Materials Controller

  • Location

    United Kingdom

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  • Contact:

    Leonie Thomson

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  • Published:

    about 4 years ago

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A permanent position has arisen for a Material Controller within the Purchasing department of a manufacturing facility based in West Lothian.  


Placing and controlling purchase orders via MRP system

Liaising with Freight Forwarders and arranging delivery

Building strong working relationships with global suppliers

Maintaining adequate stock levels of Production parts

Resolving Shortage issues and Updating MRP system

Support and share close working relationships with Production and Quality personnel to ensure requirements are continually met

Key requirements include:

Experience of working within a purchasing department

Customer Focused

Good Admin skills

Team Player

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Strong presentation skills

Proficient in Microsoft Office packages most notably MS Excel

Ideally, the preferred candidate will:

Be HNC qualified in Business Studies/equivalent or working towards it.

Having experience of import and working within a manufacturing environment would also be advantageous.


If you believe you have the necessary skills and experience and are interested in this position please apply by submitting your CV.