CONTECHS JOB DESCRIPTION DATABASE

MAN012

JOB TITLE

VEHICLE AREA

Materials Controller

MANUFACTURING & ASSEMBLY

JOB DESCRIPTION

Regular liaison with suppliers to ensure that product is delivered on time to support production requirements
Regular communication with both internal stakeholders and customers to ensure our customer requirements are met
Maintaining and reviewing stock levels to achieve maximum stock turnover, and target levels at a minimum organisation cost
Monitoring usage patterns taking into account production fluctuations to ensure that accurate forecasting can be achieved
Identify current and future requirements through utilising MRP so that forecast schedules can be formulated and issued to suppliers
Monitor the level of availability of all stocks with a view to eliminating line stoppages by using advanced planning methods
Ensure stock control decisions regarding deliveries are compatible with usage requirement, minimum order quantities and commercial guidelines
Investigate invoice queries relating to material and ensure a satisfactory resolution to both parties
Maintenance and creation of bills of material for quotation and to enable forward material requirements to be established via kitting lists/MRP or other means as appropriate
Issue kitting lists as required
Suggest and implement initiatives to reduce levels of slow moving/obsolete stock and also methods of avoidance
Work as part of the Material Control team to manage the ordering and replenishment of consumable items and products, including raising ad-hoc purchase orders on a daily basis
Investigate cost savings in areas where we have direct responsibility for procurement

QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE

Minimum 4 years in a supply chain or purchasing role in a manufacturing environment, with customer liaison experience
Post-GSCE qualification equivalent to A-level or similar, and English & Maths GSCEs Level 6 (B-grade) or above are essential
CIPS to level 4 or above is desirable
Automotive tier 2 or relatable engineering experience, and Import/Export experience is desirable

IR35 STATUS

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