Material Controller - Adecco UK Limited - Wakefield - Wizbii

Material Controller

  • By Adecco UK Limited
  • Wakefield (United Kingdom)
  • Management / Project Management

Job description

Wakefield, West Yorkshire
·  Salary
·  Category
Engineering, Aerospace, Automotive - Engineering, Aerospace, Automotive
·  Job type
·  Industry
Industrial and Manufacturing
·  External Reference

Our client is looking to recruit for a Material Controller to join their team on a fixed term contract for six months. This company is well established and they offer a varied role with the duties below:

·  To ensure all customers receive full, accurate & on time orders

·  Schedules and forecasts the right volumes of materials, goods and products inbound to the business from its supply chain companies.

·  Support and suggest the effective management of inward flow of inventory

·  Schedule the supply of materials/components to meet production requirements and minimum safety stock levels

·  Plan, develop, implement and evaluate processes for material delivery from supplier to point of fit

·  Assess volume requirements against planning assumptions

·  Understand and manage risks to minimise impact on production schedule

·  Take follow up actions in relation to material shortages that affect production

·  Implement all processes to agreed standards and targets and support continuous improvement initiatives and identify areas of improvement

·  Utilise any Material Requirements Planning system (MRP) or IT system that is in place and ensure that data is accurate and up to date and resolve any issues as required

·  Monitor the integrity of Bill of Materials (BOM) and manage inventory accuracy

·  Monitor inventory levels against agreed target levels

·  Support inventory checks to validate inventory accuracy

·  Minimise obsolete stock and ensure business is left with minimum liability

·  Create regular statistical reports and analysis and update others in the organisation

·  Day-to-day order management and management of deliveries

·  Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to forecast, plan and facilitate on-time materials to the production line as and when required, avoiding disruption to production

·  Generate and communicate supplier material delivery schedules and forecasts to ensure they reflect requirements and meet demands

·  Develop and maintain good relationships with suppliers and ensure demand for materials is met and deliveries made on time

·  Resolve supplier concerns and evaluate supplier performance in conjunction with members of the purchasing team

·  Maintain SDS system and ensure suppliers respond in timely manner.

Required experience

·  Previous experience of materials planning ideally in the automotive or manufacturing environment

·  Good understanding of supply chain processes

·  Understanding of supplier relationships and some experience of working with suppliers

·  Strong IT systems knowledge and skills including advanced Excel skills

·  Knowledge and experience of using MRP (Material Requirements Planning) systems or similar

·  Knowledge of lean techniques may be advantageous

Required qualifications and skills

·  Good communicator with the ability to form and maintain good relationships internally and externally

·  Strong interpersonal, negotiation and influencing skills

·  Commercial and financial awareness with a full understanding of how failure impacts the costs, production, manufacture and customer order fulfilment

·  Results orientated and organised with the ability to plan and deliver against deadlines

·  Strong analytic, planning and problem solving skills

·  Project management skills

·  Excellent attention to detail skills

Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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