Stores Manager – Permanent – Gatwick - Storm Aviation

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Stores Manager – Permanent – Gatwick

Gatwick, UK

Job Purpose

The Stores manager shall manage the operational performance of the stores and ensure the correct staffing is available to support the aircraft maintenance needs for the line station, ensuring the timely delivery of materials to the production staff and provide management of the mandatory tasks within the stores environment such as inspection and dangerous goods movements.


Job Accountabilities

  • Management of stores operation, ensure Goods in receipt and dispatch in agreed timeframes and at the correct quality standard.
  • Management of Stores staff and production procurement staff in respect of shifts, cover and training
  • Liaise with Line station manager and production staff to determine support priorities.
  • Stores planning and development including Audit standard requirements, workflow and efficiency with continuous improvement in mind.
  • Communication to the Logistics Manager on targets and delivery of materials in relation to this.
  • Control and monitoring of C and E ensuring stock levels are met and costs accounted for.
  • Manage calibration requirements across business
  • Manage tool provision and tracking
  • Liaise with Safety and Compliance to ensure compliance with procedures and audits. Initiate procedure change in consultation with Logistics Manager and safety and compliance department.
  • Assisting with the promotion of compliance and safety issues within the company and to customers, through the promulgation of appropriate media.
  • Ensure FRMS compliance within the stores environment.
  • Any other function as deemed necessary and suitable by the Line station manager and Logistics Manager


  • 3-years working in a aircraft maintenance or airline environment; or
  • 5-years working in a Stores environment

Training & Knowledge

  • Excellent knowledge of Aviation standards in an airline maintenance environment (EASA); and
  • Excellent knowledge of the application of Stores working practices and requirements; and
  • High standard of English language (written and oral);
  • High standard of computer literacy, especially Microsoft Office Suite

Operating Environment

The normal working day is between 08:30 and 17:00 on Monday to Thursday and between 08:30 and 14:30 on Friday. 30 minutes is provided for lunch. Some shift working may be required as cover for leave etc plus there may be a requirement to travel for operational purposes.


Company Benefits:

  • 7% employer contribution to pension
  • 3 x Life assurance
  • Private Healthcare
  • 25 days annual leave per annum
  • In house training programmes to develop and promote within

You must have the right to work in the UK – Proof will be required at the scheduling interview stage

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