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Production Controller

Production Controller

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  • Salary:

    35000-40000 Per Annum

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    Blaze Furley

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    0161 976 3540

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  • Published:

    about 2 years ago

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Production Controller

Location: Croydon

Salary: £35k-£40k

My client is a large automotive manufacturer and is looking for a production controller to join their team and be based on their Croydon site.

Production Controller – Job Role:

  • Planning of workshop activity, including overhauls and repair. Identify risks to meeting planned delivery dates and work with sales, workshop, and supply chain to mitigate risk.
  • Communicating to sales the completion dates for workshop activity on a regular basis as jobs progress through the day.
  • Day to day liaison and problem solving with workshop on production issues.
  • Raise production/service orders for the workshop either to a project schedule or adhoc as units arrive from customers, then plan in these orders to be worked on.
  • Schedule components to arrive on time to meet customer order requirements in association with purchasing.
  • Run shortage reports for the jobs to make sure parts are available on time.
  • Liaison with sales on customer priorities and ensure systems are kept updated to reflect latest customer schedules.
  • Subcontract buying and coordination of subcontract activities directly with suppliers.
  • Process completed shop floor paperwork ensuring all labour and parts bookings are accurate.
  • Arranging transportation for incoming/outgoing product as required.
  • Deputises for the Production Manager in their absence
  • Developing strategies to make production lines more efficient.
  • Full participation in Production Meetings, including reporting job progress at production meetings and risks to completion duties.
  • Other duties as assigned from time to time.

Production Controller – Person Requirements:

  • Degree or Engineering background is essential, good understanding of mechanical engineering processes or alternatively significant engineering experience in a previous role is required.
  • Production control / planning experience is essential
  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills required
  • Experience of an ERP systems essential
  • Navision ERP system desirable (but not essential as training will be given)
  • Ability to work accurately under pressure and to tight deadlines