Material Controller

Material Controller

We are recruiting for a Material Controller in the Worcester area with our well established client.

As a Material Controller you will need to have:

  • Confidence to push back on suppliers and engineering
  • Decision making skills
  • Negotiating skills
  • Production and procurement processes knowledge
  • Knowledge of imports (Inc. paperwork, taxes and commodity code requirements)
  • Previous experience using SAP/Powerlink would be an advantage
  • CIPS qualified (desirable)
  • Previously used MRP systems
  • Ability to resolve supply issues
  • Willing to travel within the UK when necessary


  • Salary: up to £22,000 per annum
  • Working Hours: Mon - Thurs 08:00 -17:00 Fri 08:00 -13:00
  • Location: Worcester
  • Duration: Permanent

Role of a Material Controller:

  • Obtaining supplier order acknowledgement
  • Systematic evaluation of MRP demand requirement to determine most efficient order quantity
  • Inventory management
  • Purchase order accuracy
  • Ensure orders for components are placed
  • MRP data integrity
  • Robust vendor supply chain management
  • Expedite components into the business for build programs/customer required delivery dates
  • Manage and report shortages
  • Problem solve to avoid and reduce supply issues
  • Support expeditor on potential delays and over dues
  • Determine most effective component control method
  • Ensure the right stock is delivered at the right time to the right place
  • Analyse MRP order messages and determine most efficient order quantity
  • Support purchasing team with supplier negotiations and projects
  • Responsible for reporting KPI's
  • Responsible for providing supplier performance feedback
  • Support new customer orders, production planning and pull forward enquiries
  • Escalate supply issues

Benefits of working with us as a Material Controller:

  • 24 days holiday plus banks holidays

If you are interested in the above role please click apply

Sectors: Technical

Types: Permanent

Salary: Up to £30000.00 per annum