Production Controller

Job Ref: 287
Sector: Aviation
Job Type: Contract
Date Added: 03 December 2019
  • Stevenage, Hertfordshire, England, UK Stevenage Hertfordshire GBR sg1 2as
  • £15 - £20 per Hour
  • Alex Woodfine

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Production Controller

Interested in working as a Production Controller for an Aerospace and Defence Company, this may be the role for you!

Job Summary

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

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.

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.

Identify schedule recovery opportunities from changing production work flow.

Investigate customer orders on receipt and notify project management to any non-conformance i.e. requirement outside of nominal SAP lead-time/ direct charges budget etc.

Manage the transfer of materials to satisfy project/company demand, paying particular attention to ITAR/IPR & EEE items.

Fully support shipments from AIT in accordance with LDS.0096.

Advise on kit issues/anomalies with the shop floor and ensure kits have been picked as identified on the 'kit shortage report'.



In depth experience with SAP

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 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.

Can work on own initiative.

Progress chasing activities.

Reporting to internal & external customers.

Working within a Production Control team.


Manufacturing systems degree or other relevant qualification.

Primavera experience

Able to read engineering drawings.

The recruiter has stated that all applicants for this job should be able to prove they are legally entitled to work in the UK. Carbon60 is a trading name of Carbon60 Limited an Employment Business/Agency.

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