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Stores Assistant


Job Description:

Stores Assistant 




Powerstar is undergoing a period of significant expansion and looking to hire additional Stores Assistant. Powerstar support a wide range of commercial and industrial sites with their growing on-site power needs as they look to achieve net zero emissions and retain a fully resilient power supply for their core operations. The target customer base includes manufacturing sites, critical healthcare facilities, distribution centres, retail, infrastructure, and public sector sites.

Stores Assistant Role Description:

As part of the Stores and Warehousing Team you will be responsible for ensuring that the day to day stores activities such as booking in materials, issuing of store's materials into kit form, issuing high priority parts and the maintenance of stock is completed to a high standard, whilst making sure that minimum stock levels are maintained.

Main Duties & Responsibilities of the Stores Assistant:

  • Issue stock to requisitions
  • Material issuing in kit form
  • Stock Checking
  • Regularly assess slow moving/obsolete stock
  • Cycle Counts
  • Accurately sort, label and store goods, arrange storage to optimise space
  • Housekeeping of stores/warehouse
  • Return to stock
  • Uphold health and safety standards in warehouse
  • Ability to collect stock from a remote storage location

The successful Stores Assistant will ideally have the below experience:

  • Previous experience of working in a store's environment
  • Ability to follow Bill of Materials
  • Understanding of stock control and store's locations
  • Perpetual inventory experience
  • Experience of safe working practices and Health and Safety requirements
  • FLT licence desirable but not essential
  • Overhead crane licence desirable but not essential
  • Manual handling
  • Good communication skills

As a Stores Assistant at Powerstar you will receive the below benefits:

  • Up to 5% basic pay bonus paid annually linked to company performance
  • 25 days holiday plus statutory holidays
  • Enhanced hourly rates for overtime
  • 3-month probationary period standard

If you are interested in this opportunity please click 'apply' or contact Lucy at Orion Reading today, thank you.

  • Job Type

    Permanent, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation


  • Industry Sector Manufacturing