Material Controller

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  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Defence and Security

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  • Salary:

    £35 - £38 per hour

  • Contact:

    Sam Bason

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  • Published:

    almost 2 years ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months min

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  • Consultant:


Material Controller

  • Production; Manufacturing; Supply Chain; Schedule; Materials; SAP; ERP; MPS

  • £35ph - £38ph ltd. (Inside IR35)

  • 6 months initial

  • Bedfordshire

A leading Aerospace and Defence company are looking to attract a Material Controller for their site in Bedfordshire.

You would be responsible for ensuring that Products are manufactured in a time frame that supports the Master Production Schedule (MPS) ensuring that all material in the manufacturing chain is completed to the appropriate build standard.

You would maintain work in progress status within SAP, expediting internal make items to ensure compliance to MPS, as well as produce weekly progress reports on status and provide accurate feedback to Planning manager on estimated finish dates and delays identified.

Key Responsibility Areas:

  • Review, release and manage internal Production/Service orders in line with the MPS/Customer plan.

  • Expediting work through the Production areas on a daily basis and reviewing capacity of areas with Manufacturing teams

  • Scheduling of Production/ Service Orders on SAP

  • Use of Teamcentre to ensure most recent drawings and work instructions added to Production/Service orders

  • Coordinating operations completed by Vendors with Delivery and Logistics teams

  • Implementation of FRB/MRB actions - Attend MRB's and ensure that dispositioned material is actioned accordingly

  • Liaise with Industrial Engineering to ensure accurate rework descriptions and timings added

  • Delivery of kits to and from all Manufacturing and Engineering areas

  • Advise relevant internal stakeholders of any delays likely to impact achievement of MPS, proposing re-prioritisation of work within the plan and solve problems

  • Attend and contribute to daily Production reviews

  • Key member of IPT

  • Communicate closely with Material Supply team with regards to material availability for agreed plan

Skills, Qualifications & Knowledge Required:

  • Experience of SAP is essential

  • Planning experience in a Production environment

  • Excellent organisational skills

  • Ability to meet deadline

  • ESD and FOD awareness would be an advantage