Warehouse Operative BUY IT DIRECT LTD

To support within the warehouse with the processing of goods-in, stock transfers and dispatch within both the showroom and with couriers, to ensure goods are dispatched correctly to customers.

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Closing date: 28 Sep 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

    Rota for working one weekend day every 3 months. Vacancies available on AM (6am – 2pm) and PM (2pm – 10pm) shift.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    02 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    14 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    4 available

  • To be responsible booking in goods that are delivered to the warehouse
  • Dispatch to customer and serving the needs of the showroom
  • Dispatch goods through couriers
  • To pick items to ensure the right goods are dispatched to customers
  • Ensure visual checks of all fire exits within the business ensure doors are opened/closed as required
  • All administrative duties relating to the role
  • To ensure the warehouse is kept tidy at all times
  • To support with the checking of stock to ensure the correct stock is held within the warehouse at all times
  • Continually checking of the system to ensure all orders are dispatched in a timely manner and within the timeframes set by the company

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent communication skills
  • IT literate and able to learn new computer systems that are used in the warehouse
  • Able to work on own initiative as well as being able to work as part of a large team
  • Ability to work in a pressurised and busy environment

Personal qualities

  • Positive attitude
  • Flexibility
  • Willingness and eagerness to learn
  • Reliable and committed to the role
  • Good attention to detail

Qualifications required


Future prospects

Opportunity for permanent role.

About the employer

As a dynamic and fast moving company, Buy It Direct, is a leading online retailer supplying to the UK and many other European countries. Buy It Direct offers a host of opportunities within a wide range of fields and professions




Unit J6

Lowfields Way

Lowfields Business Park



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Additional location information

Lowfields Business Park

Training provider

Successful candidate will work towards a level 2 NVQ diploma in warehousing

Apprenticeship framework

Warehousing and Storage

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Calderdale College


Dan Holt 01422418432 danielh@calderdale.ac.uk

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Closing date: 28 Sep 2017