Production Controller/Planner

Production Controller/Planner
  • Competitive
  • Permanent
  • Luton, Bedfordshire, England, UK Luton Bedfordshire GBR LU11AA
Job Ref: BBBH122800
Sector: Aerospace & Defence
Date Added: 20 January 2023

Production Controller/Planner

My client is a market leader in the Defence, Aerospace and Security sectors so a good career opportunity

Ensure that Products are manufactured in a time frame that supports the Master Production Schedule (MPS) ensuring that all material in the manufacturing chain is completed to the appropriate build standard. Maintain work in progress status within SAP, expediting internal make items to ensure compliance to MPS.

Produce weekly progress reports on status and provide accurate feedback to Planning manager on estimated finish dates and delays identified.

The candidate is required to exhibit good organisational and communication skills to interface with Operations, Procurement, Quality Assurance and Engineering to ensure required schedules achieved.


  • Review, release and manage internal Production/Service orders in line with the MPS/Customer plan.
  • Expediting work through the Production areas on a daily basis and reviewing capacity of areas with Manufacturing teams
  • Scheduling of Production/ Service Orders on SAP
  • Use of Teamcentre to ensure most recent drawings and work instructions added to Production/Service orders
  • Coordinating operations completed by Vendors with Delivery and Logistics teams
  • Implementation of FRB/MRB actions - Attend MRB's and ensure that dispositioned material is actioned accordingly
  • Liaise with Industrial Engineering to ensure accurate rework descriptions and timings added
  • Delivery of kits to and from all Manufacturing and Engineering areas
  • Advise relevant internal stakeholders of any delays likely to impact achievement of MPS, proposing re-prioritisation of work within the plan and solve problems
  • Attend and contribute to daily Production reviews
  • Key member of IPT
  • Communicate closely with Material Supply team with regards to material availability for agreed plan


  • Experience of SAP is essential
  • Planning experience in a Production environment
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Excellent organisational skills, demonstrated through ability to plan and prioritise
  • Analytical and logical nature with a strong desire for continuous improvement
  • Adaptability and flexibility
  • Good Communication Skills both written and oral

Carbon60, Lorien & SRG - The Impellam Group STEM Portfolio are acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

19/02/2023 11:38:31
GBP 28000.00 34000 Annum
Contact Consultant:
Adrian Weideman

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