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Apprentice Material Handler GROTECH PRODUCTION LIMITED

Reporting to the Material Handling Supervisor, the Apprentice Material Handler will work as part of the team be responsible for the receipt, storage, control and dispatch of raw materials and stock at Grotech Production Limited.

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Closing date: 22 Dec 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Shifts to be confirmed

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    10 Jan 2022

  • Date posted

    10 Aug 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

The primary function of the Apprentice Material Handler is to gain an understandingof the safe receipt, storage and dispatch of materials and packaging used toproduce the company’s products.The successful candidate will be required to carry out the following:

  • Work with colleagues to load and unload vehicles as directed in a safe and efficient manner
  • Participate in training and other learning activities and performance development as required
  • Ensure that the Cardboard Warehouse is kept tidy and secure at all times
  • Monitor the Grotech stock of pallets and advise Supervisor or Warehouse Manager if replenishment is required
  • Monitor the Grotech stock of Fork Lift Truck gas and advise Supervisor or Warehouse Manager if replenishment is required
  • Ensure the tidiness and cleanliness of the warehouse and stock storage areas
  • Ensure all statutory and company procedures regarding materials (particularly dangerous goods) are complied with, and any immediate or potential problems reported promptly to the Management
  • Bring any spillages to the attention of management immediately and assist in any clean up operation as directed
  • Ensure all material movement, by whatever means, is carried out safely using appropriate equipment which has been maintained in a clean and serviceable condition
  • Ensure the correct raw materials required for manufacturing operations are delivered to production when and where and in the quantities required
  • Ensure all information relating to materials: quantity, location, packaging etc is captured correctly and is readily available to the business systems
  • Take photographic evidence of any damaged goods received, container loading and any other situation as directed
  • Ensure that all paperwork relating to deliveries and collections is completed fully and accurately
  • Liaise with delivery drivers to ensure that their expectations are managed in relation to vehicular loading and/or unloading and pass that information onto colleagues responsible for dealing with them
  • Work with colleagues to ensure that all drivers complete any health & safety procedures prior to being allowed on site
  • Any other reasonable duties as instructed by the Warehouse Manager

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills
  • Team-working ethic

Personal qualities

  • Physically able to lift and handle items in line with the companies Manual Handling Process
  • Report any changes in this ability to your line manager immediately
  • Good attention to details and accuracy of information

Desired qualifications

  • Good levels of Numeracy and Literacy

Future prospects

  • It is anticipated that on successful completion of the companies training program the right candidate will be qualified to progress to Team Leader level and be involved in all aspects of operations and health & safety management

About the employer

Founded in 1977 as Protech Formulations Ltd, Grotech Production Ltd was established in 2002 to further develop Protech’s business as a specialist formulator and packer to the agrochemical industry. In 1980 Protech Formulations moved to Goole, East Yorkshire, where it operated from a 10,000 sq. ft. factory, with additional warehousing space nearby. In 2005 Grotech Production constructed a purpose-built 12,000 sq ft factory at Britannia Road, Goole whilst retaining the original Larsen Road premises as a warehouse. We work with a range of multinational 'Blue Chip' companies, as well as smaller organisations that do not have in-house production facilities, and our expertise lies in providing a confidential contract service in the formulation and packing of powders, granules and liquids. With ISO9001:2015 certification, we operate a quality management system to serve clients' needs from the procurement of materials and packaging to the delivery of finished goods and the invoicing of the client’s customer. Grotech have manufacturing capacity in solids blending, granulation and repacking and also in liquids formulation, filling and packing, and can accommodate various packaging variants and a range of delivery options from courier to next day pallet delivery in the UK and export shipping containers. We provide a facility for the manufacture of new products for companies in the nursery development phase. We can use the client’s specifications or work with their R&D team to develop a fit for purpose solution to meet the need.




Britannia Road


DN14 6ET

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by East Riding College


Business Development 01482390881

Supply Chain Warehouse Operative Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard:

  • The successful candidate will be expected to attain a number of external vocational qualifications throughout their career with the company
  • There will also be the chance to obtain Functional Skills in mathematics and English if required

Apprenticeship standard

Supply chain warehouse operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

Employer's Application Instructions

To apply for this vacancy please click 'Apply now' and you will be redirected to the GetMyFirstJob website where you will be required to submit an application. If this is your first visit to GetMyFirstJob you will be required to register on the website, please complete all fields upon registration and ensure you attach a copy of your CV

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

Apply now

Closing date: 22 Dec 2021