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Warehouse Operative Apprentice EPA Foods Ltd

As a warehouse operative, you will be crucial to helping shape our capabilities by supporting supply to our current customers and by helping us grow with a new client base. There has never been a more exciting time to join.

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Closing date: 08 Jun 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 11am - 5.30pm

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    15 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    10 Feb 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

We are looking for a motivated individual to help support the running of the warehouse, a job that is crucial to our business.

This will include:

Handling movement of stock and maintenance of relevant records

Understanding customer orders and supporting the packing line by working effectively with the team to ensure the correct orders are sent out on time.

Practicing health and safety procedures and regulations within a warehouse environment.

Supporting loading and unloading of deliveries.

Using warehouse equipment (subject to appropriate training) including material handling equipment such as forklifts and pallet trucks.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Good communication skills

Ability to work well in a team

Attention to detail

Vigilance to health and safety procedures

Basic IT skills

Preference for van drivers but not compulsory

Personal qualities



Keen to learn

Desired qualifications

Level 2 (5 GCSE passes)

Future prospects

The apprenticeship will be used a probation period. Upon successful completion of training, a permanent job/promotion with the company will be considered.

Things to consider

Opportunity for overtime, career progression within the company, pay rises over time.

About the employer

EPA Foods LTD is a family owned wholesale business operating in Leicester for over 35 years. We work with a number of big household names including Tilda, KTC and Natco to source ethnic food items in bulk such as spices, nuts, grains and flour. We repack bulk products into smaller quantities using our brand name Abbey Foods and prepare for distribution. The company has a national client base and stock is regularly distributed to stores. Over the next 5 years we are looking to grow our company through extending our client base into the online shopping market.


EPA Foods Ltd



Lewisher Road



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Training provider


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


Smart Training

Level 2 - Supply Chain Warehouse Operator - (Logistics and Supply Chain)

Apprenticeship standard

Supply chain warehouse operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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