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DATE ADDED: Wed 31/10/2018

Production Controller

Horsham, UK

JOB TYPE: Permanent

Chess Dynamics is an established Leading Design Manufacturing business, with several sites across the UK. Our product range is cutting-edge and services the surveillance and defense industries with products that aid specific client requirements - driving innovation is at the heart of everything we do.

Due to expansion, we are currently recruiting for a Production Controller to be responsible for the planning, coordination and control of all production within Chess. The position is responsible for the planning of manufacturing requirements generating a requirements plan from Sales Order Info and working with the supply chain team to organise purchases to meet customer demand and delivery requirements.

Key Responsibilities:

• Take Sales Order Information and generate Production Requirements and Planning.
• Establish Purchasing and Production needs to achieve time and cost criteria for each project.
• Planning overall manufacturing requirements on a multi project basis.
• Organising kitting for shop built assemblies ensuring kits are in a suitable state for manufacture.
• Organising purchase of necessary components with Purchasing.
• Progressing Purchasing and if necessary Suppliers to achieve timely delivery of goods.
• Organising delivery documentation ensuring all customer order requirements are met.
• Liaise with Production/Manufacturing Engineering on manufacturing procedures and problems.
• Assist with the planning of the internal Machine Shop.
• Prepare cost to date and cost to complete reports.
• Assist with the generation of new procedure, methods, and flow diagrams for the MRP system.
• Ensure that all documentation is in accordance with BS EN9001.

The Successful Applicant:

• Ideally HNC qualified or equivalent in Engineering, Manufacturing or Production.
• Previous experience of production control in a highly regulated environment with electro-mechanical equipment is highly desirable.
• Ability to read manufacturing drawings is required.
• Experienced in the use of ERP/MRP systems.
• Excellent planning, organisation and time management skills are required for this role.
• A background in an engineered to order/build to order production environment is desirable.

What's on Offer
A competitive salary with benefits including 26 days Annual holiday (Plus Bank Holidays), Contributory Pension, Income Protection, Childcare Vouchers and a High-Street Discounts Scheme
Role: Production Controller
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Horsham, West Sussex,

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