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Title:  Production Analyst

Job ID:  92507
Country:  USA
City:  Danville
Professional area:  Production
Contract type:  Permanent
Professional level:  Experienced

Danville, US, 00000


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Production Analyst

Role Purpose

Responsible for the transparent calculations of all Manufacturing critical metric achievements and planning during the annual ASP (Annual Strategic Plan) process. Regularly perform reject ratio and overall efficiency analysis for production lines, tobacco, and non-tobacco materials consumption analyses and submit recommendations for improvement. Prepare and provide detailed analytical reports on the main indicators of the production process. Analyzes production processes, and makes optimization proposals. Responsible for the month-end stock takings in the Production department. Administrate and support production systems: SAP, GLA, GSCA Machinery / critical metric, QIMS, SmartSens, and other information systems.



  • Lead and support data collection on monthly basis from all departments for all KPI's, ensure regular maintenance of corresponding parts of GSCA and checking of data discrepancies. Providing data and aligning targets for key production performance indicators during LE/ APSP periods based on analysis and achievements, considering the factors impacting the setting of targets. 
  • Develop, make and share achievements of manufacturing KPI's on daily, weekly, monthly basis. Collaborate with cross-functional teams, instilling a zero-loss attitude and driving work process improvement initiatives. Inform the personnel involved in a timely manner about consumption and losses of tobacco and non-tobacco materials in the process, propose solutions to improve and reduce it, keep track of planned and MP related stoppages downtime, find and suggest ways to optimize.
  • Develop and prepare insightful dashboards to address critical production performance issues. Deep dive into manufacturing losses, analyze the root causes, and propose effective solutions for follow-up. Leads initiatives to reduce reject rates and material waste. Analyzes existing processes (accounting and registration downtimes, tobacco and non-tobacco material movement, close the months), reveals areas where there're a discrepancy and provide solutions to improve it. 
  • To ensure uninterrupted production operation being in the role of Power User perform administration and support applications and systems: SAP, GLA, GSCA Machinery / KPI, QIMS, SmartSens and other information systems. Configure systems, troubleshoot errors, register discrepancies on the IT portal, coordinate error correction, suggest solutions.
  • Understands health and safety aspects of the work, identify the hazards, assess the risks and ensure preventive measures to maintain a healthy and safe workplace for employees.
    Actively demonstrate commitment to health and safety, lead by example, and take immediate steps to correct unsafe workplace conditions or behaviors.



Who Are We Looking For - Requirements

  • University degree in Engineering or similar.
  • 1-3 years experience in production processes, preferably in cigarette or food industry. Experience in problem solving, analytics and bringing valuable insights to drive improvements. Familiar with IWS (Integrated Work System), root cause analysis, statistical process control and ISO standards preferred.
  • Fluency in English (Oral and written).
  • Advanced PC skills (MS Office applications), PowerBI experience, SAP and preferable knowledge in Production Planning and Budget Preparation Process.



  • Excellent employee environment with a competitive benefits package including:
  • Healthcare
  • Dental + Vision
  • Voluntary benefits
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid family leave benefit
  • 401k Plan + Company Contributions
  • Life Insurance
  • Disability
  • Tuition Assistance

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