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Materials Controller/Logistics Planner

Materials Controller and Logistics Planner - Central London

We are seeking an organised Materials Controller/Logistics Planner to join an ambitious, forward thinking company and take control of materials movements internally and logistics externally.

Key Accountabilities

  • Ensure that materials requirements are clearly identified and communicated to the Materials Manager

  • Create efficient mechanisms for stock management and materials scheduling

  • Ensure the speedy and accurate processing of PO receipts, MOs and dispatches

  • Improve logistics for sales and purchases, and reduce delivery times and costs

  • Improve packaging, reducing waste, cost and environmental impact

  • Improve storage and stock management

  • Develop materials categorisation and coding

  • Lead annual stock-takes and perpetual inventory checks

  • Contribute to the development of the effectiveness of the ERP system

  • Eliminate data errors and their sources and develop error checking reports

Knowledge, skills, experience and qualifications


  • Minimum of two years' experience of materials or production control in an engineering or electronics environment

  • Minimum of two years' experience of UK and international shipping and logistics

  • Experience of using an ERP system

  • Examples of implementing improvements

  • Familiar with MS office applications and able to analyse data using Excel

  • Close attention to detail.

  • An ability to work effectively under pressure.


  • Experience of Odoo ERP

  • Advanced ability with Excel in analysing data