Head of Material Control

Head of Material Control

Job Title: Head of Material Control
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Salary: DOE + benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 894421_1518188023
Contact Name: Francesca Tucker
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 09, 2018 14:53

Job Description

As the Head of Material Control, your main responsibilities will include:
*Understand supply chain dynamics and set inventory with optimal cost and delivery trade-offs.
*Establish stocking policies and planning parameters.
*Ensure FAR and MMAS compliance as required for defence contracts.
*Lead master scheduling, make & buy planning, production control, warehouse, logistics processes, and people.
*Establish and lead daily/weekly monthly materials reviews/stand-up meetings.
*Driving continuous improvement of' KPIs, and role-modelling root cause problem solving.
*Ensure Planners are reviewing and updating all data elements associated with the plans for every part.
*Lead monthly inventory review meetings.
*Consult on and support the development of the LCM plan, sales plan and the factory plan.
*Establish measurement processes for critical materials process inputs and outputs
*Developing and implementing robust, multi-year supply chain and material planning strategies
*Develop strategic plans to drive site to 5X inventory turns, conducting RCPS and associated projects to drive inventory improvement.
*Maintain high inventory accuracy through inventory audits, annual physical inventory, and cycle counting.
*Managing inbound and outbound logistics.
*Setting inventory policy and implementing inventory management tools (e.g. Kanban).
*Determine departmental inventory management strategies and objectives.
*Effectively manage surplus and obsolete inventories.

Successful candidates will have/be:
*Extensive experience working as a planner, scheduler, or inventory controller within a technology company (ideally mechanical/aerospace).
*Experience developing and leading materials organisation in a low volume high mix environment.
*Bachelor degree in Business, Operations, Supply Chain or related field (or equivalent).
*Prior material control and analyst experience in a matrix organization.
*Strong Project management experience.
*Experience developing and transforming production planning and control organization.
*Understand standard enterprise resource planning (ERP) and MPS.
*Operations or manufacturing engineering.
*APICS and/or NAPM affiliation desired; certification preferred (CPIM, CPM).

Position- Head of Material Control
Location- Buckinghamshire
Salary- Negotiable, DOE + competitive benefits

Key Words:Material Control, Supply Chain, Production Scheduling, Inventory, Scheduling, Material, Project Planner, Scheduler, Inventory Controller, Production Planning, Business Planning, Inventory Planning, Logistics, MRP, Kanban, Six Sigma, Aerospace, Engineering, Defence

Applicants may be required to meet certain security criteria. Travel within the role will be required.

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

This role is a permanent position

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.