Job DescriptionStorekeeper - 5 month contract - based Gloucester
The Storekeeper is responsible for material handling and movement including loading/unloading, storing, picking, issuing, packing/unpacking and labelling of Materials.
The Storekeeper is responsible for inspecting and accepting incoming shipments of inventory against supplier packing lists, ensuring items have been received in a satisfactory state and that outgoing items are correctly packed, with completed documentation.
He/she might be requested to update the Warehouse Management System and support documentation as directed by his/her supervisor.
Essential Responsibilities and Duties:
? Performs unloading, inspection, storing, picking, issuing, packing, labelling, loading and disposal of inventory items.
? Accepts supplier deliveries checking actual items received are in a suitable condition and per the packing list and/or purchase order and reports discrepancies.
? Ensures out-going inventory items are suitably packed and issued with correct and complete documentation.
? Optimizes warehouse bin locations to improve efficiency & safety.
? Maintains a high level of housekeeping within the warehouse and shipping/receiving areas.
? Performs inventory cycle counting and supports in periodical physical counts.
? As directed by supervisor, performs tasks associated with Kitting, Kanban point-of-use replenishment and other materials management initiatives.
? Investigates and resolves local inventory & warehouse issues, as requested by supervisor.
? Ensures compliance with established policies, procedures & Standards.
? Complies with applicable company policies including, but not limited, to personnel and QHSE.
? May be required to operate a forklift, or other materials handling equipment, on completion of training and certification.
? Other duties as assigned.
Competencies to be kept current:
? Must be physically fit and able to lift heavy items above and below shoulder height and perform continuous standing, walking, reaching and bending duties.
? Ability to:
? read, interpret, and carry out written and oral instructions
? write legibly
? prepare and maintain routine records
? determine the quality and quantity of materials received in relation to prescribed specifications
? perform accurate arithmetical calculations
? work under pressure
? maintain good working relationships with supervisors and peers
? organize and prioritize work
? interpret information contained in parts and service manuals
? understand and utilize technical repair terminology and concepts
? use computer terminal for data entry into Warehouse Management System
? use light machinery, that may include a forklift once training and certification have been completed