Production Controller Job Description

Production Controller Job Description

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Production controller provides manufacturing information by analyzing production performance records and data; use SAP to transact work orders and compile data.

Production Controller Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Plan schedules for projects in alignment with production activity by liaising with the wider media production team and forecast any budget or resource requirements in advance
Work professionally with production management to deliver and ensure buy-in to the company’s strategic priorities
Maintain production records so they are up-to-date and accurate information is disseminated throughout the company and to customers
Identify developments in the field of production so that the department can benefit from the latest improvements available
Receives parts into stock issues them out to production orders
Drive Production Plan – Convert MPS into weekly/daily schedule/plan for shop floor
Maintain a good relationship with advertising sales and the production departments in New York and Japan to ensure a smooth flow of advertising copy
To provide holiday and sickness cover for other Advertising Production Controllers
Assist the Advertising Production Manager in implementing new systems and controls as required
Take responsibility for raising issues on printing costs and use a range of systems to monitor and track costs and schedules

Production Controller Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Production Controller

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: APICS, II, COR, M&P, IDC, PMP, CSCP, CPIM

Education for Production Controller

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the production controller job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and University Degree in Education, Department of Education, Finance, Manufacturing, Business, Engineering, Accounting, Business/Administration, Management, Economics

Skills for Production Controller

Desired skills for production controller include:

Engineering departments to alert proper authorities regarding potential problems and appropriate remedial action
Manufacturing work flow and MRP systems
Microsoft Office Suite
Similar ERP software

Desired experience for production controller includes:

Managing UK & International Banking Processes for TV productions
Assisting in the start-up of new Productions including ordering new accounting software, credit cards, Internet Banking access, Open Credit Arrangements at banks branches, HMRC registration forms
Administrating the handover & archiving of closed Productions
Good understanding of relational databases.· Understanding of application architecture principals.· Experience in programming.· Microsoft Office skills.· Natural skills in translating user needs vs
Able to strategically manage several recurrent services, and be able to quickly respond to shifting priorities
Experience in maintenance of interfaces connecting HRIS or ERP systems is a plus.· Experience in data management

Production Controller Examples


Production Controller Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a production controller. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for production controller
  • Implements maintenance plans through the development and publication of maintenance schedules to include scheduled and unscheduled repair actions, time-sensitive inspections or modifications, component time change replacement and aircraft or system inspections
  • Develops and implements specialized aircraft generation plans for peacetime and/or contingency operations in concert with various maintenance activities and operations functions
  • Establish regular communication with the project teams to gain updates on changes to specs or schedules
  • Maintain effective relationships with 3rd party suppliers and pay close attention to rigorous negotiation and prioritising tasks
  • Working with editorial and advertising manage the issue requirements through the flatplan ensuring that we are constructing the issue in the most economic fashion
  • Own and maintain print order and distribution documentation for publications
  • Copy chase booked advertising liaising with creative agencies for both print and digital assets
  • Process supplied advertising materials once delivered through our portal delivery service
  • Upload print creative into flatplan workflow tool ready for supply to our print partners
  • Review briefs to ensure concise details are captured and the full scope of requests have been submitted, including specifications and quantities
Qualifications for production controller
  • Comfortable in dealing with technology
  • Experience of analysing costs and recommending improvements to budgets
  • Commercially aware, an aptitude for numbers
  • Results orientation – Customer service oriented and a focus for detail
  • Leadership – Ability to forge strong relations with stakeholders at all levels, acting as an ambassador to ensure a professional and customer friendly profile for the department
  • Relationship & Influencing – Excellent inter-personal skills

Production Controller Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of production controller. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for production controller
  • Through use of radio, telephone, intercom, e-mail, personal contact with production supervisors, technicians, review of work documents and statistical listings, determines status of aircraft
  • Requires detailed production process knowledge and advanced knowledge of Capacity Planning, Production Activity Control, and systems and technology
  • Accomplishes aircraft debriefing to ensure malfunctions identified by aircrews are properly reported and documented
  • Capacity planning and production activity control
  • Ensure production orders are completed on schedule
  • Release production orders for manufacturing
  • Responsible for detailed planning and control of production orders as they progress to completion
  • Manage approvals and deadlines by trafficking requirements to ensure assigned lead times are met
  • Own and maintain print order and distribution documentation
  • Coordinate the reprinting of backlist titles to ensure good quality stock purchased at the best price is available for sale when required
Qualifications for production controller
  • Negotiation skills – confident negotiating at all levels
  • Innovation & Creativity – able to think creatively and find innovative solutions to problems
  • Self Motivation – hard working and professional
  • Extensive knowledge of pre-press, web offset, sheet fed litho printing and binding
  • Comfortable managing complex print projects from inception to final delivery
  • Confident processing advertising materials and able to troubleshoot files using pre-flight software (ideally Pitstop Pro)

Production Controller Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of production controller. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for production controller
  • Order aircraft replacement parts
  • Create reports Schedule aircraft maintenance
  • For jobs with shortages but where advanced work can take place Control packages, prints off Work Orders and schedules the work in production
  • Submittal of NCR’s via the Global NCR system for issues found in production
  • Manage accuracy and timely delivery of reprint corrections
  • Negotiate and monitor costs and schedules with printers to ensure that budgets are met and that there are no delays in stock being made available to customers
  • Communicate effectively with all internal and 3rd party stakeholders
  • Coordinate the delivery of stock from distribution partners
  • Monitor quality of product to ensure the highest standards are maintained by suppliers
  • Advise of improvements to systems and processes so that best practice is achieved at all times
Qualifications for production controller
  • Strong time management skills and comfortable meeting tight deadlines
  • Aptitude and prior experience with numbers and providing cost estimations
  • Ability to prioritize and handle several projects simultaneously, required
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel, Adobe Creative Suite – Mac and PC
  • Good knowledge of pre-press, web offset, sheet fed litho printing and binding
  • Good knowledge of inserts, gatefolds, tip on’s and bound inserts

Production Controller Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of production controller. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for production controller
  • Liaise closely with the Translation Production team to outline upcoming work, scope of deliverables and roadmap Customer service
  • Assist with planning internal production review meetings with stakeholders, chair meetings when required
  • Working with senior production staff to ensure that all resources are managed efficiently so that there is coverage for project stakeholders
  • Liaise with source fulfilment to ensure timely arrival of raw materials
  • Create and update layouts for advertisements and advertorials
  • Copy chase and advise advertisers on copy preparation to ensure that the files received are to industry standards
  • Manage incoming ad traffic and checking digital files to ensure they are within specification
  • Ensure advert positions are correct, based on information from the advertising database, advertising sales and their clients
  • Maintain concise database records of advert bookings
  • Oversee the publishing of content, data, image and related files in a timely manner in line with deadlines set and restrictions laid down by the publishing team
Qualifications for production controller
  • Processing Payrolls for development projects including Key Talent Payrolls in the UK & US, such as for Writers, Producers & Casting Directors
  • In-depth knowledge of inserts, gatefolds, tip on’s and bound inserts
  • Ability to liaise with variety of stakeholders from assistant to director
  • Equipment operations experience, forklift trucks, pallet jacks, electric hand dollies and overhead cranes
  • Serves under the general oversight of an employee of higher grade who makes assignments
  • MBO+ level

Production Controller Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of production controller. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for production controller
  • Creation of images and input of content into the Content Management System
  • To remedy content faults/issues where appropriate, including reacting to incidents when and as they occur through to resolution
  • Carry out ad hoc tasks as requested by Publisher
  • Research and compilation of companies to be included in the Global Directory, you will also be required to chase information direct from source and verify the data
  • Assisting with Capacity Award bookings and organisation of table plans
  • Develops preliminary operational schedules (utilization plans) and provides the Operations Group with an estimate of maintenance support capability to meet operational requirements
  • Coordinates the implementation of the Time Compliance Technical Order (TCTO) Program, to include the implementation of individual TCTOs
  • OM&S compliance paperwork and transactions
  • Performing receiving test and inspections on parts
  • Admin Inspection of incoming material
Qualifications for production controller
  • Financially and cost aware
  • Comparison of actual performance with expectations (budget and/or forecasts) and understanding of the deviations
  • Developing analytics that help understand the key performance drivers
  • Business partnering with the management team to develop and implement action plans to improve performance
  • Supporting the manufacturing area manager with work centre forecasts from the company stock control/forecasting tool
  • Preferably ducated to Degree level

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