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Supply Chain Warehouse Operative Apprentice Bow Distribution And Warehousing Limited

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic, committed individual to join this successful team within the Warehouse facility as part of the Company's growth plans. The successful applicant will be dedicated and keen to succeed in becoming an integral part of the team and day to day service offered to all clients.

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Closing date: 21 Jan 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 09:30 - 18:30, with a 1-hour lunch break.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    24 Jan 2022

  • Date posted

    27 Sep 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

Duties will include but not be limited to:

  • Any banding/strapping to be picked up off the floor
  • No rubbish on pallets or in between racking
  • Floor swept and kept free of litter
  • Picking and packing orders
  • Marking new racking locations
  • Hours will change as they get older and pass test on forklift truck
  • Will be changing locations spreadsheet on pc
  • Opening and closing lorry curtains  

Overtime you will be expected to pass all truck training provided by the employer - Reach, Counterbalance, Pedestrian Truck.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills

Personal qualities

  • Desire to learn new skills
  • Able to work well within a team but also independently
  • Willingness to learn
  • Enthusiastic
  • Flexible
  • Hardworking
  • Willingness to work
  • Reliable
  • Motivated
  • Initiative
  • Displays a 'can-do' attitude

Desired qualifications

The entry requirement is a minimum of GCSEs at grades D/3 or above (or equivalent) in maths and English.

Future prospects

Bow Distribution are looking for someone who would like to secure a permanent full-time role with their company upon successful completion of their apprenticeship.

Over time you will be expected to pass all truck training provided by the employer - Reach, Counterbalance, Pedestrian Truck.

Things to consider

Where possible, every applicant must attend a Learning Unlimited centre prior to being shortlisted for this role and being put forward for interview with the employer (This may be done via a platform such as Zoom should we still be in lockdown).

Your application will be acknowledged in the first instance by telephone.

Please be aware that this vacancy may close before the planned closing date in the event of the position being filled or withdrawn by the employer.

About the employer

Bow Distribution and Warehousing Limited is an Independent UK transport company specialising in the storage and transportation of palletised goods.

We also perform groupage and directional part or full load deliveries throughout the UK using our Own Vehicles, as well as being a member of the United Pallet Network (UPN) representing DE post codes.

The varied warehousing functions include racked, and block stacked storage, goods inwards and container handling and a full range of order fulfilment services.


Bow Distribution And Warehousing Limited


Unit 2


DE55 4BR

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Training Services 2000 Ltd


Wendy Taylor 01332 296995

Level 2 Supply Chain Warehouse Operative apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Level 1/2 Functional Skills in English and maths (where applicable)
  • A mixture of face to face and remote visits every 4 - 6 weeks
  • 24-hour access to course learning materials
  • On the job training with a designated mentor
  • Reviews every 6 - 8 weeks with your work-based tutor and line manager/mentor
  • Feedback sessions to discuss progress

Apprenticeship standard

Supply chain warehouse operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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