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Apprentice Transport Operative L V SHIPPING LIMITED

You will be involved with the coordination and implementation of office procedures as per their quality system and you will be managing and ensuring that all customers’ requirements are met at all times. The ideal candidate would be experienced in Transport Management, customer focused and have excellent communication skills.

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Closing date: 09 Oct 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 - Friday hours to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    10 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    19 Jan 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Main Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Responsible for scheduling of trucks, drivers and technicians to fulfil the requirements of all operating departments
  • Manage the flow of work in within the traffic office
  • Effective utilisation of the vehicle fleet
  • Ensuring compliance with Company CPC terms including but not limited to – maintenance of trucks, working time regulations and tachograph regulations
  • Recognising opportunities for service level improvement and implementing
  • Working closely with clients to discuss how to maintain and improve service levels.
  • Ensuring the fleet is fully compliant
  • Ensuring the fleet is operating within transport budgets
  • When subcontractors are used ensuring that only LV approved suppliers are used
  • Be fully conversant with the LV Shipping IT/computer system and ensure accurate and complete reporting carried out
  • Always ensure the safe Load distribution on vehicles and when required utilize the services of LV technical team for Risk assessments and method statements
  • Carry out any other reasonable task as may be allocated by line or senior manager
  • Deal with visitors & customers in a professional and courteous manner

Admin related duties:

  • Drafting letters, emails and other documents, review and answer correspondence when required
  • Maintaining filing systems
  • Switchboard duties as and when required and directing calls or answering queries in a polite and courteous manner
  • Photocopying and printing
  • Prompt invoicing of jobs and passing and approving purchase invoices on the Sapphire system
  • Regular internal audits and audit reporting
  • Maintenance of the office Petty cash system
  • Maintaining discretion at all times
  • Preparing and sending outgoing mailings and packages
  • Monitoring and ordering inventory of office supplies, ensuring that the Company purchasing procedure is adhered to throughout the Admin Department.
  • Arranging in house and external events including catering facilities

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Experience of using Microsoft Office systems
  • The ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of people in a variety of formats
  • Risk analysis skills
  • Time management skills
  • Proactive in their approach to work tasks

Personal qualities

  • Good attention to detail
  • Enthusiastic and energetic
  • Willing to listen and learn
  • Punctual
  • Interest in logistics

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE maths and English A*-C/9-4 or equivalent

Future prospects

  • An opportunity for a full time position at the end of the apprenticeship

About the employer

The LV Shipping and Transport Group was established in 1921 in the Netherlands under the name J. Lensveld and Zonen B.V. The family company started with horse and carriage and traded in transport, road building, sand and rubbish skips. The head office is still located in Vlaardingen, the Netherlands.




Tees Offshore Base

Dockside Road



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Stockton Riverside College


Anna Harper 07436 795883

  • Level 2 Supply Chain Operator Apprenticeship Standard
  • Functional skills maths and English, if required

Apprenticeship standard

Supply chain operator

Level 2 (GCSE)

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