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Buyer / Materials Controller

ReferenceEMP397816_290967
RecruiterBarclay Meade
Industry SectorAerospace & Defence, Automotive & Transport Systems, Chemicals, Energy & Utilities, Engineering, Engineering - Other, FMCG - Food & Drink, FMCG - Non Food, Manufacturing, Manufacturing - Other, Mining, Oil & Gas, Pharmaceutical & Biotech, Rail & Transport Insfrastructure, Technology & Electronics
Salary£30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Town/CitySouthampton
LocationsHampshire, South East (Excl London)
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesInventory Management, Purchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted01 September 2017

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A subcontractor to the aerospace industry are recruiting a Buyer / Materials Controller. Applicants need a deep understanding of MRP, materials management, and purchasing experience within a manufacturing or engineering business.

The Buyer / Materials Controller will be responsible for leading all Materials Control activities, and will use MRP data to inform purchasing decisions. The Buyer / Materials Controller will also have responsibility for co-ordinating the completion of outsourced subcontract services. It is hoped the Buyer / Materials Controller will implement LEAN stock holding techniques, and build strong relationships with the supply chain.

Duties of the Buyer / Materials Controller will include:

1. Purchasing of supplies and subcontract services in line with BOM and MRP data
2. Introduce perpetual inventory (PI), improve stock accuracy and reduce waste
3. Manage inactive, obsolete and surplus stock
4. Lead stock take and stock cycle counting activities
5. Ownership of company MRP system
6. Reduce issues regarding material shortages, and slow moving stock
7. Work closely with technical and production staff with regards to supplier quality issues
8. Contribute to an environment of LEAN and CI

Buyer / Material Controller applicants should meet the following criteria:

1. Purchasing, Buyer, Materials Management or Materials Control experience
2. Experience within a manufacturing or engineering business
3. Experience using MRP
4. Knowledge of LEAN stock management, and inventory control practices
5. Self-starter, and strong communicator

Barclay Meade acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Barclay Meade and may assist with processing your application.

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Recruiter: Barclay Meade
Tel: 0843 208 1255
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