Materials Controller

GBP35000 - GBP40000 per annum +
07 Sep 2017
07 Oct 2017
David Day
Specialist Area
Supply chain
Job Level
Planner, Specialist
Contract Type
Full Time

You will be reporting to the Materials Manager and part of a team of 10. You will primarily focus on material availability covering all operational support ranging from placing PO's, Inventory Management, Material Scheduling and short term supply.

Client Details

A global manufacturer with a presence in over 100 countries.


  • Managing the flow of information between employer and suppliers ensuring that information is issued/received timely to support the delivery as per the program
  • Placement of purchase orders and subsequent timely delivery of said in line with company procedures
  • Attend regular production meetings producing the appropriate reports regarding the status of supply etc.
  • Secure highest accuracy of all supply chain related SAP data
  • Inventory Management as forecasting , demand profile and inventory reduction
  • Provide statistical information as and when required for those commodities under their remit
  • Actively seek continuous improvement and identify appropriate SAP improvements
  • Participate in tender negotiations and preparation of pre contract documentation with potential key suppliers during the tendering phase especially target projects for those commodities under their remit


A must is SAP, Only candidates with SAP knowledge need apply.

  • A proven track record of benefits delivery through the application of strategic MRP Planning techniques
  • Good communication skills
  • A proven track record in working with SAP in a manufacturing environment


  • Member of a professional body CIPS ,CPSM, ISM
  • Degree educated
  • Background working in a demanding manufacturing environment with high customer focus

Job Offer

A very competitive salary is on offer and this will be discussed with interested candidates.