Horstman Defence Systems Limited, Bath, UK


Fishponds, UK


To support the business to ensure that both Company stores and despatch areas function efficiently and effectively; the aim being 100% On Time Delivery and stock accuracy.


Reports to the Stores Lead


Stores and associated work areas, products and equipment, working within defined processes and to set procedures.


1) Accept deliveries into the company and complete the required booking transactions in accordance with the appropriate procedures.

2) Maintain stock location movements.

3) Raw material picking, allocation & supply alongside internal kit picking, from prioritised Job Order listings, in support of the production areas.

4) Operating to specified pick lists and packing of goods for dispatch as required for retail and export trade.

5) Work with the designated line-management to optimise efficiency and resource utilisation through improved processes and procedures.

6) Perform prescribed stock checks, reconciliation and reporting actions in line with the company requirements.

7) Support team members when process problem solving.

8) To ensure health & safety requirements are met in line with ISO45001.

9) To support continuous improvements activities across the business.

10) Support the aim of developing and maintaining a multi-skilled workforce within the team; capable of responding to business needs and customer requirements, efficiently and effectively.

11) Undertake training to achieve acceptable quality levels and ensure procedures are complied with at all times.

12) Maintain procedures to enable a continuing compliance with AS9100 quality standards.

13) Work with/support multi-functional teams in the introduction of new products and production processes into full manufacture.

14) Maintain a high standard of housekeeping and cleanliness in the stores areas.

15) Undertake the ordering and maintenance of consumable stock.

16) Support the bi-annual stock-takes as required.

17) Undertake other additional duties that may be required from time to time as determined by the company.


1) Ability to work overtime (with reasonable notice) and to perform effectively under pressure during challenging periods.

2) Demonstrable experience in a stores environment associated with engineering products, preferably with good working knowledge of MRPs systems.

3) Demonstrable experience in a process orientated manufacturing environment.

4) Forward thinking with workplace skills.

5) Computer literate.

6) Good communicator at all levels.

7) Clean driving License

8) Forklift experience/license ideally Counter, Reach and Bendy.

9) Ability to Drive 7.5 tonne Vehicle occasionally.

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