We are seeking a Materials Controller for a temporary position in county Mayo

The Materials Controller is responsible for carrying out a number of tasks at a site, all of which can include but not limited to, inventory management, supporting the day-to-day movement of stock, metric review, purchasing, receiving, storeroom management, product delivery, and general customer services activities. You will act as a point of contact for receipt of deliveries, then prepare and deliver orders for internal distribution

Key Tasks

  • Ensure stock is prepared and maintained for detailed storing
  • Checking for damaged or missing items
  • Receives inbound deliveries daily
  • Investigates and actions delivery discrepancies accordingly
  • Performs Point Of Use activity/Kanban cycle review
  • Moving stock by hand or with machines, taking time to coordinate location pinch points
  • Ensure the delivery of goods to the customer locations
  • Maintaining stock movement records
  • Facilitates orders for consumable inventory replenishment; enters order into order systems
  • Maintaining 5/6s standards with customer inventory locations
  • Performs all customer site specific tasks as per relevant customer SOW and customer SOP’s
  • Responsible for handling hazardous material as required
  • Daily Stock Cycle counts & investigates stock count discrepancies
  • Deals with all adhoc requests Batch/Certs/COA/COC/MSDS
  • Reviews usage consumption and flag reports daily
  • Performs additional inventory management related functions such as monitoring slow moving, provision stock and adhoc reporting as required at site level.
  • Interfaces directly with customer site lead, responsible for managing customer Bill of material inventory onsite.
  • Identifies additional added value services and implements.
  • Utilises and standard computer systems, SAP, Excel, Powerpoint and  specific inventory systems in fulfilment of duties
  • Responsible for recycling all packaging as per site and/or policy as required.
  • Meets Service goals and objectives: safety, performance, and quality as required
  • Perform safety auditing of  servicing areas.
  • Point of contact for audits relating to Inventory program
  • In conjunction with Department Manager set own goals and takes ownership of same as per Performance process
  • Documents Inventory bills of material change requests as required
  • Performs other duties as required

The ideal candidate

  • 1-3 years equivalent experience in material handling/inventory replenishment, warehousing or customer service
  • Leaving certificate
  • Proven excellent customer service focus and ability to work collaboratively within team environments
  • Clear and concise written and spoken communication skills,
  • Excellent Attention to detail
  • Ability to be flexible and handle multiple responsibilities and tasks on a regular basis
  • Stores/Warehouse and stock management experience essential
  • Be a good team worker demonstrating loyalty and commitment to the organization and colleagues
  • To be flexible with working hours when required in order to deliver the service required to our customers
  • Self-motivated, energetic, dependable, precise attention to detail
  • Ability to partner with other teams and deliver results in a matrix environment, managing multiple internal and external key partners and stakeholders
  • Able to adapt emerging best practices and industry innovations
  • Outstanding communication skills on all levels and problem-solving
  • capabilities
  • Proven excellent customer service focus and ability to work collaboratively
  • Proficient in data capture, analysis and reporting utilising various IT systems
  • Knowledge and understanding of Good Laboratory Standards and Good Manufacturing Standards
  • Manual Handling, Chemical Awareness training completed an advantage
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Knowledge Lean Six Sigma process improvement and project coordination an advantage

For more information, Contact Mairéad at Arcon Recruitment

Mairead Kelly, marketing and recruitment consultant at Arcon Recruitment Services. PHOTO: ALISON LAREDO

Mairéad Kelly

Recruitment Consultant

Mairéad fills the very busy position of Recruitment Administrator in Arcon. This position is multi-faceted and involves providing support to the Recruitment team. Mairead’s day is never typical, and she has a great ability to prioritise tasks in an ever-changing and pressurised environment. Mairéad also manages our extensive database and regularly “catches up” with our registered candidates to make sure the information we have on file is always up to date and correct.

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