Materials Controller

GBP28000.00 - GBP34000.00 per annum +
25 Sep 2017
25 Oct 2017
William Warren
Specialist Area
Purchasing, supply (main)
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Varied Planning & Purchasing opportunity

This position is a pivotal role in the Supply Chain function of this market-leading manufacturing business. Working as part of a best practice team, this role would suit a Materials Control / Planning professional who thrives in an autonomous and busy environment. Key duties will pertain to:

Monitor stock holding levels to ensure inventory targets are maintained with no buildup of obsolete products; participate in stock take activity; work closely with customer Service, Manufacturing and Purchasing to co-ordinate build of completed products to customer requested dates; ensure purchase orders are placed and expedited so as to maintain stock and service level at optimum; ensure all MRP exception messages are acted upon appropriately; Negotiation of new supplier agreements to reduce the combined material spend of the group.
Monitor and maintain MRP to ensure data is correct at all times; and support the championing of continuous improvement and Lean, Six Sigma activities.

Demonstrable Materials Control / Planning experience in a manufacturing or engineering based organisation is essential with excellent communication and organisation skills a pre-requisite. With the ability to shape the role profile to suit candidate experience, this role offers an established, long-term career path in an empowering and supportive working environment.

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