Go-Ahead London

24LG008 - Stores Person

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Position Type
Permanent Full-Time

Who are we

Go-Ahead London is the capital’s largest bus operator, and we employ the overwhelming number of our 8,000 people at 17 garages, mostly in South East, South West, North East and East London. An award-winning company with a well-regarded industry reputation, we have opened three new garages in the last five years and run a quarter of London’s iconic red bus network on behalf of Transport for London (TfL) using 2,450 vehicles.


The company currently has a vacancy for a Stores Person. The successful applicant may be required to work at any Go-Ahead London location. There may also be opportunities to work overtime.


The main duties of this post are:


  • Issuing materials from stores as required.
  • Keeping receipt of materials from stores as necessary.
  • Driving, loading/unloading of vehicles.
  • Operating a forklift truck.
  • Using the company computerised stock control system.
  • Raising of purchase orders as permitted.
  • Serving Engineers with material at a counter service.
  • Booking materials from external suppliers as required.
  • Allocating and storing of delivered goods.
  • Expediting of Purchase Orders as necessary.
  • Stock-taking as required.
  • Any other instruction related to the stores environment as directed in conjunction with the company’s purchasing procedures.


Applicants must be able bodied as the role will involve lifting and moving parts and must be in possession of a FULL driving licence, with a sound knowledge of computer packages. Staff may at times be required to work unsupervised and must therefore possess the relevant initiative and drive to work on their own.


The successful applicant will be asked to serve a probationary period.  Additionally, the applicant will be asked to achieve accreditation under the NVQ scheme for the stores staff after the probation is passed and will be required to work 38 hours per week. The pay grade for this post is (GH02 £725.26 per week).


We offer a range of benefits including a pension scheme, and travel pass for London Buses and the Tube Network.  If you feel you have the qualities needed and would like to apply, please visit https://external-goaheadlondon.icims.com by 1700hrs on Friday 1st March 2024. Applicants should clearly state any dates when they will not be available to attend an interview.


Further information on the post is available from Richard Martin, Procurement Manager on telephone number 0208 545 7022.


Go-Ahead London values diversity and promotes equality and we encourage and welcome applications from all sections of the community.


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