Materials Controller

£28,000 - £36,000 DEP ON EXP
Ellesmere Port


Karen Dennis
01270 629090 ext 301

As Materials Controller you will ensure 100% availability of materials for my client’s JIT production facility, through liaison with production planning.


You will manage the overall supply of raw materials and packaging into the plant whilst owning and maintaining optimised on site stock levels.


You will identify improvement opportunities for incoming material supply, warehousing and stock management, investigating solutions and managing the implementations.


Key skills and experience required:


  • Degree (or equivalent) qualified preferred – Business Management, Technical discipline etc
  • Ability to demonstrate project management skills
  • Proven track records of delivering results in an environment driven by continuous improvement
  • Solid grounding in factory planning systems – in depth understanding of SAP and MRP II systems
  • Experience managing factory inventory, delivering stock accuracy greater than 95%
  • Good understanding of Lean concepts and End to End supply chain concepts – including VSM, rolling yield and statistical stock management
  • Able to take TPM principles and adapt them into daily ways of working
  • Great organisation skills
  • Ability to assimilate complex information
  • Establish and maintain strong customer relationships
  • Ability to maintain a comprehensive understand of logistics throughout supply chain, including MRPII principles
  • Working knowledge of systems such as SAP, Transwide and Aurora would be beneficial


This is a key role for my client and a more detailed job spec is available for candidates with strong experience within Materials Control.


Hours of work: Monday – Thursday, 8.15am – 5.00pm, Friday, 8.15am – 1.00pm



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