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Stores Operative


Walsall, GB, WS2 8LD

Onsite or Hybrid:  OnSite

Job Title:         Stores Operative
Location:         Walsall, UK 
Compensation:     £22,780+ benefits
Role Type:         Full time / Permanent
Role ID:         SF 49275


Make your skills count

At Babcock we’re working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Stores Operative at our Walsall site.
As an international defence company, we support and enhance our customers’ defence and security capabilities and critical assets, meeting their requirements of value for money, increased availability, modernisation and flexibility.


Babcock Metropolitan Police Service 

The Stores Operative role is based within our Metropolitan Police Service business area.

Babcock supports the UK’s largest police service, the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS).  Serving more than eight million people across one of the world’s most dynamic and diverse cities, the MPS keeps London safe for everyone. 
We service and maintain over 3,500 MPS vehicles from specialist workshops in Rainham, Park Royal and Woolwich. 


The role

The difference our new Stores Operative will make
As a Stores Operative you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. Working within the stores warehouse team you will support the production area. Interacting with managers, peers and production area colleagues.  Taking deliveries from external providers at the goods in area.


Day to day, you’ll be responsible for accurate execution of all stores tasks and support the operation of Stores Including the issuing of parts from stores to Authorised personnel by approved methods in a timely safe and professional manner. The accurate and timely booking out of parts. Maintenance of the security of stores by ensuring that all gates remain locked and un-authorised persons within the stores area are challenged and if necessary report to the Stores Manager. Referral of stock discrepancies and potential shortages to the Stores Manager and other relevant parties. Attend to requests from shop floor personnel in an appropriate timely and professional manner.


At Babcock, we have a history of helping talent go far. With our track record of innovation, you’ll continually develop your knowledge and expertise. 


We offer flexible working to give people more options to better integrate their work and personal life, whilst ensuring that business needs are met. This role is based onsite in Walsall

Essential experience

•    FLT C/balance essential
•    PC literate
•    Warehouse experience/order picking/stock control
•    Ability to manual handle safely
•    You should hold or have ability to obtain SC Level 2 Clearance.


What we offer

Generous benefits including:
•    25 days’ annual leave plus bank holidays and the ability to buy or sell holiday
•    Open to flexible working and alternative work patterns
•    Opportunities for enhanced overtime
•    Matched contribution pension scheme starting at 4.5% with life assurance
•    Training and development opportunities
•    Wellbeing centre supporting physical, mental and financial well-being 
•    Flexible benefits, including cycle to work scheme, discounts and our Share Ownership Scheme
•    Autonomy. Feel trusted to deliver Autonomy. Trusted and empowered to be at your best


Babcock International 

For over 130 years, we have helped to defend nations, protect communities and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal. Change begins with our people and our shared Principles: be curious; be courageous; own and deliver; think: outcomes; collaborate; and be kind. These values not only guide the way we work, but also our efforts to reach net-zero carbon. Yes, our ambitions are big, but together, we can achieve them.


Armed Forces Covenant

We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. If you are a reservist in the armed forces, we provide up to ten days special paid leave in support of your training commitments.
Application Guidance

All applications should be made online. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know. We’re committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone’s free to thrive.  We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.


Closing Date 7th February 2023



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