Material Controller

Posted 14 February by Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
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Materials Controller, Irvine, £32,000 to £36,000

Your new company
This is a global manufacturer that is going from strength to strength and is growing its market share. Having won some new business in its area too. and they are looking to recruit a Materials Controller within their Supply Chain Team.

Your new role
Development of stock management processes and procedures and reporting to improve stock accuracy. Look for ways to continuously improve all processes and stock accuracy. Investigate stock issues, determine the root cause and communicate findings to key stakeholders. Manage total stock levels and assist in setting and maintaining effective minimum stock levels. Work to eliminate overstocking and running out of stock. Review stock records via a computerised system and ensure this reflects actual physical stock present. Report, record and analyse any stock defaults. Ensure weekly stocktake cycle is completed and reported accordingly. Ensuring regular cycle count schedule is completed in timely manner and findings are transparent and OS&Ds are fully investigated and closed out. Ad-hoc spot checks to be undertaken. Review and manage stock variances arising from manufacturing. Approve / justify any stock adjustments undertaken.

What you'll need to succeed
Extensive experience in a Materials Management role. The successful candidate must have previous experience of using a fully integrated ERP System (preferable SAP) and be able to demonstrate specific examples where the candidate identified and implemented changes to either the ERP System and / or working practices and procedures in the area of stock management to the betterment of the business. Knowledge of working with a sophisticated ERP system within an FMCG environment is a pre-requisite for the role. You must be able to analyse existing stock processes and procedures with a view to providing recommendations / route to implementation of amendments to / addition of stock processes and procedures to enhance overall stock management and control. You will be able to demonstrate what suite of reports they have used or would develop to monitor stock holding / accuracy. Actual examples demonstrating the use of exception reporting would be ideal.

What you'll get in return
You will get the opportunity to work with a growing organisation who will offer you a salary between £32,000 and £36,000 DOE. There is on-site parking and you will be joining a great company with good career prospects.

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