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Production Plan and Cost Administration Controller

Job Summary

  • Location Bordon, Hampshire
  • Salary Up to £30000 per annum
  • Contract Type Permanent
  • Sector Office Support & Commercial
  • Date Posted 02 December 2021
  • Ref 5140_1638447229

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Job Description

Production Plan and Cost Administration Controller

Bordon, Hampshire


The role:

In line with the strategic objectives of the business & through your deployed goals developed as part of your personal Employee Development System (EDS), role remit & thus determined Key Performance Indices (KPI) assist in the sale of the company's products services & technology as profitably as possible into the chosen active & target account base & markets throughout the world. To promote excellent working relationships throughout the company, its customer base, partners, specifiers & market channels. Maintain effective communication throughout the business at all levels. To facilitate a world class, best in class culture throughout our organisation. To be a team player working alongside your colleagues adopting an ethical, can-do attitude that helps achieve objectives whilst working within the boundaries of the company's values.

The Duties and responsibilities of this position are:

  • Manage all aspects of our planning tools to facilitate maintaining an average >96% OTIF against the company's promise with an average lead-time <4 weeks across the business. Ensure that Direct Labour and where appropriate In-Direct Labour are assigned and perform jobs that are necessary in line with the production plan at all times with regular updates to all interested parties. Control all released jobs, providing precise instructions relating to the job order requirements, including special procedures and BOM / PQIS updates. Liaise with your colleagues when job queries or delivery issues arise; but always in a proactive manner. Maintain and monitor an effective, agreed approach for batch / LOT size production trounces.
  • Manage all aspects of new enquiry costs through the NPI system providing a formal estimate against each new enquiry the business quotes. Ensure participation on the margin improvement initiatives of the business working closely with your colleagues implementing best practice "LEAN" techniques.
  • Manage all aspects of production transactions ultimately with your function fulfilling the shipping duties for all product leaving the facility. Assisting stock control objectives of the business for raw materials and finished goods which ultimately assist in improved planning efficiency.
  • Support production cost reduction initiatives through continuous improvement tools investigating and implementing ways of improving productivity, flexibility & the reduction of waste and rejects which will include the control of RMA' through the production plan.
  • To work within customer driven timescales for the delivery of the company's commitments. To manage customers' expectations. Not to over promise and under deliver, but to exceed both the customer, business and shareholder expectations.
  • Assist to maintain the company's document traceability in line with standards established, third party requirements and current legislation.
  • To work closely with other departments in the company.
  • Foster excellent communication that leads to a strong customer orientated business.
  • Annually agree challenging yet attainable objectives for your role. Formally & informally progress work toward delivering those objectives presenting regular updates.
  • Be a team player cognisant of the business values and ethos.
  • To participate actively in the business across all disciplines with a can-do attitude.
  • Assist your line manager as is necessary including other duties as are assigned.

Essential experience required:

  • Performs well in a multi-disciplined team
  • A completer or tasks - persistent. Familiar with tight reporting deadlines
  • A good communicator with strong interpersonal skills - out going
  • Self-starter - proactive with good time keeping and time management
  • Presentable with a professional outlook. Complete Integrity
  • Reasonable, but able to maintain a valid position under pressure
  • Background in production planning, costing or finance
  • A working knowledge of export and export shipping procedures
  • An ability to challenge current practice. Excellent standards of literacy and numeracy
  • Good MS Office user skills
  • Good bespoke software user skills. Syteline would be an advantage, but not essential.
  • Totally customer focused with a determination to succeed; entirely trustworthy
  • Good analytical and priority setting skills


  • 37.5 hours per week


  • £30,000 DOE

If you are interested and believe you fit the job spec, then hit apply today or to find out more details, get in contact with Sophie today.

FPR Group is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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Sophie Carey

Sophie Carey

Having completed a degree in Events Management at Bournemouth University I joined FPR Group in May 2018 as an Events Coordinator and helped coordinate the prestigious events we run in and around West

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