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Apprentice Warehouse Operative Lighthouse Pools Ltd

We are looking to recruit an Apprentice Warehouse Operative to join our growing team to support the Warehouse/Logistics Supervisor and work as part of a small team to ensure the smooth day to day running of the warehouse.

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Closing date: 30 Jan 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £172.00

    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 to Friday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Feb 2022

  • Date posted

    10 Sep 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001764450

  • Positions

    1 available

The successful candidate will be trained to become highly organised, reliable, flexible and methodical - being able to prioritise their duties and meet deadlines. They should possess strong communication skills (both verbal and written), and the ability to work well under pressure whilst maintaining a high level of service to both colleagues and customers.

We are seeking a self-motivated individual who can work under their own initiative as well as being a team player who will integrate into the team and office as a whole, building a rapport with colleagues. We will offer full in house training and support for day release college.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assisting with receiving in goods and booking them onto the stock management system
  • Assisting with the preparation of orders for dispatch to customers
  • Monitoring levels of stock and reporting to purchasing department
  • Liaising with transport companies with queries
  • Updating the Inventory Management System 
  • Assisting with maintaining a tidy, organised warehouse

In addition to the above, you will be trained to use the stock inventory system, fork lift and any other equipment required to perform the role.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good organisation skills with the ability to prioritise workload
  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written, liaising colleagues and other departments within Lighthouse
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel and Outlook)
  • Good attention to detail 

Personal qualities

  • Desire to provide a high level of service to both colleagues and customers
  • Flexible, reliable, efficient and proactive

Desired qualifications

No formal qualifications are required, but the ideal candidate will have maths and English grades of A*-C/9-4 

Future prospects

For the right person, there could be a full time role available at the end of the apprenticeship.


About the employer

Based in Plymouth, Lighthouse Pools is the UKs largest distributor of Zodiac pool products. Last year, Lighthouse expanded to manufacture and distribute its own unique brand of Heat Form pools panels and pool steps, moving to a second warehouse in Langage. Lighthouse is a fast-paced, busy friendly place to work and perfect for anyone wanting to learn all aspects of the swimming pool industry.

Employer

Lighthouse Pools Ltd

Address

Unit 7

Meadow Close

Langage Business Park

Plymouth

PL7 5EX

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Training

Training provider

CITY COLLEGE PLYMOUTH

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by City College Plymouth

You will undertake the Level 2 Supply Chain Warehouse Operative apprenticeship alongside the role with Lighthouse Pools. The apprenticeship is 18 months long with only College attendance required for the initial induction. You will be assessed at the workplace via assessor visits and observations to prove your competency in the role.

You will also receive in house training from Lighthouse Pools.

For more information on this apprenticeship please visit:

https://www.instituteforapprenticeships.org/apprenticeship-standards/supply-chain-warehouse-operative-v1-0

Apprenticeship standard

Supply chain warehouse operative

Level 2 (GCSE)


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