Production Controller

Production Controller

Job Title: Production Controller
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Portsmouth
Salary: £19 per hour
Start Date: 2019-07-22
Reference: J140730
Contact Name: Paul Lathbury
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 05, 2019 14:44

Job Description

•Responsible for Managing the Project Manufacturing Plans within SAP & Primavera P6 and maintaining accurate SAP Master Data: including lead-times attrition Make/buy & Bill of Materials.
•Work breakdown structure, forecast & Capacity management for direct materials.
•Management of the planning data required by the Business Systems (P6 - SAP - IPS).
•Ensure that Production Control is focused on the correct priorities & strategies and are working to clearly identified routines and deadlines to meet business & project requirements.
•Play a major role in Production support work stream improvements with the identification and Facilitation of interdepartmental cost saving initiatives, concentrating on the full supply chain process including business systems & Tools.

General Responsibilities:
•Maintain Project visibility, communication and reporting while attending weekly Project meetings as required
•Accountability for the Projects forward & Backward Pass across projects wrt component order (lead-time) and BOM maturity vs. the Project Schedule
•Track Un-planned work against Production Control Work Packages supported by AIT Project Management
•Generate Project Production Go Meeting & shortage reports, add input and attend the weekly meetings as a process stakeholder
•Ensure Company and departmental standards and procedures are followed
•Production Control support to projects, hands on (as required in line with production control Activities Defined Below):
•Overall understanding of P6 management, in order to generate and maintain a structured Production Plan that drives the overall material Requirements Plan for Projects
•Ability to produce both summary and detailed plans (as required) demonstrating progress for management reporting
•Ensure topicality of the customer order within SAP is maintained in line with current P6 schedule across Projects
•Ensure that Company manufactured parts are released to the relevant Manufacturing facility in time to meet the planned delivery dates
•Input and maintain planning data required by the Business System
•Authorize MRP requisitions up to a value of £50k
•Monitor and align the Material Requirement Plan to the overall Production Plan (Kit release dates)
•Make allocation decisions when competing needs for material (Project A v Project B)

•Demonstrated Knowledge of Scheduling
•Planning/Scheduling Qualification
•Previous experience using an MRP/ERP system
•Previous experience using SAP
•Previous experience in Planning & schedule management
•Demonstrated ability to deliver results against schedule milestones to a high level of quality
•Previous experience demonstrated in a high-pressure result driven environment in any one of the following industries: Aerospace / Defence / Communications / Manufacturing / Production / IT

•Critical Path analysis and schedule control
•Planning, organisation and prioritisation
•Workload management
•Clear & concise communication at all levels
•Customer relationship management
•Problem solving
•Team Player
•Detailed knowledge of SAP

•Knowledge of P6
•Previous background in telecommunications space industry
•Previous experience / background in (Supply Chain Inventory, Bill of Materials, Warehouse management)
•Understanding of Kanban
•Understanding of Business Systems
•Previous experience in Scheduling/Planning
•Security clearance to SC level