Parts Advisor

Venesky-Brown’s client, a public sector organisation in Cambuslang, is currently looking to recruit a Parts Advisor for a 2-month contract with possible extension on a rate of £15.41/hour PAYE. The working hours are Monday – Thursday 8.30am – 16.15pm and Friday 8.30am – 15.00pm. This role will be based onsite.




– Placement of orders for vehicle parts, receipt of materials, issuing and storage of materials, stock checking and updating of the fleet management system.

– Receiving and checking goods delivered to the Store, checking the goods against the official order and advice note

– Recording all deliveries and issues in the stock control system

– Processing stock and non-stock orders for delivery following receipt of the appropriate requisitions

– Monitoring stock levels and advising the Store Co-ordinator of the need to re-order

– Issuing equipment, exchanging /replacing items of stock/equipment as required

– Maintaining stock records; this involves recording the receipt and issue of all items on the computerised stock management system

– Assisting with the daily stock checks

– Assisting with off-loading deliveries where required either manually or by use of Forklift Truck

– Maintaining records and ensuring all filing is completed

– Conduct sizing exercises for PPE and undress uniform for current and new staff.

– Assist in the return of incorrect goods to suppliers

– Assist in the issue of PPE for repair ensuring correct paperwork is generated and that on return the PPE items are returned to the correct user

– Carrying out general housekeeping within the stores area

– Carrying out driving and delivery duties as required

– Organise the movement of goods between organisational locations using the most appropriate method considering time, weight and size issues

– Placing of Purchase Orders in accordance with the Purchasing section guidelines and the completion and processing of associated paperwork and resolving any queries relating to the delivery or invoicing materials

– Liaising with Suppliers to resolve any problems relating to wrong deliveries of materials


Essential Skills:


– Previous experience of working in a stores environment is essential, as is a confidential approach to all aspects of the post

– Must have good Numeracy skills, English (both written and verbal), knowledge of Microsoft Word Packages, in particular Microsoft Word and Excel.

– Excellent planning and organisational skills and excellent attention to detail.

– Have the ability to follow instruction and work unsupervised.

– Current UK Driving Licence

– Conscientious, awareness of importance of confidentiality

– Proactively supports change, adjusting approach to meet changing requirements

– Maintains a confident, controlled and focused attitude in highly challenging situations

– Works effectively with others

– Leads, involves and motivates others

– Excellent interpersonal skills

– Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing

– Committed and able to develop self, individuals, teams and others to improve organisational effectiveness

– Understands and applies relevant information to make appropriate decisions and create practical solutions

– An active awareness of environment to promote safe and effective working

– Leads others to achieve excellence by the establishment, maintenance and management of performance requirements


Desirable Skills:


– Previous experience of working in a fleet/dealership stores environment, as is a confidential approach to all aspects of the post.

– A City and Guild or NVQ qualification in Vehicle Parts Distribution and Supply or equivalent experience

– Completion of a Dealer / Franchise training scheme and specific experience of Scania, MAN, Mercedes

– A permit to use a counterbalance forklift truck

– Experience and knowledge of a computerised fleet management / stock control systems.


If you would like to hear more about this opportunity please get in touch.


Job Overview

Parts Advisor
Cambuslang, South Lanarkshire, Scotland, Scotland
£15.41 per hour -

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