Stores Operative






£24,000 to £25,000 Per Annum



Contract Type:


Alecto Recruitment is proud to be recruiting on behalf of an excellent Multi-disciplined Civil Engineering Company based in Cambridge.

Member of a team that is responsible for:

  • 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 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

Qualifications and Training:

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

Alecto Recruitment Limited is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.
If your experience matches please forward your CV immediately.

We thank all applicants who respond, but only those short listed will be contacted