Stores Assistant in Christchurch at Curtiss-Wright

Date Posted: 5/20/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Curtiss-Wright Industrial Division, which includes the product brands of Arens Controls, Penny & Giles, PG Drives Technology and Williams Controls, is an excellent supplier in providing components and sub-systems which enable customer specific solutions for on- and off-highway vehicles. These include medium- and heavy-duty trucks, buses and motor coaches, construction and agricultural vehicles, materials handling, and other specialty vehicles, as well as sophisticated wheelchairs and scooters for medical mobility.

We develop and manufacture electronic throttle controls, transmission shifters and sensors for commercial off-highway equipment and heavy trucks, helping to address the long-term trend towards attaining higher fuel efficiency and lower emissions. We also supply operator controls and advanced motor controllers for hybrid and electric vehicles, such as buses, forklift trucks, pallet stackers, wheelchairs, and rehabilitation chairs.

We believe in developing technology-based solutions in partnership with our customers -- many of our products are custom-built for specific applications. We strive for the best solutions, from design and manufacturing to prompt, on-time delivery with operational excellence and a world-class service.

Curtiss-Wright are recruiting for a Dispatch / Stores Assistant at our state-of-the-art facility by Bournemouth International Airport. This is a full-time, permanent opportunity with immediate interviews and start date available, working directly for the company.

The successful candidate will have good overall warehouse experience from working in a variety of positions. This position will involve providing support to any area in the warehouse team and you will bring flexibility to support any team as required. You will have experience with Stores, Material Handling and Administration, in addition to strong computer skills.

Location: Christchurch, UK

Your Challenge:

  • Provide support for all functions within the Warehouse Department
  • Stock check and cycle counting
  • Working as part of the busy shipping team responsible for picking and dispatching orders
  • Creating courier labels
  • Verifying dispatch slips and identifying correct products ready for shipment collection
  • Working with MS Office and internal MRP systems to log and track information, produce shipping documentation
  • Picking and Packing
  • Interface with other departments and suppliers to avoid/overcome problems
  • Provide a proactive and rapid response to any related queries
  • Comply with all Company and personal Health and Safety requirements
  • Maintain a high level of Stores housekeeping
  • Implement, maintain and promote the safe handling, storage, and identification of goods in accordance with relevant procedures
  • Providing a variety of administrative support

Your Expertise:

  • Previous Warehouse experience is desirable not essential
  • Good numeracy skills and the ability to work to high levels of accuracy
  • Excellent computer skills including MS Office
  • Team player with good interpersonal skills and ability to communicate confidently and persuasively with a wide variety of people, up to senior levels
  • Able to carry out all activities in a disciplined and professional manner
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure

This position may require exposure to export-controlled information and subject to additional security screening. In the event information provided during the security screening reveals ineligibility to access export-controlled information, any offer of employment may be reconsidered or withdrawn.

Curtiss-Wright values diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you require accommodation due to a disability at any time during the recruitment and/or assessment process, please contact Talent Acquisition and we will make all reasonable efforts to accommodate your request.