Stores Assistant in Christchurch at Curtiss-Wright

Date Posted: 1/17/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Company Information

Curtiss-Wright is looking for a Stores Assistant to join our Avionics Team at our state-of-the-art facility by Bournemouth Airport. As a Stores Assistant at Curtiss-Wright you will have the opportunity to use your existing experience while progressing to learn all areas of the department to cover a range of duties as needed to support the team.


  • Ensure that inventory levels are accurate
  • Produce kits on time and with accurate content in line with demand requirements
  • Operate an effective packing and dispatch process
  • Comply with all Quality Management System requirement
  • Maintain a high level of Stores housekeeping
  • Provide support for all functions within the Materials Handling Department
  • Provide a proactive and rapid stores issue, receipt and related query resolution service
  • When required, unpack and 'book in' goods within 1 working day from receipt
  • Support the inventory-checking program, which may include full physical stock checks, in order to maintain inventory accuracy
  • Implement, maintain and promote the safe handling, storage, and identification of goods in accordance with relevant procedures
  • Ensure inventory integrity is maintained to defined levels
  • Process stores receipts and promptly process return of rejected goods
  • Ensure kitting accuracy to defined levels
  • Carry out packing and dispatch processes for all goods as required to ensure same-day dispatch
  • Collect and deliver materials when required using Company vehicles

Skills and Experience

  • Desire to work in a Stores related role and working in varied areas of the team including goods-in, packing, dispatch, and/or kitting.
  • Strong attention to detail skills
  • Ability to work in changing roles as required to meet the needs of the team
  • Flexibility to adapt to the changing needs of the team and business
  • Computer literate with a basic working knowledge of Word and Excel would be advantageous.
  • Able to carry out all activities in a disciplined and professional manner
  • Team player with good interpersonal skills and ability to communicate confidently and persuasively with a wide variety of people, up to senior levels
  • Good organisational skills and ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure
  • Self-motivated and the ability to work with minimum supervision

This position may require exposure to information which is subject to export control regulations such as the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must meet eligibility requirements of the ITAR and of the UK/EU through completion of a Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) application. In the event information provided on the BPSS application reveals ineligibility to access US export controlled information, any offer of employment may be 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.