Fabrication Materials Manager

Fabrication Materials Manager


£40,000- £45,000


Major recruitment are looking for an experienced Materials manager to manage inventory and purchasing procedures of raw materials and factored products used and supplied in our clients highly reputable sheet metal and fabrication company.

Materials managers have experience in supply chain and inventory control. They are characterized by excellent organisational and record-keeping skills. Attention to detail and problem-solving aptitude are qualities the ideal candidate must possess.

The goal is to ensure our operations have always an adequate flow of the material they need.


  • Collaborate with other managers to determine supply needs.
  • Purchase supplies and materials according to specifications
  • Develop a supply chain to suit business needs.
  • Coordinate and supervise receiving and warehousing procedures.
  • Oversee distribution of supplies in the organisation
  • Control inventory levels and ensure availability of material during emergencies.
  • Supervise, evaluate and coach subordinates.
  • Maintain relationships and negotiate with suppliers.
  • Keep detailed records on procurement activity, materials quantity, specifications etc.
  • Assist in forecasting to plan future orders.

Requirements and skills

  • Proven experience as materials manager
  • Experience in shipping and receiving.
  • Familiarity with supply chain and inventory management systems
  • Understanding of forecasting and budgeting
  • Working knowledge of SAPB1 would be an advantage but not essential.
  • Proficient in MS Office
  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills
  • A problem-solver

HR Manager

Job overview:
To provide a first class service to the business and encourage a positive forward thinking working environment. The role is vital to ensuring the right people join and remain in the organisation as part of the full employee life cycle. Providing support and guidance at all levels and introducing new initiatives in line with a strong people strategy. Training and development opportunities will play a vital role to enhance business performance and achieve the business desires.

Key Responsibilities: (Please Note: This is a non-exhaustive list of duties)

* Successful recruitment of strong candidates using multiple platforms
* Provide support at all levels to encourage training and development
* Review all HR policies and procedures ensuring they are up to date and in line with legislation changes
* Document HR processes (e.g., using flowcharts, etc)
* Maintain all staff files and the web-based HR system
* Advise and guide line Managers on the right course of action for any colleague issues
* Support all Managers and Department offering guidance and advice
* Recruit and on board all new starters (including allocation of uniform where appropriate)
* Negotiate and build strong relationships with all suppliers where appropriate
* Arrange and deliver training both internally and externally where appropriate
* Engage with colleagues on all platforms including questionnaires and 121’s
* Administer payroll and all related ad hoc tasks ensuring all records are up to date
* Provide all relevant information for salary reviews
* Staff attendance including holidays and absence
* Conduct return to work meetings across the business in line with the absence policy
* Provide performance management support at all levels whilst upskilling others
* Conduct and support all disciplinary meeting
* Implement new initiatives to promote and drive positive communication across the business
* Assist with internal teambuilding/event organisation


* CIPD qualified at least level 3
* Minimum of 2 years’ experience in an HR environment
* Passion for people and the desire to support them
* Knowledge of HR systems and experience of case management
* Strong written and verbal communication skills
* Expert knowledge of all Microsoft office packages

Personal Specification:

Display a positive can-do attitude to all HR related tasks with an open door policy. Have the ability to work unsupervised and promote initiatives across all departments. Being a good communicator in vital to the role and the business displaying a positive attitude to all situations. Ability to work to deadlines and think outside the box whilst adhering to the correct legislation providing a fair and equitable service to all.
This role description is not exclusive, this person may be required to undertake other duties commensurate with the role as directed by a Director.