Materials Controller

Jenrick Engineering
23 Jul 2017
22 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
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 come from an automotive background with knowledge of industry customer base, and be able to hit the ground running and be highly proficient in Excel.  In return, they offer a competitive salary and 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 focussed 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).
- 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 from an Automotive backgorund.
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.

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