant and warehouses.

  • Schedule all plant production and manage inventories to meet corporate forecasts and internal/external customer sale requirements.

  • Supervise receiving, and warehouse activities to insure requirements are met.

Job Requirements:


Ideal applicants will have a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or Process Engineering plus 3 years production planning experience or an Associate’s degree plus 5 years of experience.


  • Basic knowledge of the operation of the equipment and the flow of material throughout the plant.

  • Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.

  • Understanding of the different identification of raw material, finished product, and customer products.

  • Knowledge of forecasting principles and productions models.

  • Possess excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.

  • Computer skills – ability to use Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)

  • Manage one's own time and the time of others.

  • Motivate, develop, train, and direct people as they work, identifying the best people for the job.

What we offer

We’re proud to offer all of our team members a broad range of benefits, from competitive salaries to quality insurance, 401(k) plans, generous vacation and more.

Requisition ID: 9606