Stores Operative

  • Location
    Sheffield, South Yorkshire
  • Salary
    £ 10.33 - £ 11 / Hourly
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain
  • External Reference
  • Category
    Transport & Logistics - Warehousing, Distribution, Logistics

Adecco Sheffield are recruiting for a stores Operative/controller on behalf of a major client in the steelworks sector in Sheffield.

Salary: £21.5K + quarterly bonus

Hours: 08:00-16:00


  • Carrying out physical checks for quantity and quality on incoming goods against orders.

  • Identifying goods with stock numbers before placing into stores.

  • Creating new stock numbers.

  • Recording goods received on database.

  • Issuing goods from stores on request.

  • Recording goods and items leaving stores.

  • Monitoring stores inventory by physical stock checks.

  • Packaging and organising transport for goods returned for repairs etc.

  • Checking and entering order requisitions

  • Maintaining a high standard of housekeeping and order within all stores areas.

  • Controlling stores issues with reference to cost saving and efficiency of use.


  • A good level of keyboard skills and basic computer literacy.

  • Experience of processing data on the SAP purchasing system, an advantage.

  • Knowledge of materials and the ability to establish if they are fit for purpose.

  • Knowledge of the correct safety gear / P.P.E. equipment to wear around plant.

  • The ability to work on your own initiative and be pro-active when establishing when to order items and in what quantities.

  • The ability to issue stock and be mindful of spend and costing efficiency.

  • An awareness of how overstocking or understocking impacts on profit and loss and how stores stock is integrated into the accounting system

Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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