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Materials Manager

  • Location

    Farnborough, Hampshire, England

  • Salary

    £45.5k per year

  • Contract


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Materials Manager
Permanent, £45,500 per annum

1-1Recruitment have an exciting career opportunity for an Experienced Materials Manager to join a leading Aerospace and Defence company local to Farnborough. This is a full time position offering a salary of £45,500 per annum along with many other benefits.

The main purpose of the Material Manager is to be responsible for managing and maintaining inventory levels, implementing inventory control procedures, and ensuring all products/ materials are available to meet all production needs. The Materials Manager will report directly into the Head of Operations.

Main Duties;
?Analyzes inventory levels, procurement lead times, production demand to determine reorder levels to ensure minimal inventory levels, while maintaining product availability and minimizing inventory costs.
?Forecasts and analyses needs for material and product inventory.
?Analyzes and prepares reports and makes recommendations for eliminating defective, unusable or obsolete items. 
?Analyzes material shortages and coordinate between purchasing and production to minimise production shortfalls
?Maintains and acts as the Administrator for the automated inventory control system (Vantage).
?Compiles and maintains inventory records concerned with ordering, receiving, storing, issuing, and shipping materials, supplies, and equipment. 
?Compares inventory records against physical count of inventory; makes adjustments to or investigates inaccuracies. 
?Sets up and conducts cycle counts of materials and finished goods, in addition to doing inventory transactions.
?Controls cycle count programme by coordinating weekly counts, data entry of cycle counts and reconciliation of cycle counts.  May involve physically recounting parts.
?Manages/co-ordinates Production, Shipping and Customer Returns for Finished Goods on a daily basis.  Reconciles inventory inaccuracies.
?Setup and maintain inventory at appropriate levels without compromising customer demands.
?Other tasks as required

?Experience of Materials Management, Inventory, Warehousing
?Lean & Stigma
?Lean manufacturing techniques and processes;
?Planning and control of operations activities
?Robust configuration management practices and how to efficiently enforce them;
?Financial management including costs and inventory
?Competence with “Office” applications and ability to use IT as a general tool

?25 days holiday plus bank holidays
?Parking on site
?Subsidised canteen
?Dental insurance
?Critical life assurance
?Contributed pension scheme

For more information please contact Amy Goddard in our Basingstoke office
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