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Warehouse and Logistics Apprentice Thyssenkrupp Aerospace Ltd

We have a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic, ambitious and driven individual to join us as the Warehouse and Logistics Apprentice. We are looking for someone who is already skilled in Supply Chain and Warehousing Level 2 or has a minimum of 6 months in warehousing.

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Closing date: 24 Jun 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 8.00am-4.30pm

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    30 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    26 Jan 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

This is a new role for our business and will sit within our Logistics team based at our Preston site. Your apprenticeship will last for a minimum of 2 years, during which time you will experience business functions across logistics, transport and planning.

Support from peers, and one to ones with your line manager will be in place. You will also be able to access, and utilise, our comprehensive training and materials. We will support you to regularly review your strengths, build on them and identify areas for development.

Key Competencies:

Adaptable and able to work both under own initiative and part of a team

Desire to be involved in transport sector with potential to complete HGV training in the future

Organised and ability to prioritise workload

Whilst knowledge of UK geographical areas will help with route planning and be an advantage, training will be given to the successful applicant

Key Duties:

To use our SAP system to complete daily workload and print delivery paperwork

To use excel and word to record and report transport data

Plan relevant deliveries utilizing the software available on site to ensure delivery windows are met

Liaise with customer/drivers in relation to delays/possible issues

Complete load reports in line with operational requirements

Brief drivers ahead of leaving the site to ensure they understand their instructions

Debrief drivers upon return to ensure all documentation has been completed

Manage driver WTD compliance

Download driver cards / vehicle units for analysis

Comply with all transport legislation reducing tachograph infringements

Coordinating vehicle maintenance/driver daily nil defect

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Excellent communication skills

Organisational and planning skills

Personal qualities

An interest in developing their career in Logistics to become a driver or a planner, with long term aspirations in becoming a Transport Manager

Desired qualifications

IT (Microsoft Excel and Word)

Future prospects

Short term aspirations - to work in all areas of Logistics to become a driver or a planner, with long term aspirations to become a Transport Manager

Things to consider

Mix of working inside and outside throughout their working day. PPE is warm for colder months and will be provided. The building is on a main bus route.

25 days holiday + 8 bank holidays

Employee high street vouchers & discounts

Employee Assistance Programme

Occupational health & health surveillance

Christmas savings scheme

Advantageous bonus scheme

Eye care vouchers

Wellbeing events

Recognition Portal

Rewards Portal

Company events

Development opportunities

Christmas Closedown

About the employer

thyssenkrupp Materials UK operates a network of strategically-located sites in England and Northern Ireland, offering a vast range of material products such as stainless steel, aluminium and mild steel. We also provide a range of services, whether it be fully welded and fabricated finished parts or bespoke flat products cut to exact sizes. We have years of experience in the aerospace, construction and architecture, automotive and the general engineering industries.


Thyssenkrupp Aerospace Ltd


Banksfield Walton Summit Centre




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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Smart Training & Recruitment


Smart Training

Level 3 - Business Administrator - (Business)

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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