Materials Controller

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  • Location:

    Shoreham-By-Sea, West Sussex

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  • Salary:

    £30000 - £35000 per annum

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    Hannah Pepper

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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Materials Controller


£30,000 - £35,000

A market leader within the Marine Industry are seeking a Materials Controller who has excellent vendor management skills, strong time management skills and a commitment to meeting corporate deadlines, ensuring critical orders are delivered on time.

Key Accountabilities - Materials Controller

+ Jointly manage a global supply chain consisting of over 60 suppliers

+ Ensure scheduled orders are delivered on time in full

+ Develop a template to support regular Supplier Business Reviews

+ Build on existing relationships with the supplier base

+ Communicate any supply or supplier risks to the planning team

+ Work with suppliers to produce recovery plans when required

+ Arrange Logistics for orders requiring collection

+ Assist the purchasing team with the expediting of New Product/Prototype parts

+ Work with vendors to solve invoicing issues

+ Reduce inventory costs by analysing supplier performance and risk

+ Visit suppliers when necessary to carry out reviews and audits

Skills and knowledge required - Materials Controller

+ Proven experience in a similar role, ideally with an automotive or mechanical company.

+ Experience in import and export control would be an advantage

+ Ability to work to strict deadlines and prioritise workload

+ Cross-functional business team environment experience preferred

+ Proven ability to self-manage and deliver on time