Production Control Supervisor

Production Control Supervisor Resume Examples And Tips

The average resume reviewer spends between 5 to 7 seconds looking at a single resume, which leaves the average job applicant with roughly six seconds to make a killer first impression. Thanks to this, a single typo or error on your resume can disqualify you right out of the gate.

At Zippia, we went through over 2,165 Production Control Supervisor resumes and compiled some information about how best to optimize them. Here are some suggestions based on what we found, divided by the individual sections of the resume itself.

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Five Key Resume Tips For Landing A Production Control Supervisor Job:

Relevant Experience
Make sure that the jobs, experience, and accolades that you do include are relevant to the position you’re applying for.
The Right Skills
This is a great time to run wild with those keywords found in the job description. If they’re looking for someone with Production Control Department, be sure to list it as a skill.
Quantifiable Achievements
Achievements and awards relevant to the position speak louder than a high GPA, especially if you can quantify your achievement with a number.
Your Unique Qualities
Recruiters and hiring managers are looking at hundreds of resumes. Let yours stand out, and try not to sound too boring.
Strong Content
If you’ve had a lot of jobs, this shouldn’t necessarily be a list of all of them. This is a document designed to market you to a potential employer, so choose the strongest content.

How To Write A Production Control Supervisor Resume

Contact Information
First things first — employers only spend about six seconds looking at resumes before they decide to keep them or throw them away, so you should definitely let them know whose it is.
Commute and relocation are things that employers take into consideration when sifting through candidates, so provide your current address in your resume header so that employers have an idea of where you are in relation to their office.
LinkedIn Profile
If you feel that a link to your social media profile could further your standing as a candidate, go ahead and include it. This doesn’t mean you should throw in a link to your hilarious Twitter profile, but instead provide your LinkedIn profile.
Professional Summary (Objective)
Career objective statements are one of the most overlooked pieces of otherwise stellar resumes. It’s not that every Production Control Supervisor CV out there needs one — it’s just that the ones that really do need them typically never think to include them.
The goal of this section is simple: to summarize the resume in a few short sentences. Through your resume summary you enable employers to quickly learn whether you are a good match for the job. Here are a few things to keep in mind when writing a professional summary:
Keep it short: it should be 4 sentences max
Highlight your most impressive skills or achievements

Not sure which skills are really important?

3 Big Tips For Listing Skills On Your Resume
For Production Control Supervisors, the skill that stands out above all others in terms of how frequently it shows up on production control supervisor resumes is production control department, which is more than twice as common as the next common skill: inventory control. Including these skills on your resume won't necessarily make you stand out from the crowd, but they can help reinforce your experience as a production control supervisor.
Top Skills for a Production Control Supervisor
MRP, 4%
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Here are a few key points of to keep in mind while writing your skills section:
Include between 6 to 12 skills
Make sure to only include hard skills
Highlight your most impressive skills or achievements
The work experience section of a resume is all about highlighting the achievements that an employer would want to see. Here are some examples from different Business Analysts

Example # 1

Production Planner

  • Monitor material inventories, track progress of production and resolve any logistics, procurement, supplier and manufacturing constraints.
  • Work on project to integrate EDI into QAD manufacturing system to eliminate excessive paperwork.
  • Review Customer Forecast (SIA/Toyota) Correspond with Suppliers and transport companies regarding requirements, packaging, forecast shipping requirements.
  • Inventory level analysis through Discover and MRP to control excess inventory and planning of stock replenishment.
  • Collaborated with logistics team to establish processes to track and document premium freight costs and successfully meet quarterly cost saving targets.

Example # 2


  • Reviewed MRP on a regular basis.
  • Supported multiple manufacturing lines through procurement and expediting parts and order release through MRP.
  • Implemented and coordinates Engineering Change Orders (ECO) implementations to ensure work orders reflect current BOMs.
  • Purchased electrical components and chemicals used in the manufacture of wafer fabrication systems using Oracle ERP and MRP system.
  • Checked BOMS to make sure what was being ordered was correct to keep system up and running.

Example # 3

Production Control Supervisor

  • Performed SKU rationalization process resulting in the elimination of more than 50 low volume, inefficient items.
  • Assure that work practices are in the guidelines of OSHA standards.
  • Work with Teck Logistics to ensure adequate delivery and tracking of client and GIS project material.
  • Lowered monthly labor costs from 26.2% to 22.32% during my tenure as supervisor.
  • Utilized VFX experience to seamlessly embed a new CG Supervisor midway through production.

Example # 4

Production Supervisor

  • Use basic principles of manufacturing including 5S practices, Kaizen, FIFO, Kan Ban, and PDCA.
  • Managed plan-o-gram changes for seasonal store set-up.
  • Coached and trained employees, involved in the sequencing process of JIT.
  • Worked with negotiating team and the UAW, IAM, and USW to successfully implement work teams with hourly group leaders.
  • Lead Kaizen events to drive the Lean Manufacturing initiative.

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Write your work experience section in a way that embraces your production control supervisor skills. Sounds easier said than done? Take a look at how other people have done it. Below are real examples from production control supervisor resumes that people have included in their work experience section to demonstrate their knowledge of key skills:
As a production control supervisor, you may wonder exactly how your education section should look. Production Control Supervisor roles often require a High School Diploma degree or higher, so the majority of production control supervisor resumes that we looked at contained a high school diploma degree.
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As shown above, the Education section can be very brief. However make sure to include the following:
The name of the school you attended
The year you attended
Your major
Your GPA
The level of education you attained