Materials Controller

08 Feb 2017
08 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Materials Controller

Location: Coventry, West Midlands
Salary: Circa £18k Pro Rata
Contract: 6 months Fixed term contract, Full time, 37.5 hours

A leading manufacturer in medical devices based in Coventry is looking for an experienced Materials controller to join a busy operations team.

Materials Controller duties to include:

Support the Materials Manager and Engineering and Facilities Manager particularly with administrative duties including:

  • Stock control maintenance
  • Delivery note reconciliation and invoice checking
  • Contacting suppliers regarding data requests from Quality, Regulatory, Environmental and Commercial teams
  • Raising of purchase orders
  • Document control
  • Plant computers support
  • Goods in scheduling

Support and act as deputy for the Materials Controller: carrying out Goods In, warehouse and despatch tasks including:

  • Quality check of the products
  • Booking materials
  • Preparation of product for dispatch
  • Receiving deliveries
  • Moving materials in production
  • Maintenance of stock records
  • Production metrics: collection of data, analysis and reporting of results.
  • Support and act as deputy for Logistics Administrator
  • Any other admin duties including: filing, photocopying etc.

Compliance responsibilities:

  • Ensure all tasks are carried out in compliance with HSE requirements.
  • Ensure activities are performed in accordance with approved company`sprocedures to ensure compliance to relevant medical device standards

Key skills / abilities:

  • Strong Numeracy & Literacy skills
  • Previous administrative experience including data entry
  • Microsoft office experience, particularly Excel and Word
  • Experience in manufacturing environment
  • Experience in the medical device or similar industry is not necessary but would be beneficial


  • Competitive salary
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Life cover
  • Incapacity benefits

If you have the skills and experience we require for this role and are looking for a new challenge please email your CV to us with a relevant cover letter, explaining why you are a good fit for this role.

Important Information:

Due to the number of applications we receive, we will only contact those candidates that we want to take forward to interview; if you do not hear from us within 4 weeks, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Keywords: Research Scientist, Research, R&D, Research & Development, Medical Devices, Stock Control, Stock Records, Manufacturing, Medical Device, Data Entry, Administration, Purchase Orders, Meeting Minutes, Data Analysis, Filing, Photocopying, HSE, Note Reconciliation,