Apprentice Warehousing and Distribution Assistant VITAL PARTS LTD

Vital Parts Ltd is looking for an enthusiastic person to join their Warehouse team which is a fundamental part of their business. The successful applicant will be looking after incoming and outgoing goods, picking and packing items accurately and quickly.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 28 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £160.00

  • Working week

    Monday – Friday Breaks - 15 Minutes AM, 30 Minutes Midday, 15 minutes PM Daily working hours to be discussed at interview

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    53 weeks

  • Possible start date

    09 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    01 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001290238

  • Positions

    6 available

***THE EMPLOYER HAS ASKED THAT YOU DO NOT CONTACT THEM DIRECTLY. DOING SO COULD JEOPARDISE YOUR APPLICATION***

If you do not meet the criteria for this position, your application will not be considered.

  • Picking and packing parcels within allocated time scales
  • Dealing with incoming stock from suppliers.
  • Unloading containers and checking the stock is correct
  • Participating in stock checks
  • Basic computer skills – printing off labels etc
  • Keeping the warehouse safe by ensuring a clean and tidy working environment – no boxes/clutter in walkways
  • Ensuring procedures are followed in respect of problem orders
  • Ensure Quality Control standards are maintained.
  • Identify areas for improvement in own performance and takes ownership for developing own skills

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Be able to work as part of a team
  • Have good attention to detail and be accurate
  • Able to work at a fast pace
  • Adaptable to change
  • A knowledge of musical instruments and accessories would be beneficial
  • Basic computer skills

Personal qualities

  • Flexible and enthusiastic
  • Able to use initiative
  • Be trust worthy and reliable
  • Have a common sense approach to health and safety

Qualifications required

A*- D GCSE Grades in English and Maths or equivalent qualifications in these subjects.

Future prospects

• Potential for full time employment for the right candidate. • There are opportunities to progress from a Level 2 to a Level 3 qualification • Many employers retain apprentices in full/part time positions • The Qualifications you gain can also help you to get into higher education or other employment • Being an apprentice gives you the opportunity to gain a recognised qualification and developing professional skills whilst earning a salary, inside some of Kent’s best companies. Non KCC Once the Apprenticeship has been achieved you will have the skills, abilities and experience to update and enhance your CV, to make it attractive to potential employers. KCC On completion of the apprenticeship the successful candidate will have the opportunity of being matched against KCC vacancies at a specific grade. In addition you will have the skills, abilities and experience to update and enhance your CV, to make it attractive to potential employers.

Things to consider

***THE EMPLOYER HAS ASKED THAT YOU DO NOT CONTACT THEM DIRECTLY. DOING SO COULD JEOPARDISE YOUR APPLICATION*** If you do not meet the criteria for this position, your application will not be considered. National Minimum Wage From 1st April 2017, the NMW for Apprentices is £3.50 per hour. This applies to 16 - 18 year old Apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other Apprentices the Apprentice National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The wage for Apprentices applies to both time spent on the job plus time spent in training. INTERVIEW We will be interviewing candidates who meet the criteria as they apply and will recruit after a successful interview which may be before the closing date. Reality Check You will be responsible for your travel expenses to and from your place of work. Therefore, you must have the means to get to your place of work on a daily basis whilst awaiting for your first wages to be paid.

About the employer

Vital Parts Ltd are a renowned Plastic, Rubber & Metal component manufacturer and distributor with our head office based in Bircholt Road, Maidstone. Employing a wealth of technical knowledge and experience we are creating a reputation throughout the industry as the go to place for everything component related.

Employer

VITAL PARTS LTD

Address

Unit 17

Palace Industrial Estate, Bircholt Road

Maidstone

ME15 9XU

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Training provider

On the job training with the employer whilst working towards the Apprenticeship Framework - consisting of the Intermediate NVQ Level, Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS) and the Employment Rights and Responsibilities (ERR) Workbook. It may be necessary for you to complete Functional Skills in Maths, English and ICT – subject to previous achieved grades.


Regular work based assessments/observations carried out by Kent Training & Apprenticeships Tutor Assessor, to determine competency and meet with Awarding Body standards.

Apprenticeship framework

Warehousing and Storage

Training provider

KENT COUNTY COUNCIL

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Kent Training & Apprenticeships

Contact

Kent Training and Apprenticeships Business Support Team 0800 731 4297 KT&A@kent.gov.uk


Employer's Application Instructions

This employer has requested all applicants to apply through Kent Training and Apprenticeships online application system – Therefore, to apply for this position, please click on the link below and follow the online instructions.


This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 28 Sep 2017