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Apprentice Warehouse Operative/Process Operator ENVIRONMENTAL SOLUTIONS WASTE MANAGEMENT LTD

To be trained in all aspects of the Warehouse/Process Operations - Processing, recycling and destroying equipment in a highly confidential environment.

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Closing date: 30 Jun 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, 8.00am - 5.00pm. Includes 1 hour unpaid lunch.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    65 weeks

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    07 Feb 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties will include:

  • Logging and reporting of stock – processed/stored
  • Liaising with operations and management office regarding upcoming work
  • Housekeeping – ensuring material is stored correctly based on classification, areas are kept clear and tidy. Our facilities should be auditable 365 days a year
  • Sweeping
  • Tools returned/stored in their correct areas
  • Equipment and machinery maintenance – fork trucks/balers
  • Reporting any faults or issues with machinery immediately and following up the repair/parts etc
  • Stock/bales/pallets – Stored in the correct areas

Trained in all aspects of ESWM processing;

  • Shredding/Destruction (multiple)
  • Baling
  • WEEE
  • Metal
  • Cable
  • Fork truck
  • Logging and recording stock held

Fire Safety Marshall:

  • Alarm test and logging
  • General monitoring/reporting of any problems/errors
  • Sharing good practice and flagging issues during team meetings

Health & Safety:

  • Walk ways – Clear and useable
  • Processing areas – Clear and useable – These are not storage areas.

Equipment – Working and safe to use:

  • General safety checks to observe any ‘changes’ – i.e. new pallets delivered in and they have been stacked dangerously
  • Working with MSS to ensure compliancy/changes in legislation/general learning
  • Training new staff
  • Inductions
  • Teaching staff to use specific equipment
  • Fire procedures
  • Health and Safety around the workplace – and the enforcement thereof

Warehouse operations:

  • Capable of operating all equipment and machinery
  • Managing ‘drop in staff’ – When available from Operations
  • Prioritising work – Secure and non-secure
  • Unloading deliveries
  • Loading trailers – bales/pallets
  • Greeting/escorting/chaperoning visitors/clients
  • Completing worksheets on a daily basis

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Listening ability
  • Ability to ask questions when needed
  • A willingness to learn

Personal qualities

  • Work well as part of a team
  • Hard worker and a good communicator

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE D/3 or above in maths and English (or equivalent)

Future prospects

There are countless opportunities to train, develop and progress within the company, including taking your Forklift licence.

Things to consider

Able to travel to Greenham Business Park, Newbury.

About the employer

Environmental Solutions is a rapidly growing company in Newbury, Berkshire who specialise in a range of Waste Management facilities to fit our clients recycling needs. As a corporately responsible company we have a strong belief in ethical business and charitable work.

Environmental Solutions holds a strong zero landfill goal believing in recycling and not incinerators as the way to achieve this. Environmental Solutions expert staff are fully trained and complete their work with professionalism, expertise and efficiency, always aiming to achieve 100% satisfaction from our clientele.





Engineers Road, Greenham Business Park


RG19 6HN

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by West Berkshire Training Consortium


Rachel Eaves 07922426414

  • Supply Chain Warehouse Operative standard
  • Full training on skills and behaviours
  • Functional Skills if required

Apprenticeship standard

Supply chain warehouse operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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