Production / Material Controller

Production / Material Controller

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a leading Defence company as a Production / Material Controller.

Job Description

Must be prepared to undergo UK Security Clearance Checks.

Job Description
Control the supply of manufactured and purchased items in a timeframe that supports the Master Production Schedule (MPS) ensuring that all material in supply chain is at an appropriate build standard. Maintain material status within SAP expediting internal make and external supply items to ensure compliance to plan.

Key Responsibilities
It is essential the candidate has experience of the following;

* Delivery of kits to and from the line including the scheduling and replenishment of free issue material with suppliers
* Proactively interface with Manufacturing TL, PPM or Procurement to facilitate progress to completion of WIP or delivery of materials in accordance with required schedule
* Proactively address supplier scheduling that may be impacting progress to completion of material to the plan
* Control supplier schedule/expediting priorities considering impact on other SG projects involving same supplier. Escalate via Procurement if contractual impact
* Control of RTV material logistics from shop-floor back to supplier. Alignment of commercial RTV terms via Procurement/MRB and root cause via QA. Control of supplier RTV schedule

It is desirable the candidate has experience of the following;

* Proactively address supplier scheduling that may be impacting progress to completion of material to the plan
* Release and management of internal work orders
* Control of RTV material logistics from shop-floor back to supplier. Alignment of commercial RTV terms via Procurement/MRB and root cause via QA. Control of supplier RTV schedule
* Call off material from suppliers based on production requests + purchase requisitions against procurement enabled PIR's
* Review, agree and action release of PLOs to schedule
* Advise relevant internal stakeholders when delays likely to impact achievement of time fenced MPS, proposing re-prioritisation of work within the plan and solve problems
* Implement push-pull messages to align with MPS changes
* Ensure supplier is contractually enabled to comply to push-pull messages
* Escalate supplier performance impacting the plan to Procurement if cannot resolve directly
* Expedite unconverted requisitions or kits not picked

Key Performance Indicators

* Activity performed when scheduled
* Compliance to plan
* Control of the shop floor from a system perspective i.e works order and PO overdues
* RTV turn around times incoming -outgoing
* Item Status accuracy
* Data accuracy as defined
* Supplier delivery schedules aligned with Procurement and with MPS
* Supplier OTD to MRP date, contractual date and forecast date

Skills, Qualifications and Knowledge

* Computer skills including SAP Work order maintenance and SAP PO maintenance
* Product knowledge including material makeup and suppliers
* Good communication skills including liaison with suppliers (written and verbal)
* Good knowledge and experience of expediting material
* Good experience of processes and product to allow a level of independent working
* Good understanding of fundamentals of MRP, push-pull scheduling
* Knowledge of appropriate areas of SAP system, with understanding of the impact of their contribution
* Good organisational skills, demonstrated through ability to plan and prioritise
* Basic understanding of company cost systems & key performance metrics

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Key Consultant

Rosy Hill

Rosy H

The range of roles I help recruit for is as wide as it is varied. In the (ARM Corporate Services) Engineering Division, I support a range of high profile global companies within the defence, satellite and telecommunications industries, which means an ongoing, steep, learning curve.

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