Stores Person (engineering)

  • Location

    Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire

  • Sector:


  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    + great benefits package

  • Contact:

    Tom Andrews

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    TA Stores Tewks_1573840216

  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:

    06/01/2020, perhaps sooner

  • Consultant:


Job Title: Stores Person (engineering stores)

Location: Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire

Contract type: Permanent

Salary: Please get in touch to find out more about the salary, we're looking to offer a very competitive salary plus generous bonus and benefits scheme

Working hours: Day shift 8:00am - 5:00pm Monday to Thursday, 8:00am to 1:00pm Friday

Benefits: High value monthly bonus scheme, generous pension contributions, life insurance, Christmas shut down, holiday entitlement increases with service, free uniform, regular overtime and free on-site parking.

Planned start date: January 2020 or perhaps sooner.

Experienced Stores Person required by a well established, highly reputable precision engineering business in Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire. This is a great time to join a growing local company, producing the highest quality products for customers worldwide.

Taking over from a respected and well liked Stores Person who is retiring next year after many years with the business, you will be responsible for managing the arrival, storage, issue and reporting of all material movements into the factory and in and out of internal stores.

You will benefit from a six-month handover period, making sure that you're happy and settled before you take over the reins.

Some more about the job

The main duties of the role include:

  • Issuing requested consumable materials from the stores, recording transactions on the stock recording system.
  • Issuing loaned tools from stores, recording such transactions on the stock recording system
  • Assisting with the receipt of material deliveries ensuring the items and quantities match with the purchase order. Reporting any discrepancies or quality concerns to the supplier
  • Matching delivery notes with purchase orders and keeping records daily
  • Regular contact with suppliers, placing and tracking orders, building relationships and, in time, contributing to supplier selection
  • Becoming the key user for internal tool ordering systems and software and 'smart drawer' tool vending system
  • Operating materials handling equipment to move items around the factory
  • Delivery and collection materials as required
  • Apply experience and share ideas on improving procedures both in stores and material control, and across the factory.

About you

In order to be considered for this role, you must:

  • Be organised, methodical, tidy and precise
  • Have previous experience of working in stores and materials handling
  • Have excellent people skills
  • Have good numeracy skills
  • Be Computer literate with a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Have used a stores or stock control computer system previously
  • Be a team player who has a flexible approach and able to demonstrate good time management.

Not essential, but it will further your application if you:

  • Have worked in an engineering environment before
  • Have used materials handling equipment (training will be arranged)
  • Driving licence to use company vehicle once in a while

Sounds like you?

Take a look at the package on offer...

  • Very competitive salary - please do get in touch for more details
  • High value monthly bonus scheme
  • This position is a permanent job from day one
  • Lots of free parking always available
  • Well maintained machinery with regular investment in the latest equipment
  • Modern, clean, well organised facilities
  • A friendly, welcoming team atmosphere and very knowledgeable and supportive management style
  • Long term order book with established specialist contracts
  • Holiday entitlement rising with length of service, plus all bank holidays paid and Christmas shut down
  • Life cover
  • All personal protective equipment paid for by the company
  • Please get in touch for a complete benefits package

To apply for this Stores Person position

Don't worry - we promise complete confidentiality.

If you'd like to be considered as a candidate for this vacancy or if you'd just like to find out more, please do use the 'apply now' button on this advertisement to send in your CV or get in touch directly with Tom Andrews on 01242-246-022 or by email on tandrews(at)

No CV?

No problem! Please do get in touch and we'll see how we can help.

Key words for search purposes: stores materials tools supplier GL20 8NA

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