Material Controller (Leeds)

£18,000 - £23,000 per annum

Do you have 2 years in a planning/procurement role within a supply chain and looking for the opportunity to break into one of the UK’s most prestigious companies within the rail industry, which is pivotal for moving key materials across the country that keeps Britain building.

Ford & Stanley - The Rail Recruitment Specialists are looking for a Material Controller to work for one of the most successful freight operators in the world. The opportunity to become an integral part of a dedicated supply chain team that has a direct impact on the success of the company.

The Candidate

The Ideal candidate will demonstrate the following:

  • A commitment to safe working practices
  • Good understanding of MRP processes
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills
  • Effective communication skills
  • Excellent computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft software packages
  • Knowledge of budgets and the ability to work within them
  • Knowledge of materials control, purchase order processing and logistics

Roles And Responsibilities 

  • Executing supplier performance, inventory and cost down plans to achieve optimum supply chain performance, ensuring product availability to support customer service to both external and internal customers.
  • You will be required to Implement best practice methods and identify improvement areas.
  • Maintain and develop appropriate supplier relationships alongside the purchasing and quality teams, particularly with nominated partnership suppliers.
  • Manage Material Shortage Reports.
  • Liaise with production, warehouse & project buyers regarding material requirements

Essential Criteria 

  • At least 2 year’s experience in a similar role
  • Highly motivated with an ability to respond rationally to issues that inevitably will arise
  • Familiar with SAP
  • Experience in improving process and increasing manufacturing output
  • Good understanding of MRP processes
  • Knowledge of materials control, purchase order processing and logistics

RF: NN4167

£15,000 - £25,000

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