Materials Requirements Planning Controller

Job Reference: BBBH72835

Posted by: Hafsa Akram

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Industry: Manufacturing and Production
Stevenage, UK

Description of role:

Materials Requirements Planning controller (MRP)

Stevenage – 5 days onsite

12 Month contract

£24 per hour. Umbrella.

Certain Advantage are seeking a Materials Requirements Planning Controller to join a well-known establishment based in Stevenage.

You will be responsible for the following:

  • Management and co-ordination of all planning related activities to deliver the Manufacturing Planning Schedule (MPS) to time, cost, and quality.
  • Co-ordination and execution of all activities related to the planning and procurement of materials. Ensuring the timely and adequate supply of materials so manufacturing can output the Master Production Schedule (MPS).
  • Release, manage and schedule all work in the MRP system, and ensure delivery forecasts are maintained and communicated to customers.
  • Ensure efficient and affective material inventories in line with inventory targets whilst minimising excess waste and costs. Maintain accuracy of the MRP system by conducting regular stock checks.
  • Work closely with the Supply Planner to communicate potential plan changes and resolve constraints in the supply chain.
  • Identify risks related to supplied parts to the planning and control team lead for escalation within the sales and ops process.
  • Work closely with Goods Receiving, stores and despatch (Logistic Services) to manage inventory levels, resolve queries, maintain MRP system accuracy and ensure the required paperwork is submitted for stores and despatch related transactions.
  • Support effective non-conformance management controls.
  • Maintain the manufacturing bill of materials and manufacturing strategy by ensuring master data is topical.
  • Support the achievement of schedule adherence, inventory, and delivery KPIs through the execution of the planning process.


  • Relevant experience in Manufacturing planning, Supply chain management or a related position.
  • APICs supply chain certification desirable but not essential to the role.
  • Experience in the use of SAP would be beneficial.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft office and MRP systems.
  • Good Planning and organising skills.
  • Communication skills both verbally and in writing.
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Attention to detail

If you are a Materials Requirements Planning Controller seeking a new opportunity, please apply now.

Reference: 72835

Hafsa Akram

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