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Senior Production Controller / Worksop

Our Business

Vision, Mission and Values

Delivering global excellence by Design

Lead the Business through Design innovation, People Development & Improved Efficiency .
Grow the Business through Investment , Solving Customers Problems & Excellent Service .

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Rockford design, manufacture and supply high reliability products in to Defence, Commercial Air and Industrial Markets. Our core products are System Solutions, Interconnect Harness and Cabling, Design Services and Customised Logistics Services.

Rockford’s pedigree and experience coupled with our capabilities in System, Interconnect Design and Logistics allows Rockford to service projects from an individual cable assembly to designing, manufacturing and installing an electronic systems/electro-mechanical assembly.

The senior production controller is responsible for issuing and tracking work orders, ensuring that required material is supplied to the production floor, as according to the production schedule. This position is also responsible for expediting and prioritising work orders and coordinating and managing daily/weekly production schedule meetings.

Essential Functions

1. Plan and manage production schedules to ensure 100% on-time delivery of customer orders.
2. Analyse sales order releases with respect to capacity planning and material requirements.
3. Complete shipping information and delivery date input.
4. Order floor stock with shelf life material for production.
5. Interface with manufacturing personnel, purchasing personnel, etc. on material status and production planning issues.
1. Problem Solving/Analysis.
2. Communication Proficiency.
3. Time Management.

Supervisory Responsibility

The successful candidate will be required to manage a small team and will from time to time be expected to supervise the shop floor whilst the Production Manager is not on site.
Work Environment

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment.

This is a full-time position, and hours of work are Monday through Thursday, 8:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Friday, 8:00 a.m to 12:45 p.m.

Preferred Education and Experience

1. HNC or equivalent education.
2. 3-5 years of experience in a manufacturing environment.
3. 1-2 years experience in Production Control Environment.
4. Experience with purchasing, expediting, MRP/ ERP systems, quality/continuous improvement initiatives, manufacturing safety practices and MS Office applications.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

£22-25k per annum depending on skills and experience. 

To apply for this job you must fill in the Rockford job application form linked below and supply a copy of your current CV along with any other information requested above. 

You can return the application form and other documents to us by email to or by post to the following address:

By Post

Rockford Components Ltd.
Rockford House
Acer Road
IP12 2GJ

Click here to download the job application form (PDF)

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