General assistant
Balfour Beatty
Colchester, East of England, UK, Operational Specialists, Rail
-41m ago

About the role

Balfour Beatty has an exciting opportunity for a General assistant to join our Rail team to work in Colchester.

  • To ensure the stores and depot facilities are fit for the purpose of maintaining on track machines.
  • What you'll be doing

    As, General assistant , you will be responsible for the following : -

    General assistant

  • Loading and unloading of stores;
  • Receiving and counting in deliveries, manual handling and use of pallet trucks;
  • Receipting goods into stock;
  • Booking materials out of stock;
  • Maintaining Coins inventory data;
  • Processing and place purchase orders;
  • Managing and deliver stores across all machines;
  • Managing and deliver PPE to accountable depots;
  • Machine tool checks and ordering;
  • Good general handyman skills for repair issues on depot;
  • Good housekeeping, keeping all none office buildings and depot clean and tidy;
  • Promote safety;
  • Managing the welfare facilities;
  • Ensuring depot mess rooms are kept up to standard;
  • Ensuring depot notice boards are up to date;
  • Machine inspections;
  • Holding consistent / accurate records in the inventory system;
  • Daily depot inspections;
  • Stores audit records.
  • Who we're looking for

    The following qualities / experience are essential :

  • Full clean driving licence;
  • Computer literate;
  • A good understanding of stores practices;
  • An appreciation of stock control systems;
  • Handyman skills;
  • Able to work using their own initiative.
  • Why work for us

    Day in, day out, our teams deliver amazing projects in challenging conditions; developing, managing and maintaining the vital infrastructure and public spaces that modern economies, societies and communities rely on.

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    About us

    Balfour Beatty Rail Limited is an international leader in rail infrastructure engineering projects and the UK's largest rail engineering and services provider.

    We offer a full range of rail infrastructure activities from high-speed rail to mass rapid transit, covering urban, rural and commuter routes, for both public and private railways.

    For an example of the exciting work our rail teams undertake click here :

    We value diversity and celebrate individual differences, believing that our inclusive culture helps the business continue to grow as a strong, dynamic and innovative organisation.

    Balfour Beatty is a corporate signatory to WISE (Women in Science & Engineering) and a member of Stonewall's Diversity Champions programme.

    Our aim is to attract more people from diverse backgrounds to help us build on our inclusive culture. We are a member of the workingmums.

    co.uk Top Employers' Charter through which we demonstrate our commitment to enabling parents to progress and enhance their careers whilst managing the challenges of family life.

    Balfour Beatty is also Gold Award holders in the Ministry of Defence 'Employer Recognition Scheme' and actively encourage applications from Armed Forces personnel, veterans and reservists.

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