Vacancy Category: 
Line Manager: 
Senior Stores Manager
Vacancy Code: 
Various – across the companies garage network
Closing Date: 
11th Oct '19

Job Title


Line Manager

Senior Stores Manager




Various – across the companies garage network

Vacancy Code


Job summary

To assist with the garage stores operation. Complying at all times with health and safety legislation and Metroline’s policy statement on health and safety.


To ensure that a rapid response is made to requests for stock issues from garages.

Main Responsibilities



  • Loading and unloading of deliveries
  • Picking stock requested by garage personnel
  • Provision of stock and consumables to garage locations
  • The maintenance of proper stock records including the proper recording of all orders receipts and issues;
  • The physical control and security of stocks including reporting and investigating instances of physical stock shortfalls, and abuse;
  • Liaison with Technical and Purchasing staff to pursue warranty claims and resolve other quality issues;
  • To ensure all activities within the garage store comply with relevant legislation including the 1974 Health & Safety at Work Act and the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Act 1989;
  • To be familiar with and ensure compliance with TfL and Metroline’s policy statement on Health & Safety.


Essential Criteria

  • Demonstrable experience of working within a parts stores.
  • A clear appreciation of the consequences of “stockouts” in an internal engineering stores to the smooth running of the business;
  • Previous exposure to computerised stock control systems and be competent in their application;
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation including the 1974 Health & Safety at Work Act and the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Act 1989;
  • Excellent administrative skills including good working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Office and Excel;
  • Full UK Driving Licence;
  • Valid Fork Lift Truck Licence

Competencies & Skills

  • Excellent written and spoken English with the ability to communicate clearly and at all levels;
  • Excellent attention for detail;
  • Ability to operate as a team player;
  • Ability to work well under pressure;
  • Ability to manage own workload effectively and work to strict deadlines;
  • Ability to use initiative and identify solutions when a problem or difficult situation arises;
  • Must be able to demonstrate credibility to build professional relationships with both employees and managers;
  • Able to build lasting relationships with internal and external stakeholders/suppliers;
  • An understanding/appreciation of the service requirements and the management of day to day operational issues

Hours of work

38 hours per week, Monday to Friday



The Equality Act

Metroline is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment with due regard to legal obligations for protected characteristics i.e. age, disability, marriage and civil partnership, gender reassignment, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion and belief, sex and sexual orientation.

How to apply

Please send a letter of application and CV to:

Jenny Watson, Human Resources Department, ComfortDelGro House, 329 Edgware Road, Cricklewood, London, NW2 6JP.

Alternatively, please e-mail [email protected]


Applications should include:

  • the reasons you are applying for the post;
  • why you believe you are a suitable candidate;
  • any relevant qualifications or experience.

Date of posting

27 September 2019

Closing date

11 October 2019