Location
Northamptonshire
Vacancy Reference:
883

About The Role

EKFB are looking to recruit Materials Controller/Coordinator to support the Area Logistics Team in our Greatworth to Southam section. In this fast-paced role, we will require you to use Bill of Quantities for individual work packages to call off all material in line with construction programme. Expediting materials from all suppliers to site in time for construction is an essential part of this position. We’ll also need you to input material requisitions for delivery team to support the programme as well as coordinate deliveries to provide efficiencies in transport and reduction in handling.

It’s important that you balance storage on site against Just In Time delivery, ensuring overstocking is minimised. Ensuring suppliers use EKFB VMBS and provide guidance for new suppliers. We’d like you to provide accurate stock lists for laydown areas, issue pick lists and audit stock levels. Report, advise and rectify any stock deficiencies.

You will need to identify specific requirements for deliveries, including size of vehicles, lifting requirements and abnormal loads as well as book or allocate internal haulage to support deliveries. Attending Delivery Team planning meetings and support site engineers in the supply of materials to site. Advise individual teams on requisition process, material allocation and materials scheduling.

About You

Key Skills and Qualifications:

  • Experienced in material control
  • Experience in dealing with suppliers and customers
  • Knowledge of programmes/schedules/planning
  • Understanding of delivery vehicles and capabilities
  • Strong experience with IT systems
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong planning/coordination skills

It is essential that you have knowledge of construction material and experienced in operational delivery. You will be experienced in working in large construction project environments. Planning or Scheduling qualifications are desirable.

About Us

EKFB is a joint venture that brings together international, market leading expertise from four leading civil engineering and construction companies: Eiffage, Kier, Ferrovial Agroman and BAM Nuttall. All four partners have specialist expertise in the design, construction, operation, financing and maintenance of railway networks, including the construction of one of Europe’s latest high speed rail projects.

EKFB is proud to have been appointed by HS2 to deliver civil engineering works across an 80km section of the new high speed rail link between the Chiltern Tunnel and Long Itchington Wood. Our scope of the works includes 15 viaducts, 5km of green tunnels, 22km of road diversions, 67 overbridges and around 30 million cubic metres of excavation. EKFB is committed to improving lives, communities and the engineering and construction industry by providing sustained employment opportunities and being a good neighbour, protecting the environment and the places we work.

If you would like to be part of our collaborative, enthusiastic and forward-thinking culture, then please apply today.

In return, we’re offering a competitive salary & benefits.

EKFB brings together international, market leading technical expertise. We have an industry leading track record of delivering major infrastructure projects, including Crossrail, the Millau Viaduct, Mersey gateway and the Bretagne-Pays de la Loire High Speed Rail link.

We are committed to, and strongly believe in, inclusiveness and equality of opportunity. Everyone who works with EKFB has a contribution to make; this is why we welcome applications from different backgrounds, experiences and abilities. Our aim is to create an inclusive environment where everyone feels they are able to be themselves. Please contact us if there is any additional support you might require making an application.

Please note your CV may be shared with joint venture partners on this project.

Pre-employment checks:

It’s worth remembering that we’ll undertake the relevant/standard employment checks if you’re successful in the selection process. This includes taking up your references, as well as checking your ID, driving licence (if appropriate) and your right to work in the UK. Some roles may also be subject to further pre-employment checks.

NB. BPSS security clearance will be required (to be undertaken as part of onboarding process)

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