Vacancy Category: 
Line Manager: 
Senior Stores Manager
Vacancy Code: 
Various – across the companies’ garage network
Closing Date: 
12th Aug '22

Job summary

To assist with the garage stores operation by providing temporary cover for holiday and sickness/absence.

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.

Essential Criteria

  • Demonstrable experience of working within a parts store.
  • A clear appreciation of the consequences of “stockouts” in an internal engineering store to the smooth running of the business.
  • Previous exposure to computerised stock control systems and be competent in their application.
  • Excellent administrative skills including good working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Office and Excel.
  • Full UK Driving Licence.
  • Fully insured ULEZ compliant vehicle for commuting between sites.
  • Valid Forklift 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.
  • 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 email a covering letter of application and CV to Jenny Watson, Human Resources Advisor, [email protected]


Applications should include:

•           the reasons you are applying for the post;

•           why you believe you are a suitable candidate;

•           provide examples of how you meet the competencies & skills;

•           any relevant qualifications or experience.