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Production Controller, Prima Industries Ltd - Rotherham

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Employer: RISE SCR

RISE Sheffield City Region is a major city region-wide initiative to increase graduate employment in small and medium sized enterprises. The city region covers: Barnsley, Bassetlaw, Bolsover, Chesterfield, Derbyshire Dales, Doncaster, North East Derbyshire, Rotherham and Sheffield. RISE SCR is a collaboration between city region partners, Sheffield Hallam University, The University of Sheffield and the private sector.

Find out more at the RISE SCR microsite.

Job details:
How would we sum it up?
If you are an organised and personable engineering graduate who is keen to take the first step into the world of manufacturing, then this could be the role for you. Prima Industries are looking to recruit a talented graduate to take on responsibility as a production controller, looking after elements of product design, manufacturing and client contact. You would be helping to manage the production of high-end, nationally regarded outdoor fires, and would be given real responsibility from the outset, whilst being supported by the existing team.

What’s the business all about?
The business is Prima Industries Ltd who are a small family run company based in Rotherham producing the highest quality outdoor furniture, all made within the UK. With high standards, detail and beauty they have become an established premium manufacturer of outdoor gas fires and have worked with some of the world’s best-known garden designers, landscapers and architects including Alan Titchmarsh, Barnes Walker and Patricia Fox–Aralia. They have recently been awarded the Manufacturing Guild Mark (MGM) by the British Furniture Markers’ Company. Proud to be ‘Made in Sheffield’, they are proud to be in South Yorkshire and are looking to grow even more within the UK and Europe. To find out more, visit their website at

What are all the practical details?
Starting salary: £20,000 - £22,000 (depending on experience)
Location: Unit 2, Chesterton Court, Chesterton Road, Eastwood Trading Est. Rotherham, S65 1SJ
Start date: May/June 2019
Length of role: Twelve months – the business is then happy for you to stay permanently depending on success

What else do you get as a RISE graduate?
If you are lucky enough to secure one of the RISE roles you won’t just be getting a job. You will be getting access to some of the best training and professional networking with senior leaders in the region, giving you a fantastic opportunity to develop quickly and accelerate your career, including:
• Feedback from your interview and assessment centre (if completed)
• A launch event and an ongoing training programme with other graduates across the region
• Six months free membership of the JCI (Junior Chamber International)
• Access to self-development materials

Sound good to you? Then it’s time to RISE
If you love the sound of this role, then this is your opportunity to RISE to the challenge. Just send your CV and a cover letter, quoting RISE18-27, to In your cover letter make sure you explain why you are applying for the role, your relevant skills and experience and what interests you about the business.
Role responsibilities
What would you be doing?
Typical activities might include:
• Overseeing, creating and maintaining relationships with suppliers
• Creating purchase orders for components
• Maintain stock levels and introducing stock control measures
• Training on CAD and other design elements of the business’ products
• Quality checking goods, including testing burners and products prior to despatch
• Assembling and manufacturing some of the products after training
• Creating bill of materials for standard products
• Involved in costing of standard products and 1 off bespoke products, margin analysis and improvement
Person specification
What type of person are they looking for?
The ideal candidate will be:
• A graduate of any engineering degree, but mechanical engineering degrees are preferred
• An excellent communicator, able to deal with clients and suppliers
• A confident user of Microsoft Office
• Organised, able to meet deadlines and manage multiple projects
• Be driven and resilient, with a real passion for personal development
The following are preferred, but don’t be put off if not:
• Experience working within manufacturing, specifically metal fabrication
• Familiar with CAD, ideally 3D solid works
Location: Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Salary: £20,000 - £22,000
Advertised until: Closed Sun 07-Apr-2019
Job ref: GY/52945/RISE18-27
Eligibility: Candidates must, by the start of their employment, have permission to work in the UK

Strictly no agencies

This vacancy has now closed.