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Materials Controller

Role Type: Permanent

Location: Barnsley, South Yorkshire,

Salary From: £25000

Salary To: £25000

Contact Name: Stuart Melrose

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Materials Controller (Permanent)


£25,000 per annum

Major Technical is working in partnership with an established manufacturing business to recruit a Materials Controller to join their facility in Barnsley.

Average monthly spend on materials is approx. £1m.

Fast paced and dynamic business.

Job Role:

  • Utilise MRP to place purchase orders and expedite material.
  • Working with all internal partners to plan for and purchase raw materials in order to maintain suitable stock levels to support production
  • Establish appropriate levels of inventory
  • Manage and evaluate inventory
  • Reporting status of stock and stock availability with analysis and action plans to improve performance.
  • Liaising with other departments on all material related issues
  • Perform the required system transactions needed to support the purchasing process.
  • Collate and assess supplier performance within your given area.
  • Control of supplier returns.
  • To cover for and provide support for other members of the team
  • Providing support as required for company stock takes
  • Excellent opportunity to take ownership of the process and make significant improvements
  • Manage own accounts/suppliers


  • Must have Material Control experience within a Manufacturing & Logistical environment
  • Enthusiastic and willing to focus on improvements within the role and team
  • Understanding of the supply chain and MRP systems
  • Experience with MRP applications
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently
  • Good IT skills (Microsoft Excel, Word)
  • Excellent Numeracy skills
  • Methodical
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Willing to learn, target improvements and be part of the team
  • Eye for detail

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