Reference : GBR06286

Site Stores Operative

  • Supply Chain
  • United Kingdom Melton Mowbray
  • Permanent / Regular
  • Posting date : 01/14/2022

Position description

At Saint-Gobain we pride ourselves on being innovative, customer focused, agile, open and engaging and entrepreneurial. We are also proud to have been named a ‘Top Employer’ for 5 consecutive years. If you’re a passionate and empowering leader, you’re able to put your customer first, and you want to know what it’s like to work for a top employer that is working hard to make the world a better home; then please read on to find out more about this exciting opportunity to join us as Site Stores Coordinator.

You’ll be working for Saint-Gobain PAM in Melton Mowbray. PAM is one of more than 30 exciting Saint-Gobain brands in the UK and we are committed to making the world a better home. PAM is the premier supplier of ductile iron and cast iron products. Our product range is extensive and includes; cast iron piping, fittings, valves, drainage systems, water/sewer pipelines, access covers and gratings. We supply to some of the UK's key utilities, telecoms, highways, civil engineering, construction and housing companies.

As a key member of the Operations team the site stores person are to safely contribute to the site objectives through structured stock control of all parts and materials, ensuring parts availability through robust accounting and auditing while maintaining the highest standards in the warehouse. You will be a proactive problem solver when it comes to looking at alternative supplier/parts which reduce costs while maintaining excellent customer service. You will be provided with full autonomy whilst carrying out the role, and be encouraged to come up with new ideas on how to improve various aspects. 

Health, Safety & Environment

  • To assist in improving HSE in particular housekeeping within the stores
  • To adhere to all safety policies and regulations, while working with safe systems of work, including the use of Personal Protection Equipment, Risk Assessments etc.
  • The adherence to all environmental policies and regulations.
  • Keep yourself and others safe by being actively involved in constantly improving safety at site through 5S
  • To challenge and report all unsafe actions and hazards.


  • Placing orders for production and maintenance consumables
  • Management of site PPE, including safety glasses and work wear
  • Basic WCM organisation – files, tags, graphing to support production
  • Active involvement in reducing losses and improve performance against KPI’s through problem solving activities.
  • Improved standards in Stores housekeeping demonstrated via audit scores and risk reduction
  • Reduced spend on spare parts and materials through Improved organisation and documentation
    • Tracking of availability, improve ease of finding
    • Rationalisation and reduced complexity
    • Redesign
    • Alternative supply
    • Tracking of costs/usages
    • Understanding requirements of Maintenance teams
  • Improved completion of Maintenance tasks through availability of parts

Customer Service / Quality

  • Understand the impact of role / performance on internal and external customers and treat it as a priority.

 Continuous Improvement

  • Use of WCM problem solving tools and participation in WCM AM/PM/5S projects may be required and training provided
  • Lead improvement projects when nominated
  • Identify areas for improvement



Who are we ?

Are PAM and Saint-Gobain an Inclusive employer?

Our Customers are all unique and so are our colleagues. We believe in including everyone so it doesn’t matter what your background is, we care about what you can offer and we welcome anyone who is passionate about our Customers and shares our Values.

And what about flexibility?

The world of work is changing, and at Saint-Gobain we are open to new ways of working in order to attract talented people to our business. We understand that everyone has different needs and commitments. Therefore, we are very open to discuss any flexible requirement or need that you may have for this role.

Top employer 2022