Location Prescot
Discipline: Operatives & Trades
Salary: £13.18 per hour
Job ref: 005142
Published: 11 days ago

We’re looking for a Store person to join the team at our Merseyside Hire Centre in Prescot.

As a Store person you will be responsible for stores/warehouse organisation, stock checks and planning material requirements, issuing required materials to operatives when required. Key duties include, raising purchase orders, sourcing materials and liaising with suppliers to ensure delivery times are met.


Role Details

         Starting salary: £26,729.04/ £13.18* per hour

         Opportunity to earn additional hourly rate between £0.23-£3.90(£446 - £7,909 p.a*) based on skill set and behaviours.

         Overtime is regularly available which is paid time at a premium rate of £19.77 per hour. On average you can earn an additional minimum of £5,140* per year in overtime.

*         Role based: Prescot, L34 9JG

*         Contract type: Permanent

*         Annual leave: 24 days plus bank holidays


Role Responsibilities

*         Ensure compliance relevant Health and Safety practices and all applicable legislation to encourage and maintain zero harm environment and culture.

*         Regularly review, analyse and record costs of materials purchased, including cross hires and third party hiring.

*         Ensure reused fittings and materials are utilised as a priority without compromising quality.

*         Control the receipt/dispatch and accounting of all materials adhering to full compliance to the Company operating procedures in relation to ordering materials, issuing materials, booking out materials and overall stock accuracy.

*         Ensures that the stores area is maintained to an acceptable and organised standard, ensuring all material storage areas and walkways are clean, tidy and unobstructed, and stock checks are carried out as per the schedule set by SAP.

*          Maintain optimum stock levels as agreed by the Service Manager/Supervisor in conjunction with Materials Requisition Planning. Ensure that all materials required are ordered, tracked and available in a timely manner to meet our delivery requirements.

*         Define the requirements of an order/service request to ensure materials are supplied within any agreed timescales, from reading and understanding drawing specifications.

*         Ensure that all plant, tools and equipment are fully compliant regarding PAT testing and Health and Safety protocols, they are maintained in order to maximise their use and prolonged life, issue and monitor use of power tools by other operatives and sub-contractors.

*         Provide and maintain an adequate supply of PPE for the workforce, ensure allocation of PPE to Operatives is justified and controlled.


Benefits & Opportunities

*         Option to buy 5 days of annual leave

*         Contributory Pension including Life Assurance Scheme

*         Included in a merit rate scheme that increases base pay

*         A range of dedicated health and wellbeing services

*         Employee Assistance Program

There is also great opportunity for career progression within Portakabin. Roughly one third of our roles are filled by internal candidates!


Our Ideal Candidate

We are looking for someone who has:

*         Establishes good relationships with customers and staff, building effective networks

*         Follows procedures and policies

*         Accepts and tackles demanding goals with enthusiasm

*         Demonstrates Integrity

*         Produces workable solutions to a range of problems

*         Adapts interpersonal style to suit different people or situations

Even if you do not match all of our ‘ideal’ criteria we would still be very keen to receive your CV as we love developing our people and may feel that you could be developed into this role.


About Portakabin

As innovators in the science of building, we provide modular buildings for hire and sale, as well as supplying refurbished buildings and construction site accommodation. We deliver building solutions for organisations of any size, in sectors ranging from manufacturing, education and health to transport, utilities and construction.

Portakabin remains in the ownership of the York based Shepherd family and now employs more than 1,750 people across ten European countries.


Apply Now!

We’re keen to get someone started in this role. If you think this sounds like the ideal job for you, please apply as soon as possible as we may close this job advert early if we receive a high number of applications.

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