Material Controller

  • Location

    South East London

  • Sector:

    Materials Management

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Up to £34k

  • Contact:

    Charlotte Culhane

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  • Published:

    over 2 years ago

  • Expiry date:


A fantastic opportunity for a Material Planner / Buyer to join a leading manufacturing company based in South East London, with an extremely competitive salary in excess of £32,000. The Procurement position has been created due to recent business growth and acquisitions.


The Scheduler/Buyer will sit within the Operations team, reporting into the Materials Manager.

Candidates will have previous experience of Planning and working within a fast moving, forward thinking manufacturing company.

Role Responsibilities for the Buyer/Scheduler include:

  • Prioritising material through goods in, stores, dispatch and purchasing.
  • Working closely with the Purchasing team on stock availability.
  • Control and maintain the master schedule in line with availability and capacity.
  • Maintain MRP Systems
  • Forecast and planning activities working with Operations.
  • Managing and controlling external supplies
  • Negotiation, ensuring all materials are bought at best price, quality and delivery times.​

Person specification of the Scheduler/Buyer:

  • In depth knowledge working within a fast paced, manufacturing environment.
  • Excellent MRP System experience
  • Driven to deliver and a skilled influencer.
  • Credible and knowledgeable, courage to speak with and challenge.

The role would suit you if you have held a role within Procurement or Purchasing as a Senior Buyer, Buyer, Master Scheduler, Production controller, Material Scheduler, Production Planner, Stock Planner or Supply Chain Planner.