Materials Controller

35000.00 - 35000.00 GBP Annual + GBP35000/annum
03 Oct 2017
16 Oct 2017
Contract Type
This leading manufacturer of original equipment for the Automotive Industry are recruiting NOW for a Materials Controller. This role is to ensure on time delivery of material to maintain manufacturing schedules whilst managing targeted stock levels and minimising cost. You will ideally come from an automotive or FMCG background, and be able to hit the ground running and be highly proficient in Excel and MRP systems. In return, they offer a salary of GBP35K+ benefits package, and excellent prospects working for a global organisation.

This is a new position due to workload, therefore is available immediately, so if you are interested please "apply now" via the job board link

The Company:-

Have been established over 20 years
Have a world class production facility utilising state of the art technology
Produce over 5 million parts per annum
Supply a renowned client base across Europe and Worldwide
Offer a good benefits package including pension, life assurance, health plan, subsidised facilities etc.

As a Materials Controller, you will:-

- Be focused on continuous Supplier development.
- Monitor & report excessive freight costs.
- Monitor & update working procedures when necessary.
- Responsible for monitoring / reporting delivery performance.
- Design change & phase out control.
- Monitor stock statistics files and carry out bi-annual 'Stock Take (more often if the need arises).
- Using the in house MRP system
- Stock check on W.I.P. to maintain 'Just In Time delivery.
- Justifying additional costs where necessary to support business needs.
- Capacity Planning with Suppliers against long term forecast.

The Suitable Candidate:-

Experienced Materials Controller or Materials Planner or Materials Scheduler or Expediter from an Automotive or FMCG background.
Able to 'hit the ground running'
Good working knowledge of MRP systems.
Good communication skills - discussion / negotiation and presentation to group companies, suppliers, customers and internally.
Understanding of product / component requirements.
Confidence to negotiate with suppliers where necessary.
Initiative to work with minimal supervision.
Ability to collate, review, analyse and present data, utilising IT and report writing skills.
Proficiency in MS Office Suite, knowledge of Lotus Notes ideally.

Jenrick Engineering always has a wide range of contract and permanent engineering jobs available within the UK

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