Materials Controller / Supply Chain Manager

Location
Kent
Salary
GBP35000 - GBP40000 per annum +
Posted
09 Oct 2017
Closes
08 Nov 2017
Ref
13833925/001
Contact
Sarah Besant
Sector
Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Fantastic opportunity based in Kent! The Materials Controller / Supply Chain Manager will be responsible for the end to end management of securing supply of parts from a global supplier base in a timely and cost effective manner.

Client Details

Based in Kent, our client our a world-leading manufacturer of high quality protection products. Established in 1992, our client serve over 350 UK customers alongside European Standards Organisations.

Description

Reporting to the Global Supply Chain Manager, the Materials Controller / Supply Chain Manager will be responsible for;

  • Coordinating and controlling the sourcing, purchasing, warehousing and distribution process
  • Resolution of any issues, ensuring continual flow of supply
  • Managing supplier relationships and ensure mutual beneficial agreements
  • Aiding in new product development from a materials perspective
  • Analysing data and producing reports
  • Focusing on cost reduction and lead time improvements
  • Preparing the purchasing budget and controlling expenditure
  • Reviewing SAP purchase requests to maintain stock levels
  • Inventory management including assistance in forecasting and demand profiling

Profile

The successful Materials Controller / Supply Chain Manager will be able to demonstrate:

  • Degree or equivalent level education
  • Exposure to a Procurement & Supply Chain environment
  • SAP system knowledge
  • Experience with stock control
  • IT literate
  • Good communication skills
  • High attention to detail
  • Strong organisational skills

Job Offer

£35,000 - £40,000 per annum