Engineering Stores Team Member

10 Mar 2018
14 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a world leading global organisation, our client Leading Global FMCG company with Brands such as Dove, Knorr, Persil & Magnum are currently looking for an Engineering Stores Team member to work in the Engineering Stores, based at their prestigious facility in Port Sunlight. This is a full time temporary role for a period of 18 months, working a 37.5 hour week. This role is paying £13.35 per hour.

The Engineering Stores Team Member is responsible for completion of key tasks in the Engineering Stores with particular emphasis on Customer Service and stock integrity. The Stores Team Member will also ensure that targets are met for safety, stock integrity, 5S, auditing and customer service
There is also a requirement for running weekly SAP and Ariba Buyer standard reports to ensure adherence to the procurement process.

*Ensure Company safety policy, rules and procedures are understood and followed on all operational tasks and improvements including manual handling.
*Identify and report health or safety hazards & dangerous situations and put appropriate control measures in place
*Perform risk assessment as appropriate
*Take part in regular inspections/audits for good housekeeping/5S and ensure agreed action are completed
*Managing the condition of the items stored in the area safely

*Complete the stock taking of stores stock, using correct procedure to ensure stock integrity.
*Assist with the harmonisation of spares for PS Central Stores using WCM methods.
*Ensure consistency of processes for Stores.
*Inspection for any quality issues on all goods delivered to the Stores.

3.Customer Service
*Instigating investigations for failed requisitions to improve customer service
*The ability to use all work systems to communicate effectively with personnel at all levels, from team member to Sourcing Unit Manager is essential.
*Monitor weekly KPI's to ensure improvement targets are met
*Assist all customers with stock item and purchasing queries

*Monitor weekly KPI's to monitor spend, stock values and stock levels
*Obsoletes management to reduce total stock value
*Identification of duplicate items to reduce stock values and quantities

*Assist with 5s in stores area and office, visualise and colour code the parts storage position, minimum stocks
*Ensure 5S standards are clearly defined and followed
*Perform 5S audit according to the defined schedule and implement the improvement actions
*Building management such as repairs and maintenance, continuous improvement for storage
*Audits and archiving - ensure a robust system is in place and maintained for storage and archiving of relevant paperwork

6.Problem Solving / Decision Making
*The Stores Team Member will be required to provide solutions to problems of repetitive or occasional frequency that affect the efficiency of the stores operation.
*In the absence of any defined routines the Stores Team Member will be required to proactively seek solutions through their knowledge and application of all work systems at their disposal.
*Due to varying workloads or unexpected requests the Stores Team Member will be expected on occasion to be flexible in the management of their time, and to make decisions to achieve deadlines that would otherwise affect customer service.
*Application of knowledge of work systems (eg. ESAP / Ariba Buyer) to provide effective solutions to ad hoc problems
*Support service issues root-cause analysis, suggesting changing in procedures
*Reviewing and reporting stock consumption and non-movers, managing stock levels and agreed target.
*Work with Engineers and Focused Technicians to identify obsolete items or reduce stocks of slow moving items on a regular basis. Set up plans for future improvement in this area,

7.Training and Development
*Review training and development needs in consultation with Stores Leader

8.Early Management

*Work with projects and operations to ensure any new equipment is identified and added as new stock via the correct procedure
*Work with projects and engineering teams to ensure that spares are identified and valued and so included in CP for removal of machines and equipment


*Ensure teams and individuals are empowered, skilled, motivated and committed to delivering business objectives and the continual development of people
*The Stores Team Member should seek to develop initiatives that will improve all performance aspects of the stores.
*The Stores Team Member will need to have good working relationships with all personnel across the whole Sourcing Unit, the majority of whom the store team member will deal with on a regular basis
*Attend regular meetings with members to review performance and identify necessary improvement
*Filing of all associated paperwork.
*Stock taking and rationalising of stores stock.
*Covering tasks normally completed by other team members in their absence.

1. Attitude/Effort
*Ambitious to hit personal targets and standards
*Act to remove basic blocks to progress without waiting for others to do it
*Persistent in overcoming obstacles to success
*Highly motivated and committed to their role

2. Problem Solving:
*Apply systematic approach to identify and eliminate root causes
*Sees problems through to a complete solution to eliminate the problem
*Use technical abilities to solve problem
*Demonstrate an ability to think beyond the immediate next step

3. Team Working:
*Participate constructively and willingly as a team player - following the teams Ways of Working
*Demonstrate commitment to the team in helping it achieve its goals
*Adapt own actions for the good of the team
*Participate constructively and willingly as a team player
*Proactively share best practice, ideas and insights with colleagues

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