Senior Production Controller

Posted 24 May 2024
Salary 60,000 - 65,000 per annum
LocationBishop Auckland
Job type Permanent
Industry Sector Technical
Job FunctionProduction

Job description

Rewards and Benefits on Offer;

  • Sick Pay, dependent on length of service.

  • Employee Assistance Program. 

  • Life assurance, including death in service.

  • Employer contributory Pension. 

  • Income Protection.

  • Competitive salary.

  • Immediate start.

The Job You’ll Do;

  • Manage a team of 12 Production Controllers who are relatively self-sufficient.

  • Act as a point of escalation between the Production Planning team and the Production & Logistics Manager.

  • Monitoring stock levels of materials and parts via a new corporate SAP system, ensuring sufficient stock to meet customer demands.

  • Resolving customer enquiries/issues if and when required, although working to protect customer supply as much as possible.

  • Liaise with various internal departments (Operations, Logistics, Production etc.)

  • Creation of daily plans, ensuring day-to-day tasks are completed to a high standard.

  • Ensuring completion of handovers between shifts so production can operate effectively.

About You;

  • Experience working within fast-paced, high-volume manufacturing.

  • Experience as a Production Planner would be beneficial but other relevant career routes would be considered.

  • Must be a quick thinker, able to make decisions with a sense of urgency.

  • Strong character, with the ability to manage a team of 12 production planners.

  • Adaptability is key, responding quickly to sudden unforeseen issues.

  • Comfortable working on several projects simultaneously.

  • Diligence to ensure urgent matters are not left unresolved between shift handovers.