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Stores Operative / Driver

  • Timeline Television Ltd
  • Greenford, UK
  • 14/04/2022

Job Description

About the Role

Timeline Television is seeking a Stores Operative / Driver to work in its busy Stores function, supplying, testing, and maintaining equipment for a range of outside broadcasts and projects to internal and external clients.

This is a fantastic position for anyone wanting to embark on a career in outside Broadcasting, with multiple opportunities to learn and be taught by an experienced engineering team. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a methodical, team-orientated approach to project delivery whilst working in a safe and timely manner, along with enthusiasm and a thirst for learning the equipment.

We are looking for an individual with suitable skills to work in this busy and physical role.

Main Duties

  • Maintain the warehouse to a high standard, ensuring all working areas are tidy and free from hazards and rubbish
  • Driving to our other sites and work locations to deliver kit
  • Work collaboratively with OB (Outside Broadcast) Project Managers/Unit Managers to ensure OB trucks are accurately and promptly loaded, cleaned and prepped
  • After project completion, ensure that OB trucks are unloaded, cleaned and prepared for next assignment
  • Inspect all hired equipment before and after jobs, to ensure all kit is complete and in working order
  • Use initiative to ensure that equipment is suitably boxed during transportation and for storage purposes
  • Respond promptly to unforeseen requirements from all parts of Timeline’s business
  • Maintenance and testing of equipment used on OB trucks, flyaways and other Timeline installations
  • Involvement with system build and refurbishment projects
  • Developing skills and knowledge within the broadcast industry 

Must be prepared to work shifts, weekends, and bank holidays.  Role is based on a 7/14 shift pattern.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

The successful candidate should be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Physically fit, and able to lift and handle heavy items and cable throughout the shift
  • UK driving licence is essential and must be willing to drive a 3.5t van to move equipment
  • Attention to detail and good memory recall
  • Basic computer skills
  • A logical approach to problem solving
  • Highly motivated and enthusiastic
  • A team worker, with good verbal and written and communication skills
  • Willing to adapt to the unique nature of the broadcasting business
  • LGV licence would be an advantage but not essential


  • Adaptability: Demonstrates flexibility and responds positively to new challenges and interruptions; is open to change(s); shows openness to alternative ways of doing things.
  • Team-oriented: Ability to develop positive relationships; works well with others; possesses the ability to create and maintain productive working relationships; helps to build positive working relationships in the team environment(s) and connects with people from all parts of society.
  • Communication: Listens well and is open to regular, honest feedback; articulate and communicates with passion and clarity; demonstrates excellent interpersonal skills through effective communication; good conflict resolution skills
  • Collaboration: Identify improvements with systems and processes to improve workflows and processes; sets an example by sharing necessary knowledge, skills(s) and idea(s) within team to build helpful, productive relationships across the organisation


You will be eligible for a variety of employee benefits including but not limited to:

  • Private Health Care
  • Medical cash benefits
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Travel insurance