MRP Controller

Posted 7 February by Albea UK Limited

Albea is a global packaging manufacturer with customers across the beauty, personal care, food and pharmaceutical markets. Our growing plant in Colchester, operating 24/7, 362 days of the year, requires a MRP Controller to join our Supply Chain Department working on day shifts.

You will be responsible for:

All management of materials and supplier relationships within at Albéa UK.

Health and Safety.

  • Understand and comply with the company health and safety policy and environmental policy.
  • Understand and comply with the company and departmental emergency procedures for fire and evacuation.
  • Understand and comply company cardinal rules and agreed working procedures at all times.
  • Report all accidents/incidents or dangerous occurrences including unsafe acts. Report environmental contamination or damage to plant, production machinery, equipment and or buildings.
  • Wear correct PPE where required and or instructed to do so.
  • Attend training sessions and courses on health and safety, environmental and emergency procedures.
  • Inform the company, immediately of any non-work related injuries/illness that can affect and or become aggravated whilst at work.
  • Manage the loadings and deliveries of components based on the production plan.
Key Responsibilities & Tasks:
  • Plan the material requirements midterm (4 to 12 weeks horizon) based on the customers demand & forecast and the specific customers agreements.
  • Manage the day to day relationship with the suppliers
  • Monitor the suppliers adherence to the scheduled deliveries
  • Work with the engineering department to make sure that technical specifications of the stocks are correct.
  • Budget the stock value and maintain it
  • Forecast the trends in product consumption to provide the needed number of stocks and its turnover
  • Build supplier management and relationships
  • Monitors the inventory level and inventory turn rate to improve the efficiency of the warehouse space

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • A robust working knowledge of IT and Business systems, Advanced Excel is essential as well as a working knowledge of SAP or alternatively ERP systems would be advantageous.
  • Logical and analytical approach to problem solving.
  • Ability to prioritise and work to time-bound schedules.
  • Experience of manufacturing processes to appreciate implications of change, risk and the options available when decision making.
  • Excellent communications skills both within and outside the Company.
  • Strong administrative ability working in a structured manner with close attention to detail.
  • A thorough, proactive approach to working

In return the company offers a competitive basic salary, 28 days holiday, shut down over Christmas, a site bonus scheme, pension with employers contributions of up to 5%, life assurance and site cash plan.

The hours of work for this role will be 39 hours per week. Monday- Thursday 8.30am until 17.15pm with 45 mins for lunch and Friday 8.30am until 4.15pm.

Required skills

  • Advanced Excel
  • Health Safety
  • Manage Client Relationships

Application questions

Do you have Advanced Excel Skills?
Are you familiar with basic Health and Safety?

Reference: 34417351

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