Construction Stores Operative

Job Title: Construction Stores Operative
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cambridgeshire
Health and Safety
Civil Engineering
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2021-02-09
REF: LS/CSO/09/02/21
Contact Name: Lee Spiers
Contact Email:
Job Published: 20 days ago

Job Description

I am working with a leading construction client to appoint Stores Operative for their Cambridgeshire depot.


• Controlling and recording the receipt and issue of all materials in the yard and warehouses
• Keeping the stock safe and in good condition
• Keeping the yard and warehouses tidy and well organised
• Maintaining a high level of Health, Safety and Environmental compliance, in accordance with company policy

Key Accountabilities

• Unload vehicles bringing materials to the yard, check materials against documentation, and store material according to agreed processes
• Load vehicles collecting materials from the yard, checking materials against relevant documentation
• Ensure all materials movement documents are filed and movements recorded on stock control software
• Perform periodic stock counts as necessary
• Record issue and receipt of Plant in the yard, and pass to Plant team
• Be alert to, and prevent or report, unauthorised removal of materials or plant from the yard
• Keep the yard secure and prevent or report unauthorised access
• Dispose of yard waste according to agreed policy
• Keep all materials safe and in good condition. Look for ways to improve the way that materials are stored to promote swift materials movements, prevent damage, and
support health and safety
• Be aware of all utilities shut off points, and fire prevention and detection equipment. Be competent in the operation of these in accordance with company policy
• Work proactively with other staff members in support of company objectives
• Report high or low stock holdings to the Procurement team

Key Skills

• Conscientious worker, delivering good work with minimal supervision
• Appreciates the importance of following agreed processes, but also thinks creatively about improving processes
• Proactively helpful to all who have authorised access to the yard
• Health, Safety and Environmentally conscious
• Adequate physical fitness for the role
• Knowledge of fibre optic and telecommunications materials preferred, but not essential

Core Behavioural Competencies

• Flexible, Team Player
• Confident when dealing with challenging behaviour
• Relationship Building
• Critical thinking
• Decision making
• Time Management
• Attention to detail
• Conscientious and respectful
• Punctual and reliable
• Prepared to work occasional Saturdays and at other stock locations

Professional Qualifications/Training

• Telehandler and forklift operator certificates are desirable. Must have experience of operating at least one of these machines
• Full UK drivers licence

What's in it for you?

• Salary of £24,000
• 25 Days holiday