Warehouse Apprentice SPECTRUM WORLD LTD

We are looking for a highly-motivated apprentice to join our busy team. Your responsibilities will include working as part of a team, stock control and picking and packing of orders, unloading of vans, dealing with goods in and out for the company, maintaining a clean, tidy warehouse and general house keeping.

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Closing date: 29 Aug 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £156.00

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 9:00am - 6:00pm

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    12 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    20 Apr 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001212662

  • Positions

    2 available

The job description would include: 

  • Unloading and loading products from the vehicles and checking for accuracy in accordance with agreed processes and procedures
  • Carry out all tasks in a safe way adhering to Health and Safety procedures
  • Carry out any other duties within the warehouse as required
  • Ensuring equipment and customer stock is handled and looked after correctly to a good standard of housekeeping 
  • Ensuring that outgoing goods are loaded onto the correct vehicles with correct labels 
  • Cleaning of common areas 
  • Stacking of products in warehouse 
  • Stock control to include checking goods coming in and going out 
  • Testing and processing stock 
  • Packaging Items for our wholesale and online customers 
  • Quality control; identifying faults with items
  • Checking condition of goods 
  • Palletising items 
  • Performing stock checks 
  • General maintenance jobs, handy man skills 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Demonstrated ability to organise products efficiently.
  • Good customer orientation with a strong ability to deal effectively with complaints.
  • Team player
  • Confident with people
  • Trustworthy
  • Be able to stand and work continually for long hours.
  • Strong mathematical skills.
  • Be able to follow warehouse safety precautions and procedures.
  • Skilled in basic computer software ie. MS Word, Excel
  • Eager to perform housekeeping tasks for the work area.
  • Polite
  • Good Communication
  • Friendly

Personal qualities

  • Flexible
  • Good Timekeeping
  • Confident
  • Proactive
  • Works well in a team and on their own
  • Well presented

Qualifications required

Candidates should have a GCSE grade A-C in English and Maths or equivalent qualifications in these subjects.

Future prospects

Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship a full time position will be made available to the candidate

Things to consider

Good bus routes. Please note if you contact the employer directly you will not be considered for this vacancy. The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year. Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year. The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over. Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week). For more information visit: www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

About the employer

We an online retailer that sells toys and games, we have grown considerably over the last two years. At Spectrum World we believe in giving back to the community.

Employer

SPECTRUM WORLD LTD

Address

A 27

Basildon

SS15 6SD

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Training provider

  • Full Intermediate Warehousing and Storage Apprenticeship
  • Functional Skills
  • Technical Certificate

Apprenticeship framework

Warehousing and Storage

Training provider

SOUTH ESSEX COLLEGE OF FURTHER AND HIGHER EDUCATION

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by South Essex College

Contact

01702 220593


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Closing date: 29 Aug 2017