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Position Description
Volvo Group Australia is currently seeking a proactive and self-motivated Material Controller to join our Group Trucks Operations (GTO) Logistics team. The primary focus of this role is to assist in the maintenance and development of the factory materials systems in relation to parts management in order to support the broader Logistics Team. You will provide a high level of customer service by ensuring parts are ordered and delivered on-time to meet Production's build requirements. 

Volvo Group Trucks Operations encompasses the production of state-of-the-art products for the truck brands of the Volvo Group, through an international world class industrial environment. With Volvo Group Trucks Operations, you will be part of a global and diverse team of highly skilled professionals who work with passion, trust each other and embrace change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.

About the role: 

Action the Material control processes
Raise purchase orders and call-offs
Liaise with Logistics Parts co-ordinator to support decision ranges sorting lot sizes, stocking levels and policies for area of responsibility
Monitor the MRP generated order recommendations;
Expediting of orders to meet customer requirements
Support production during core business hours
Manage inventory of parts to minimise risk of obsolescence.
Inform Production Planner in a timely manner of potential shortages of Build critical Parts.
Liaise with  Quality and Purchasing teams with  regard to  product quality issues and returns
Give regular, accurate and timely feedback to relevant stakeholders on delivery issues through escalation process
Participate and encourage team members.
Manage additional workload requirements to accommodate New Product Introductions or major changes to the product.
About you:

Have a Bachelor Degree in International Business or at least 5 years of relevant experience.
Have a working knowledge of material control including MRP and JIT systems
Have a sound computer skills, in particular Microsoft Office
Have a strong planning and organisational skills
Have a demonstrated ability to take  initiative
Have a sound analytical and evaluation skills
Have a sound understanding of Volvo Productions Systems (VPS)

Career development with Global prospects
Supportive and collaborative Management
Above statutory superannuation payments
Salary sacrifice fifth week of annual leave
Service recognition
Employee benefits and discounts from a large selection of Retailers
Supportive and friendly team culture focused on quality and service
A strong commitment to safety
A dedicated Health & Wellbeing program
Discounted Private Health Insurance & Dental
Workplace Giving Program.
Salary from $65,000 + superannuation 

About the company

The Volvo Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines. The Group also provides complete solutions for financing and service. The Volvo Group, with its headquarters in Gothenburg, employs about 100,000 people, has production facilities in 19 countries and sells its products in more than 190 markets.

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