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Stores Technician

The Department is currently looking for two stores technicians.

Stores provides a purchasing and inventory function, is a central point for Goods-In and is responsible for the day-to-day stock control of the Departmental solvent, gas cylinders and a general stores counter service. As part of the stores team reporting to the Chief Storekeeper, the role holders will be involved in a range of purchasing activities including raising purchase orders for stock and non-stock items/services, using the University's Oracle based Finance System (CUFS) to issue/receive stock items, maintaining a stores inventory and serving at the stores counter.

The successful candidates will be educated to GCSE level or equivalent including maths and a physical science subject. They will be able to demonstrate good interpersonal, organisational, communication and IT skills plus have the ability to work on their own initiative. With a responsibility for maintaining inventory and accounting records, accuracy and attention to detail is essential. Previous experience of working in a stores environment along with manual handling training is essential. Experience of Oracle Financials would be advantageous but training is available.

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

For queries relating to your application or the application process, please contact Emma Graham via email on

Please quote reference MA12737 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The Department holds an Athena SWAN silver award for women in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, and Medicine.

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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