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Supply Chain Warehouse Apprentice LS1037 Kite Packaging

To support the continued expansion plans of our Rotherham RDC site, we are looking to a recruit a Warehouse Operative. This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to join the fastest growing packaging distributor in the UK and embark on the path toward a successful and rewarding career.

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

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Closing date: 05 Oct 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £220.00

  • Working week

    Days and hours TBC.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    18 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    29 Jun 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC091174353

  • Positions

    1 available

Company: Kite Packaging Limited

Job title: Warehouse Apprentice

The role:

We will offer you the opportunity to work with some of the most experienced and skilled people in our industry. You will be joining an organisation that has grown from zero to a major national player and where the energy and enthusiasm of the team is infectious.

Duties will include:

  • Picking sales orders accurately and ensuring hourly picking targets are met
  • Wrap, secure and accurately label finished goods
  • Notifying supervisor or management of any errors or stock discrepancies
  • Assisting with dispatch/loading/goods-in activities as required
  • Housekeeping duties as per rota

The person:

  • Physically fit
  • Self-disciplined
  • Numerate and literate
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Good communication skills

Skills required:

  • GCSE (or equivalent) Grade 4/C and above in maths and English
  • Own transport ideally

This is a development role and you will be trained to progress within the operation. It is therefore not necessary for you to hold a forklift licence, as we will invest in your training.

The successful candidate will study a Supply Chain Warehouse Operative Standard Level 2. This will be aided by an assessor who will carry out all assessments as work-based learning within the workplace.

Working hours and wage:

40 hours per week Monday to Friday 7.30am to 4.30pm with 1 hour for lunch to fit in with team

£5.50 per hour

£220 per week

Progression opportunities:

  • Progression to permanent employment for the right candidate.
  • Option to become a shareholder in the business

The business:

Kite Packaging was founded from scratch in 2001 with a unique vision - to be the premier packaging supplier in the UK with a philosophy of employee-ownership.

At Kite we believe that "customer satisfaction matters so much more when you own the business", and so, from the moment Kite Packaging was founded, we established it as an employee owned business so that every single employee could share in the benefits that come from giving great customer service.

Please note due to high volume of applications expected, this post may close before the displayed closing date when sufficient number of applications have been received.

Eligibility criteria:

Do you already hold the same qualification at this level or above? If yes, please call the office on 0114 2635720 to discuss before continuing with the application.

Are you currently working in the same industry sector/job role as this apprenticeship? If yes, please call the office on 0114 2635720 to discuss before continuing with the application.

Do you hold a Grade D/Grade 3/ Level 1 or above or equivalent in both maths and English? If no, please call the office on 0114 2635720 to discuss before continuing with the application. 

Can you commit to a full-time apprenticeship for the next 12-18 months? If no, please call the office on 0114 2635720 to discuss before continuing with the application. 

The Source is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Own transport - ideally
  • Numerate and literate
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Good communication skills

Personal qualities

  • Physically fit
  • Self-disciplined

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE (or equivalent) Grade 4/C and above in maths and English

Future prospects

None specified. 


About the employer

Kite Packaging was founded from scratch in 2001 with a unique vision - to be the premier packaging supplier in the UK with a philosophy of employee-ownership.

At Kite, we believe that “customer satisfaction matters so much more when you own the business”, and so, from the moment Kite Packaging was founded, we established it as an employee owned business so that every single employee could share in the benefits that come from giving great customer service.

Employer

Kite Packaging

Address

Unit 42 Aldwarke Wharf, Waddington Way

Rotherham

S65 3SH

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Training

Training provider

MEADOWHALL TRAINING LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by The Source Academy

Contact

Kerry Cook

The successful candidate will study a Supply Chain Warehouse Operative Standard Level 2.

This will be aided by an assessor who will carry out all assessments as work-based learning within the workplace.

Apprenticeship standard

Supply chain warehouse operative

Level 2 (GCSE)


Employer's Application Instructions

Please apply via the following link.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 05 Oct 2021