Material Controller/Planner

MVP Search & Selection
From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum
13 Oct 2016
28 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Material Controller/Planner Manchester £20-24,000 plus benefits 58676AM An excellent opportunity to join a small team to ensure sufficient inventory is delivered on time to meet demand specified by the Sales Forecast. The role will involve the following: · Schedule incoming materials and resale materials required according to the sales forecast. · Identify supplier for materials required by reference to Manager, Operational Logistics [USA]. · Request samples from suppliers and record potential customers · Generate and issue purchase orders on the nominated suppliers. · Provide all suppliers with specification of material ordered. · Meet weekly with Management Team to discuss potential deviations from purchase plans. · Maintain dialogue with suppliers and issue status reports to Customer Service & Production. · Inform suppliers of any non-conformances on goods received, as advised by QC/Technical. · Provide regular updates on inventory, forecast and order status – highlight perceived risks. · Produce and maintain graphs to indicate progress v forecast. · Provide documentation and arrival dates in advance to Warehouse and QC. The ideal candidate will have experience in all aspects of inventory/supply chain and material processes. Good analytical skills are also required with experience of Microsoft Excel. MVP Search and Selection has been placing Supply Chain, Logistics, Purchasing and Distribution professionals for 30 years. For more information on MVP, or to view our current portfolio of vacancies, please visit our website. MVP Search & Selection acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. This job was originally posted as