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Warehouse Apprentice M J Coatings Ltd

We love what we do, as an apprentice with MJ Coatings you will join a team with over 30 years' experience in Powder Coating and Wet Spraying. Our passion means that we need someone who is enthusiastic, willing to learn, friendly, reliable and a great team player. A practical role with good training, supported by an experienced mentor from the team.

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Closing date: 24 Jan 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Thursday 7am - 4pm, Friday 6am - 12pm

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    28 Feb 2022

  • Date posted

    04 Oct 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

This apprentice will be expected to carry out daily duties including:

  • Cleaning of materials using thinners
  • Preparation of materials which includes sanding and using a hand drill
  • Hanging materials using different size hooks
  • Packing finished goods to a high standard
  • General housekeeping- sweeping and organising of hooks and materials
  • Powder Coating in the future
  • Stock takes both materials and powder
  • Labelling and goods intake
  • In house training will be available such as learning how to prep and how to test the quality of powder and paints

The apprentice will be asked to fill out job sheets and record what jobs have been completed that day. Job sheets are very important to our company as we are ISO accredited. We will require the apprentice to be able to follow processes that are already set out in the company and be able to record important information when required. The apprentice will learn how to stock take from shadowing an experienced member of staff. Stock take will then become one of their responsibilities and they will be in charge of updating the system each day/week. As the apprentice becomes more experienced, they will have the opportunity to learn how to powder. Through the building of the skill, they will then start to powder certain customers which will progress them into doing finer more specific work. The apprentice will be asked to monitor the quality of work and record any discrepancies on nonconformity sheets. The apprentice will also learn how to check goods in and out using a document and this will become a part of their daily duties.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication
  • Team player
  • Quick learner
  • Punctual and on time to work
  • Good problem solver 
  • Willing to work with different staff
  • Team worker and also independent
  • Organised

Personal qualities

  • Enthusiastic
  • Friendly
  • Motivated
  • Confident
  • Leadership
  • Resilient
  • Professional

Desired qualifications

Grade C/4, equivalent or above including maths & English.

Future prospects

At the end of the course there may be potential for a full-time job within MJ Coatings. As the business grows there could be different new roles in new positions.

Things to consider

Additional training to take place at Loughborough College to develop knowledge, skills, and behaviours to accordance to this Apprenticeship. Please ensure you are able to travel before applying.

Loughborough College has the right to close this vacancy before the end date.

About the employer

MJ Coatings is your one stop shop for Powder Coating and Wet Spraying.

With more than 30 years of experience in the field, we know our industry like the back of our hands. There’s no challenge too big or too small and we dedicate our utmost energy to every project we take on. We enjoy a challenge and strive to meet all of our customer specifications and requirements.

As a small local company in Melton Mowbray, we attract work from the surrounding areas. We can provide collection and delivery meaning we can cater to your every requirement.

As a family run business with 30 years experience we pride ourselves with friendly, reliable and above all quality service. Guaranteeing a quick turn around and tailor made solutions to fit every need. If you are not sure whether it is Power Coating or Wet Spraying that you would like, we are happy to provide advice. Our promise to each customer is to provide a friendly and affordable service which caters to all.


M J Coatings Ltd


Cardigan House

Burton Street

Melton Mowbray

LE13 1AW

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Loughborough College


Hayley Cousins 07827 252299


  • L2 Apprenticeship Standard in Supply Chain Warehouse Operative
  • L2 Functional Skills English and maths (if required)

End-Point Assessment (EPA):

End-point assessment (EPA) is the final stage that an Apprentice goes through to complete their Apprenticeship. The Apprentice must show their learning to an independent end-point assessor and the grades available are distinction, pass or fail. The EPA will consist of:

  • Written Knowledge Test
  • Assessment of portfolio of evidence
  • Observation in workplace
  • Professional discussion relating to CPD activity

On Programme Assessment includes:

Regular formative assessment, development of a portfolio demonstrating learning and development activities with their application in the workplace and a work-based project. As part of the qualification, Apprentices must complete all units and be competent in real work environment.

Apprenticeship standard

Supply chain warehouse operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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