stores operative in port talbot

21 September 2017
april payne, randstad cpe
job type
£ 8.17 per hour
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port talbot, wales
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job type
£ 8.17 per hour
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april payne, randstad cpe
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job description

Stores Operative

HOURLY RATE: £8.17 per hour x40 hours per week

LOCATION: Port Talbot


To receive, identify, locate, issue, stock take and deliver consumables, lubricants, engineering spares and other materials either manually or by means of mechanical material handling equipment or vehicles, as required. Action associated documentation and update computer systems.


* Help deliver the Annual Operating Plan in respect of Health and Safety, and provide information, as required, to ensure targets are in control.

* Provides a recording, monitoring and controlling function for the issue and receipt of all stores, spares and direct charges including lubrication and greases. These tasks are to be carried out in full compliance of current Q.A. procedures, Environmental, Safety and COSHH regulations.

* Ensure that services provided are technically sound and employ World Best practices in order to maintain a high standard.

* To effectively liaise with Port Talbot user departments at all levels and functional managers, when required.

* To receive, identify, unload, locate, issue and deliver consumables, engineering spares, lubricants and other materials. Process all associated paperwork in accordance to the processes and procedures identified.

* Receive, locate, pack, despatch and arrange transport of "Repairable Spares" under warranty items and non-conformance goods to suppliers.

* Deal with day to day operations queries, both verbal and written, e.g. N.C.Rs., or refers to the Shift Manager, as appropriate.

* Carry out material racking audits as and when requested.

* Carry out all Q.A. approved Stock Checking procedures to ensure proper financial controls are maintained, as detailed in the Financial Controller's Manual. If material is damaged, raises damage report for submission to Stores Operations Controller/Stores and Spares Engineer.

* Aid the departmental Spares Engineers, as and when required.

* Drive and operate a variety of vehicles and mechanical handling equipment.

* Check condition of vehicles and mechanical handling equipment before use and highlight any defects noted.

* Deliver stores stock and direct charge material, as directed.

* Ensure Safe Working Practices are adhered to and highlight any recommendations, which will provide a safer working environment.

* Operate and monitor equipment associated with the storage and dispensing of lubricants, etc.

* Update computer databases including requisition processing, stock control updates and administration systems.

* Assist, where necessary, engineering personnel in the identification of stores/ spares.

* Ensure that a high level of housekeeping is maintained in all buildings and compounds.

* If nominated, act as unit trainer and carry out competency testing, as required.

* Operation of the Stores automated storage machines by use of the on board computer or via a PC linked by software interface.

* Ensure SAP systems are updated accordingly with time and attendance and training updates.

* Support where necessary the control and reduction of the GBV.

* Suggest operational enhancements in conjunction with the need for continuous improvement.

* Assist on request with the Obsolescence programme and help identify, relocate and record the obsolete material accordingly.


* The job holder must have a thorough understanding of Stores and Spares operations.
* Have the ability to organise, in order to provide agreed service levels to plant.
* A good understanding and working knowledge of the WM & IM processes within SAP and relevant Stores based PC systems.
* Educated to minimum GCSE standard (or equivalent).
* NVQ in storekeeping would be an advantage. Communication skills and the ability to liaise in a professional manner with Engineers, Corus personnel and external suppliers is essential.
* Must have a logical approach to resolving queries.
* Full clean driving licence is preferable and undertake the relevant training for Fork Lifts, Cranes, Internal HGVs, Slinging, Lubrication handling and distribution.
* Knowledge of Corus working systems, such as Health and Safety requirements, CDM Regulations, Safe Working Practices, safety contacts, topic audits, Quality Assurance documentation, British Standards and Statutory requirements.

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.