Trade Counter and Warehousing Apprentice Fastco (Fasteners & Fixings) Limited

Fastco, Crewe are searching for an Apprentice Trade Counter and Warehousing Apprentice.

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    02 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    07 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Fastco, Crewe are searching for a Trainee Trade Counter and Warehousing Apprentice.

Core job tasks include:

Trade Counter:

  • Serving customers on the trade counter
  • Ensuring shop is fully stocked and priced
  • Label products and keep area clean and tidy
  • Check stock levels and request re-order
  • Using the computer to raise Sales Orders / Delivery Notes & Invoices
  • Filing of documents produced


  • Ensure orders are picked / despatched as per picking / delivery notes
  • The safe loading / handling / unloading of all material
  • The safe racking / free standing of all material
  • Ensure deliveries are checked before despatch to avoid error
  • Receive goods and check against delivery note. Report discrepancies immediately
  • Using sage to receive goods / create sales orders and delivery notes

General Duties:

  • Report any Health & Safety concerns with regards to equipment / vehicles & warehouse to the Management
  • Keep warehouse / shop and w/c facilities clean and tidy
  • Inspect equipment regularly and report concerns
  • Fulfil training programs deemed necessary to allow efficient performance of duties and assist in your personal development
  • Other duties as required in office and warehouse

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Flexibility.
  • Team player.
  • Ability to work under pressure paying strict attention to details.
  • Conscientious, organised and methodical.

Personal qualities

  • Reliable.
  • Good timekeeper.
  • Positive approach to work.
  • Always eager to help others.

Qualifications required

  • No formal qualifications required.

Future prospects

Full time position for the right candidate following successful completion of the apprenticeship process.

About the employer

For almost a decade and a half, Fastco (Fasteners & Fixings) Ltd has become a well established, leading supplier of fasteners, fixings, screws, tools, and much more. Established in the year 2000, we have tirelessly committed ourselves to providing a loyal, dependable service time and time again. As our business has progressed, so has our range of products. Starting out as suppliers of structural bolting to the Industrial and Agricultural sector, we now stock a vast range of goods produced by the industry's best manufacturers, including the likes of Fischer, Makita, BAHCO, and Wera. Customers can buy our entire range of products both in store from our trade counter and online. We can also deliver our products locally using our own methods of transport or send items to you directly via a courier. Understanding the demands of online shopping, we have aimed to make purchasing products via our website as simple as possible. Customers can filter their results by category, material, manufacturer, price, and plenty more refined searching options.


Fastco (Fasteners & Fixings) Limited


Unit 3a

Crewe Trade Park




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Training provider

  • Supply Chain Management Level 2 Apprenticeship.
  • Functional Skills Maths Level 1
  • Functional Skills English Level 1
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities (ERR).

Apprenticeship framework

Supply Chain Management

Training provider


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Closing date: 30 Sep 2017