Materials Controller

Location Dungannon, County Tyrone
Job type Permanent
Salary Negotiable
Published about 2 months ago
Start date asap
Contact Kerry Hassett
Job ref PORLINMC_1618906386

Job description

  • Purchase goods/materials in accordance with the commercial agreements
  • Ensure continuous supply of goods/materials & escalate problems which may impact on production requirement
  • Research and evaluate the opportunities to reduce cost where possible, in conjunction with the business purchasing strategy
  • Stock management and target a reduction in inventory levels by monitoring usage/ promotional activity on a weekly basis in collaboration with the Group Stores & Stock Controller
  • Control stock levels with key suppliers using stock & forecast methods
  • Ensure stock management review - highlighting slow moving and obsolete stock
  • In conjunction with the Stores & Stock Controller, review and oversee onsite and off-site stock takes - stock level / stock takes / stock valuations/ reconciliations
  • Co-ordinate with offsite storage including frozen stock
  • Identify opportunities to sell redundant/obsolete stocks
  • Liaise with Sales/Planning/Technical/NPD & Production on existing/new production launches
  • Plan scheduled delivery call offs in conjunction with production needs
  • Assist with invoice queries
  • Assist with supplier approval
  • Support continuous improvements
  • Meet KPIs as agreed as set by your line manager


  • Qualified by experience essential
  • Ideally a work knowledge of an FMCG specially food manufacturing environment
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong IT skill particularly Microsoft Excel & ERP knowledge
  • Strong ability to prioritise tasks and to work under pressure
  • Ability to use one's own initiative
  • Ability to work as part of a team and individual
  • Possess excellent attention to detail, problem solving and organisational skills

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