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Production Control Lead

Salary: £0

Location: Wolverhampton

Job type: Permanent

Category: Wolverhampton

Collins Aerospace Systems, part of Raytheon Technologies, is on the lookout for a Production Control Lead to join the team in Wolverhampton. Role Purpose: Responsibility for development, adherence and maturity of processes, tools and skillsets within the Commercial Aftermarket Production Control team ( MRO and spares ), to ultimately satisfy customer demand requirements, supported by robust load and capacity planning and optimal inventory holding. Principle Accountabilities * Lead a team of Production Controllers aligned to Commercial Aftermarket to generate do-able production plans, with optimal use of production equipment, labour and materials to satisfy customer demand in a timely manner and maintain designated buffer levels * Co-ordinate cross-functionally with individuals to ensure planning and customer requirements are synchronized with processes and deliverables for; kitting, operations and packing / shipping * Where material supply mismatches occur vs demand requirements, support supply-chain improvement or escalate material supply exceptions in a timely manner (internal and/or external) * Generate / report performance and risk / opportunities to functional and business leadership team, with any risks supplemented with mitigation plans * Manage and co-ordinate visual management activities to complement performance to the plan, including (where required) Line of Balance and WiP Tracking activities * Drive a continuous improvement approach through QCPC turn back collection and corrective action on key functional processes * Coach and develop the production control team through regular one-to-one engagement and creation of individual development plans * Manage skills matrices appropriately to a ensure skills shortfalls are understood and plans are in place to bridge gaps, while also working towards a “ready now” status succession planning within the team * Support short-term load and capacity resource planning (accounting for both labour and machine requirements), identifying risks for scheduling of the production plan * Liaise closely with the SIOP and A&T teams to understand any new demand changes and impact on current production plans * Ensure the team of Production Controllers are maintaining and managing the production plan scheduling activities in line with ERP principles * Technical Competencies * Experience of production, inventory and load and capacity planning * Advanced Excel skills * Experience using ERP Systems, preferably SAP * An understanding of lean techniques employed within a manufacturing environment * An understanding of shop floor planning employed within a manufacturing environment * Strong customer focus, interpersonal and influencing skills * Resilient in the pursuit of good performance under pressure * Good organisational and time management skills with a strong attention to detail * Highly motivated and able to assert self within team environment * Problem solving techniques and ability to work on own initiative About Us: Collins Aerospace, a Raytheon Technologies company, is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. Collins Aerospace has the capabilities, comprehensive portfolio and expertise to solve customers’ toughest problems and to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market. The high quality products we design, test and produce in our Mechanical Systems help millions of passengers reach their destinations safely – every day! From landing systems and actuation to propellers, flight controls and hoist and winch – the products we manufacture work together behind the scenes to enhance the overall flight experience. We delight our customers with superior products and best-in-class service. Our global team is committed to continuous improvement – we work hard to make our solutions lighter-weight, stronger and more technically advanced, so that plane travel can be safer, more affordable and more sustainable in the years to come. We are looking for the best and brightest to fly and land with us! Our benefits package includes a competitive base salary as well as 25 days annual leave + bank holidays, as well as private dental & healthcare. In addition, there is an Employee Assistance Programme, ability to buy and sell holidays, cycle to work scheme, employee discounts and a fantastic pension scheme. Diversity drives innovation; inclusion drives success. Collins Aerospace is committed to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion because we believe that acknowledging and learning from people from many different backgrounds and interests creates an environment where everyone can be their best, ensuring that Collins can be its best. All welcome. All equal. All in. Apply now and be part of the team that’s redefining aerospace, every day. Please note that potential candidates will be subject to Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) and background checks and that project access restrictions may apply to some nationalities


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