Apprentice Warehouse and Stores Operative D H Stainless Limited

The company are looking for an apprentice with a positive attitude towards learning and a keen practical approach. As part of this role your duties will include: picking/packing orders, loading/unloading of wagons, machine operation duties as and when required (training will be provided).

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Closing date: 27 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    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).

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday (varying shift pattern - earliest start 6am, latest finish 8pm)

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    1 years

  • Possible start date

    30 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    11 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties could include but are not limited to:

  • Receiving and signing for deliveries from suppliers.
  • Checking deliveries against paperwork.
  • Receiving collected goods from suppliers.
  • Sorting and accurately distributing goods into warehouse locations.
  • Picking orders in logistics operations.
  • Checking orders against paperwork.
  • Preparing orders for shipping via couriers, ensuring accurate paperwork.
  • Palletising orders.
  • Loading orders onto/off vehicles.
  • Using equipment to move goods in logistics operations.
  • Checking stock levels and stock records.
  • Developing effective working relationships with colleagues in logistics operations.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Have an understanding of good manufacturing practice
  • Have good English language/numerical skills
  • Have a knack for solving problems
  • Be a committed team player

Personal qualities

  • Be hard working and reliable
  • Have a keen attention to detail and accuracy
  • Be a team player
  • Be organised
  • A positive attitude to learning

Qualifications required

Minimum of four GCSEs at grade D or above including English and Maths or equivalent qualifications.

As part of the interview process, Apprentices will undertake an initial Guroo assessment for Maths and English and also complete a short written assessment.

Applicants who do not meet the exact entry requirements may also be considered and are invited to apply.

Future prospects

Full time position for the right candidate.

About the employer

DH Stainless are the leading UK stockholder and national distributor of stainless steel pipe, tube, fittings and flanges. We are one of the UK's leading stainless steel tube suppliers, we also carry stock for steel pipe, fittings and flanges. We supply a wide range of products specialising in the lower cost, thinner wall thickness, lighter weight, product ranges.


D H Stainless Limited


Petre Court Unit 8

Petre Road



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Training provider

  • Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Warehousing and Storage
  • Functional Skills Level 1/2- Maths
  • Functional Skills Level 1/2- English

Apprenticeship framework

Warehousing and Storage

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Burnley College

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Closing date: 27 Oct 2017