Material Controller

Material Controller

Job Title: Material Controller
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 894623_1521817056
Contact Name: Neil Tovey
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 23, 2018 14:57

Job Description

Your experience in materials control and MRP systems and knowledge supply chain support, will play a crucial part in placing, expediting and confirming purchase orders in line with MRP and reducing costs within the supply chain for a leading company in the naval and defence electronics industry.

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About the Job:

The client requires a Material Controller to work with suppliers and ensure time critical tasks are completed on time. This role includes:

*Place/Expedite/Confirm purchase orders in line with MRP.
*Release and reserve shop order in line with MRP.
*Action MRP messages and shortage reports (for manufactured and purchased parts) on a weekly basis.
*Ensure that all pricing and lead time data is kept up to date with most recent agreed supplier data.
*Develop professional relationships with suppliers
*Manage supplier performance to exceed 95% OTIF
*Where OTIF is less than 95% work with the supplier to produce an action plan to recover.
*Reduce costs within the supply chain in line with agreed targets
*Work closely with the Commodity managers to take opportunity to consolidate the supply chain utilising alliance and strategic suppliers.
*Support Commodity managers to ensure time critical tasks are completed on time.
*Ensure that extra ordinary costs are not incurred as a result of supply chain activity e.g. FAIR's, delivery charges, artwork, tooling.
*Monitor material availability and release pick lists to stores in line with MRP and material availability.
*Perform contract review on customer orders.
*Effectively communicate customer order availability changes within the business
*Ensure supply chain actions resulting from engineering changes are implemented with minimum impact on delivery and inventory
*Attend daily/weekly supply and planning meetings as required.
*Handle in process material exceptions (e.g. scrap, MRB)
*Manage delivery terms with suppliers and where possible initiate cost savings.
*Undertake any other duties as reasonably required by the Company.

About You:

As an experienced Material Controller you will need relevant experience ideally in an Electronics or Mechanical engineering environment with an engineering based qualification in an appropriate technical discipline.

Material Controller
12 months maternity cover
Salary negotiable

Keywords: Materials control, Manufacture, Electronic, Manufacture, Electro-mechanical, MRP, Supply chain.

Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

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 is a permanent position.

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

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