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Production Coordinator

Location: Multimatic Technical Centre Europe, Thetford, Norfolk, United Kingdom

Posted: August 29th, 2018

 

Multimatic Technical Centre Europe (MTCE) provides engineering and product development services to race teams and OEM’s around the world. It is Multimatic's Centre of Excellence for the ongoing design, development and implementation of DSSV® Damping Technology, and has established a strong relationship with key international Motorsports organizations. MTCE is also a leading contract engineering and vehicle development resource to major automotive OEMs and a growing number of niche vehicle manufacturers.

MTCE is currently seeking to recruit a Production Co-ordinator with a range of skills to join the growing team.

 

Position Summary

To Co-ordinate a multitude of varying projects through to completion, using available resource both internally and externally.

You will be responsible for the methodical planning, coordinating and controlling of activities along the production process. This will includes scheduling the production of various components for customers and internal requirements are met.

 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Within the Production office you will liaise with departmental heads to ensure effective and efficient stock control for production and delivery requirements.
  • Create and maintain Bill of Materials (B.O.M’S) for traceability of components towards successful project kit completion
  • Monitor Raw material availability, and coordinating with suppliers to ensure uninterrupted supply
  • Negotiate with suppliers / vendors for external purchasing to ensure all spending is in budget                  
  • Organize and monitor Production schedules for timely completion of projects
  • Participate in Production meetings reporting on deficiencies and actions.
  • Supports and adheres to policies, procedures, and operational guidelines related to established quality management system (TS 16949).
  • Maintains working knowledge of safety policies and regulations to ensure duties of self and others are performed in a safe manner.
  • Additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.

The above is intended to describe the general content of and the requirements for the performance of this position.  It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements.

Qualifications:

  1. Minimum 3 years in a similar Production planning or coordinating role. Ideally in the automotive sector
  2. Education to ‘A’ Level or equivalent

Key Requirements:

  1. Experienced production / manufacturing planner within a complex production / manufacturing environment
  2. Production Scheduling
  3. Advanced Excel user (Formulas, VLookup, data manipulation etc.)
  4. MRP experience
  5. Ability to produce KPI reports for on key targets
  6. Able to work at pace & multitask / prioritise workloads
  7. Strong communicator at all levels, both face to face & over the telephone / email
  8. Understanding of Manufacturing Process.
  9. Ability to read and understand Engineering drawings

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

75% Office environmental based

Travel required to Supplier offices, facilities & production locations.

While working in production environments, may be exposed to machinery, moving equipment and material, moderate noise, airborne particles, fumes and various levels of temperature created by the manufacturing process.

If you are interested in this position, apply by sending us your cover letter and resume.
We thank all interested candidates in advance; however, only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.
As part of our commitment to ensuring our employment practices are fair, accessible, and inclusive of persons with disabilities, recruitment-related accommodations for disabilities, are available upon request throughout the recruitment and assessment process for applicants with disabilities.