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Warehouse Stock Control Administrator Apprentice HW Coates Ltd

Excellent opportunity working for an established storage and distribution company based in Lutterworth. You will work in a busy office environment managing stocks for our clients on multiple computer systems.

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Closing date: 14 Jul 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday – Friday, 8.30am – 5.00pm (1/2 hour lunch break) 40 hrs per week.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    17 Jul 2022

  • Date posted

    15 Feb 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties to include:

  • Office based administrator.
  • Good understanding of use of a computer
  • Using computerised warehouse management systems to manage stocks.
  • Liaising with warehouse both in office and at warehouse
  • Work closely with small dedicated team
  • Liaising with customers, delivery partners and drivers on deliveries, by phone, email and face to face
  • Assisting within warehouse from time to time.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good Communication
  • Good computer skills

Personal qualities

  • Positive
  • Enthusiastic
  • Remain calm under pressure

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE A-C English and Maths or equivalent grades would be preferable but not essential.

Future prospects

The company has an excellent track record of promoting within. Currently, 3 members of the management team started with the company on similar apprenticeship programs.

Things to consider

This is an office role so must be well presented and polite.

Whilst the company will fully commit to helping support and develop your skills and learning, you will form part of a professional team. As such, you will be expected to complete assigned tasks in a timely manner and with a high level of accuracy.  

About the employer

H.W. Coates is the UK’s #1 chemical warehousing and transport company. 

Our strength is our ability to take the long-term view. We have built up the business over fifty years and have invested at every stage in the highest quality vehicles, leading edge IT and freehold property. The business remains debt-free and ready to support innovation to serve our customers better – witness our leading role in the Hazchem Network.


HW Coates Ltd


Leicester Road


LE17 4HD

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Heart of England Training Ltd


Emma Stead 01788 820132

Level 3 Business Administration Standard

Functional skills in Maths and English if required 

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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