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Materials Controller

  • Sector: Construction/Project Management
  • Location: Crawley, Sussex
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Salary: £26,000
Job description

We are working with a leading house builder who are looking to recruit a highly motivated Materials Controller to join the team, specialising in bespoke, design led builds. You will be based in Crawley, working as part of our Projects team. 


Key duties to include: 


·         Responsible for taking delivery of materials.

·         Responsible for the control and organisation of the compound and storage areas, ensuring they are well organized and tidy at all times.

·         Keep and maintain the inventory of materials on site.

·         To ensure materials are ready when required and distributed to the correct plots on site.

·         Notify Site Manager of any shortages in materials on delivery.

·         Be familiar with the build program and monitor stock levels of bulk materials to ensure sufficient materials on site.

·         Effective management of waste or excess materials.

·         Be aware of expected deliveries for plot specific materials and chase with the supplier to ensure they are on site when required.

·         Supplier relationship management.

·         Call off certain materials as agreed with Site Manager.


Key skills and requirements: 



·         Experience within a construction material or trade supplier

·         Working knowledge of the housebuilding industry

·         ERP/supply chain/accountancy systems experience

·         Strong supplier liaison and management experience 

·         Negotiation and relationship building skills 

·         Strong Microsoft Excel skills

·         Able to work well under pressure with tight deadlines

·         Confident and clear communication skills 

·         Highly motivated with the drive to deliver and succeed

·         Strong team player with the ability to work independently



·         Agresso experience