Materials Controller

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Job Summary:

To manage and ensure supply of parts in the most cost-effective way, including transfer of current parts and the on-boarding of new suppliers and parts for new projects.

Job Responsibilities/Duties:

  • Responsible for the effective coordination of the material planning purchasing and production scheduling function and ensuring timely delivery to customers of Finished Products.
  • Adhere strictly to company policies and procedure.
  • Ensure a thorough knowledge of all production processes and quality management systems within the company.
  • Process Customer demand and follow through on sales orders to meet targeted services levels.
  • Prepare/issue weekly, monthly, and quarterly production plans to meet customer demand.
  • Place Purchase Orders to support production plans.
  • Ensure continuity of supply of materials in a cost-effective manner.
  • Liaise with quality for Vendor selections and audits.
  • Support the purchase of consumables.
  • Ensure timely escalation and elimination of roadblocks.
  • Ensure all Syspro master data, including pricing, is kept up to date and present regular reports displaying same.
  • Support accounts payable to ensure timely invoicing and with any invoice queries.
  • Other work as assigned by the Managing Director.


  • Experience in purchasing, production control and supply chain management.
  • Experience of MRP system.
  • Relevant professional training/qualifications would be an advantage but are not essential.

Specific Requirements::

  • Must be a team player with excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal relationship skills including negotiating and relationship management skills.
  • The ability to mitigate any business risk within area of responsibility.
  • Excellent planning and organising ability with good problem-solving and critical thinking skills.
  • Expertise in Microsoft Office Suite (Advanced Excel / Good Powerpoint skills).
  • Strong Analytical skills, with demonstrated capability in the areas of data analysis and report generation.
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