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Stores Manager (Team Leader)

37 - 0 / per week - Full-Time
Cambridge ,


An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Stores Manager to join AIM Altitude based in Waterbeach, Cambridge. In return we offer  benefits of 25 days holiday, plus 8 Bank holidays, Pension, Non-contributory Life Assurance and Cash Health Care Scheme.  Our location has excellent transport links via road and rail.

AIM Altitude is one of the leading global suppliers of cabin interiors to the world’s leading airlines. AIM Composites division is a full service manufacturing company, excelling in the manufacture and assembly of complex composite exterior and interior components, mouldings, sandwich, flat panels and laminates for a multitude of industries such as aerospace, rail, marine, military and automotive and their varied and specific applications

Our long standing history, experienced management, engineering capability and workforce have provided us with real work experience, transforming customers’ design visions into composite reality. AIM Composites has a strong focus on production control and quality, with an ethos set deep in lean manufacturing, from purchase, engineering, project management, manufacture, quality, through to final release.

Reporting to the Operations Manager, successful applicants should have experience of stores / stock management, good understanding of material control and warehousing, possess excellent communication skills, with a good work ethic and a hardworking can-do attitude. The ability to work under pressure and lead a team is essential.  Experience of working in a manufacturing environment and a relevant qualification would be an advantage.

The following skills are essential:

  • Excellent communication Skills
  • Excellent people skills with an ability to motivate and lead a team
  • Ability to work in high-pressure situations and delegate workload effectively
  • Excellent organisation and time management skills
  • Self motivated


Responsibilities include:

  • Managing material flow throughout the business
  • Managing stores inventory
  • Ensuring that incoming and outgoing materials are recorded correctly within the stores department using the business MRP system
  • Assigning duties and responsibilities to stores staff
  • Recruit and hire staff to meet customer demand
  • Training new employees and provide opportunities for continuous improvement and personal development for current staff
  • Annual staff evaluation based on performance metrics
  • Reporting key data to Operations Manager


Basic Hours of work are 08.00 – 16.30 Monday – Thursday, 08.00 – 13.00 Friday (37 hours) - Paid Saturday work may be required on a rota basis with Departmental Team Leaders.

Salary - £35,000 PA

Please apply online to be considered for the role - please be advised that if you have not had a response within 2 weeks from your application that you have not been shortlisted on this occasion.

25 Days holiday

8 Bank Holidays

Non-contributory Life Assurance Scheme

Non-contributory Health Cash plan (after successful 3 months trial period)

Pension Scheme