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Closing Date:
February 29, 2024

Stores Assistant

About this role 

The Stores Assistant will work closely with a Supply Chain Specialist to ensure that processes follow the Capital standard. Within this role, you will assist the team and the manager in receiving goods (Switchgear & Metalwork), ensuring that the parts on the delivery dockets match and are received in good condition. You will need to check the live back-order list to see if any material is urgently required in the production warehouse. Capital is a very fast-paced environment, and in this role, you will need to be very open-minded, accept a change in priority and be a person who can multitask. This role requires a person with a can-do attitude who works well within a team and is self-motivated.

Key responsibilities 
  • Receive goods in
    • Check to see the material is received in good condition and not damaged
    • Check for any discrepancies
      • If any, processing a non-conformance form
    • Check a production live back-order list
    • Put away the stock that has been received that is not required in Production at that moment and time
    • Receive the delivery docket on our SAP Business One stock system
  • Process stock returns to a supplier
    • Requesting an authorised return number from procurement, which they will receive from the supplier
    • Creating a return docket off our system to take the material off our system correctly
  • You will contribute/identify to optimise the floor and shelf space in the warehouse for any improvements
  • Monitor and identify purchasing needs – Keeping above our minimum stock level
    • Create a purchase request on SAP
  • Carry our vehicle checklists (Forklift to ensure that they are fully functional
  • Pick and Pack material on time.
    • Picking production orders with a 100% success rate to ensure Production does not get affected and that our stocks are correct
    • Picking consumables as per the checklist given by Production
    • Issuing material off the system for what is required to pick
  • Putting through purchase requests for any stock that is falling below minimum stock levels through SAP
  • Carry out rolling stock checks throughout every month
  • Ahere to Capital’s Quality and Health and Safety procedures
    • Ensure a safe and tidy work environment
  • Maintain positive relationships with suppliers and team members
  • 3+ years’ experience in a store’s environment
  • Forklift experience
  • Attention to detail
  • A high level of written and spoken English
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Positive working attitude – A Can Do Attitude
  • Excellent IT skills, applications used:
    • Microsoft Outlook
    • Excel
    • Smartsheet
    • SAP Business One – Training will be provided


Preferred to have but not essential:

    • Switchgear background
    • Valid forklift licence
    • Worked on SAP Business One
Benefits & Other Details
  • Full-time position
  • In-Person
  • Monday to Thursday, 07:30 to 16:30 and Friday, 07:30 to 13:30.
  • Salary negotiable depending on experience.
  • Bike to work scheme
  • Continuous Training
  • Pension Scheme
  • Holidays of 20 days per annum, 5+ years of service, 1 extra day. 10+, 2 additional days
  • Wellbeing Programme
  • Free Parking


As an equal opportunities employer, we are committed to treating our employees equally in relation to age, civil status, disability, ethnicity and race, family status, gender, membership of the Traveller community, religion, and sexual orientation.  We treat our employees equally in recruitment, pay, conditions, training, work experience and career progression.

How to apply

Please email your cover letter and CV to recruitment@capitalswitchgear.com and include 'Stores Assistant' in the subject line.  

Closing date for applications is February 29, 2024