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Stores Manager - Crewe VMF


Location: Cheshire East

Job Type: Full time


Our commitment to you, once you join our team, is to foster growth and provide developmental opportunities to ensure you reach your utmost potential.

Our commitment to you, once you join our team, is to foster growth and provide developmental opportunities to ensure you reach your utmost potential.

Stores Manager Freightliner Maintenance Ltd - Crewe VMF

Freightliner Maintenance is expanding its Materials function and is looking for an enthusiastic, self-motivated individual to manage our Crewe VMF Material Team.

Responsibilities include:

  • Be a Safety leader - ensure you, your team, contractors and others work safely at all times. Ensuring all safety incidents and accidents are closed out to route cause on the provided platform.
  • Support production - overcome daily obstacles to ensure safe, quality and reliable production.
  • Ensure all Human Resource matters are dealt with in line with company policies and procedures in a timely manner; including first line disciplinaries, sickness, Goals and Objectives and recruitment.
  • Day to Day processing of all Material functions at Crewe VMF including but not exclusive to issuing components to vehicles in both physical form and in AMS, consumable stock checks, ordering fuel and PPE checks.
  • Receiving Goods as required. Ensure all goods are receipted in both AMS and eProcurement.
  • Manage all Materials requests from other depots for material as required, including the booking of couriers and transferring of material on AMS as required.
  • Communicate effectively and efficiency ensuring all suppliers, staff and contractors are informed on any relevant information, including contract review meetings, toolbox talks, team briefs, safety and engineering bulletins.
  • Comply with all relevant Company Policies and Procedures.
  • Monitor and identify improvements to the Material supply chain relevant to the Crewe VMF supply.
  • Ensure all components/material procured are to correct standard set out by Freightliner policies.
  • Lead all quarterly stock counts including physical counts and administration tasks for Crewe VMF with assistance of Depot Management Team.
  • Occasionally, be prepared to travel and work away from home to meet business needs.

Requirements :

  • Broadly based experience of Material/Stores Management (desirable).
  • Experience in supervising or people-management and the ability to make sound engineering decisions.
  • Understanding & experience of the P2P Process.
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines.
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels internally & externally.
  • Good computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft software packages.

This post is subject to standard pre-employment checks including employment references, medical & D&A screening and successful DBS background checks.

We are looking for the most committed and reliable individuals who possess the knowledge, skills and experience needed for their roles.

In return we can offer competitive pay, excellent benefits, a competitive pension scheme and a rewarding career in an award-winning team