Stores Manager

13 Jun 2019
11 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you an experienced Stores Manager or Stores Team Leader within the automotive/manufacturing industry looking for your next opportunity? Do you want to work for a UK market leader? If so this could be the perfect role for you.


* Permanent position

* Full-time

* GBP28,000

* Mon - Thurs 06:45am - 16:50pm

* Location Smethwick


* Responsible for ensuring that the quality and service of products from the Stores department are delivered to a fast moving production line.

* Liaising with Managers of other departments, i.e. Production, R & D and Fabrication.

* Must have proven Lean Manufacturing experience

* Formulating and implementing processes based on LEAN thinking

* Ensure goods received are booked in accurately and items are put away in a timely manner

* Evolve the system of kitting parts for lifts.

* Creating and updating all SOPs.

* Work with the Purchasing Manager to ensure Suppliers upgrade to barcode system.

* From the Andon System, identify and drive out root cause issues.

* Implementation and evolution of Kanban system to Production line.

* Implementation and evolution of Kanban system to Suppliers.

* Monitoring the quality of work produced, implementing corrective actions

* Implementing new parts storage upgrade across the whole Stores

* Responsible for providing materials to a fast moving production line

* Maintain a clean and safe stores environment

* Managing a team of approx. 4 full time staff.

* Staff assessments - Appraisals / disciplinary.

* Holding daily meetings, tool box talks


* Experience as a Stores Team Leader/ Manager within the Automotive/ Engineering or Manufacturing industry

* Experience managing a small team (4)

* Familiar with LEAN methodology.

* Experience in writing and implementing processes

* A solid understanding of the manufacturing process

* Strong technical engineering experience

* Understanding CAD drawings and Engineering Drawings

* LEAN experience

* KanBan System experience

* Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft applications

* Excellent problem-solving skills and a logical way of thinking are essential.

* Exceptional written and verbal skills

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, apply today!

Randstad Business Support acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Business Support is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone