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Material Controller

  • Location:

    Baghdad, Iraq

  • Sector:


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  • Contact:

    Susan Rafat

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  • Published:

    about 2 years ago

  • Expiry date:


MSELECT is looking to hire a Material Controller for an industrial and distribution group in Baghdad. Candidates must have a minimum 4 years of relevant experience in a similar role. English and Arabic fluency is a must.

Role Purpose

To ensure that the client has the capabilities to deliver its long-term business objectives through attaining the sales targets by ensuring timely deliveries on time in full of finished goods. This can be attained by sustained material deliveries across all the plants for the planned production through proper scheduling and follow up of RM and PM.

Role Responsibilities

Material Control

  • Evaluate material requirement & communicate to procurement teams (RM, PM & Ingredients)
  • Once contracts are finalized, schedule shipments and ensure availability in line with the Master Production schedule
  • Monitor consumptions against targets and alert buying department on changes (additions / reductions)
  • Banking Transactions (LC’s/CADs) related to Dubai Factory RM/PM

Cost Control

  • Minimize working capital through timely scheduling of materials as per Master Production schedule and by placing optimum orders
  • Keep demurrage to the minimum levels through timely clearance of the cargo, supplier documentation and timely banking

System Usage

  • Effective use of ERP system for making decisions on order size and timing
  • Use MRP as an effective tool in order placing in the long run
  • Use of the ERP system to track RM/Ing ageing to minimize redundancy with alternative plans

Vendor Management

  • Ensure stock availability at the supplier through the procurement team by providing required information

Role Requirements

  • Diploma or Bachelor’s in Industrial Engineering, Supply Chain or relevant subject
  • Minimum 4 Years of relevant experience in Material management
  • English and Arabic fluency is a must
  • Previous experience in Materials control & Commercial Banking
  • Competent user of Microsoft Office (Word and Excel)
  • Experience in similar function preferably at a beverage manufacturing company / FMCG
  • Strong systems skills and good ERP/computer skills
  • Good Interpersonal skills and ability to work under challenging circumstances
  • People management
  • Advanced organization skills
  • Result orientation
  • Commercial acumen

*Only applicants meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be contacted as part of the shortlisting process.