Date Posted
13 Apr 2022

Cobham Mission Systems, now part of the Eaton portfolio, have an exciting opportunity for a Materials Handler – Late Shift


The purpose of the role:

  • To perform the administrative/physical tasks involved in the picking, packing and tracking of parts, supplies and equipment.
  • To manage the deployment and distribution of inventory necessary to support the business
  • To accurately pick & pack stock items in accordance with the outgoing paperwork, ensuring conformance to the customer’s requirements.


Reporting to the Despatch & Goods Receiving Controller, this role is based from Wimborne, Dorset.


This role will be on our late shift team who work 1400-2200 Monday to Friday.


We offer a 25% increase in salary when working shift.


As a Materials Handler, your skills and qualifications will ideally include:

  • Experience working in warehouses or as a material handler in a similar environment
  • Ideally be able to operate a forklift (training can be provided)
  • Ability to lift and move material over 15lbs.
  • Prior experience of picking and packing
  • Experience using computer systems relating to shipping



As a Materials Handler, your main responsibilities will involve:

  • Conducting accurate stock checks and cycle counts in accordance with Business Unit policy and SOF best practice.
  • To maintain quality, batch control and traceability of all parts and to ensure the department operates to the quality manual
  • To issue stock parts to the workshop as required and to update the system accordingly
  • Communicating with logistics & customers regarding shipping status
  • Maintaining internal shipping records
  • To adequately package all orders for safe delivery to the customer.
  • To be flexible as possible with working hours at times of heavy workload.
  • To undertake any other duties, from time to time, as can be reasonably requested by the company.
  • May operate a forklift.
  • Performs all operations according to prescribed safety, health and environmental (SHE) principles.
  • Executes ERP transactions involving movement of inventory and other related transactions
  • Co-operates with management to meet the employer’s legal duties and take reasonable care of their own health and safety and that of others who may be affected by their acts or omissions




About us


As the world’s leading supplier of critical control solutions, we help our customers to increase the safety and mission capabilities of their personnel and equipment in extreme environments.


Our proven and trusted solutions in air-to-air refuelling, life support, weapons carriage and unmanned systems, deliver assured performance and class-leading through-life costs that enable our customers to bring complex projects to market quickly, and with minimal risk.


We offer challenging and rewarding roles across a wide range of disciplines that combine to make us a true global technology and service leader.


Our ethos is rooted firmly in our history of innovation, leadership and empowerment and we take great pride in solving the big problems that others can’t. If it can be done we can find a way.


We believe in operating as a team, both among ourselves and alongside our partners.  And we believe in pushing our potential to its very limit.


After all, we did not get to where we are now, nor will we succeed in the future, by being unambiguous or complacent. For us, Every Mission Matters.


What You Can Expect From Us


We offer an excellent salary and benefits package which includes an annual bonus, employer matched pension scheme of up to 12%, 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays with options to buy/sell 5 days per year, company funded life cover of 3x salary and income protection scheme as well as a comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme. In addition, we offer a wide range of additional benefits through our Eaton Flex benefit portal covering Health & Wellbeing benefits, Insurances, Cycle Scheme, Gym Flex, and discounted Retail Vouchers to name a few.


If successful, you will be required to pass a criminal record check and a security clearance.



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