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Warehouse Operative Apprenticeship Rybrook Volvo

This exciting apprenticeship programme is ideal for someone who enjoys engaging with people and wants to learn more about stock management, vehicle parts, maintenance and repair. We’re seeking ambitious people who are keen to develop a long-term career with an ambitious brand.

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

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Closing date: 11 Jul 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 to Friday, a maximum of 40 hours a week. Hours to be confirmed by Retailer. Total hours per week: 40.00

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    25 Jul 2022

  • Date posted

    23 Sep 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Overview of the role:

  • Receive and identify all parts and goods deliveries, check for accuracy of delivery, and store all stock appropriately in the designated area
  • Pick and check all orders and place in correct area for delivery or collection
  • Notify line manager of any out of stock situations
  • Satisfy and retain existing parts customers whilst developing new customer opportunities
  • Work effectively within the dealership team to ensure industry-leading standards of customer care and satisfaction at all times

Key tasks and responsibilities:

  • Meet all order deadlines, as directed by line manager
  • Check goods in against delivery note and ensure goods are undamaged before accepting delivery
  • Pick and check all orders and place in correct area for delivery/collection
  • Monitor parts stock level and measure stock return
  • Ensure inventory system is accurate by using computer listing for spot checks
  • Keep obsolete stock to a minimum
  • Meet all deadlines as set by line manager and company procedures

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication and listening skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Safety conscious
  • Well organised and patient
  • Comfortable with the use of up-to-date technology
  • Practical

Personal qualities

  • Contribute fully to company initiatives, projects and processes, and support positively the aims and ambitions of the company
  • Respond positively to beneficial change
  • Perform duties professionally, punctually and courteously at all times
  • Adopt and promote a positive attitude at all times
  • Assess own performance and set personal objectives, including ongoing development and skills training
  • Attend company-instigated training activities

Desired qualifications

GCSE (or equivalent) grade A*-C or 9-4 in English and maths. Predicated grades are accepted.

In Scotland, applicants must have or be predicted to achieve National 4 or above in English and maths and either a science or technical subject. Standard grades 1-4 and Intermediates are also accepted.

'Equivalent' grades include:

  • BTEC first diplomas and certificates
  • OCR Nationals
  • Key Skills Level 2
  • NVQs
  • Essential Skills (Wales)
  • Functional Skills Level 2
  • Core Skills (Scotland)

Future prospects

There are lots of opportunities to develop your career within our expanding Retailer Network. Your early development is carefully mapped through your Apprenticeship journey with your learning focussed toward achieving an industry-recognised qualification that's recognised across the Motor Industry.

This is the grounding for your future development within the network and opportunities exist, once qualified, to further develop your skills and to move into new roles.

Things to consider

We welcome applications from everyone irrespective of gender and ethnic group and appointment will be based on merit alone. Being committed to equal opportunities, if you have a disability please state this during the application process. Measures will be put in place to support you through your application and the apprenticeship journey.

About the employer

Founded in 1937 by H Whale as Ryland Motors, the Group’s origins were in truck sales and coach building. By the 1950s, Ryland was a Limited Company and the company’s focus changed to passenger cars. In 1994 the Group, by then one of the UK’s largest automotive groups, became a plc under the Chairmanship of Peter Whale, grandson of the company’s founder.

After 9 years as a plc however, Peter led an MBO returning the Group to private ownership. Since then concentration has been on the specialist car sector.2006 witnessed the formation of Rybrook Holdings Ltd., with Managing Director Henry Whale confirming the group’s aims for future expansion in this sector. In 2010 Rybrook was named as one of the 3 automotive retailers in the UK representing McLaren. The McLaren Birmingham showroom opened in Hockley Heath in July 2011 and is situated next to  the brand new Rolls-Royce Birmingham showroom with a brand new Rybrook Specialist Car showroom above on the first floor. In July 2012 Rybrook acquired Porsche Centre Chester.


Rybrook Volvo



Winwick Road



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Volvo Training & Development Centre


Calex UK Recruitment

The programme typically lasts between 15 to 18 months dependant on the career path chosen and you'll achieve a nationally recognised qualification.

We will support you to gain your Functional Skills, Core Skills in Scotland, if you require them, in English and maths.

All of our Apprentices are employed through the Retailer Network and attend week-long block training at our state-of-the-art Training Centre in Daventry.

Block training is complemented by a combination of regular coaching visits from one of our experienced Coaches as well as Virtual Classroom sessions and E-Learning modules.

Apprenticeship standard

Supply chain warehouse operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 11 Jul 2022