Job Specification

Stores Manager – Telford

Job Description

Elements Europe has successfully positioned itself, as one of the leading organisations in the UK’s off-site manufacturing and construction market; having an enviable portfolio of projects across hotels, residential and student accommodation.

Following substantial investment by leading global construction firm, GS Engineering & Construction (GS E&C), Elements Europe have a number of large projects in the pipeline and is looking to scale up the delivery capability with immediate effect.

Job Title:                             Stores Manager

Level:                                    Management

Department:                      Production

Reports to:                         Production Director

Direct Reports:                 Stores Supervisor, Stores Operatives and Goods in Operatives

Salary:                                  £40,000 – £45,000 per annum

To manage a store’s team, ensuring the smooth running of the goods in and stores, by introducing and implementing efficient and effective processes. Working alongside multiple production supervisors and managers, to manage and organise all the materials and equipment for the day-to-day running of production lines.

The ideal candidate will have previous experience as a Stores Manager from a manufacturing background, with a good understanding of construction or manufacturing materials and be able to manage a team of individuals.

Main Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Effective communication with the planning, procurement and production departments to ensure materials are available and updates are given, which could affect delivery schedules
  • Keeping all stock control systems and processes are up to date, to ensure inventories and allocations are correct
  • Using all Stores space efficiently and effectively, whilst planning and organising Stores capacity to meet current and future requirements
  • Clear leadership of the workforce, leading and motivating the team to deliver established levels of performance in terms of safety, quality and efficiency
  • Review operations daily and liaise with other departments, to ensure the production process runs effectively across the site
  • Develop and implement KPI’s for the team
  • Compile daily/weekly reports to show performance results
  • Responsibility for leading & developing staff, carrying out regular appraisals, coaching, mentoring and developing the stores team, and identifying training needs to develop and for potential progression
  • Manage absence, conduct return-to-work interviews, and lead disciplinary hearings as and when required
  • Lead cultural change and improvement within your department, to drive employee engagement, retention and development

Experience and Knowledge required:

  • Experience as a Stores or Warehouse manage
  • Understanding of stock management, with a high level of attention to detail and numeracy skills
  • Planning skills, to effectively manage the flow of stock
  • IT literate, preferably experienced with SAP
  • Must be a people person who can communicate effectively with customers and colleagues
  • Able to work under pressure, be extremely well organised, able to multitask, requires flexibility and commitment
  • Problem-solving skills and the ability to work on a tactical and strategic level
  • Experience in leading performance and improvement, aligned to KPI’s
  • Strong team player
  • Ability to take direction and to ask questions if unsure
  • Punctual and reliable

Why work for us?

  • Permanent Contract
  • 40 hours per week – flexible between 07:00am and 16:30pm
  • Car parking on site
  • Annual Christmas shutdown
  • Contribution to a pension scheme

This is not a complete statement of all duties and responsibilities for this post, the company may require you to undertake other duties within your capabilities according to the needs of the business.

If you feel you have the right experience and skill set; then please do not hesitate to apply for the role of Stores Manager.

If there are any further questions please don’t hesitate and contact us on 01952 767 100 or

Elements Europe inspires great diversity, within our company and in our key values. We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer with a diverse workforce, from a range of demographics and backgrounds.

We are seeking enthusiastic individuals with a passion for growth, to join our team based in Telford. If you like the sound of the above, then please apply today!

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