Kongsberg Automotive provides cutting-edge technology to the global vehicle industry. We drive the global transition to sustainable mobility by putting engineering, sustainability, and innovation into practice. Headquartered in Zurich, with revenues of over EUR 830 million, the company’s 5,700 employees are spread over 18 countries worldwide. Our product portfolio includes driver and motion control systems, fluid assemblies, and industrial driver interface products. Find more information at: kongsbergautomotive.com

Materials Controller


Normanton, GB, WF6 1TN

Country/Region:  GB

About the position

We currently have a fantastic opportunity to join the team in Normanton as a Materials Controller. We are looking for a forward thinking individual who thrives working in a fact paced environment and wants to develop their career in the supply chain.  In this role you will be responsible for the efficient planning of raw materials in line with company scheduled requirements, accuracy of inventory data and supplier performance management.


•    Effectively manage scheduling and order coverage for all suppliers
•    Manage inbound delivery/collections from suppliers in line with due dates.
•    Expedite materials to due dates and manage suppliers to OTIF to mitigate risk to production.
•    Manage supplier delivery risk and escalation. 
•    Monitor inventory levels to ensure that planning parameters are aligned.
•    Work with Purchasing to ensure all material min/max stock levels and MOQ’s are correct against actual demand.
•    Ensuring MRP data is accurate.
•    Maintain inventory system data and ensure that discrepancies are investigated.
•    Working cross functionally to manage new product introductions and timely introductions of new materials.
•    Reviewing invoices for accuracy and timely clearance
•    liaising with intercompany and planning teams for any discrepancies or quality issues
•    Support and suggest the effective management of inward & outward flow of inventory.
•    Ensure all aspects of the Dangerous Goods Act are fulfilled.
•    You will be required to ensure that good housekeeping and health and safety regulations are adhered to within the work area. 
•    To contribute, be involved in and actively support the continuous improvement process within the department. 
•    Prepare reports on inventory and costs for internal use by Company Managements


•    Ability to build strong working relationships
•    Previous experience in a Material Control/Material Planner/ Supply Chain Planner role.
•    Team working skills across disciplines and departments.
•    Good analytical skills

•    Functions skills in Maths and English as a minimum 
•    Supply chain or Logistics qualification
•    Computer Literate
•    Good working knowledge of SAP
•    Good working knowledge of MS Excel
•    An understanding of lean manufacturing principles
•    Pro-active nature, willing to learn quickly and take new challenges.
•    Attention to detail.
•    Good Interpersonal and communication skills
•   Great  Organisational Skills

What we offer

  • We have a range of benefits including condensed working hours, pension,  bonus & life insurance
  • Fast paced global environment with endless opportunities
  • Training and knowledge development opportunities
  • Possibility to influence and make a difference in all aspects of the job
  • Salary £28k depending on experience

Application / Contact

If this sounds interesting and likely the right challenge for you, we look forward to receiving your application!


Please register your CV/resume and cover letter.

Within your application, please inform us regarding your notice period and salary expectations.


The applications will be handled on an ongoing basis and the position may be filled before the application deadline date.

We want your integrity, accountability, creativity and teamwork mindset and skills

In Kongsberg Automotive we embrace diversity within our workforce. We make recruiting decisions based on experience and skills and pride ourselves on having a strong culture of leadership, diversity and inclusiveness.

We aim to employ the world’s brightest minds, providing a limitless pool of ideas and opportunities, who will incorporate our core values within their work. We believe in hiring talented people of varied backgrounds, experiences and styles and offer an unlimited contract within a dynamic and international environment with prospects for personal growth.

Welcome to an outstanding career in Kongsberg Automotive!

Keywords:  Materials, logistics, planning, supply chain
Application Id:  3044
Posting date::  May 27, 2023