Senior Materials Controller

Michael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
07 Feb 2018
16 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

New Year; new job? Our client is offering a challenging position which, alongside further prospects in a growing organisation, allows real autonomy to develop a function.

Client Details

Our client, based in Sheffield and easily accessed from Doncaster, have experienced huge investment over the last 2 years. Alongside increased sales of existing products across the world there are many projects planned for NPD and further expansion of their range. Our client has a significant proportion of the market share with their products and are unrivalled for quality and product consistency through their UK manufacturing site.


The key responsibilities of this position include:

  • Building on existing relationships with suppliers to ensure material arrives to factory OTIF
  • Managing order books and challenging any problems likely to arise in good time
  • Working alongside other materials controllers and the projects teams
  • Reacting to changing schedules and reducing the risk of material shortages
  • Working with SAP and excel to keep trackers up to date
  • Providing cover for the Purchasing Manager in their absence.


The successful candidate for this position of Senior Materials Controller will ideally have:

  • Worked in a fast-paced, high volume manufacturing environment
  • Excellent organisation skills
  • Strong negotiation and influencing ability with internal and external stakeholders
  • Worked with suppliers in the Far East and appreciate the challenges with long lead times.
  • Good computer literacy - MRP / Excel
  • The desire to take on a challenging position.

Job Offer

£35,000 - £40,000 + benefits

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