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Apprentice Warehouse and Supply Chain Officer Mother Riley's

This is a fantastic opportunity for a person looking to start a career within the Logistics Industry. The company are based in Rochdale and are looking to recruit an enthusiastic individual for a warehouse apprenticeship position.

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

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Closing date: 07 Nov 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Between 7.00am - 3.15pm (days to be confirmed)

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    1 years

  • Possible start date

    15 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    13 Apr 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

An excellent opportunity for a person who has a CAN DO attitude to be able to join an exciting growing food business. Working alongside our Operations Manager and team, whilst working towards a Level 2 Warehouse Operative Apprenticeship qualification. This is an incredible opportunity for a Warehouse / Supply chain operative to take their next step in a food manufacturing business that is growing year on year.

Based in Rochdale. Mother Riley’s Bakery manufactures multiple food products which are sold in the major multiples such as Asda, Tesco, Sainsburys. The successful candidate will be involved in all aspects of a warehouse and supply chain role, from picking and packing, palletising, dispatching, stock takes, sourcing and working with ops teams. We need someone who is trustworthy, flexible, confident and truly cares about the work that they do. The candidate needs to have attention to detail and to work hard as we pride ourselves in the quality of our products. The successful candidate will have full training with our operations manager.

Role overview Main Duties include:

  • Opening up and closing the packing area
  • Picking and packing orders
  • Ensure agreed timings and deadlines are met
  • Ensure a high standard of work throughout
  • Assisting on stock management alongside the operations team
  • Understanding stock reports / stock take
  • Preparing and dispatching wholesale orders
  • Managing goods in and goods out
  • Learning new stock related systems
  • Reporting back to the Operations Manager on any low stocks
  • Inputting data into a computer and manual recording system
  • Maintain general housekeeping duties within the warehouse, including stock rotation, cleanliness, tidiness, and compliance with health and safety guidelines
  • Minimising waste with maximising output
  • Report any potential problems as soon as possible
  • Ensure all company procedures are met
  • Ensure a tidy work space and in an organised manner
  • Any other duty as required

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

The successful candidate will need:

  • To be able to work in a team and independently without supervision
  • Good communication skills, both verbally and written
  • Physical requirements - repeated lifting, pulling or pushing, heavy lifting, prolonged standing
  • Good IT and typing skills
  • Good organisational skills
  • Strong team player
  • Maintain a high standard of work at all times
  • Ability to follow instructions accurately
  • Ability to learn new systems / equipment
  • Ability to prioritise workload
  • To be flexible and genuine with willingness to undertake any tasks which could reasonably be expected of someone in this capacity

Personal qualities

  • Confident / energetic / quick learner
  • Trustworthy / honest
  • Punctual with good attendance
  • Reliable
  • Passion for the brand
  • Team player
  • Attention to detail / accuracy
  • Able to communicate effectively / friendly and approachable manner
  • Able to self-motivate with a positive attitude
  • Be able to follow instructions and work consistently to agree specifications
  • Able to work under pressure and to deadlines
  • Flexible attitude towards variations in workload

Desired qualifications

Ideally GCSE maths and English A-D / 9-3 or equivalent but not mandatory.

Future prospects

As a business that is growing we love to promote from within the company, so leadership and supervisory roles are more than achievable with the right attitude and competency. There is the opportunity to be offered a full time role after completing the apprenticeship.

About the employer

Mother Riley’s Bakery manufactures multiple food products for specialist brands which are sold in the major multiples such as Asda, Tesco and Sainsburys. With continued growth and ambitious plans, it is a very exciting time to join the business.


Mother Riley's


Kingsway W Moss Bridge Road


OL16 5LW

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Mantra Learning Limited


Chloe Yates 07845 261412

  • Warehouse and Storage Level 1
  • Warehouse and Storage Level 2
  • Health and Safety
  • Manual Handling
  • Functional Skills
  • Employability Skills

To be trained with Mantra Learning.

Apprenticeship standard

Supply chain warehouse operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 07 Nov 2021