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Warehouse and Production Operative POPPYS (NORFOLK) LTD

We are looking for somebody friendly, fun and energetic who loves home fragrance, to join our production and packing team. The role will involve making and packing home fragrance products and working as part of a team. A high level of attention to detail required, working in a fast paced environment, and ability to multi-task and use initiative.

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Closing date: 21 Jan 2022

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

    Monday – Friday Day start: 9:30 Day end: 4:30

    Total hours per week: 32.50

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    28 Jan 2022

  • Date posted

    10 Sep 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Main duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Warehouse management including barcoding, booking goods in and out, label printing and generating picking sheets.
  • Packing of customer orders and order dispatch.
  • Taking delivery of stock, storing stock, security of goods.
  • Ensuring that all goods that are loaded or unloaded match the relevant paperwork
  • Taking responsibility for a company’s delivery services.
  • Storing, labelling and uploading stock to the relevant systems according to established procedures
  • Keeping the warehouse environment clean and tidy and maintaining equipment
  • Assisting with warehouse inventory controls.
  • Assist the production team by helping to make products, label and barcoding items.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • High levels of attention to detail.
  • Have the ability to multi-task.
  • Work well under pressure.
  • Meet targets and deadlines.
  • Be able to read and implement a recipe and can follow instructions.
  • Be a quick learner and able to work machinery (full training given).
  • Take pride in your work.

Personal qualities

  • Leadership.
  • Teamwork.
  • Communication and Interpersonal Skills.
  • Dependability and a Strong Work Ethic.
  • Confidence.




Desired qualifications

GCSE Maths and English and Grade 4 or higher, or Functioanl Skills Level 2, preferred, but not essential.

Future prospects


We are looking for an individual that would be interested in a full-time position in the future, with the opportunity to grow with our forever growing brand.

Things to consider

Opportunity to attend events and represent our brand with our production team.

The role will require the candidate to work within our production studio where we work with soy wax and fragrance oils on a daily basis.

Benefits of working for the company:

  • Employee discount
  • On-site parking
  • Store discounts
  • Casual Dress

The following Apprenticeship has been listed as a Standard.

This means at the end of your Apprenticeship you will be asked to undertake an End Point Assessment (EPA)

An EPA for Warehousing can include:

  • Practical test
  • Short answer question scenario test

About the employer

Here at Poppys Norfolk we are a small close-knit team that work from a small studio based to the rear of the brand owners’ home in Dereham.

Poppys Norfolk makes highly scented home fragrance products for sale online and through high-end retailers. We use the finest ingredients and have a small team of amazing people who make and pack products.

We launched our website January 2021 and have continued to grow; we are hoping to increase our studio to a warehouse in the near future to ensure we are able to keep up with the demand for our products.




Rest Harrow

South Green


NR19 1PU

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Training provider

Nova Training

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Nova Training Ltd


Amy Purkiss 07891 315 956

  • Apprenticeship standard - Supply Chain Warehouse Operative Level 2
  • Functional Skills in English and maths if required
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS)
  • A minimum of 20% Off the Job Training covering the Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours required to pass the End Point Assessment

Apprenticeship standard

Supply chain warehouse operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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