Materials Controller (Ready to Cook Food Products)

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GBR Recruitment Ltd are recruiting for an experienced Materials Controller for a progressive people centric food manufacturing business in Lincolnshire (ready to cook & ready meals). This is a key role ensuring all raw materials & ingredients are available to meet customer demand & production schedules. You will engage effectively with raw materials, ingredients & food packaging suppliers ensuring the efficient on time delivery of all required products in order to compile the finished food lines. This position would suit a Materials Controller, Materials Planner, Stock Controller or similar from within a short shelf life / JIT food manufacturing environment. Duties to include: Placing & Controlling Orders on the companies MRP system. Effectively liaising with suppliers to ensure all materials orders are delivered OTIF Ensuring all materials / supplied products meet client specifications. Building a strong robust working partnership with all suppliers. Scheduling of materials is in line with production & customer demand requirements. Manage all potential stock shortages & excessive stock issues. Managing stock levels and adjusting them when necessary to meet new orders. Manage & Identify problematic suppliers and resolve with the Purchasing Manager. Assess and review departmental requirements Weekly stock count input and valuation to assess yields. Stock variances to be reported and resolved. Attending daily production meetings to discuss any material supply issues Scheduling of all materials within 1-2 week window, with progression to forward schedule Attend NPD meetings and discuss new ingredients and packaging for all NPI Skills, Experience & Qualifications: Food manufacturing background (short shelf life / JIT products / ready to cook or ready meals type product ranges) Materials control, planning & ordering experience Raw materials & packaging purchasing skills (ideal) Strong MS Excel skills (formulas, VLookup, Tables etc.) Ability to work at pace & to multitask effectively This position is commutable from: Boston, Horncastle, Gainsborough, Lincoln, Sleaford, Woodhall Spa, Coningsby, Bardney, Navenby, Mablethorpe, Scampton, Newark, Retford, Welton, North Hykeham, South Hykeham, Waddington, Harmston, Bracebridge Heath, Caythorpe, Wragby, Washingborough, Heighington, Whisby, Leasingham, Ancaster, Thorpe on the Hill, Witham St Hughes, Grantham, Barrowby, Wrangle & areas close to these Interviews to take place immediately with an immediate start

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