Materials Controller



Our Client, is one of the UK’s leading PLC homebuilders, managing the full range of development activities, from the purchasing of the land through to the building and selling of the homes on the open market.
They have an exciting opportunity for a Materials Controller to join their Western Midlands Build department based at their Kenilworth site.

You will  be receiving, storing, securing and distributing materials using the forklift to working and storage areas.Minimising and loss or damage to materials.

Reporting damage/loss immediately to the Site Manager.

Checking and receiving material deliveries in accordance with material strategies and the site requirements.

Ensuring that materials are protected in accordance with the site material storage strategy.

Also  you will be: -

Maintaining site presentation including tidiness and organisation of storage areas, clearing general debris and ensure compliance with the housekeeping policy.

Distribute/tipping skips to working areas and collect when full.

Assist in site safety by ensuring that the site is operating in accordance with health and safety requirements.

Report any breaches immediately, and action if appropriate.

Maintain safe access to working areas.

Inspect forklift truck daily/weekly as required, ensuring that the appropriate records are complete, and the Site Manager is informed of any defects.

Erect and maintain site safety signage.

Monitor traffic and pedestrian segregation and report deficiencies.

Secure any hazards each evening prior to leaving site.

Provide basic first aid if required, providing the appropriate training has been received.
Ensure building areas, dwellings and boundary areas are secure and report any issues to the Site Manager.
Open and close the site each day.

Providing the relevant training has been received, provide cover for the Site Manager, prioritising this over all other work to ensure that health, safety and environmental requirements are adhered to and compliance is achieved.

Ensure material segregation in accordance with the site waste management plan.

Things you will need for this post include: -

Trained Plant Operator CPCS card – Telescopic Handler – All Sizes Exec 360 Slew – Category A17 Endorsement C

First aid appointed person

Full UK driving license

Minimum 3 years’ experience as a Materials Controller or Forklift Operator or trades person

Be able to demonstrate genuine interest in working in the construction industry

Resourceful and capable of using own initiative

Excellent time keeping and attendance record

Able to work effectively and safely under pressure

Able to represent the Company professionally at all times

Attention to detail

Interpersonal skills and attitude • Customer focused

Able to multitask

Willing to travel to other sites on a regular basis

Able and willing to attend site out of hours to deal with emergency situations

Desirable qualifications will include (but not essential): -

Maths and English GCSE or equivalent

Also, you will have one or more of the following trades:



Dry lining


Painting and decorating

Duration: Permanent 

Salary:  £31500 PA

Harbron Recruit Ltd is a family run construction industry recruitment agency based in the South West of England.

Harbron Recruit originally stemmed from a construction company that boasts 25 years of successfully working with the majority of major contractors across the South West.

Recognising the demand for quality construction personnel with the necessary skills and qualifications to carry out jobs quickly and safely gave birth to Harbron Recruit as a major supplier of construction trades to companies requiring temporary, permanent and contract workers on a range of assignments.

Now, as a well-established Recruitment Agency having traded successfully for 10 years within the specialist sector of construction it has enabled us to create long standing client relationships built on a foundation of trust, honesty and integrity.

Based in Devon we provide quality staff to our clients both locally and nationally.

Call 01626 241 333 now.

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