Overview: Our client in Letchworth is looking to add a Production Controller to their energetic and and customer focused team. Working 9am-5.30pm, the role also offers 25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays, Pension and on site parking.


To support the Operations Manager in ensuring that the day-to-day operations of the businesses across the group run smoothly and run to maximum productivity.

Management and implementation of Product Introduction and Production.

Key responsibilities

  • Project planning, scheduling, implementation and control
  • Product introduction process – set up and maintenance of products and BOMs
  • Management and processing of production orders – software and hardware
  • Day-to-day liaison with suppliers, internal departments and key stakeholders to ensure that project deadlines are achieved
  • Maintenance of systems and project information
  • Supplier sourcing and benchmarking
  • Purchase order and supplier invoice processing
  • Post project reporting and analysis
  • To support in improving the operational systems and processes within the Operations department

Measurable deliverables

  • Accuracy of product set up and project information
  • Implementation of production orders to standard and project deadlines

Personal specification

  • 2-3 years experience within Operations or similar role responsibility
  • Highly organised
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Self-motivated
  • Strong personal standards and work ethic
  • Excellent communication skills – written and verbally
  • Customer service focused – internal teams and external clients
  • Strong negotiation and decision-making skills
  • Strong MS office skills (especially Excel) and Mathematics
  • Problem solving and analysis
  • Ability to remain calm when under pressure
  • Ability to multi task and react to change
  • Able to meet deadlines working on multiple projects
  • Flexible approach to meet project deadlines

Please note: due to the high volume of CV’s we receive, we are unable to respond personally to all applications. If you do not hear from us within 5 working days of your application, please take your application as unsuccessful on this occasion. Good luck with your job search.

Arena Personnel Ltd – Letchworth Garden City’s independent recruitment agency.

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