Role details

Materials Controller

Nottinghamshire   •   £23,000 - £26,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Aspiring Materials Controller/Planner opportunity within FMCG organisation
  • Forward thinking, innovative and growing SME business, based in Nottingham

About Our Client

My client are a family-owned business based in Nottinghamshire who provide the full end-to-end supply chain - from supplier to customer and everything in between. They are continuing to grow well and are investing to allow expansion, especially across seasonal periods.

Job Description

The Materials Controller will report into the Operations Director and will have the following responsibilities:

  • Demand Planning, Forecasting and Reporting
  • Inventory Management including control of weekly, monthly stock takes, ensuring full stock accuracy
  • Place orders for all direct production materials in a timely manner
  • Ensure all materials arrive into the business to meet production needs and customer despatch dates
  • Maintain high standards and regular communication with external suppliers
  • Liaise daily and maintain strong relationships with internal stakeholders
  • Report, analyse and flag stock issues as well as areas for improvement
  • Facilitate Customer Support Team queries and requests

The Successful Applicant

The ideal profile for the Materials Controller / Planner based in Nottingham will demonstrate the following:

  • Understanding of supply chain and procurement processes and its impact within an FMCG business
  • Excellent negotiating skills and strong commercial skills
  • Excellent IT skills - Excel knowledge is essential
  • An outgoing, strong character with passion and enthusiasm who can communicate to all levels
  • Sound attention to detail and ability to prioritise workload
  • Ability to identify process and system improvement.
  • Capability to resolve supply issues together with a clear understanding of internal and external customer and suppliers
  • Adaptable & willing to travel abroad when necessary
  • Due to significant peak periods, working hours may become extended and weekends worked as appropriate, so flexibility is required.

What's on Offer

The successful candidate will be offered circa. £25'000 dependant on experience and profile.

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