Salary: £ competitive

Location: Edinburgh

This is an exciting opportunity within Alpha Data Parallel Systems Ltd.

Alpha Data is a leading global supplier of high-performance COTS reconfigurable computer platforms and support software. Alpha Data has established a global customer base and reputation for leading edge design.

Due to continued growth at our site in Edinburgh we are looking for a Material Controller to join our team on a Full-Time basis.

Reporting to the Production Manager, responsibilities will include:

  • Ordering parts, ensuring all orders are raised with purchase orders within procurement system.
  • Recording parts received, processing delivery notes, checking verification all items have been received, completing initial quality check on day of arrival and storage of all parts received in a timely manner and in correct locations.
  • Database management, including stock transfers and maintaining traceability and quality records.
  • Stock control, current and forecast.
  • Component kit preparation for distribution to subcontractors.

Essential Skills

  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Good levels of IT literacy including MS Office tools.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills to communicate at all levels.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general, technical documentation.
  • Able to work effectively to deadlines and under pressure.
  • Be a Proactive and energetic individual with dedication to providing exceptional customer service.

Desirable Skills

  • Understand component identification codes such as resistors, capacitors and ICs.
  • Knowledge of best practices for ISO9001 and ESD protective environments.
  • Knowledge of Sage 200, but not essential as training will be provided.
  • ONC-HNC or equivalent in Electronics/Mechatronics.
  • Proven track record for optimizing process performance.


  • Previous experience of purchasing and stock management.
  • Experience of materials management in Contract Electronic Manufacturing environment or similar, 2yrs+.