KAON Automation, the new name for ATS (Automation Technology Services).

Job Category: Administration

Stores Assistant (6 Month Contract)


The primary role will be to assist the Stores department in the efficient operation of the stores room including procurement of all materials, ensuring that they are stored in the correct locations and all paperwork is correct and entered into the KAON Automation material handling software. 

While the role is primarily Stores based, the job holder will also assist machine build technicians with mechanical machine assembly as necessary.

Primary duties will include:

  • Manage all incoming deliveries
    • Check quantities and quality check
  • Record deliveries on system
  • Manage stock levels
  • Conduct stock takes
  • Input orders into system, seek approval per procedures and email PO details to supplier
  • Monitor progress of orders, updating system and stores manager of changes
  • Keep the stores area tidy and clean
  • Assist mechanical machine assembly when necessary

Educational, Experience, Skills & Competencies

  • Prior experience not necessary
  • Ability to work on own initiative and must be proactive
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Common sense approach with attention to detail
  • Excellent time management
  • Experience using Microsoft Office Excel and Sage an advantage
  • Interest in mechanics and / or machinery an advantage

Procurement Administrator

The role is responsible for the timely and efficient procurement of materials for the manufacture of automated equipment.

Responsibilities include the following:

  • Input orders into Sage finance software, seek approval per procedures and email PO details to supplier
  • Monitor progress of orders, updating both system and project manager of changes
  • Keep relevant personnel aware of progress of orders, highlighting any delays or changes to plan
  • Keep agreed account terms with suppliers updated
  • Set up new client accounts on Sage, maintaining correct information, keeping records, and archiving data
  • Review purchasing reports as relevant
  • Follow through on any discrepancies regarding deliveries, contact suppliers and confirm delivery date of short items
  • Effectively co-ordinate the ordering of materials for both Mechanical and Electrical trolleys on work-shop floor
  • Provide back-up support to Stores Administrator as necessary to efficiently manage and record on systems (GRN) all incoming deliveries
  • Interact with our suppliers and in-house teams and provide a timely and relevant response to all queries
  • Manage customer orders for spares materials

Educational, Experience, Skills & Competencies:

  • Leaving Certificate
  • Prior relevant experience including:
    • Familiarity with processes in a busy office environment
    • Good understanding of Excel, prior use of Sage an advantage
    • Prior procurement experience advantageous
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Willing to take ownership
  • Self-starter with good attention to detail

Our Locations

Unit 10
Rathrippon Business Park
Collooney, Sligo
Ireland, F91 HPP9

Unit 20
Euro Business Park
Little Island, Cork
Ireland, T45 CF10

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Kaon Automation Limited
Registered Address: 10 Rathrippon Business Park, Collooney, Co Sligo, F91 HPP9, Ireland.
Registered in Ireland. CRO number: 428472. VAT / EORI number: IE9577549D.

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