Senior Material Controller

  • Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum

  • Location: Littlehampton

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  • Reference: 36167561

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Senior Material Controller

Permanent position
Competitive annual salary and package

Are you an experienced inventory professional? Do you have experience negotiating and procuring from various suppliers? If so, our client is a world class specialist in the design of protection systems. They design, develop, prototype, and produce armoured products for the military, security and the government.

Senior Material Controller
Job Description

  • Managing the day to day supply chain activities ensuring all suppliers are delivering as per agreement and following in line of the production plan
  • Supporting and mentoring Material Controllers
  • Scheduling materials and working closely with the production plan team ensuring optimal inventory levels.
  • Preparing, validating, and scheduling purchase orders to achieve the optimum level of material availability.
  • Identifying and rectifying any deviations from the requirement plan to achieve conformity. Reducing or minimising the necessity for rescheduling.
  • Building relationships with suppliers ensuring the best costings for materials. Also ensuring suppliers are delivering on time in full
  • Expediting all open orders to ensure an on time delivery.

Senior Material Controller
Essential Skills/Experience/Qualifications:

  • Eligible for SC Clearance
  • Inventory/Material controlling within a manufacturing environment.
  • Extensive experience of strategic sourcing (automotive environment experience would be advantageous)
  • Strong negotiating ability
  • Knowledge and proficient in the use of MRP/ERP systems

Senior Material Controller
Desirable Skills/Experience/Qualifications

  • CIPS qualified professional
  • Knowledge/Experience within the Defence sector