Stock Control Purchasing Assistant Apprentice Buckleys (Uvral) Limited

This vacancy is to aid in the running of the stores, purchasing and despatch.

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

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Closing date: 26 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £156.00

  • Working week

    Monday to Thursday 8.00am – 5.30pm with 45 minutes lunch break (unpaid). Friday 8.00am – 12.00pm.

    Total hours per week: 39.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    53 weeks

  • Possible start date

    06 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    03 Oct 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001316485

  • Positions

    1 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.

Main Duties to include -

  • Picking of Parts
  • Stock Taking
  • Data Inputting
  • Packing Components for Sales / Despatch
  • Labelling Products
  • Communicating with Suppliers
  • Packaging
  • Understanding Bills of Materials (BOM)
  • Liaising with Suppliers / Despatch

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Basic English and Mathematics, good communication skills and basic computer skills
  • Ability to work in an organised and structured way
  • Good telephone manner

Personal qualities

  • Polite
  • Punctual
  • Well Presented

Qualifications required

A*- C GCSE Grades in English and Maths or equivalents.

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.
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.

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. Travel Information Station is Folkestone Central – 10 minute walk to bus station. From the bus station you can get the 160 bus that will drop off at Elventon Cl, it is then a 9 minute walk. Other buses are also available.

About the employer

Manufacturing Company making Test Equipment with 40 years’ experience in this field.

Employer

Buckleys (Uvral) Limited

Address

Concept Court Buckleys House Unit G

Shearway Road

Folkestone

CT19 4RG

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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, Technical Certificate and Functional Skills if appropriate.

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


Other information

***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
Apprentice National Minimum Wage (ANMW): The rate for apprentices (or if aged 19, for their first year only) is £3.30. This is the legal minimum pay per hour. Most receive more; a median basic hourly pay rate of £6.31 for Level 2 and 3, and £9.68 for Level 4 and 5 Higher Apprentices.
From 1 October 2016 the rate will increase by 3% to £3.40 per hour.

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.

TRAVEL
Nearest train station is Folkestone West.
Walking distance from train station to bus stop is 0.1 mile, takes 3 minutes.
Bus number 71 (non-stop), takes 1 minute.
Walking distance from bus stop to destination is 0.6 miles, takes 11 minutes.

Overall travel time is 15 minutes.

WORKING WEEK
8:00 am – 5:30 pm Monday – Thursday 3/4 Lunch Break
8:00 am – 12:00 pm Friday
Total per week = 39 hours

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: 26 Oct 2017