Working for an industry leader, Our client is a family run highly successful business who are seeing exceptional growth with their exceptionally highly quality products. Crawley is known for its diverse population, with residents from various cultural backgrounds and ethnicities. This diversity is reflected in the town’s restaurants, shops, and cultural events.

Job Overview:

To play a crucial role in reaching the operational target of ‘on time in full every time’, ensuring that all inventory is processed accurately, stored securely in the correct locations and subsequently picked accurately and timeously.

The storeman will ensure that quality assurance processes are applied throughout. Whether physical quality, quantity or time related issues arise the storeman is responsible to actively resolve any discrepancies.

The role includes coordinating and improving the various tactical day to day receiving, stores and picking  duties as well as assistance to other internal teams.

To be a successful Storeman you require the following skills & attributes:

System orientated and capable to ensure the ERP data matches the physical inventory, quantity and location.

OCD like housekeeper – everything in its place, every day.

The individual needs to be a creative problem solver who will find a way to get goods to the customers come what may.

Sound knowledge of efficient supply chain and in particular inventory control processes and systems.

Excellent interpersonal & communication skills, Customer orientated attitude. Ability to work well under pressure. Attention to detail, excellent time management and organisation skills.

Working as a Team is crucial. Exposure to operations and planning functions will be an advantage as this role will liaise closely with Operations and Sales teams.


  • Receiving including QC
  • Inventory Control, levels
  • Picking for order fulfilment
  • Resolve queries regarding inventory shortages
  • Resolve incoming goods issues albeit physical quality, quantity, lateness, documentation, identification
  • Housekeeping in the stores, security of stock, identification, system maintenance in quantity and location.
  • Support Procurement and Purchasing with Materials & Consumable demand forecasting (MRP) and replenishment disciplines including kanban for critical high volume items
  • Ensuring the optimum maintenance and accuracy of data in the ERP (receiving, stock levels, picking progress, reorder levels, dates, quantities, etc) as well as ongoing planning, forecasting, and analysis of inventory with the help of Excel tools.
  • Liaise daily with Operations, Sales & Project teams to align stores activities with business and Customer needs (quality, quantity, queries, reporting, etc)
  • Other operational and purchasing or administrative duties

Education/Work Experience Requirements:

  • Sound understanding of inventory control, processes, integrity, good practice, storekeeping   disciplines and governance
  • Read and extract materials from drawings, BOQ’s/BOM’s
  • Technical knowledge
  • Stock control (essential to ensure availability but lean inventory)
  • Demand planning through Sales Orders in high volume and transactional environment
  • ERP systems and MS office
  • Responsibility for high volume SKU’s and related daily transactions

Nice to have:

  • Storekeeping in the Manufacturing or Trade for the Construction Industry
  • Knowledge of the hardware/ironmongery industry

Book your free consulation

Fill in your details and one of our expert consultants will be in touch as soon as possible to arrange a suitable date and time for your consultation.

    Fields marked with (*) must be completed