Production Controller

£25000 per annum
09 May 2017
06 Jun 2017
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
Production Controller

Reporting to: General Manager
Location: Redditch, Worcestershire
Permanent and full time opportunity

This company manufactures Europe's largest range of Magnetic Separation and Metal Detection equipment. Due to recent growth and planned investment an exciting new opportunity has arisen for an experienced Production Controller to join their team in Redditch. The ideal candidate will have at least 2 years of experience within a manufacturing/engineering environment, be comfortable and confident managing multiple projects/schedules simultaneously and have the ability to manage their time and to work well under pressure and to tight deadlines.

About the role
The role involves all aspects of Production Planning, Material Planning and Production Control, in a busy Fabrication and Assembly environment. Working closely with internal departments and external suppliers this role will ensure they meet customer requirements and help improve the efficiency and effectiveness of their production facility. This role will also be heavily involved in the implementation of their new ERP system.

Key responsibilities
- Planning and scheduling all Production activities.
- Raising all production paperwork, insuring materials are issued and labour hours booked and jobs completed as required.
- Working with the Technical and Buying Team to ensure relevant stocks of materials and components are maintained and supplied on time.
- Agreeing delivery dates with Sales and ensuring they are met.
- Working with Purchasing and the Storeman to maintain stock levels and stock accuracy
- Maintaining a stock of agreed finished goods
- Arranging dispatch transport and Sub Contract transport.
- Continuously look to identify ways to reduce costs & improve efficiency through close liaison with production
- Develop close working relationship with the Sales team on delivery issues; Management Team on potential capacity issues; liaising with Technical, Purchasing and Production Manager
- Key Member of ERP implementation team.
- Building strong link between Sales and Production

Essential skills
- Engineering background, ideally with an HNC or similar in Engineering
- 2 Years Production Planning / Control Experience in a Manufacturing / Engineering Environment
- Experience of using an MRP/ERP system
- Excellent organisation and prioritisation skills, time management and people skills
- Can work with minimal supervision but be team orientated
- Great communicator
- Experience with the Microsoft (Word, Excel and Power Point)

Desirable skills

- Some logistic experience would be an advantage.
- An ability to travel to the company's other facility in Hertfordshire.

What they offer
They offer a highly competitive starting salary of £25,000, 20 days annual leave, plus fully paid Christmas shutdown, an excellent company-contributed pension scheme, life assurance and the opportunity to progress in a growing company.