Production Controller

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  • Héroux Devtek
Share Facebook Twitter Email LinkedIn Company Bio: Entrepreneurial LeaderHeroux-Devtek, the world’s 3rd largest producer of landing gear, serves the civil and military aerospace markets from production facilities in North America and Europe. The Company’s longevity, flexibility, and track record for the development and implementation of innovative production systems have distinguished it as a leader in the domain. With its most recent acquisitions, Heroux-Devtek is bolstering its status as one of the foremost landing gear, actuation and hydraulic system designers and manufacturers in the global aerospace industry. Division info: The Landing Gear Market specializes in the design, qualification, manufacture and repair and overhaul of landing gears and flight critical components to a customer base that extends from the OEMs (Original Equipment Manufacturers) to the Operators in both the commercial and military markets. Summary of position: The production controller is an integral part of the Operations Team, whose primary purpose is to ensure the effective and efficient flow of goods around the shop, from both internal and external suppliers, in order to ensure targets, set by the monthly Sales plan for OE, MRO & Spares are achieved. Main responsibilities: •Maintain the sales plan in alignment with customer requirements, material availability, and production capacity.•Release sales orders based on stock availability and completion of build units, adhering to customers' delivery rules.•Manage the MRP system to provide accurate completion dates for all cycles, prioritizing the correct work accordingly.•Keep the central order book updated with forecasts for OE, MRO, Spares, Warranty, and MSQs.•Identify and communicate internal and external shortages, collaborating with production planners and buyers to address them promptly.•Determine the earliest start date for new customer orders, coordinating with Production Planners and Cycle 3 managers.•Prioritize Production Orders to meet demand requirements when necessary.•Review Line of Balance reports to assess risks impacting sales and escalate them to relevant stakeholders.•Monitor stock availability for OE, warranty, MRO, and Spares, taking corrective actions to address delays. Qualifications: •Must have previous experience in a Production Control / Production Scheduler / Production Planner role will be essential.•A strong understanding and experience with MRP/ ERP systems•A strong understanding and knowledge of engineering would be ideal. •Strong working knowledge of MS Excel What we Offer? •Generous group pension plan with up to employer contribution matched by employees. Competitive salaries tied to performance, reviewed annually for fairness.•Standard -hour week, days annual leave plus statutory holidays. •Supportive environment investing in growth through mentorship, training, professional subscription, and certifications.•Cultivating a culture where diversity is valued and respected, fostering innovation and organizational success.•Our motivating work environment and leadership approach empower individuals to enact meaningful change and contribute positively to the organization's success.•Friend referral bonuses and loyalty programs are accessible, providing incentives for referrals and encouraging loyalty among employees.•Social events like BBQs, golf outings, and Christmas parties for team building and fostering a vibrant workplace culture. Héroux-Devtek aims to grow as an industry leader by exceeding customer expectations through the dedication and commitment of its people.Heroux-Devtek emphasizes a culture cantered on the "4 Rs": Respect, Responsibility, Recognition, and Resilience. This entails fostering quality relationships with customers, colleagues, and suppliers, ensuring quality delivery and fairness, acknowledging employee achievements, and promoting flexibility, openness, and tenacity among employees. This approach contributes to a stable workforce and reinforces an entrepreneurial spirit, guiding employees towards shared objectives.Equal Opportunity to Employees:We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to any of these characteristics.User privacy is paramount, we are committed to safeguarding your personal data in compliance with GDPR regulations. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted. Héroux-Devtek is an equal opportunity employer.