Principal Materials Controller

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Principal Materials Controller

A Principal Materials Controller is now required to join one of the world's largest defence primes on the south coast. We are ideally seeking an individual who is proficient using SAP with a solid understanding of fundamentals of MRP. Line management experience is desirable for this position however this could be a great step up for an experienced Materials Controller seeking career progression.

Job Description

Job Title: Principal Materials Controller
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + company benefits
Location: Southampton

A defence & security prime are now seeking a Principal Materials Controller to join their team in Southampton. Due to the nature of the work, all applicants must be able and willing to obtain SC clearance.

This role will involve managing the whole lifecycle of the customer returns process from initial customer contact through to final closure and communication of the result. The successful Principal Materials Controller would be responsible for influencing cross functional teams including Engineering / Project Management to improve the returns process based on practical knowledge and experience.

This position requires an individual who is well organised, works with a structured method and communicates well with other teams / functions to achieve the desired result and ensure time is utilised effectively.

Skills Required

* Solid knowledge of customer returns processes.
* Experience in SAP, BOM control & configuration.
* People management experience is desirable.
* Experience of working cross-functionally.
* Educated /trained in material control, MRP and NPI.
* Awareness of manufacturing management.
* Business and Product knowledge.

Should you be interested in applying or hearing more about this position please submit your application to Daniel Smith on 02392458040 or email your latest CV

This vacancy is being advertised by Advanced Resource Managers. ARM is a specialist talent acquisition and management consultancy. We provide technical contingency recruitment and a portfolio of more complex resource solutions.
Our specialist recruitment divisions cover the entire technical arena, including some of the most economically and strategically important industries in the UK and the world today. We will never send your CV without your permission.

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

Daniel Smith


I specialise in permanent and contract recruitment within aerospace and defence. I excel at resourcing engineering and professional support services within the defence industry encompassing commercial management, operations, planning, PMO, procurement, quality assurance, systems safety and systems/software engineering.