Operator - Stores

Posted 10 Jul 2024

Western Power

Tipton (Engineering)


Job Type:permanentDuration:
Category:EngineeringRecruiter Reference:ER459/2024
URL for Applications:Apply HereSalary:£36,005

An opportunity his available for an Operator (Stores) based in Tipton.

As an Operator (Stores), duties may include carrying out routine inspection, maintenance and repairs of tools and PPE, assisting with the maintenance of stores and with the inspection of network assets as required. All necessary training will be provided

To apply, you will need to hold English & Maths GCSE (1-9/G-A*) or equivalent qualification deemed to be at the same level in these subjects, such as Functional Skills.

Evidence of your qualifications will be required prior to appointment.

If you are offered a position, you will be required to successfully complete a basic DBS check that shows any unspent convictions or conditional cautions.

About Us

We’re National Grid Electricity Distribution (NGED), the owner and operator behind the electricity distribution systems for the Midlands, the Southwest of England and South Wales. Serving communities of more than 8 million people, our expert teams deliver heat, light and power for homes and businesses.

National Grid employs over 29,000 people worldwide. We are building an inclusive workplace, a place to actively celebrate the cultures, personalities and preferences of our colleagues – who in turn help to build the success of our business and reflect the diversity of the communities we serve. Our vision is to be at the heart of a clean, fair and affordable energy future and we are doing this in a fast-moving industry with an increasing focus on tackling climate change, exploring new energy sources that are renewable, low carbon, and improve efficiency to meet demand.

Main Responsibilities

The working environment requires quick, decisive and responsible thinking and actions to meet the demands of the role. You will need to be flexible in your approach to assist the team in meeting it's objectives.

The Ideal Candidate

Ideally you will be licensed to drive a Fork Lift Truck although training can be provided. In addition, a full driving license is required

You will need to be mobile throughout the area and may be required to undertake out of hours standby duties as and when necessary, to meet business needs.

About The Company

Joining the UK’s leading electricity distribution business means plenty of career opportunities and well-deserved recognition. We reward hard work and encourage ambition. So, as well as a competitive salary, you will also benefit from:

  • 26 days paid leave plus 8 bank holidays, up to 28 days with continuous service
  • Competitive contributory pension scheme (we double match your contributions up to a maximum of 12%)
  • Annual Share Save plan
  • Contributory private healthcare scheme for you and your family
  • Support via our Employee Assistance Programme, including musculoskeletal and physiotherapy services
  • Free on-site parking at all our main sites

Things you need to know

As an equal opportunities employer who is committed to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, we celebrate individual difference and are actively bringing in more employees from diverse backgrounds to build on our inclusive culture. We anonymise all applications in our recruitment system so we can eliminate unconscious bias and be a workplace that reflects the community we serve. Hiring managers only have access to necessary information at interview stage. If you require additional support to complete your online application, please email nged.recruitment@nationalgrid.co.uk

Recruitment correspondence is usually sent by email, please check your email account including spam/junk folders regularly after the closing date.

We reserve the right to close the vacancy early should sufficient numbers of suitable applications be received, so it would be best to apply as soon as you can.

How to Apply

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