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  • Job reference: RMS0177185

Storesman /Storekeeper

  • Sector: Commercial
  • Location: Stonehouse, Gloucestershire
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 10/03/2017
  • Duration: 12 months maternity
  • Time left:
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The Role:
Job Summary:
The Storekeeper is responsible for material handling and movement including loading/unloading, storing, picking, issuing, packing/unpacking and labelling of Materials.

The Storekeeper is responsible for inspecting and accepting incoming shipments of inventory against supplier packing lists, ensuring items have been received in a satisfactory state and that outgoing items are correctly packed, with completed documentation.

He/she might be requested to update the Warehouse Management System and support documentation as directed by his/her supervisor.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties:
 Performs unloading, inspection, storing, picking, issuing, packing, labelling, loading and disposal of inventory items.
 Accepts supplier deliveries checking actual items received are in a suitable condition and per the packing list and/or purchase order and reports discrepancies.
 Ensures out-going inventory items are suitably packed and issued with correct and complete documentation.
 Optimizes warehouse bin locations to improve efficiency & safety.
 Maintains a high level of housekeeping within the warehouse and shipping/receiving areas.
 Performs inventory cycle counting and supports in periodical physical counts.
 As directed by supervisor, performs tasks associated with Kitting, Kanban point-of-use replenishment and other materials management initiatives.
 Investigates and resolves local inventory & warehouse issues, as requested by supervisor.
 Ensures compliance with established polices, procedures & Standards.
 Complies with applicable company policies including, but not limited, to personnel and QHSE.
 May be required to operate a forklift, or other materials handling equipment, on completion of training and certification.
 Other duties as assigned.

Competencies to be kept current:
 Must be physically fit and able to lift heavy items above and below shoulder height and perform continuous standing, walking, reaching and bending duties.
 Ability to:
 read, interpret, and carry out written and oral instructions
 write legibly
 prepare and maintain routine records
 determine the quality and quantity of materials received in relation to prescribed specifications
 perform accurate arithmetical calculations
 work under pressure
 maintain good working relationships with supervisors and peers
 organize and prioritize work
 interpret information contained in parts and service manuals
 understand and utilize technical repair terminology and concepts
 use computer terminal for data entry into Warehouse Management System
 use light machinery, that may include a forklift once training and certification have been completed

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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