Shipping & Components Controller

Engineering & Technical
Salary negotiable
Contract Type:
Full time

The Just Recruitment Group are currently recruiting for a Shipping & Components Controller for their client based in Colchester. 

Working in the company's busy Engineering team the successful applicant will be responsible for the introduction and maintenance of information concerning electronic components for other teams in the company. They will also be responsible for shipping items between the various sites worldwide. 

1) Shipping: 
Packing items for shipment. 
Completing all necessary paperwork and documentation. 
Maintaining goods records of all items shipped. 

2) Component Maintenance: 
Ensuring production stores only contains components approved for production use and maintaining a stock of components for other purposes, including prototype and pre-production batches, in Engineering (development parts). Maintaining records so that development part stock can be located quickly. 

Obtaining development parts from suppliers in time for prototype and pre-production batches, using the weekly buy list provided by the Operations team. These may be purchases or samples. Maintaining accurate information on the expected delivery of and any running technical issues with, these development parts. 

Maintain the job list and engineering stock of mechanical parts made internally. 

Supply development or production stock components to company engineering teams at other locations, worldwide. 

Using the sample request procedures, obtain up front component information, including quotes, to reduce the Engineer time taken for approving new parts. 

Ensuring regulatory data for components is complete and up to date. 

Ensuring reliability data for components is complete. 

Approving alternative component sources. 

3) Assembly Pack Maintenance: 
Creating and controlling the release of engineering drawings for electronic circuit board assemblies, cables and simple mechanical parts to Operations. 

4) Document Controller Assistance: 
Performing reliability calculations using calculation software. 

Controlling the ECO process. 


The candidate shall: 

Be qualified to ONC (or equivalent) level or demonstrate considerable and relevant work experience in the high technology electronics sector. 

Be computer literate. 

Have practical experience of electronic product manufacturing or test. 

Have experience of Drawing Office practices; use of a mechanical CAD package an advantage. 

Be familiar with manufacturing documentation and change control procedures. 
Understand worldwide shipping requirements. 

The successful candidate should also have an ability to organise and prioritise their own work, be methodical, well disciplined and show good inter-personal skills. 


Competitive salary package. Company supported private pension & life assurance scheme. Non-contributory private health insurance scheme