Production/inventory Controller

  • Widnes
  • Shorterm Group
Material Controller Planner - (SAP- MRP) based Widnes, mostly working standard day shift but some flexibility needed (shift uplift paid when required) To support Depot based Rail Vehicle Completion programme. Job Title: Inventory/Production Controller Job location: Widnes, Lancashire Hourly pay rate: £17.49 per hour (PAYE) or £22.99 per hour (Umbrella) Shifts: (Days) Hours per week: 37 hours per week Duration: ongoing Start date: ASAP Job description Co-ordinating a timely release schedule for manufacturing documentation and for the accurate recording and management of material availability to meet the schedule. Responsible for shop floor loading, capacity monitoring and creation of Line of Balance charts where appropriate. Providing support to Operational Management to ensure best utilisation of materials and resource. Liaison with supply chain personnel and 3PL to ensure the timely delivery of material. Co-ordinating the delivery of assembled products into stores. Monitoring and reporting planned v actual times. Manage and process rejects effectively to minimise manufacturing delays. Ensuring that manufacturing documentation is correctly processed at job close out and that all materials have been allocated via SAP. Ensuring data integrity within SAP, SFDC and other databases. Health and Safety Ensure that there is no harm to customers, colleagues or the general public. Take reasonable care for the health and safety of yourself and of other persons who may be affected by your acts or omissions. Co-operate as far as necessary to enable client to discharge their statutory duties. Not intentionally or recklessly interfere with or misuse anything provided in the interests of safety. In order to discharge safety responsibilities in a satisfactory manner you are required to: *Obey all Rules, Regulations and Instructions applicable to the post and those applicable to the post holder. *Obey instructions given by those in charge at places of work, except where you believe there is an imminent danger to yourself or others. *Inform local management immediately if others are not obeying relevant Rules, Regulations and Instructions. Note: Detailed information and advice relating to occupational health & safety, product safety and environmental legislation is available through your departmental head. General Safety & Environmental Responsibilities Safety must always be a prime consideration of every person and you are required to ensure that product safety, the safety of people and the environment is never compromised. To ensure compliance with the general elements of the safety responsibility statements you shall: *Familiarise yourself with relevant company / site safety and environmental procedures and ensure their requirements are implemented in the workplace *Comply with any control measures that are implemented as a result of any risk assessment or impact assessment. *Participate as required in the risk assessment process. *Promptly report to your supervisor/manager all accidents, incidents, product safety issues and work related ill health or near misses that you witness or are involved with. *Ensure that you are fully aware of the fire precautions and evacuation procedures for any building you are working in or visiting. *Ensure that all personal protective equipment issued is correctly worn and maintained. *Assist in safety or environmental investigations and closeout any actions / recommendations assigned to you. *Carry out any product safety work to the defined standards and to the defined methods, advising your Supervisor / Manager if the work allocated is beyond your competence. *Report any non-conformance against specification / process requirements. *Ensure that all specified work records are adequately completed and maintained. *Ensure that all spillages are dealt with in accordance with the local spill control arrangements. *Use substances only in accordance with the manufacturers' safety data sheets. *Dispose of all waste in the appropriate manner in accordance with site waste management arrangements. Desired Knowledge / Experience Knowledge of MRP based systems, preferably SAP. Some experience in material management and Production Planning. Experience of co-ordinating activities within an Operations environment. Experience of co-ordinating projects within a complex supply chain. Some experience of working with external suppliers particularly expediting.