Production Controller


Plymouth, United Kingdom
Job Type

We are currently seeking to recruit an experienced Production Controller for a prestigious manufacturing business based in Plymouth.

Our client design and manufacture products for control, navigation and guidance for surface and air applications in the global aerospace and defence markets.  Their growth plan includes development and extension of our current technologies into civil applications.

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Production Controller to join our existing team who are expanding in line with our increasing orders and the ramp up of our manufacturing capability.  In this role you will be responsible for managing all materials, parts, assemblies, and subassemblies, from planned receipt of material to the finished product in an organized and efficient manner. This role will work closely with the production teams/Materials Planner to ensure alignment to MPS at all times

Key accountabilities:    

  • Releasing work orders in line with the MPS
  • Conducting Delivery Assurance – to ensure all parts are ready for work order release
  • Ensuring kitting sequencing is communicated to stores
  • Ensuring production understands status to MPS and ensure impacts are fully communicated
  • Ensuring exception messages are understood, actioned or escalated where planning parameters are incorrect
  • Managing quality issues through Material review board (MRB), ensuring any non-conforming material is controlled appropriately in the ERP system
  • Ensuring zero aged work orders exist
  • Supporting production and team meetings

Education & Experience required:

  • Educated to Level 3 in Business/Engineering/Planning or equivalent
  • Previous Production Planning experience is a must
  • In-depth knowledge / experience within an ERP system or equivalent
  • Excellent communication skills and good attention to detail is a must
  • Proficient Excel and Microsoft experience is also essential

If you are an experienced Production Controller and are currently looking for a new challenge, then please submit an up to date CV by using the ‘apply’ button below.

For informal chat please phone 01752 252533 and ask for Laura. Many thanks for your interest.


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