Materials Controller

Recruiter
Elevation Recruitment Group
Location
Wakefield
Posted
06 Dec 2018
Closes
17 Jan 2019
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are currently recruiting for a Materials Controller within a leading food (FMCG) manufacturer based in the West Yorkshire region, with a long history and reputation for quality food products. The Materials Controller will be reporting to the Supply Chain Manager, the successful candidate will form part of the supply chain team and want to drive significant impact on the way materials and supply is considered within the business.

A Material Controller requires that the candidate is expected to work under their own initiative with support from a senior management within a programme environment and in line with the task landscape ensuring successful deployment & on-time delivery achievement.

The Material Controller’s duties will include:

• Drive any business case to implement new processes
• Total New Model ownership and implementation with associated metric reporting
• Support and drive solutions and cost down within both operational and new model launch set up
• Support the cross-company ERP / MRP system and deploy developments as required
• Enhance current business plans supporting industry-leading KPIs
• Drive continual improvement in the way the team operates across the business to incorporate improved lean practices

The successful candidate will need to demonstrate the following skills and experience:

• Demonstrable track record in purchasing
• Excellent analytical skill
• Good to advanced Excel skills – Micros / Pivot tables
• Excellent material systems experience (or similar)
• Knowledge of working in supply markets
• Familiar with manufacturing processes and regulatory requirements
• Ability to obtain appropriate market intelligence, analyse and provide concise updates to key stakeholders
• Good verbal and written communication skills

This is a great opportunity for a procurement professional to transition into a permanent position from a contract role, the Material Controller will join a thriving business as it enters an exciting period.

If you want to discuss this position in more detail, please call Carl Walker at Elevation Recruitment Group on (Apply online only) or (Apply online only).

Elevation Recruitment Group’s Procurement and Supply Chain division work with a vast range of businesses across Yorkshire and Humberside, Lincolnshire and East Midlands regions. For this role and other similar Procurement and Supply Chain positions, visit (url removed)

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