Manufacturing Controller

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about 1 month ago

Manufacturing / Production Controller


12 months Contract

£23 per hour Umbrella

Inside IR35

Role Summary

The production planner will convert the MPS master schedule from planning into an executable production plan for the shop floor. Working in the 13-week window the production planner will work alongside the production cell teams to solving problems to deliver on time to our customers.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Convert the MPS master schedule into a production plan at all levels of the BOM
  • Coordinate and expedite flow of materials according to production schedules
  • Understanding manpower constraints, process/machine capacity & yield issues
  • Responsible for release of works orders to the shop floor
  • Drive improvements through standard WIP analysis and lead time analysis
  • Continued focus on driving teams to achieve work order on time book to stock
  • Responsible for providing planned completion dates
  • Work cross functionally to balance supply and demand to internal and external customers
  • Communicate status of the plan to all levels of the business
  • Optimise process improvements, support documentation of standard work and implement lean methodology to drive continuous improvement throughout

Desired Characteristics

  • Strong system knowledge of Oracle ERP or another ERP system
  • Knowledge and experience of production planning and scheduling
  • Lean & Continuous improvement training or equivalent experience is preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Proven analytical and organizational ability
  • APICS CPIM - Certification in Production and Inventory Management


  • Experience in supply chain operations
  • Relevant experience in Materials/Production Planning and Execution
  • MS Office Packages - Specifically MS Excel

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