Production Controller

Posted 3 months ago by Bamford Contract Services
Location Stockport Job Type Full Time - Permanent
Salary £28k - 30k per year Sector Engineering, Industrial

Our large engineering client in Greater Manchester is looking for an experienced Production Controller on a perminant basis.

Office Hours are Monday to Thursday 08.30 - 16.30 and Friday 08.30 - 15.30.

A genorous holiday and pension package is available.

Role Requirements

To manage the Production Control system related requirements in accordance with the policies, goals and objectives established by the business.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • To assist, facilitate, monitor and develop an efficient and effective production department, specifically in areas of policy and procedure, whose goal is to deliver on time to the right quality and at the best possible cost. 
  • To maintain, develop and improve wherever possible, company procedures, standards of quality and workmanship to BS EN ISO 9001 & AS9100 at all times.
  • To jointly ensure all health and safety regulations are observed and maintained.
  • To organise and plan the workload as well as issuing shop documentation in a timely manner to ensure all delivery objectives are achieved in the most economic and efficient way whilst maintaining quality.
  • Continually strive to improve by review of the working procedures, the efficiency of the business, instigating change as required.
  • To construct, monitor and maintain production schedules in line with sales orders and customer requirements.
  • To assist the Production Control Supervisor ensuring each (resource) work centre is effectively loaded, whilst providing the foreman with a weekly work-to list for all production areas and resources.
  • To maintain and improve customer relationships by presenting coherent and credible production schedules as required.
  • To evaluate both short term and long term workloads and proactively generate awareness of problems to the appropriate level of management.
  • Liase with customers for specific delivery requirements and ensuring that the customer is informed of any changes to the agreed delivery order requirements.
  • Liaise with and inform Purchasing and Sale Department of any changes in delivery requirements taking into consideration any commercial implications.+
  • To give advice and/or assistance, if required, to the Sale
  • Department (or his delegate) to enable quotations to be accurate regarding current workloads.
  • Monitor all internal jobs to ensure they are being produced in a cost-effective manner.
  • Validate all holiday requests (When Production Control Supervisor is not available) taking into account delivery requirements to customers.
  • Control all rework operation as a result of NCR's modifying route sheets if required.
  • Ensure that there is adequate information on the scratch pad to enable any extra costs incurred by faulty material, either free issue or purchased.Thus enabling costs to be recovered from the customer or supplier. Also recording changes to process methods.



High attention to detail


Good Communication skills




Good interpersonal skills



Accountabilities and Performance Measures



Continually evaluate and initiate necessary changes within the departmental strategy to meet and exceed the needs of the business.


 Provide decisive manufacturing production control decisions on a day to day basis.


 Ensuring that each work centre is effectively loaded, taking into consideration methods, costs, quality and customer requirements.


Job Requirements and Qualifications



Previous planning experience of engineered products and services.




Working knowledge of most Machining, Welding, Assembly and Test processes.




Confident in the use of MS Office Software packages.



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