Resource Controller

  • Job Reference: 525647
  • Date Posted: 13 January 2021
  • Employer: SSE PLC
  • Website: https://sse.com/careers/
  • Location: Poole, Dorset
  • Salary: £26,120 to £34,500
  • Sector: Construction, Engineering, Trades & Services
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

Base Location: Poole

Salary: £26,120 - £34,500, depending on experience

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time, 37 hours

About the Department

Operations are responsible for keeping the lights on; we are at the front line on the Network. If we find a fault, it is our responsibility to respond to the fault, and dispatch our skilled teams to fix it as quickly as possible. We work in all hours, and through all weathers, ensuring our customers are never without power.

What is the Role?

We have an opportunity for a Resource Controller to join our team. Mainly based out of Poole, but able to work flexibly across ours stores in Yeovil, Salisbury and New Forest as needed, you will provide excellent customer service through the management and control of materials and equipment stocks. You'll oversee all ordering, and deliveries to the site, and will manage stock levels by using the business processes and systems to good effect. You will work with our logistics providers to resolve any stock and delivery related issues, including taking action to resolve any materials shortages.

As a Resource Controller, you will be responsible for the organisation and maintenance of the depot yard areas. This includes managing the recycling centre, ensuring safety standards are met, completing yard audits and reporting any risks and incidents such as oil spills. You will act as a First Aider on site and be supported to gain/ maintain a First Aid at Work qualification. You will also support with maintaining registers of COSHH substances, and support with tools and equipment inspections and updating records where required. You will undertake tools and PPE supply, including keeping stocks of key items on site and managing any centrally held spare instruments and tools.

In an emergency and where it does not impact on the running of the stores, you may be required to deliver items direct to site. This includes a rapid response and delivery of generators. As such a full UK driving licence is a requirement. Whilst there is no company vehicle provided with this role, transport will be made available for necessary travel between sites and to make any urgent deliveries.

What do I need?

The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills and a passion for customer service. You will also have diligent attitude towards safety and accuracy. A Fork Lift Licence and relevant Street works qualifications would be of benefit but are not essential and training will be provided.

You will need to be highly organised, with excellent time management skills and the ability to foster positive working relationships with colleagues at all levels. Part of your role will be maintaining system records and ensuring data is up to date, and therefore you should be comfortable using IT systems, with a good knowledge of Microsoft packages such as Word, Outlook and Excel.

Our Benefits

We're committed to ensuring we offer our people a great place to work, with competitive salary, contributory pension plan and benefits package.

Next Steps

All applications should be submitted online however to discuss any adjustments you may require submitting your application please get in touch. We'll let you know the outcome of your application after the closing date.

If you successfully secure a role with us, you'll be required to complete our pre-employment screening process before joining.

About SSE

We all have different skills here at SSE and that's what makes us stand out. We all take pride in a job well done and share the belief that an inclusive culture is key to our success and vision for the future. Above all, safety is at the heart of everything we do at SSE and we live by the mantra 'if it's not safe, we don't do it'.

SSE is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.