Materials Controller

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  • Location

    Basildon, Essex

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £13.13 - £17.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Matthew Crook

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  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 months+

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  • Client:


Material Controller (Contract/ Must have SAP Experience)

£13.13 PAYE plus holiday pay or £17.00 per hour Limited/Umbrella rate.

Location: Basildon

Number of Hours: 37 hrs

A leading Aerospace and Defence client are seeking Material controllers, initially on a 6 month contract, paying £17.00 per hour. Must have Materials control experience and ideally worked with SAP.

Job Description

Control the supply of manufactured and purchased items in a timeframe that supports the Master Production Schedule (MPS) ensuring that all material in supply chain is at an appropriate build standard and available to meet the time driven requirements of the manufacturing plan 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

Skills, Qualifications & Knowledge Required


Proven technical experience, either through qualification or recognised training and experience in a production control environment


Experience of material planning and control environments.

Knowledge of manufacturing, assembly & test environments.

Experience of SAP material control preferable,

You will be a self-motivated person used to working to a high degree of accuracy and with good personal organisational skills.

Key responsibility areas

Interface with Manufacturing & Supply Chain and Procurement to facilitate progress to completion of WIP or delivery of materials in accordance with required schedule

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 supplier schedule/expediting priorities considering impact on other projects involving the same supplier. Escalate via Procurement if contractual impact

Initiation of shipping process

Administer & reschedule production orders.

Attends & contributes to production reviews.

Key member of IPT.(Integrated Project Team)

Work closely with Manufacturing Management, QA, Project Management, Planning and Logistics

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