Materials Controller

Job Overview

My client based in Westport, Co.Mayo is looking for an experienced Materials Controller to join their team for a 6 month contract. This role is an immediate fill.


  • Ensure stock is prepared and maintained for detailed storing
  • Checking for damaged or missing items
  • 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.


  • 1-3 years equivalent experience in material handling/inventory replenishment, warehousing or customer service
  • Proven excellent customer service focus and ability to work collaboratively within team environments
  • Ability to be flexible and handle multiple responsibilities and tasks on a regular basis
  • Stores/Warehouse and stock management experience essential
  • 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
  • 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

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