Skip to main content

This job has expired

Greater Gabbard Stores Person

Suffolk, England, Lowestoft
£25703 - £29879 per annum
Closing date
17 Feb 2023

View more

Job Details

SSE has big ambitions to be a leading energy company in a low carbon world. Following our commitment to invest £12.5 billion in low carbon projects over the next 5 years, our SSE Renewables (SSER) business continues to be at the forefront of our growth plans, and our ambition to build a world that's more sustainable and inclusive for you, your family, the community you live in and for generations to come. We are proud to be playing a critical role in the net zero transition, as we aim to more than treble the net capacity in operation to 13GW and grow renewable energy output five-fold to over 50TWh over the next 10 years.

About the Role

Base Location: Greater Gabbard - Suffolk

Salary: £25,703 to £29,879 + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing.

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time

As Stores Person, you will be responsible for maintaining storage and inventory control across renewable generation, ensuring critical stock is replenished, stored correctly, and delivered to site on time. This is a key role in maximising the availability of the offshore fleet, responding to faulted turbines with the efficient delivery of spare parts to get them back online.

You will also participate in the house keeping and maintenance of the site Stores facility, routine maintenance of site equipment & assisting with site compliance to SHE and UK Government regulations.

Further key duties:

- Stores to Quayside Logistics

Assist with preparation of materials bags for offshore transfer, transportation of bags to and from the quayside and loading/unloading of bags and other materials from the Crew Transfer Vessels (CTV).

- Supply Chain Management

Direct daily contact with all suppliers who currently provide the business with parts and consumable stock. Control of hauliers delivering to Stores sites.

- Facilities Management

Perform day to day Facilities Management requirements: building checks, defect reports, fire alarm test etc. Ensure contractors and visitors on site are safe, in line with company procedures. Assist with daily FM security for site.

- Inventory Management

Raise purchase requests for replenishment of stock items, receiving and receipting of goods. Ensure the efficient operation of stock management system, ensure good housekeeping standards at all times.

- Compliance

Assist in ensuring site compliance to MOT, LOLER, PUWER and COSHH regulations, this includes maintenance of site assets: fork lift trucks and all other handling equipment. Participate and support other business operations, including site audits, contractor checks and support of emergency response plans etc.

What do I need?

To be considered for this role, we would love you to have:

- Understanding of Stock Control - previous experience desirable.

- Good level of IT skills.

- A 'can do attitude', with the ability to work alone and prioritise daily tasks.

- Previous experience of working in a stores/logistics environment.

- Confidence to deal with internal & external stakeholders.

What's in it for you?

An excellent package with 34 days holiday entitlement, enhanced maternity/paternity leave, discounted healthcare, salary sacrifice car leasing and much more, view our full benefits package on our careers site.

As an equal opportunity employer we encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We actively encourage applicants from all protected characteristics and commit to providing any reasonable adjustments required during the application, assessment and upon joining SSE. Search for 'Inclusion & Diversity at SSE' to find out more.

Next Steps

All applications should be submitted online, and I'll be back in touch after the vacancy closing date to let you know the outcome.

If you would like to discuss any working differently requirements or adjustments you may require throughout the recruitment and selection process, please contact Douglas on 01738 275199.

Before commencing employment with SSE, you'll be required to fully complete our pre-employment screening process consisting of a basic criminal records and credit check.


We are driven by our purpose: to provide energy needed today while building a better world of energy for tomorrow.

We are a leading generator of renewable electricity and one of the largest electricity network companies in the UK.

We develop, own and operate low carbon infrastructure to support the zero-carbon transition.  This includes onshore and offshore wind, hydro power, electricity transmission and distribution grids, and efficient gas-fired generation, alongside providing energy products and services for businesses, and we have interests across Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, Japan, Spain, Portugal, Denmark and Poland.

Our twin focus of practicality and inspiration is a strategy that has seen us through more than 70 years.

We are UK listed, employing 10,000 talented and skilled people and are real Living Wage and Fair Tax Mark accredited.

Because we’re SSE, and we’re for a better world of energy – for everyone.


Company info

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalised job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert