Stores person

Wabtec Corporation

Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom


Position summary

Wabtec Corporation is a leading global provider of equipment, systems, digital solutions and value-added services for freight and transit rail. Drawing on nearly four centuries of collective experience across Wabtec, GE Transportation and Faiveley Transport, the company has unmatched digital expertise, technological innovation, and world-class manufacturing and services, enabling the digital-rail-and-transit ecosystems. Wabtec is focused on performance that drives progress, creating transportation solutions that move and improve the world. Wabtec has approximately 27,000 employees in facilities throughout the world. Visit the company’s new website at:

It’s not just about your career… or your job title…it’s about who you are and the impact you are going to make on the world. Do you want to go into uncharted waters…do things that haven’t been done to make yours and someone else's life better? Wabtec has been doing that for decades and we will continue to do so! Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, Wabtec delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

Position Summary:

Please explain in a few sentences the primary purpose of this position and its major objectives.

The role entails dealing with products that come into stores**.** Daily tasks would include, checking for damaged or missing parts. Moving stock around by hand or using forklift truck, selecting orders and keeping paperwork up to date on the computerised system Oracle. Booking goods in / out and despatching parts to customers.

Key Accountabilities/ responsibilities:

Stock records, reported accurately in respect of quantity and location

Stock located, safely and correctly according to their requirements.

Stock movements/processing transactions, carried out efficiently both physically and within Oracle

Inventory accuracy is maintained and monitored, and discrepancies escalated at bin location level

Audit inventory in line with company policy, including Quensh audits

Products accurately received and located as quickly as possible

Visual checks and counts of goods to ensure documentation accuracy

Goods shipped to customers on the date required

Ensure goods are despatched in line with company and customer policy and procedures and that all items are correctly labelled

Ensure a high standard of housekeeping is achieved and maintained at all times

Control of customer assets both dirty and overhauled, via documentation, physically and systematically

Loading and off-loading vehicles

Use of lifting and handling equipment as appropriate

Checking items by hand count and weigh count Picking and kitting stock to order

Liaison with suppliers and/or their representatives on documentation as necessary

Background & Experience: 

  • Liaison with internal departments as required
  • Team player as the warehouse is small and all need to work together.
  • Have problem solving ability
  • Be able to prioritise and plan own workload; able to work under own initiative
  • Have attention to detail/accuracy
  • Good communication skills
  • Work with minimum supervision; self-motivated

Qualifications/Education required:

  • Experience in a warehouse environment advantageous
  • Computer literate
  • Hold a valid current UK driving licence 
  • Possess a qualified counter-balance truck driver
  • GCSE standard numeracy and literacy
  • Good communication skills

Wabtec Corporation is committed to taking on the world’s toughest challenges. In order to fulfill that commitment we rely on a culture of leadership, diversity and inclusiveness. We aim to employ the world’s brightest minds to help us create a limitless source of ideas and opportunities. We believe in hiring talented people of varied backgrounds, experiences and styles…people like you! Wabtec Corporation is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or expression, or protected Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

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About the company

Industry: Industrial: Equipment Manufacturing

At Wabtec, we are in the business of realizing potential. Our employees are the architects of the future. Go just about anywhere and you’ll find us. If you want to move and improve the world, start here.