Materials Controller

Posted on Aug 9, 2019 by CV-Library

Worcester, Worcestershire, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
£23k - £28k Annual
An opportunity to join a manufacturing business - as Material Controller you will be joining a team of 3 reporting to the materials controller. This is a great opportunity to impress in an expanding business in the Worcester area, where you can develop your purchasing and procurement skills.

Client Details

Located near Worcester, this manufacturing business has a strong footprint across the UK and Europe. The client has a customer portfolio with some of the worlds most recognisable brands and have built up key relationships over the last 80 years, market share is on the increase and as such this position has now been made available on a temporary basis potentially leading to permanent employment.


Job description for the material controller include but are not limited to:

•Inventory management

•Ensuring orders for components are placed in a timely manner.

•Purchase order accuracy

•Systematic evaluation of MRP demand requirement to determine most efficient order quantity

•Obtaining supplier order acknowledgement

•Expedite components into the business in a timely manner for production build programs/customer required delivery dates

•Robust vendor supply chain management

•MRP data integrity

•Managing and reporting shortages effectively

•Problem solving

Reporting to the materials manager, you will be required to interact with a number of different divisions within the organisation so someone with strong communication skills will be required.


The successfully candidate for the material controller position:

•Understanding of production and procurement processes and its impact within a manufacturing environment

•Excellent negotiating skills

•Strong commercial skills

•Excellent IT skills

•Strength of Character

•Results driven

•Clear communicator to all levels

•Leads by example and demonstrates professional standards at all times

•Encourages team work & contribution throughout all levels of the organisation

•Sets high standards and achieves them

•Sound attention to detail

•Ability to prioritise workload

•Ability to question and get to the route cause

•Capability to resolve supply issues

•Clear understanding of internal and external customer and suppliers

•Knowledge working with MRP system

•Adaptable & willing to travel within UK when necessary

Job Offer

£23k - £25k pro rata

25 days holiday plus bank holidays pro rata

Reference: 204304264

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