Production Controller

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    Portsmouth, Hampshire

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    £0.00 - £19.00 per hour

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    Tom Critch

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  • Published:

    11 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months+

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  • Responsible for Managing the Project Manufacturing Plans within SAP & Primavera P6 and maintaining accurate SAP Master Data including lead-times attrition Make/buy & Bill of Materials
  • Work breakdown structure, forecast & Capacity management for direct materials
  • Management of the planning data required by the Business Systems (P6 - SAP - IPS)
  • Ensure that Production Control is focused on the correct priorities & strategies and are working to clearly identified routines and deadlines to meet business & project requirements
  • Play a major role in Production support work stream improvements with the identification and Facilitation of interdepartmental cost saving initiatives, concentrating on the full supply chain process including business systems & Tools

General Responsibilities:

  • Ensure topicality of the customer order within SAP is maintained in line with current P6 schedule across Projects
  • Monitor and align the Material Requirement Plan to the overall Production Plan (Kit release dates)
  • Authorize MRP requisitions up to a value of £50k
  • Maintain Project visibility, communication and reporting while attending weekly Project meetings as required
  • Accountability for the Projects "forward & Backward" Pass across projects wrt component order (lead-time) and BOM maturity vs. the Project Schedule
  • Track Un-planned work against Production Control Work Packages supported by AIT Project Management
  • Generate Project Production Go Meeting & shortage reports, add input and attend the weekly meetings as a process stakeholder
  • Ensure Company and departmental standards and procedures are followed
  • Production Control support to projects, hands on (as required in line with production control Activities Defined Below):
  • Overall understanding of P6 management, in order to generate and maintain a structured Production Plan that drives the overall material Requirements Plan for Projects
  • Ability to produce both summary and detailed plans (as required) demonstrating progress for management reporting
  • Ensure that Company manufactured parts are released to the relevant Manufacturing facility in time to meet the planned delivery dates
  • Input and maintain planning data required by the Business System
  • Make allocation decisions when competing needs for material (Project A v Project B)



  • Experience of using an MRP/ERP system
  • Confident and capable SAP user
  • Previous experience in Planning & schedule management
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver results against schedule milestones to a high level of quality
  • Some familiarity of critical Path analysis and schedule control
  • Role requires a team Player who has the right attitude when it comes to problem solving


  • Demonstrated Knowledge of Scheduling
  • Planning/Scheduling Qualification
  • Knowledge of P6
  • Previous experience / background in (Supply Chain Inventory, Bill Of Materials, Warehouse management)
  • Understanding of Kanban
  • Any previous background in telecommunications space industry
  • Previous experience demonstrated in a high pressure results driven environment in any one of the following industries:
    • Aerospace
    • Defence
    • Communications
    • Manufacturing
    • Production
    • IT