Stores Operator
(Continental Shift Pattern)

Closing Date: Monday 31st January 2022

Department: Operations, Stores

Full Time


Job Purpose:

A core member of the stores and material handling team you’ll be ensuring that materials are correctly managed and handled to ensure accurate and reliable stock records. Doing audits, perpetual inventory counts, stock take and general household duties you’ll make sure that quality standards are high and issues are kept to a minimum.

Job Activities:

  • Receipt of and inspecting parts from the customer, allocating to works orders and releasing into production.
  • Completion of works orders to enable invoicing and the returning of finished parts to customer.
  • Sub-contracting of parts for third party processing when required
  • Control of consumables receipts including checking of deliveries, receiving via ERP system, putting into stock or arranging for collection by the requestor as required
  • Issuing of stock requisitions to the factory and accurately issuing the stock via ERP system to ensure reordering when required.
  • Stock management including correctly locating stock items, stock counting, stock rotation and shelf life management, awareness of shortages and keeping the storage areas in good order.
  • Handling of items for returning to suppliers
  • Responsible for correct and accurate usage of computerised planning system for goods receipt, despatch and stock movements.
  • Have a thorough awareness of the stores department’s protocols and applicable Health & Safety requirements.
  • You will be required to carry out checks in your area of work to ensure safe operation, which is central to TST values.
  • You will also be required to carry out checks in your area of work to ensure product quality is maintained to a high standard.


Other duties:

  • Interpreting and adhering to “Route Card”, “Data Card” and “Standard Operating Procedure” all examples of written instructions.
  • Maintaining levels of Cleanliness and Organisation (5s) within your working area
  • Liaising with colleagues to promote team working and to ensure a smooth flow of work.
  • Ensuring that supervision is informed of any problems or discrepancies that arise so they can be resolved.
  • Training colleagues if required to do so.
  • Understanding and working to TST guidelines and observing all policies & procedures
  • Understanding and adhering to all TST Health, Safety and Environmental Policies and requirements.
  • Understanding and adhering to all TST Quality Policy requirements
  • Working well as a team and building effective working relationships at all levels whilst also required to have the ability to work on your own initiative.
  • Promote and represent the Company when required, setting a good personal example at all times.
  • Be aware of, and adhere to Company policies and procedures, including but not limited to the Health & Safety and Environmental & Quality policies & procedures, Code of Conduct / Employee Handbook.
  • Promote and represent the Company when required, setting a good personal example at all times.
  • Any other reasonable duties that may be required by the Company.

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Good organisational skills
  • To be punctual
  • Be able to communicate effectively
  • Be able to work as part of a team and on your own initiative
  • An understanding of Health & Safety and Environmental working practices
  • Self-motivated, ability to work to targets
  • A basic level of literacy and Numeracy is required
  • A level of concentration is required to maintain high Quality standards
  • Good computer skills, familiar with Microsoft Office
  • FLT/PPT Licences advantageous but not essential

Salary and Benefits:

Working a Continental Shift Pattern of 3 on and 3 off – 12 Hour Days from 6.00 am to 6.00 pm and 12 Hour Nights 6.00 pm to 6.00am the basic starting salary will be £25,486.00 (inclusive of a 33⅓ % Shift Premium) which will increase after successful completion of training.  There are defined development opportunities identified through the Company Operator Role Structure to reward and recognise progression of skills.

You will also be part of the TST culture which offers:

  • A company culture that promotes work life balance
  • Access to mental health support
  • Private health care scheme
  • Company Pension scheme
  • Career development opportunities
  • Commitment to continued learning and development
  • Enhanced Holiday entitlement related to length of service
  • Free parking with electric vehicle charging points
  • All in pleasant natural surroundings.

Diversity and Inclusion

Turbine Surface Technologies (TST) recognises that by building a culture of respect and appreciation, we give everyone who works here the opportunity to realise their full potential.

We believe employee diversity is an asset to our business.  People of different age groups, from different backgrounds, genders and cultures, with a range of experiences and capabilities, help us understand and serve our customers and reach our business objectives.

We recognise the need for our employees to possess the levels of skill and knowledge appropriate to the roles they perform in delivering the quality of service our clients expect. This approach and mutual respect creates a culture of co-operation and achievement that underpins the high quality of the services we offer.

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AS9100 Certified
ISO14001 Certified