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 initially joined our team as Marketing and Recruitment Co-ordinator. She quickly progressed to Recruitment Consultant and currently manages our busy Technical division. Mairéad is a proud Castlebar woman and holds a B.B.S from ATU Sligo. Mairéad recruits for positions in all areas of Technical/ Engineering and I.T.  She has built excellent relationships with companies large and small and has proved herself invaluable in solving their recruitment issues.

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