Senior Manufacturing MRP Controller - Stevenage

Aerospace & Defence
Ref: 6386 Date Posted: Monday 05 Feb 2024
Senior Manufacturing MRP Controller
Location:                 Henlow
Salary:                    £42,000 to £48,000
Package includes:
  • Company bonus of up to £2,500 (based on company performance and will vary year to year)
  • Pension of maximum total (employer and employee) contribution of up to 14%
  • Annual salary review
  • Paid overtime
  • Up to 15 days flexi leave
  • 25 days annual leave (plus holiday purchase)
  • Fantastic site facilities, including subsidised meals, free car parking
  • Excellent career progression and development opportunities
  • Flexible working arrangements
The Opportunity
An opportunity has arisen for an experienced Senior Manufacturing MRP Controller to support a multi-disciplined team in the delivery of production contracts containing both development and production elements. This company can offer you a fantastic chance to grow, develop and fulfil your career within a dynamic engineering environment and provide ongoing training, development, and progression opportunities.
You will be responsible for the management of all planning-related activities to deliver the Manufacturing Planning Schedule (MPS) to time, cost and quality.
Senior Manufacturing MRP Controller Role Responsibilities
  • Assessment of task directives, new or amended orders, and their effect on inventory and programmes, subsequently achieving task directive requirements
  • Maintaining the manufacturing bill of materials and project manufacturing strategy by ensuring accurate master data within the MRP system.
  • Management and supervision of manufacturing planning and controllers employed in the planning, maintenance, and delivery of live build assemblies, in line with the manufacturing production schedule for all programmes of work at the Henlow site
  • Maintaining the manufacturing production schedule
  • Coordination of effective non-conformance management controls ensuring MP&C-related tasks are completed in a timely manner.
  • Monitor topical knowledge of inventory holdings to effectively own and control financial implications
  • Proactive involvement in the support and development of deployed staff
  • Identify and implement process improvement for the business by the leadership of the team through working groups where appropriate.
  • Review potential work and support the compilation of bids & resource estimates
  • Engagement in the supply review process to build a complete supply picture
  • Drive a culture of Planning and best practices:
  • Support ABC/Product Segmentation analysis.
  • Support Statistical Safety Stock Process
  • Review of KPIs and supporting actions.
  • Manage the movements of all hardware in and out of Henlow
  • Safeguard health & safety for deployed resources in accordance with company procedures and current legislation
  • Ensure through correct SAP transactions topicality of site explosives report at all times
  • Handle the efficient use of storage space-maintaining stocks within explosive safety limits for all buildings and the overall site in accordance with licensing limits
  • Organisation of transportation for onward delivery to customers or designated points of delivery.
Senior MRP Controller experience required
  • Experienced and motivated Team Leader with a consistent record in planning and control of production tasks within a high-profile manufacturing environment.
  • A natural communicator, able to build strong collaborative relationships, with experience in driving multi-functional teams and delivering to tight time scales.
  • Enthusiastic, proactive, and tenacious; you will be able to prioritise and understand strategic business needs as well as manage day-to-day tactical decisions.
  • APICs supply chain certification is desirable but not essential to the role.
  • Knowledge of working with an MRP system and/or SAP would be an advantage.
  • Knowledge of Explosives Regulations 2014 and ADR (Transportation of Dangerous Goods by Road) would be an advantage.
This company can offer you a fantastic chance to grow, develop and fulfil your career within a dynamic engineering environment and provide ongoing training, development, and progression opportunities.
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