Materials Controller

Location:

Description:
To increase profitability and effectiveness by monitoring, managing and maintaining stock levels including forecasting materials and packaging requirements against planned production.

Duties:
• To ensure that production lines do not run out of materials, in order to meet customer demand.
• Manage stock levels of purchased materials and deal with suppliers on a daily basis.
• Handle the day to day dealings with material suppliers.
• Raising material purchase orders and collection notes and tracking deliveries.
• Monitor low stock reports and act to avoid shortages.
• Communicate potential issues throughout the business.
• Run the Master Resource Planning (MRP)/Purchase Schedule.
• Chase overdue orders and work with suppliers to ensure on-time delivery.
• Work with Transport, Goods Inwards & the yard manager departments to ensure materials are booked in correctly.
• Liaise with Production, Sales, Warehouse, Quality, Transport, Finance and other departments to solve and manage problems.
• Take an active part in stock taking duties including PI counts.
• Resolving any stock discrepancies within SAP
• Undertakes duties in accordance with all relevant management systems and controls.
• Stock Control Related Tasks

This summaries key tasks and responsibilities and is not an exhaustive list.


Requirements:
Excellent communication skills
Strong negotiation skills
Experience with MRP and managing purchase orders
Good problem solving skills and a focused mindset
Goods MSFT Office skills
Excellent organisation skills
Good level of education with good numeracy skills
Good attention to detail

Ideally you will also have...

SAP knowledge (PO’s creation / Dispatching/ Inventory management)
Experience of working in a manufacturing environment


Application Details

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