Manufacturing Controller

Job Reference: BBBH73792

Posted by: Carl Delaney

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Industry: Manufacturing and Production
Bolton, UK
£23.91 – £25.26 per hour

Description of role:

World Class Defence Organisation based in Bolton is currently looking to recruit a Manufacturing Controller subcontractor on an initial 12 month contract.

This role requires someone with Stores experience within a manufacturing environment. The role is not looking for a warehouse worker.

Hourly Rate: £23.91 for the first 12 weeks and then £25.26 from week 13 onwards
Contract Duration: 12 Months (initially and then ongoing and long-term thereafter)

Manufacturing Controller Job Description:

The Manufacturing Controller role will involve issue, receipt and management of stores and inventory in a stores environment. Loading, control and monitoring of work packages in a manufacturing environment.


  • Stock control / storekeeping including shelf life control.
  • Loading the manufacturing cells with the requisite jobs in accordance with planned lead and cycle times, in order to comply with manufacturing programmes and delivery schedules.
  • Packing including the use of hand tools. Receiving and issuing of tooling.
  • Updating computer records.
  • Kitting activity.
  • Loading and unloading of Lorries.

Skillset/experience required:

  • Experience in a stores environment or manufacturing control.
  • Follow instructions.
  • Willing to work flexible shift patterns.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Work on own with minimal supervision.
  • Use own initiative.
  • Flexible.
  • Manual handling training.
  • Lifting & Slinging training (Including overhead cranes).
  • ESD training.

Desirable skills:

  • PC skills, including EXCEL.
  • Fork lift truck licence.
  • Knowledge of Kanban and 2 bin systems.
  • Experience with an Enterprise Planning System e.g. SAP.

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