Material Controller

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Material Controller

A great opportunity for a material controller to work with a growing automotive company at their home in the Bedfordshire region. If you thrive in a busy manufacturing environment and have managed the supply of vehicle parts then this could be for you...

Job Description

Materials Controller
Location; Bedfordshire
Salary; £20,000 - £22,000 + Benefits

Job Summary
Maintain material stock levels sufficient to support production/engineering/aftersales activities.

Role Responsibilities
" Raise Purchase Order's based on daily requirements and ensure stock is in place to support production.
" Extract data from the clients management information systems to produce reports in Microsoft applications.
" Liaise with suppliers as and when required to check/confirm part supply.
" Liaise with purchasing/engineering/suppliers on new part development.
" Liaise with production administration to ensure parts are available for build schedules and raise any possible issues that will delay production.
" Chase suppliers as and when required to ensure delivery schedules meet target dates.
" Provide holiday/sickness cover when required.
" Assist finance with stock takes.
" Act in accordance with the behaviours for staff at all times.


" Hold a qualification in Materials Management
" Proven ability in using a management information system for ordering and managing stock.
" Previously worked in a busy manufacturing environment.
" Very good computer skills especially involving spread sheets with the ability to clearly analyse the data and assign priorities.
" Ability to clearly, concisely and accurately communicate data

Personal Behaviours

" A good telephone manner
" Attention to detail and accuracy
" Good general housekeeping
" Flexible/Adaptable
" Team orientated
" Be self-motivated, conscientious, reliable, proactive and punctual


" Be part of Continuous Improvement discussions
" Be Mindful of Health & Safety issues
" Be willing to work occasional overtime
" Full UK driving license

Keywords; Materials Controller, Automotive, Manufacturing, Stock Management, Parts, Vehicle

Advanced Resource Managers Engineering Limited operates & advertises as an Employment Agency for permanent positions and as an Employment Business for contract/temporary positions.

Key Consultant

Benjamin Wiggins

Benjamin Wiggins profile

Electrical and mechanical fields of vehicle engineering are my areas of expertise. This includes the design, development and test of electrical systems and engine/powertrain development. Powertrain development is an industry niche in which I specialise.