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Apprentice Stock Controller J & C Joel Ltd

The Apprentice Stock Controller will be responsible for picking / packing orders and controlling stock. The role will also involve the unpacking and inspection of orders and supporting the Purchasing and Logistics teams with both incoming and outgoing goods. The role entails all physical and administrative areas of stock control and warehousing.

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Closing date: 31 May 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 Thursday between 08:30 – 17:00, Friday between 09:00 – 15:00

    Total hours per week: 36.25

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    21 Oct 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Support in the control and management of stock and stock rotation in the Warehouse.

  • Locate stock in the warehouse locations and carrying out stock checks
  • Filing and stock adjusting after investigations
  • Play an active roll in the Warehouse re-organisation programmes
  • Support the Warehouse manager in cycle counts and preparation for stock takes
  • Support with communications and liaise with relevant departments for stock updates, movements and potential outages
  • Develop a sound understanding of the total supply chain function
  • Work in partnership with logistics team to ensure customer orders are sent out correctly and on time
  • Picking and packing of orders for deliveries and issuing materials to sales orders
  • Following necessary policies, practices and procedures
  • Organise same day deliveries, ensuring overnight carriers are away on time to meet their deadlines
  • Preparing overseas shipments
  • Off-loading large containers and incoming deliveries
  • Carrying out inspections of incoming orders for quality issues
  • Keeping work area clean and tidy
  • Maintaining a high level of H&S standards
  • Carrying out any other ad hoc duties as instructed by line management

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Prior experience of procurement / stock-control (whilst a bonus) is not required as Apprentice will be enrolled in an internal training plan led by the Warehouse Manager
  • Good customer service skills (internal)
  • Ability to priorities and work to deadlines
  • Good problem solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Good command of English speaking, writing, and reading
  • Both numeracy and literacy skills at a good level

Personal qualities

  • Adaptable and flexible approach
  • Positive and can-do attitude
  • Must be willing to attend college courses in line with the apprenticeship

Desired qualifications

  • A minimum of A*-C/9-4 GCSE or equivalent in at least two subjects, or willing to work towards as part of apprenticeship

Future prospects

The opportunity to progress within the business is actively encouraged, and opportunities for further development in Warehousing, Supply Chain or any other relevant areas is available.


About the employer

J&C Joel, established in 1978 and now run by the sixth generation of Wheelwrights, is now one of the world’s leading manufacturers of flame retardant fabrics and flooring for the entertainment and event industries – providing theatre and stage drapes, cyclorama canvasses, backdrops, bespoke fabric shapes, as well as stage machinery and acoustic solutions.


J & C Joel Ltd


Corporation Mill

Corporation Street

Sowerby Bridge


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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Calderdale College


Sam Butterworth 07812776192

The successful candidate will work towards a Level 2 warehouse operative qualification.

Apprenticeship standard

Supply chain warehouse operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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