Forklift Stores Operative

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    Leicester, Leicestershire

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    Jed Williams

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    5 months ago

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Stores Operative

Whetstone, Leicester

An opportunity for a Stores Forklift Operative to join the Engineering team within my client working within their nuclear business unit in Whetstone, Leicester.

They are a FTSE 250 defence and engineering global organisation, within this role you would be working within an exciting design, manufacture and support facility, which works with a number of key clients domestically and internationally.

We're based at a number of sites in the UK and overseas. The business continues to win new work and grow at a significant pace; as a result we are recruiting for talented, enthusiastic and driven people.

Role Responsibilities

  • Ensure that stores are maintained in an orderly, clean and tidy condition at all times.
  • Look to maintain the highest standards of H+S practice within your working day
  • Ensure that sufficient and suitable records of inventory of the site stores are produced and submitted to the Engineer in Charge/Facility/General Manager (or nominee) in a timely manner.
  • Ensure that deliveries of equipment to site are consistent with the programme for the works. This will be done in co-ordination with the Responsible Engineer/Supervisor.
  • Liaise with Projects, Procurement and Supply Chain Team to ensure that deliveries to site are consistent with the programme for the works.
  • Formally control all items of equipment leaving and being returned to stores. This is to include names, date, and signature of personnel removing/returning equipment.
  • Record any problems encountered at the site stores and notify the Engineer in Charge/Facility/General Manager, or nominee, of details at the earliest opportunity.
  • Produce and maintain the documentation required for safe management of the site stores.
  • If nominated to do so, ensure that all plant and equipment including tractor units, forklift trucks, lifting accessories and equipment are correctly maintained and compliant with current statutory requirements.
  • Look to continually improve the efficiency of the stores and make recommendations for improvements to line managers.

Role Qualifications & Requirements

  • Counterbalance and preferably Reach forklift truck licence required
  • Have excellent numeracy, literacy and organisational skills
  • Computer Literate
  • Physically fit and able to lift and move heavy packages
  • Ability to follow processes and procedures accurately

To find out more regarding the position, please apply to this ad.