Materials Controller x 2

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Outsource UK Ltd
£26.08/hour possible extensions
23 Jul 2017
22 Aug 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
Material Controller - SAP

2 x Material Controllers with SAP is required to work on a six month contract (with the possibility of extension) for our Defence client based in Luton.

This is an opportunity to work for one of the Biggest Suppliers of Defence Equipment.

Overview of the Material Controller contract roles

Control the supply of manufactured and purchased items in a timeframe that supports the Master Production Schedule (MPS) ensuring that all material in supply chain is at an appropriate build standard Maintain material status within SAP expediting internal make and external supply items to ensure compliance to plan. Monitor output from the SAP plan and report on non-compliance.

Responsibilities of the Material Controller contract roles

* Delivery of kits to and from the line.
* Call off material from suppliers to the plan convert to PO's against procurement enabled PIR's or SAP contracts.
* Advise relevant internal stakeholders when delays likely to impact achievement of MPS, proposing re-prioritisation of work within the plan and solve problems
* Control suppliers schedule/expediting priorities considering impact on other projects involving the same supplier. Escalate via Procurement if contractual impact
* Ensure supplier is contractually enabled to comply to push-pull messages
* Initiation of shipping process
* Administer & reschedule production orders.
* Attends & contributes to load board reviews.
* Key member of IPT.

Key skills required for the Material Controllers

* Product knowledge including material make-up and suppliers
* Good written and verbal communication skills
* Good knowledge and experience of expediting material
* Good organisational skills, demonstrated through ability to plan and prioritise
* Good understanding of company cost systems & key performance metrics

Technical Skills:

* Computer skills including SAP Work order maintenance and SAP PO maintenance
* Understand how the M&SC Way supports the Company LCM Process
* Good understanding of fundamentals of MRP, push-pull scheduling
* Basic understanding of company cost systems & key performance metrics.


* Experience of material planning and control environments.
* Knowledge of manufacturing environments.
* Experience of SAP essential.

The role is based in Luton, Bedfordshire - commutable from Watford, St Albans, Aylesbury, Milton Keynes, Bedford and Stevenage with excellent access from London

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