Materials Controller - Tyne and Wear

Ref: 98 Date Posted: Tuesday 14 Sep 2021
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Our client is a successful OEM manufacturer based in the Tyne and Wear area with an International client base. The company has experienced significant growth and now wish to appoint a Materials Controller based at their manufacturing facility.

The role

  • Source/negotiate with existing and alternative suppliers
  • Supplier relationship management
  • Maintaining and updating weekly reports.
  • Planning, placing and controlling purchase orders.
  • Forecast/place purchase orders in accordance with material requirements
  • Expediting and rescheduling orders
  • Control material stock levels
  • Maintenance and development of ERP system
  • Liaise with internal departments regarding product approval/changes

About you

  • Strong analytical skills
  • Previous experience within a buyer/planning role is desired
  • Previous exposure to an engineering / manufacturing environment would be beneficial
  • Experience of working with MRP/ERP systems
  • Highly Competent of working with MS Excel

Languages: Mandarin is desirable