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Supply Chain Warehouse Apprentice LS1048 GALAXY INSULATION AND DRY LINING LIMITED

To effect the timely and accurate receiving, storage, picking and loading of stock in order to provide the highest level of service to customers.

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

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Closing date: 17 Jan 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £200.00

  • Working week

    Days and times to be confirmed

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    31 Jan 2022

  • Date posted

    06 Aug 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC091177452

  • Positions

    1 available

Company: Galaxy Insulation.

Job Title: Warehousing Assistant.

Apprenticeship Funding for eligibility - please speak to us directly.

The Role:

To effect the timely and accurate receiving, storage, picking and loading of stock in order to provide the highest level of service to customers. To maintain a well organised, clean and safe working area to ensure that stock is stored and kept in optimum condition and to maintain the highest levels of health and safety within the branch.

Duties will include:

  • Unload supplier vehicles, sign for goods received when required and store goods in the correct location
  • Maintain orderly storage of all stock
  • Pick stock according to sales requirements and load vehicles in the correct manner.
  • Operate a fork lift truck to move stock as required in a safe manner at all times and in accordance with training received. Fork lift training will be provided when the apprentice reaches age 18 or holding a clean driving licence
  • Carry out daily checks and maintain fork lift trucks and other mechanical handling equipment in a safe condition
  • Carry out health and safety checks in respect of racking, walkways, stacks and deal with other infrastructure / storage issues as instructed
  • Manage all paperwork in accordance with the branch / company quality and administration processes
  • Maintain a clean and safe working area
  • Co-operate with other branch staff and respond to their requests in order to establish and maintain the highest levels of support and service to customers
  • Carry out any other duties according to requirements
  • Work is generated through Operations Manager according to customer requirements. The jobholder comes into contact with the Branch Manager/Director, Drivers, Customers and other branch staff in the course of their duties. The jobholder is required to liaise with the Operations Manager, other warehouse staff and sales staff where problems or difficulties arise in the course of preparing and loading material for customers orders

The Person:

  • Understanding and ability to work within health and safety procedures
  • Punctual and reliable
  • Honest and trustworthy
  • Pays attention to detail and quality of work
  • Conscientious
  • Good team member
  • Good communication skills and helps to foster a good team spirit
  • Flexible to undertake other tasks as required
  • Open to change

Skills Required:

  • Numeracy
  • Knowledge of health and safety procedures
  • Knowledge of products sold by the branch
  • Knowledge of warehouse and manual handling techniques
  • Ability to use branch equipment
  • Able to use basic IT packages and branch IT systems
  • Training will be provided for Health and Safety, Manual Handling and Fork Lift Truck

The successful candidate will study a Level 2 Supply Chain Warehousing Operative Standard. 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 - Friday 8.00am - 5.00pm.

200.00 per week Age 16-18

260.00 per week Age 19-21

300.00 per week Age 22-24

340.00 per week Age 25+

Progression Opportunities:

The company is undergoing significant growth so progression opportunities include across the growing business as well as progression opportunities onto a higher level qualification

The Business:

Galaxy Insulation and Dry Lining is a market leading independently owned insulation supplier. Established in 2009, Galaxy has continued to grow and expand rapidly under the management of a highly dedicated and motivated team with years of Construction Industry experience. The last 4 years has seen the business grow from 40 to over 200 employees and now operating across 11 UK locations, allowing customers access to the products they need, when they need them.

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 C/Grade 4 / Level 2 or above in 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

  • Numeracy Knowledge of health and safety procedures
  • Knowledge of products sold by the branch
  • Knowledge of warehouse and manual handling techniques
  • Ability to use branch equipment
  • Able to use basic IT packages and branch IT systems
  • Training will be provided for Health and Safety
  • Manual Handling and Fork Lift Truck
  • Good communication skills

Personal qualities

  • Understanding and ability to work within health and safety procedures
  • Punctual and reliable
  • Honest and trustworthy
  • Pays attention to detail and quality of work
  • Conscientious
  • Good team member
  • Helps to foster a good team spirit
  • Flexible to undertake other tasks as required
  • Open to change

Desired qualifications

No formal qualifications required.

Future prospects

The company is undergoing significant growth so progression opportunities include across the growing business as well as progression opportunities onto a higher level qualification.

Things to consider

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week). For more information please visit: https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates


About the employer

Galaxy Insulation and Dry Lining is a market leading independently owned insulation supplier. Established in 2009, Galaxy has continued to grow and expand rapidly under the management of a highly dedicated and motivated team with years of Construction Industry experience. The last 4 years has seen the business grow from 40 to over 200 employees and now operating across 11 UK locations, allowing customers access to the products they need, when they need them.

Employer

GALAXY INSULATION AND DRY LINING LIMITED

Address

Unit D1, Long Eaton Industrial Estate

Long Eaton

NG10 3FZ

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Training

Training provider

MEADOWHALL TRAINING LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by The Source Academy

Contact

Amanda Smith

  • The successful candidate will study a Level 2 Supply Chain Warehousing Operative Standard
  • 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: 17 Jan 2022