Materials Graduate, Sherburn, North Yorkshire

Role Overview

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Materials Graduate based at our site in Sherburn. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone looking for a career in Materials and to fast track into a management role and become a key member of the UK & Ireland management team.

Key Accountabilities:

Ensuring material availability is key within Kingspan to ensure we can achieve customers delivery dates. The Materials team is a busy, fast paced, demanding environment. We are looking for someone to immerse themselves in the day to day workings of all aspects of a materials department, learning each part of the function, challenging processes and procedures with a view to making improvements. Liaising with different business units and different sites to see how each part of the business works; therefore some travel will be a requirement of the role.Gaining knowledge to update SOP’s, review SAP upgrades, identifying training requirements etc.

The successful candidate will also be working on key initiatives. These will include a variety of projects with the management team to continuously improve our material processes.
These projects will include:
  • SAP improvements to stream line the ordering process and improve just in time material delivery.
  • Aged stock and costs reductions.
  • OTIF reduction.
  • Internal steel damage reduction.
  • Liaise with supplier to improve packaging labelling.
  • Improvements to coil slitting line processes.
  • Continuous improvement projects covering KPI's, improve complaints cost recovery process and team development etc.
The successful candidate will possess the following skills and experience:
  • 2:1 in a business management, business development or commercially related degree.
  • Excellent organisational skills.
  • Ability to make decisions, to look at current processes and be able to identify areas of improvement
  • Ability to demonstrate strong leadership and influential skills and a strong desire to manage teams.
  • The ability to remain professional and maintain a calm demeanour under pressure.
  • Good negotiation skills and the ability to deal with all levels of personnel within the customer's organisation.
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to problem solve to a positive outcome.
  • The ability to work as part of a team.
  • Must hold a full driving licence.


Interested in joining our team?
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