Materials Controller

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  • Location

    Portsmouth, Hampshire

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

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  • Salary:

    Up to £21.10 per hour

  • Contact:

    Shannon Allister

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    4 Months

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Morson are recruiting for a Materials Controller to work for our prestigious client.

Purpose of role:

Overall management and accountability to ensure that all materials and tooling at the pre-production phase are identified, kitted and available to allow work to be passed to production. This role will co-ordinate and work collaboratively with the stores and supply chain team to ensure the daily drum beat of work is released to production.

Tasks and Activities

Accountable for pre-production checks to ensure right materials and tooling is assigned to work orders that enable team leaders to allow first time execution of work.

Ownerships for kitting materials to work orders in the lay apart areas so materials are in hand and not just shown on IFS. Deliver kitted work orders to the receipt and despatch area of the project.

Work collaboratively with the planning and supply chain team by completing material usage reviews and ensuring the relevant follow up actions are actioned so lessons are identified for future projects.

Accountable for taking issues and problems with materials/tooling and apply fundamental problem solving skills to resolve issues that arise from production delivery.

Key Skills:

Good communication skills to ensure information can be flowed within the IDT and industrial levels.

Good understanding of Health and Safety requirements/legislation.

Good financial awareness skills to ensure value for money for material and tooling provision, with the aim of reducing material costs to projects.

Excellent problem solving skills that enables information to be collated processed so solutions are put in place to assist the daily drum beat of production teams.

Good people and behavioural skills to motivate a team to deliver effectively against tight schedules.

Must be methodical when reviewing information within IFS so that faults and issues can be identified and corrected prior to work being released.

Has the ability to interpret Engineering specifications, drawings and guidance to ensure material and tooling provision is readily accessible to Team Leaders and industrial staff prior to it being released.

Computer literate and good understanding of IFS, Word and Excel.

Ability to demonstrate ship repair experience