Stores Manager

Job details
Posting date: 22 April 2021
Salary: £43,139.00 to £53,290.00 per year
Additional salary information: 43139 - 53290
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 22 May 2021
Location: Bury St Edmunds, IP32 7BB
Company: Vacancy Filler
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: APR20212824

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Key Accountabilities include:
• Managing the site engineering stores across the whole Bury site
• Managing inventories of process chemicals, bulk stock items and consumable items
• Managing the stores operation in line with the corporate Procure to Pay and financial processes
• Responsibility for carrying out inventory stock checks, issuing items, booking-out and managing stock items and consignment stock
• Line management of Stores Operatives
• Advising on procurement processes and support as appropriate
• Managing security of stores
• Managing housekeeping and safety of stores areas to a high standard
• Liaising with the Procurement team on corporately agreed contracts and framework agreements
• Raising purchase orders using JDE software and web-based systems
• Liaising with suppliers to obtain quotations, and to progress and expedite orders
• Resolving invoice queries


Must be highly organised, consistently accurate and with excellent attention to detail
Able to establish and maintain excellent working relationships with the stores team and other site personnel
Enthusiastic, energetic and self-motivated Willing to take on a challenge with a positive and confident attitude Able to work proactively to maintain safe and efficient operation of the stores.


Strong demonstrable organisational skills with precise attention to detail Capable of working effectively autonomously but also able to engage and influence others
Excellent communicator and personable with ability to talk to fellow employees, customers and suppliers at all levels
Ability to work safely at all times and be constantly aware of the hazards in a complex industrial environment
Ability to analyse and problem solve


Ability to prioritise effectively and multi-task Able to follow company financial and procurement processes with a high level of integrity
Takes responsibility for managing own workload


Good IT skills with the ability to become an expert user of JDE and Web3. Good level of literacy and numeracy. Counterbalance Forklift license holder; or the ability and willingness to become trained.
Applicant is likely to have previous experience in a similar stores role, or in related roles such as warehousing, logistics, procurement or buying.

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