Plan, schedule, and develop the overall manufacturing plan for the plants/platform assigned. Review RFP/RFQs to determine if plants are capable of accepting work and review incoming customer specifications to determine the best method of manufacture and how the product will be produced in the location. Develop the overall manufacturing schedules to meet customer ship dates. Work with management to ensure that production schedule meets customer and organization needs. Ensure that production schedule maximizes equipment utilization and minimizes warehousing materials and finished products.