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Job Title

Materials Controller

RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorManufacturing, Manufacturing - Other, Technology & Electronics
Salary£35,000 to £40,000 per annum
LocationsKent, South East (Excl London)
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesDemand Planning Jobs, Inventory Management, Supply Chain Jobs
Date Posted04 August 2017

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Fantastic opportunity based in Kent! The Materials Controller will be responsible for the end to end management of securing supply of parts from a global supplier base in a timely and cost effective manner.

Client Details

Based in Kent, our client our a world-leading manufacturer of high quality protection products. Established in 1992, our client serve over 350 UK customers alongside European Standards Organisations.


Reporting to the Global Supply Chain Manager, the Materials Controller will be responsible for;
  • Coordinating and controlling the sourcing, purchasing, warehousing and distribution process
  • Resolution of any issues, ensuring continual flow of supply
  • Managing supplier relationships and ensure mutual beneficial agreements
  • Aiding in new product development from a materials perspective
  • Analysing data and producing reports
  • Focusing on cost reduction and lead time improvements
  • Preparing the purchasing budget and controlling expenditure
  • Reviewing SAP purchase requests to maintain stock levels
  • Inventory management including assistance in forecasting and demand profiling


The successful Materials Controller will be able to demonstrate:
  • Degree or equivalent level education
  • Exposure to a Procurement & Supply Chain environment
  • SAP system knowledge
  • Experience with stock control
  • IT literate
  • Good communication skills
  • High attention to detail
  • Strong organisational skills

Job Offer

£35,000 - £40,000 per annum

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Recruiter: Michael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
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