Production Controller

Bishop's Stortford
£30k - 35k per year
10 Aug 2018
07 Sep 2018
Acapella Recruitment
Contract Type
Full Time

Production Controller
Bishop’s Stortford
£30,000 - £35,000 per annum

Our client is an engineering company offering an advanced manufacturing service to the Aerospace and Defence Industries. They are currently seeking to recruit a Production Controller for their Bishop’s Stortford location.

To be the customers main point of contact and to ensure Customers orders are delivered on time and to cost.


  • Responsible for internal production planning and material scheduling activity of Customer order books.
  • Control of all materials and components from suppliers, through production and subcontractors to customer delivery.
  • Management of daily / weekly production schedules in line with manufacturing capacities and customer demand.
  • Plan material supply in line with production requirements, raise all associated paperwork, production orders.
  • Improve planning and production control processes in line with lean manufacturing techniques.
  • Work closely with cell leaders and production teams to monitor the production process.
  • Participate in daily meetings.
  • Gather customers' orders and prepare detailed production reports that serve as guides in manufacturing or assembling the product.
  • Compile progress reports on work, cost inventory levels and production problems.
  • Liaise and build relationships with internal departments, customers and suppliers on all issues relating to supply and demand and participate in Continuous improvement and new product introduction projects.
  • Customer liaison, reporting and key initial focal point.
  • Achieving sales targets and OTD.
  • Perform any other duties within your capabilities as directed by the Company.


  • HNC in a Manufacturing / Engineering discipline is preferred.
  • Previous Production Control or Supervisory experience within a manufacturing environment is desirable.
  • The ability to develop internal processes within the materials function is an essential requirement for this challenging role.
  • Demonstrable experience of planning and controlling stock levels.
  • Experience of managing subcontractors.
  • The ability to communicate and influence at all levels.
  • An excellent working knowledge of MS Excel.

If you have the relevant experience required and are interested in this excellent opportunity, please apply ASAP.

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