Stores Operative

Leicester, Leicestershire
Up to £9.77 per hour
Closing date
21 Dec 2021

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An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a leading utilities supplier as a Stores Operative, our client is currently seeking a Stores Operative, based in Leicester in LE2 7QJ. This a 40 hour per week, full-time temporary ongoing contract paying £9.77 per hour. The working hours are between 07.00am - 16.00pm Monday to Friday.

Job Summary

  • Working as part of a logistics team and assisting the Site Controller, you'll be responsible for picking, receiving and managing materials within the supply chain.
  • The Store's Person will maintain an effective and compliant operation across all responsible activities and ensure adherence to all legal, operational and SHE procedures.
  • Must have good communicative skills both verbally and in written form, showing a good level of numeracy and verbal reasoning. The Individuals will be interacting with internal operational customers and need to be extremely professional.

Key Accountabilities

  • Issue and receipt of materials, plant, tools, equipment, and road traffic signs and barriers, via a warehouse management system
  • Daily stock count of materials
  • First point of contact for customer queries and requests
  • Loading and unloading delivery vehicle
  • Control of process for non- stock & PPE items
  • MHE Operator of FLT / Telehandler or other such equipment
  • Ensure housekeeping and 5s is carried out at stores
  • Assist and support the Site Controller where necessary, with a view to tactical absence cover
  • Working to site & contract specific SHESQ policies and procedures
  • First point of contact for customers queries and request
  • Weekly reporting non-compliance / site checks to line management
  • Site waste management

Specific experience

  • Drive MHE in a safe and efficient manner
  • Knowledge of inventory stock management
  • Excellent customer attitude
  • Experience of working in a similar role
  • Work on own initiative, proactive approach
  • Keeping the stores / yard to a high standard of cleanliness and tidy
  • Hold current full driving licence
  • Hold FLT / Telehandler licence
  • A knowledge of good practice relating to Health and Safety Regulations
  • Pre-shift checks & fault reporting of MHE
  • Hazard reporting
  • Computer literate

** All successful are required to undergo a DBS check before starting onsite**


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Proud to be the nation’s largest owner and operator of gas distribution networks, our 6,000 colleagues, working across four gas networks, keep the energy flowing to around 11 million homes and businesses. That’s half of the UK, we keep safe and warm. 24/7. 365 days a year. And have done for the past 200 years.
And now, we’re looking forward to an exciting future. A future in which we'll exceed targets and produce award-winning innovations across robotics, safety, and bio-gas. One that we’ll play a big part in shaping as we continue to provide emergency response and repair services, conduct asset replacement work and move to the frontier of our industry. A future where we'll keep the nation cooking on gas.
Join us and experience a rewarding career with real purpose and realistic progression that will make you feel genuinely proud about what you do.

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The national gas distribution network isn't just a commercial resource, it’s a national asset that we safeguard for future generations. And, as we own four of the eight regional gas distribution networks in the UK, our duty is to look after and maintain them, keeping the energy constantly flowing through 130,000km of pipeline to around 11 million customers every single day.

These are big numbers. And this is a huge responsibility. Added to which, we also manage the national gas emergency number. So, every single person at Cadent should feel really proud of the fact that they’re helping to smoothly and safely power everyday life in Britain.

They should feel proud to play their part in sourcing secure, affordable and sustainable gas for the future too, as we look ahead to RIIO-2. We’re improving our service to our customers by delivering the right solutions at the right cost, and working to achieve frontier performance by developing a high-performing culture across the business. Yes, targets will be stretching. But, we’re confident that a good plan well-executed will get us to where we need to be.

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