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Job Title: Stores Operative 
Reporting To: Stores Supervisor
Location: Based in the Castledawson depot

Role Overview: 

Reporting to the Stores supervisor, this role will be responsible for providing an efficient and effective material handling and stores process.  Controlling stock levels, ensuring timely and accurate management of all material transactions. 

Success in the role is to contribute to ensuring all materials are available timely for all contract works in line with client KPI requirements and internal targets. Strong & transparent communication with Operations Managers, Supervisors, Project Managers and CFM Trades Operatives is critical to achieving this.  

What CFM can offer you:

This is a fantastic opportunity for a career driven professional to join an industry leader who are going from strength to strength. As well as long term career prospects you will be part of a forward thinking and dynamic team and receive benefits such as, Healthcare Cash Plan, Life Assurance, Family Friendly policies, "Perks” which offers exclusive member discounts, great deals and cashback on shopping, travel restaurants and much more!

As Stores Operative in CFM you will be responsible for:

  • Stock management and rotation; maintaining material and plant items to ensure efficient stock levels in stores and vehicles
  • Taking delivery of all stock, ensuring accuracy of deliveries and delivery dockets and reporting all discrepancies and/or missing items
  • Sort, check and accurately store all received materials in allocated place / zone
  • Ensuring the day-to-day operational Logistics activities run smoothly and efficiently.
  • Responsible for the physical or administrative/ tasks required for the storing, and distributing of materials, plant, & equipment.
  • Timely preparation of material orders for distribution 
  • Assist with daily issuing of materials to operatives, and coding of materials off computer system
  • Participate in weekly 50 item stock checks, ensuring stock accuracy, noting any discrepancies 
  • Participate in monthly stock takes & reconciliation, ensuring accurate and timely reporting to Procurement & Supply Chain manager for monthly & quarterly commercial reporting
  • Prompt and accurate control of paperwork
  • Managing maintenance of vehicles and small plant; maintaining the plant asset register through robust operational discipline & the Accuweb system 
  • Operate and promote the company ‘clean as you go’ policy using 5S lean principles to ensure a healthy, safe & well organised working environment, both in the internal stores areas, depot yard & compounds.
  • Compliance with inventory control measures
  • Participate in departmental daily huddles, reporting on materials issues and communicating with the operational teams to ensure projects are kept on target in line with client KPIs
  • Material Return procedure records to be managed and the system updated
  • Management of all waste & scrap within the depot in compliance with CFM procedures and environmental regulations
  • Hazardous waste notification and disposal
  • To perform the job in accordance with the company’s policies and procedures, especially the Equal Opportunities and Dignity at Work Policy.  
  • Full adherence to company procurement process 
  • To perform any other duties as may be reasonably required to ensure successful delivery of all ongoing works and contracts within the CFM workstream

What you'll need to succeed:


  • Good written & verbal communication skills
  • A valid UK Driver’s Licence
  • Strong IT Skills & knowledge of Microsoft applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, SharePoint)
  • Previous experience in a Materials Management or Stores role
  • Experience in the Construction Industry
  • Basic knowledge of warehouse safety and operations.
  • Able to lift heavy boxes and equipment.


  • Previous experience in working in similar environment 
  • Forklift License 
  • Telehandler Licence 


To apply please contact HR on 028 7938 7106 for an application form or email your CV to careers@cfm-ni.com