Warehouse & Storage Apprentice MAYFLOWERSTONE LIMITED

An excellent opportunity for a focused and ambitious individual to be trained as a Supply Chain Warehouse Operative. Due to the nature of the role it is important that candidates have the ability to function well individually and as part of a very busy team and in a safe manner

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Closing date: 29 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

    Monday - Friday (8.00am - 4.30pm) - 30 minutes unpaid lunch

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    02 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    30 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Goods in - Monitoring expected deliveries. Planning location - where they will go (quartz/granite/marble). What order will they be used. Liaise with manager/sawyer. Receive goods - quantity/quality check.  Highlight discrepancies.  Label stock correctly.

Manage stock - Ensure material is ready for each job - highlight correct material to sawyers.  Ensure condition is perfect. Any imperfections/damaged stock to be used needs to checked to ensure a workaround is in place or identify issue with manager early to order sufficient material on time.  Ensure any stock used is reported to manager to delete from stock list.  Liaise with sawyers to manage off-cuts into inventory.  Keep inventory list up to date, all current stock to be identified correctly, sized, labelled and stored in a traceable location to ensure ready for annual audit.  Ensure yard is kept tidy and organised.

Goods out - All jobs to be checked against spec to ensure quantity and quality of pieces. If we fit jobs - check all pieces on frame ready for fitting teams and paperwork ready. If we do not fit the job - customer needs to be informed to collect or delivery arranged. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Good time-keeping with a 'can do' attitude.  Effective team player, who can communicate well, with a flexibility to undertake a variety of warehouse tasks in a safe manner.  Good attention to detail

Personal qualities

Professional appearance, good verbal communications, good team skills, and ability to work under pressure and to pay close attention to task details and site safety at all times.  A flexible and reliable approach to all work tasks

Qualifications required

Maths - English - ICT (GCSE A - E Grades - or equivalent).

Future prospects

Employer is keen to encourage and develop candidate as much as possible including progression onto Fork Lift drivers licence, Gantry Crane operator certificate and an increased knowledge of moreaware systems, ability to identify products and to plan/communicate in a busy working environment.

Things to consider

The role can be physically demanding as it will involve the safe loading and unloading of goods from vehicles, stacking and storing goods in correct bay locations, stacking of empty pallets.

About the employer

Mayflower Stone are a well-established business and are one of the largest trade fabricators of natural stone, quartz and corian worktops in the South West. The company are working from a purpose built manufacturing and showroom facility on an industrial site and wish to train someone who hopefully will then continue to develop and progress their career at Mayflower Stone





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Training provider

Level 2 Supply Chain Warehouse Certificate

Personal Learning & Thinking Skills (PLTS)

Employers Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)

Functional Skills Support (Mahs/English) if required

Apprenticeship standard

Logistics and Supply Chain > Supply Chain Warehouse Operative

Training provider

Focus Training And DCET Training

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Focus Training (SW) Ltd


Trevor Barnes trevor.b@thefocustraininggroup.com

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Closing date: 29 Sep 2017