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15 Jun 2022

ContractJob Position for Material Controller Needed Urgently

SGS – Posted by JobPlace24 Rustenburg, North West, South Africa

Job Description

Job Position for Material Controller Needed Urgently

Location: Rustenburg
Job Type: Contract
Company/Employer: SGS
Job Title: Job Position for Material Controller Needed Urgently

Vacancy Details


  • The Material Controller is responsible for the receipt, storage and issue of materials and equipment to be provided to contractors and includes expediting and reporting where stipulated.


  • Technical Responsibilities
    • In conjunction with the Procurement / Contracts department prepare a material / equipment schedule identifying all items being supplied, order number, supplier, delivery date, etc.
    • Record the status of all supply items on a weekly basis and report to the Site Project Engineer.
    • Report weekly on any slippage to the scheduled delivery date of supply items and provide options on the strategy to be adopted for recovery.
    • Arrange offloading of delivered supply items into preselected area, e.g. outdoors, outdoors covered, indoors, special e.g. Air-conditioned atmosphere.
    • Carry out inspection of delivered supply items for compliance with order and delivery docket. Report any non-conformance.
    • Prepare documentation which will allow payment for the received items and record details, including storage location, on the materials / equipment schedule.
    • Expedite delivery of all supply items to meet construction schedules either through the project office or direct, as agreed with the Procurement / Contracts department.
    • Record details of the issue of all supply items to contractors either on receipt, if direct deliver to a contractor, or at the time the contractor is ready to install, if stored in the company’s storage area.
    • Initiate action for repair or replacement of any item damaged on receipt or during storage.
    • Oversee, if directed, the contract management of any supply contract arranged by company for the frequent delivery of materials to site e.g. Concrete, road materials, fill, aggregate, etc.

HSE Responsibilities

  • Read, understand and obey the HSE policies arrangements/procedures and rules as issued.
  • Always work in accordance with method statements and risk assessments as provided.
  • Take care of your own health and safety whilst at work; and ensure your activities do not adversely affect the health and safety of others.
  • Report to immediate supervisor all incidents, which have or could result in personal injury or environmental damage

General Responsibilities

  • Actively role model and promote the organization’s values and Code of Business Conduct.
  • Undertake any additional tasks that may be required by the Site Manger
  • Candidate Requirements
  • Extensive secretarial and administration experience or Certificate from a recognized Business College


  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in the Project Engineering / EPCM or Construction
  • Good business acumen
  • Extensive experience in the relevant fie
  • Good theoretical and practical knowledge of quality systems.
  • Capacity to analyse business processes and translate these into appropriate business systems and documented procedures.
  • Ability to motivate and ensure that staff participate in implementing and apply systems and procedures.
  • Good computer skills – in particular, Microsoft office.
  • Good knowledge of welding procedures and processes particularly exotic materials.
  • Knowledge and experience in working in remote locations in Africa.
  • Highly literate to ensure the clearest communication both verbally and written
  • Understanding of HSE and information management systems.
  • Understanding of Engineering / Mining industries.


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