Stores Assistant

  • Location
    Ashford, Kent
  • Salary
  • Category
    Engineering, Aerospace, Automotive - Manufacturing & Production Engineering
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Industrial and Manufacturing
  • External Reference

Adecco are proud to be working with a manufacturing company who are are looking to recruit a Stores Assistant, see below:

Job Title: Stores Assistant

Location: Ashford, Kent

Salary: £25,116

Hours: Monday to Thursday 8am-5pm and Friday 8am-4pm


  • Overtime available during peak projects, paid at time and a half

  • 45 minute paid break

  • 25 days annual leave + 8 Bank Holidays

  • Company pension scheme

  • Free parking on-site

  • Training provided

  • Cycle to Work Scheme

  • Employee loyalty award - paid in December each year

Key responsibilities within your new role would be to:

  • Support the Stores Controller in ensuring the Stock/Materials are maintained in accordance with usage.

  • Support the departments with allocation of materials to allow operatives to manufacture products.

  • Understand and follow the stock booking in and allocation process.

  • Support and communicate any stock shortages and any stock discrepancy issues.

  • Handle goods inwards and liaise with other departments for the quarantining, returning and replacement of non-conforming receipts to/with suppliers.

  • Ensure ALL delivery and dispatch paperwork is accurate and filed correctly.

  • Be aware and familiar with stock processes including critical month end timings and correct procedure.

  • Support and assist the receiving/offloading of goods, ensure paperwork is correct and that deliveries in and out are cross checked to avoid costly short delivery issues.

  • Ensure deliveries are recorded accurately onto the system on the date of receipt to provide live accurate data.

  • Support with the implementation and maintenance of stock locations ensuring they are labelled, marked and aligned with the system.

  • Allocate and record stock on the computer and feedback any BOM deviations/discrepancies.

  • Generate job sheets for internal production of stock items.

  • Run, planning workbench to ensure stock jobs due dates are up to date and liaise with the Works Manager to ensure goods are replaced in time.

  • Assist with monthly stock testing/quarterly physical stock take, including reports, physical accounting, reconciliation and investigating discrepancies.

  • Ensure all raw materials are locked into the dedicated secure storage area at the end of each day.

  • Always adhering to the HSE policies and procedures without exception.

  • All other reasonable duties required by your line manager or the senior management team.

Experience and skills required for this position:

  • Previous experience within a stores / stock role

  • A strong communicator

  • The ability to communicate with people at all levels

  • Can do attitude and willing to help others

  • The ability to work alone or as part of a team

Next steps:

If this sounds like an ideal position for you and you have the experience outlined above, then please apply today and you will be contacted by a member of our team if your CV matches our requirements.

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