Production Controller

Stevenage, Hertfordshire



£20.00 - £22.00 per hour


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On behalf of our client, we are seeking to recruit a Production Controller for 12 months. As the Production Controller you will be responsible for the control of business unit/customer orders. This is achieved by efficient management and expedition of procured and manufactured items, as well as solely controlling the flow of work required to meet the delivery of a product to cost and schedule – using SAP

Role: Production Controller
Pay: £22 per hour via Umbrella
Contract: Monday- Friday, 37 Hours per week, 12-month contract
Location: Stevenage
IR35 Status: Inside

Job Profile

  • Load Customer Order demand into production and manage Work Order in SAP.
  • Ensure kits/works orders are released to AIT on time and expedite them to meet the planned delivery dates.
  • Input into and maintain Production Schedules.
  • Maintain the ‘live’ status of products in the AIT production flows with assistance of area team leaders and area managers
  • Support the manufacturing area manager with work centre forecasts from the company stock control/forecasting tool. Give visibility to the Production & Manufacturing Managers at the weekly operations reviews.
  • Regularly create and review the status of works orders in their ‘product’ remit.
  • Manage material supply issues to avoid potential delivery slippages.
  • Timely release of purchase requisitions.
  • Ensure full traceability for all products issued to manufacturing.
  • Monitor drawing release activity and adherence to production schedules. Report any delay, investigate impact/recovery, and ensure project are charged for respective changes to schedule/effort.
  • Input and maintain production data required by the company stock control tool.
  • Effectively report status of product to core project and manufacturing teams.
  • Analyse and report potential impacts derived from the ‘Shortage Risk Reports’.
  • Propose solutions in the event of shortages.

Skills and Experience Required

  • Three years’ experience of working in a manufacturing environment within Aerospace/defence industries.
  • Three years’ experience using an MRP/ERP tool (preferably SAP).
  • Knowledge of how to interpret and update information on a Scheduling tool, preferably Primavera.
  • Able to work in volatile/high pressure environments to resolve material supply problems.
  • Able to prioritise workload effectively.
  • Experience with Bill of Material (BoM) management.
  • Confident to communicate clearly to all interfaces.
  • Manufacturing systems degree or other relevant qualification.
  • Primavera experience
  • Able to read engineering drawings
  • Progress chasing activities.
  • Reporting to internal & external customers.
  • Working within a Production Control team.

If you are interested in applying for this position and you meet the requirements, please send your updated CV to: Natalie Dalkin at Line Up Aviation

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