Materials Procurement Controller

Posted by Michael Page 04/02/2021 - Expiring soon!

Hucknall, Nottinghamshire
£33,000 - £38,000/annum
04/02/2021 - Expiring soon!
Michael Page

My FMCG Manufacturing client based nr Hucknall, Nottinghamshire are looking for a Materials Procurement Controller to support them with optimising efficiency, developing a supply base and cost control.

Client Details

My My FMCG Manufacturing client based nr Hucknall, Nottinghamshire are looking for a Materials Procurement Controller to lead their Purchasing and Supply strategy. My client are an established family-run SME who have experienced exceptionally strong growth in recent years, specifically 2020!


As Materials Procurement Controller, you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Place orders for all direct production materials in line with the weekly forecasts and ensure all materials arrive into the business on a timely basis
  • Produce daily production build schedules based on forecast despatch numbers
  • Calculate volumes for and raise orders of raw materials to meet production build requirements
  • Manage daily levels of stock to ensure product lines do not sell over and waste is minimised
  • Stock Management including taking a team role in weekly and monthly stock takes, ensuring full stock accuracy
  • Maintain high standards and regular communication with external suppliers
  • Liaise daily and maintain strong relationships with Production Team, Customer Support Team and Commercial Team
  • Managing, troubleshooting and continuous improvement of supply chain operations, including the introduction of cost savings and efficiency improvement initiatives
  • Spend c. £8mil


The successful candidate will have a strong track record within FMCG procurement and stock management. Experience of managing both UK and European suppliers would be highly advantageous, alongside strong internal stakeholder management skills.

You will be a brilliant communicator with outstanding interpersonal skills, an excellent grasp of all Microsoft Office products and strong commercial acumen/business understanding.

CIPS qualification is highly desirable!

Job Offer

The successful candidate will be offered c. £35,000 (room for flex based on experience and profile) and the opportunity to work for a dynamic, successful and inclusive organisation!

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JN -022021-2005605_1612454867
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