Role Overview:

In a Nutshell…

We have an exciting opportunity for a Material Controller to join our team within Vistry Works Leicester, at our factory in Narborough. As our Material Controller, you will be responsible for coordinating and expediting the flow of work and materials between various departments. You will review and distribute production schedules and check with department managers/supervisors to gauge progress, inventory levels and production issues. In addition, you must examine materials for compliance and document any exceptions.


Let’s cut to the chase, what’s in it for you…

  • Competitive basic salary and annual bonus
  • Up to 33 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Private Healthcare
  • Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption leave
  • Competitive contributory pension scheme
  • Life assurance – 4 x your annual salary
  • Share incentive schemes
  • Employee rewards portal with many more benefits…

In return, what we would like from you…

  • Behave in line with our company values – Integrity, Caring and Quality.
  • Previous experience and knowledge of working within a manufacturing environment.
  • Previous experience within a similar role.
  • Computer literacy, including ERP systems, Microsoft word and excel.
  • Numeracy skills for accurate record keeping.
  • Attention to detail for the accurate fulfilment of material requests.
  • Understanding of health, safety, and environmental requirements for material handling.
  • Verbal and written communication skills for understanding requests and responding to material requests.
  • Ability to prioritise workload.
  • Experience in Dynamics 365.
  • Experience in manufacturing.
  • Have a proficient level of skill with conducting an array of IT tasks and will strive to remain up to date with the use of required software.

More about the Material Controller role…

  • Inspecting materials on receipt and book into ERP system.
  • Work with logistics to transport materials between locations within the factory.
  • Ensuring lineside locations are replenished in a timely manner.
  • Progress chasing of material shortages – Liaising with required departments.
  • Support cycle/PI counts to ensure stock accuracy.
  • Ensuring physical stocks are aligned within ERP system.
  • Entering material movements within ERP system.
  • Responding to material requests from other business departments.

Finally, let’s tell you a bit more about us…

We’re Vistry Group, the UK’s leading provider of affordable mixed-tenure homes. Our core values of integrity, caring, and quality shape all we do; our partnership-led approach helps us build sustainable communities where they’re needed most.

You’re probably familiar with our unmatched portfolio of brands: Linden Homes, Bovis Homes, and Countryside Homes. We also have Vistry Works, our timber frame manufacturing operation, and Vistry Services, our support functions. Together, we build more than homes, so there’s nowhere better to build your career. We’re proud that our culture sees everyone treated fairly and respectfully, with diversity and inclusion a top priority and reasonable adjustments provided during the application process. Join us in making Vistry.


Job Type: Permanent – Full Time
Location Detail: Unit D,Mortimer Road, Leicester, LE19 2GA

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