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Apprentice Warehouse Operative Howdens Joinery

Howdens are currently looking for a Warehouse Operative Apprentice to join their expanding team! Howdens is committed to developing our people, which means our Apprenticeships lead to great career opportunities and the chance to really make your mark.

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

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Closing date: 22 Sep 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Hours between 8am - 5pm Monday to Friday.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    29 Sep 2021

  • Date posted

    17 Jun 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

At Howdens you will be working towards a Supply Chain Warehouse Operative Level 2 Apprenticeship standard over the course of 15 months.

At Howdens our products are available from local stock at depots nationwide, so we can offer timely collection and deliveries to get projects started sooner. This also allows us to make changes quickly, should they arise, so work can continue without delay. 

Our Warehouse Person is responsible for effective stock maintenance of incoming and outgoing stock, complying with the company’s health and safety regulations while providing high standards of customer service.

Key Accountabilities & Responsibilities include: 

  • To unload and check accuracy of all incoming stock deliveries in line with the Health & Safety offloading procedures and company policy
  • To carry out daily checks on the forklift truck and other mechanical equipment in accordance reporting all defects to the Depot Manager
  • To maintain a high level of stock security and carry out the required security checks on all outgoing orders and deliveries
  • To deal with returns from customers in a courteous, professional and knowledgeable way
  • To carry out daily/weekly stock checks according to procedure, ensuring an accurate computer stock file
  • To understand and comply with company policy regarding damage controls and replacement part ordering
  • To maintain general housekeeping duties within the warehouse, stock rotation and product group, cleanliness and tidiness.
  • To participate as an effective and willing team member to achieve individual and team goals
  • To ensure a safe and comfortable environment is maintained for customers and employees within the depot 
  • Ensure compliance with Health & Safety Regulations whilst in the depot

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Basic Literacy and numeracy skills

Personal qualities

  • We are looking for smart, friendly people with excellent attention to detail and a desire to learn
  • You will be confident, tenacious, and hungry to succeed, with a flexible approach to working and learning in a fast-paced environment
  • Punctual, well organised and hard working
  • Keen eye for detail and an eager to learn

Desired qualifications

No qualifications required.

Future prospects

Ongoing training and Learning. 

Things to consider

The key dates are to be used as a guide only. Should the right candidate be found, this vacancy may close early.

About the employer

Howdens are the UK's largest designer and manufacturer of fitted kitchens and joinery products, transforming thousands of homes every year.


Howdens Joinery


Unit 3-3


High Road


NW10 2DY

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Lifetime Training Ltd

Alongside this job role, you also will be studying towards your:

  • Warehouse Operative Apprenticeship Standard L2
  • Functional Skills in English and maths

Apprenticeship standard

Supply chain warehouse operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

Employer's Application Instructions

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

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Closing date: 22 Sep 2021