Purchaser / Materials Controller

Posted on: November 18, 2022

Euramax are a well established Manufacturing Business, trading for over 70 years.

We are looking to recruit a full time / permanent, experienced Purchaser who will join our existing Purchasing team.


Working Hours:

  • Monday to Thursday: 07.00 – 16.00
  • Friday: 07.00 – 11.00


Job Role / Responsibilities:

  • Utilise MRP to place purchase orders and expedite material.
  • Working with all internal partners to plan for and purchase raw materials in order to maintain suitable stock levels to support production.
  • Establish appropriate levels of inventory.
  • Manage and evaluate inventory.
  • Reporting status of stock and stock availability with analysis and action plans to improve performance.
  • Liaising with other departments on all material related issues.
  • Perform the required system transactions needed to support the purchasing process.
  • Collate and assess supplier performance within your given area.
  • Control of supplier returns.
  • To cover for and provide support for other members of the team.
  • Providing support as required for company stock takes.
  • Excellent opportunity to take ownership of the process and make significant improvements.
  • Manage own accounts/suppliers.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Must have Material Control experience within a Manufacturing & logistical environment
  • Enthusiastic and willing to focus on improvements within the role and team
  • Understanding of the supply chain and MRP systems
  • Experience with MRP applications
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently
  • Good IT skills (Microsoft Excel, Word)
  • Excellent Numeracy skills
  • Methodical
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Willing to learn, target improvements and be part of the team
  • Eye for detail

Starting salary: £24,000.00-£26,000.00 per year
Location: Euramax House, Ashroyd Business Park, Barnsley, S74 9SB

*To apply, please send an up to date CV to careers@euramaxuk.com specifying which shift you would prefer on application.*