Material Controller

Engineering / Industrial


Maintaining accurate stock control of surplus & consigned stock, working with the relevant buyer for purchasing low value stores from call-off contracts and managing support functions to site in assisting project work.



  • Providing a cohesive and efficient stores service to internal and external customers.
  • Take a lead role in developing new systems of supply and stock replenishment to stores.


  • Effectively manage own workload.

Ownership and Accountability

  • Raising Purchase Requests for low value overhead and project material.
  • Complete full and timely receipting of stock within the company systems.
  • Direct physical count and inspection of surplus and consigned stock.
  • Maintain database of surplus and consigned stock, providing information to supply chain.
  • Co-ordinate the dispatch of deliveries with consignment notes to build sites and customers.
  • Maintain accurate stock control, identify shortfalls and maintain agreed minimum stock levels.
  • Co-ordinate stock levels including re-stocking of support stores; Lifting Equipment, Tools, PPE and Workshop Consumables.

Risk Management

  • Monitor stock, report and instigate relevant practical quarantine measures where applicable.


  • Ensure parts are packed and dispatched in accordance with the customs regulations and legislation of the destination address.
  • Raise QF004 Non-Conformance Reports as required.
  • Ensure accurate high quality documentation is produced.
  • Ensure compliance with practices/templates/guidelines/standards and approved processes throughout the company.
  • Support the HSEQ standards and practices within the company.


  • Provide support and guidance to other company functions as required.

Core Competencies:


  • Procurement & Stores experience in an engineering and/or industrial environment.
  • Competent IT skills, proficient in MS Office, Word & Excel, MRP system IFS would be an advantage.


  • Awareness and appreciation of market trends and product developments.


  • Attention to detail – closer/finisher type.
  • Ability to manage workload and prioritise tasks.
  • Ability to use past experience and knowledge to achieve solutions to problems.
  • Works with minimum supervision.
  • Good communication skills, written and verbal.


  • Valid Fork Lift licenses for Counter Balance and Reach Trucks would be desirable.

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