Production Controller / Production Scheduler

Recruiter
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Location
Oldbury
Posted
02 Aug 2018
Closes
20 Sep 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Full Time
Production Controller

** Our extremely successful Metal Forming specialist client based in the West Midlands are looking for a Production Controller to join their already fantastic workforce, on a permanent basis. Please see below for more information! **

Production Controller

Job Purpose
To ensure smooth running of the production control and distribution process through forecasting/ planning / scheduling of raw material supplies, employees, the manufacturing process. Organising transport to meet changing customer orders and delivery requirements. Maintaining maximum utilisation of all machinery and strict adherence to Quality Systems.

Production Controller

Job Details
• To plan and programme all orders through the production process, in the most economical and viable manner ensuring all machines are running at optimum capacity, considering customer’s delivery requirements and liaising with all personnel as appropriate.
• Maintain progress of every order / job at regular intervals.
• Ensure all administration and documentation is correct, making sure there are no delays in production and ensuring that all pricing is correct.
• Prepare and deliver customer delivery dates for new and existing orders through consultation with the Purchasing, Design and production departments, and will liaise closely with the sales team as well as customers on the progress of orders in a courteous, accurate and timely manner.
• To advise the Plant/Production Manager on all production control activities, report on any spare production capacity or bottlenecks and recommend course of action for dealing with such occurrences.
• Attend regular meetings to discuss overall production.
• Review firm orders and accordingly establish priorities and schedules.
• Monitor inventory status and generate inventory reports.
• Maintain minimum / maximum finished goods at a level commensurate with market and commercial requirements using standard group stock control system and produce monthly stock report.
• Generate reports on production shortages for analysis
• Assist production in controlling costs whilst maintaining quality standards.
• Arrange transport in the most economical way using only reliable hauliers and ensuring rates are competitive.
• Identify delivery exception and provide alternative solutions
• Primary responsibility for ensuring that the procedures laid down in our companies COSHH booklet are adhered to. Ensuring that all documentary requirements are adhered to, and any necessary corrective action is taken where the materials or substances in use dictate.
Production Controller

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