Production Controller

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Job Sector:
Bishop's Stortford
Salary Description:
Salary Negotiable
Acapella Recruitment
Job Ref:

Production Controller

Our client is an engineering company offering an advanced manufacturing service to the Aerospace and Defence Industries. They are currently seeking to recruit a Production Controller for their Bishop's Stortford location.

To be the customers main point of contact and to ensure Customers orders are delivered on time and to cost.


* Responsible for internal production planning and material scheduling activity of Customer order books.
* Control of all materials and components from suppliers, through production and subcontractors to customer delivery.
* Management of daily / weekly production schedules in line with manufacturing capacities and customer demand.
* Plan material supply in line with production requirements, raise all associated paperwork, production orders.
* Improve planning and production control processes in line with lean manufacturing techniques.
* Work closely with cell leaders and production teams to monitor the production process.
* Participate in daily meetings.
* Gather customers' orders and prepare detailed production reports that serve as guides in manufacturing or assembling the product.
* Compile progress reports on work, cost inventory levels and production problems.
* Liaise and build relationships with internal departments, customers and suppliers on all issues relating to supply and demand and participate in Continuous improvement and new product introduction projects.
* Customer liaison, reporting and key initial focal point.
* Achieving sales targets and OTD.
* Perform any other duties within your capabilities as directed by the Company.


* HNC in a Manufacturing / Engineering discipline is preferred.
* Previous Production Control or Supervisory experience within a manufacturing environment is desirable.
* The ability to develop internal processes within the materials function is an essential requirement for this challenging role.
* Demonstrable experience of planning and controlling stock levels.
* Experience of managing subcontractors.
* The ability to communicate and influence at all levels.
* An excellent working knowledge of MS Excel.

If you have the relevant experience required and are interested in this excellent opportunity, please apply ASAP.

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Contact Details:
Acapella Recruitment
Tel: 01245408436
Contact: Acapella Recruitment

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