Materials Controller

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26 days ago

Materials Controller


3 Months (may extend)

Hourly Rate Up To £20 p/hr PAYE

My client is seeking an experienced Materials Controller to join their busy team based in Fareham.

Position Summary

  • Maintain Master Production Schedule (MPS) and action Materials Requirement Planning (MRP) recommendations to achieve delivery dates.
  • Maintain the manufacturing plan spreadsheets to ensure accurate production build capacity

Essential Requirements

  • Maintain an achievable MPS to give best response to sales order requirements and advise Materials Control manager of any "due date" issues
  • Process all MRP recommended works order actions
  • Ensure all required documents are present in the correct works order kits.
  • Ensure all works order kits are shortage free and loaded on time.
  • Load works order kits to production to meet scheduled demand and update MAX(MRP) WIP tracking data.
  • Take responsibility for progress of work, liaising with Purchasing, Machine Shop and Assembly areas as appropriate.
  • Action all unplanned issues, providing resolution or escalate as appropriate.
  • Provide MAX transactions to despatch sales orders
  • Provide assistance to the Purchasing Department by progressing purchase orders as and when requested by Materials Production Scheduler.
  • Ensure Manufacturing Plan spread sheets are accurate and updated on a daily basis.
  • Attend daily review of Manufacturing Plans with Materials Production Scheduler

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

  • Good written communication and verbal communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Strong prioritization skills
  • Decision making skills
  • Well-organized, detail-oriented, and ability to multi-task
  • Ability to understand and follow specific instructions and procedures
  • Ability to work independently and prioritize duties with minimal supervision, in order to meet deadlines
  • Strong computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, and web-browsers
  • Proven experience of working within a similar environment
  • Solid experience within materials, logistics or supply chain gained within a Manufacturing Environment
  • Experience of working within a "lean" manufacturing process would be advantageous.
  • Stock control methods, MRP/ERP Systems

Please submit your CV in the first instance.

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