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Region: South Shields

Rotary Power, part of the British Engines Group, specialises in the design, development and manufacture of hydraulic motors and pumps to a range of sectors including construction, mining and agriculture. With over 50 years of supply, the company operates from a facility in the North East and a satellite facility in India, both with strategic investment in the latest machine tool technology.

With sales, marketing and distribution facilities in Germany, the United States and India, this is an exciting time to join the business as it embarks on a period of development that is seeing rapid growth in its new radial piston motor technology in to a number of key sectors.

The role

An exciting opportunity has arisen at our site in South Shields for a permanent Storekeeper to join our growing business.

Reporting to the Stores and Material Coordinator the successful candidate will undertake storekeeping duties in the raw materials and finished goods stores areas that ensures the maintenance of stock and the receipt, storage, issue and distribution and the smooth flow of materials and finished goods throughout the operation.

Duties will include

  • To receive goods and services into the business via set procedures ensuring all items are correctly identified and located onto the computerised inventory system and stored accurately in line with the stock location system
  • To carry out goods inwards inspection duties on bought out components/raw materials working within the laid down procedures
  • To issue both B.O.C. and raw material to production in line with quality assurance requirements, production needs and SOPS
  • To carry out cycle and periodic stock takes ensuring that a high level of stock accuracy is maintained and credible data is available to the business
  • To support the maintenance of the stores department to meet the standards set within stores requirements
  • To operate the saw to cut raw material to required lengths
  • To work in a safe manner; driving positive behaviour and leading by example with regard to the company’s health, safety and environmental policies
  • To carry out all relevant material handling duties within the factory as and when required

The person

The successful applicant must be proficient in and accredited for manual handling techniques, including forklift truck driving, manual and electric powered pallet truck driving, slinging and manual handling operations.  They must also be proficient in the use of Microsoft Word and Excel and have IT skills to enable them to understand and navigate their way around the business system (computer system, stores management system).

NVQ Level 2 (or 3 above) in Warehousing/Storage would be advantageous.

The successful candidate must demonstrate effective communication skills including the use of e-mail, outlook calendar and undertaking internal presentations on set projects. They will also have the ability to read and understand incoming data including production planners, produce reports and understand the data, attend meetings and participate in discussion.

They will demonstrate a positive, innovative and motivated approach to their work combined with an ability to work under pressure within time constraints.

Working hours are 37 per week.

What we offer:

  • Employee assistance programme including WeCare wellbeing app
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Car salary sacrifice scheme
  • Holiday buy and sell
  • BE Rewards discounts and cashback
  • Pension scheme
  • Free on-site parking

Closing date 

25th January 2022

This vacancy falls under our ‘refer a friend’ scheme. If you have been notified of this vacancy by a current employee of British Engines, please choose the option ‘refer a friend’ when stating where you heard about the vacancy.

If you do not have an email address, please forward a CV to HR Department, British Engines, Q6 Quorum Business Park, Benton Lane, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE12 8BT.

We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

If you have not been contacted within four weeks then your application has been unsuccessful this time.