Materials Controller

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  • Location

    Luton, Bedfordshire

  • Sector:

    Aerospace Manufacturing

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Up to £28.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Joanne Edwards

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  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

  • Expiry date:


  • Client:


Our Luton Client has a requirement for a Material's Controller to undertake the below contract role.

Job Description

Control the supply of manufactured and purchased items in a time frame that supports the Master Production Schedule (MPS) ensuring that all material in supply chain is at an appropriate build standard Maintain material status within SAP expediting internal make and external supply items to ensure compliance to plan. Monitor output from the SAP plan and report on non-compliance.

Skills, qualifications & knowledge

Personal Skills:
Product knowledge including material make-up and suppliers
Good written and verbal communication skills
Good knowledge and experience of expediting material
Good organisational skills, demonstrated through ability to plan and prioritise
Good understanding of company cost systems & key performance metrics
Technical Skills:
Computer skills including SAP Work order maintenance and SAP PO maintenance
Understand how the M&SC Way supports the Company LCM Process
Good understanding of fundamentals of MRP, push-pull scheduling
Basic understanding of company cost systems & key performance metrics.
Proven technical experience either through qualification or recognised or Equivalent training and experience
Experience of material planning and control environments.
Knowledge of manufacturing environments.
Experience of SAP essential.

Key responsibility areas

Process (Key Result Areas)
Interface with M&SC and Procurement to facilitate progress to completion of WIP or delivery of materials in accordance with required schedule
Control Customer returns and engage with internal stakeholders.
Co-ordinate supplier scheduling that may be impacting progress to completion of material to the plan
Review, release and manage internal work orders in line with the plan
Control of RTV material logistics from shop-floor back to supplier.
Implementation of FRB/MRB actions.
Delivery of kits to and from the line.
Call off material from suppliers to the plan convert to PO's against procurement enabled PIR's or SAP contracts.
Advise relevant internal stakeholders when delays likely to impact achievement of MPS, proposing re-prioritisation of work within the plan and solve problems
Control suppliers schedule/expediting priorities considering impact on other projects involving the same supplier. Escalate via Procurement if contractual impact
Ensure supplier is contractually enabled to comply to push-pull messages
Initiation of shipping process
Administer & reschedule production orders.
Attends & contributes to load board reviews.
Key member of IPT.
Resource Management:
Organise own workload to ensure time is utilised effectively
Time Management & Absence Management
Identify areas in M&SC with under or over supply
Manufacturing Systems:
Product Data Management PDM
MII Console
Microsoft Office applications
Performance Indicators
Compliance to plan and targets as defined in demonstrated performance pack
RTV turnaround times incoming -outgoing
Data accuracy as defined
Supplier delivery schedules aligned with Procurement and with MPS
Supplier OTD to MRP date, contractual date and forecast date as per measures in demonstrated performance pack
Compliance to company quality standards,
Work in a 5s manner
Inventory Reconciliation measure
Adherence to all Company SHE standards.