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Inventory Controller

Cramlington, Northumberland
£23,000 to £26,000
Job Type
7 Sep 2022

The Company

Our client is a leading Northumberland based manufacturer. Due to sustained growth, they are now recruiting for an Inventory Controller.

The Role

  • The Inventory Controller will be responsible for scheduling and planning materials for specific production cells in line with MRP system requirements.
  • Coordinating and executing scheduling activities for assigned part numbers using advanced planning system.
  • Identifying and reacting to material plans that do not meet Production requirements.
  • Monitoring and managing any returnable parts/products from production.
  • Ensuring stock accuracy. Conducting regular cycle counts, sharing, communicating and reporting on variances to the Materials Manager.
  • Interacting with the production control department to understand demand and forecast.
  • Using and maintaining MRP data as the primary planning system tool.
  • Providing input in developing departmental strategies for inventory on existing items.
  • Creating statistical reports on inventory accuracy.
  • Sharing data with relevant departments.
  • Interacting with other departments as and when required.
  • Working closely with production to ensure there are no areas of concern, including monitoring their stock holding.
  • Executing with excellence in the area of stock and demand replenishment, providing feedback to the supply chain on risks regarding replenishment levels and demand.
  • Participating in twice yearly stock takes, most likely to be held on a weekend.

The Person

  • Previous experience in a planning / logistics role.
  • Experience of using a computerised inventory control system.
  • Extensive experience in barcode stock management.
  • Competent IT Skills in Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to work using on own initiative.
  • Well organised with excellent attention to detail.
  • Ability to work without close supervision.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Commitment to working as part of a team.
  • An understanding of health and safety requirements in a working environment
  • MRP experience would be an advantage
  • Experience of statistical reporting would be an advantage.

The Benefits

  • You will be working for a well-established growing employer.
  • An excellent salary.
  • A company experiencing continued growth, expansion and investment.
  • The company are fully compliant with the latest health and safety requirements for current safe working practices.
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  • Job Reference: 706411721-2
  • Date Posted: 7 September 2022
  • Recruiter: MTrec Recruitment
    MTrec Recruitment
  • Location: Cramlington, Northumberland
  • Salary: £23,000 to £26,000
  • Sector: Transport & Logistics
  • Job Type: Permanent