Stores Supervisor (ITS)

Date: 6 Jun 2024

Location: Grantham, GB, NG31 7LG

Company: Colas

Colas Ltd are a UK subsidiary of the global Colas Group, which operates in over 50 countries worldwide and employs over 55,000 people including over 1500 in the UK across multiple sites. We are specialists in highways construction and have been involved in large-scale UK and international construction projects within the highways, airfields, and marine sectors as well as offering highways maintenance services and manufacturing our own innovative surfacing products. We hold a 'Gold Investor in People' award for continuously developing and rewarding our employees, offering excellent career potential.


Purpose of the role


Colas Ltd. are looking for an ITS Stores Supervisor (Integrated Transport Systems) to be based at our Grantham depot, NG31 7LG. Reporting to the ITS Contracts and Repairs Manager, you will support the ITS operational teams at Grantham by providing an effective and efficient warehouse facilities. You will manage and record all the stock movement at the warehouses both goods in/out. Ensuring the various inventories are manged and up to date. Housekeeping and ensuring all works are carried out according to the company Health & Safety, Environmental and Quality policies.

Main Responsibilities


As a Stores Supervisor your day to day will include controlling materials, movements of, into/out of/within the warehouse, including keeping all paper and electronic systems up to date, Identifying improvement opportunities and development areas within the stores process, booking out stores stock and equipment to contracts, sending equipment for repair to the relevant suppliers ensuring process is followed and arranging transport and logistics for deliveries and collections as required. Within this role, you will have or gain a detailed and comprehensive knowledge of all equipment and systems needs being worked within the ITS Business Unit at Grantham. Arranging for the repair or replacement of faulty tooling, ensuring that all appropriate paperwork is completed, and records of the repair/replacement are maintained will be a crucial part to the role. You will ensure that the ITS Teams at Grantham are compliant with all Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 (LOLER) by maintaining appropriate and accurate records. Keep Warehouse, yard and front of the building clean and to carry out other appropriate ad-hoc warehouse duties as assigned by your line manager. Ensuring that all works are carried out in line with company Health and Safety Environment, Quality polices.

Ideal Candidate


The ideal candidate will have a minimum 2 years' experience working within a stock control environment. You will proficient in using Microsoft software packages (excel etc.), knowledge of Stores Accounting software is desirable. You will have experience in assessing, developing, and implementing stock control systems with the ability to advise and, influence improvements within a business. A full UK driving licence is essential for this role. 


Package Description


Here at Colas, we offer a great total compensation package, including:


  • A salary between £23,000 and £27,000 (dependent on experience)
  • Our Colas Pension Scheme has combined contributions of up to 10%
  • Life Assurance Scheme which is x4 basic salary
  • 25 days annual leave per year + Public Holidays 
  • Holiday Purchase & Selling Scheme
  • Hybrid Working Scheme (dependent on the role)
  • Opportunities to study towards a fully funded Professional Qualification
  • Ongoing personal / professional development
  • Discounts on car leasing, holidays, cinema tickets, restaurants and much more through our online employee benefits portal

As a business, we hold three core values Caring, Sharing and DaringWe are committed to Caring for our colleagues, promoting, equality and diversity, and maintaining a culture of fairness, transparency, and respect for all employees, clients, communities, suppliers, contractors, and other stakeholders. We harness a productive environment where talents are being fully utilised and organisational goals are met, Sharing our knowledge and expertise with colleagues to progress and expand on new ideas, promoting trust, responsibility, and solidarity. Our culture is built on an innovative and pioneering mindset, Daring to welcome new ideas and approaches. We are driven to invest in our employees and encourage them to participate in innovation, moving forward and striving to provide sustainable infrastructure solutions.