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Warehouse and Supply Chain Operative Apprentice Roger Lewis Furniture Company

To work in a safe, careful and efficient manner within the manufacturing area. Duties include, loading, unloading, dealing with stock, team work, data entry and being Health and Safety compliant.

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Closing date: 31 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 08.00am-5.00pm

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    07 Nov 2022

  • Date posted

    30 May 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

  • Operate and handle equipment safely and efficiently as required for their role, such as Forklift Trucks, High Reach Trucks, Powered Pallet Trucks or Man Up Trucks; manoeuvre vehicles in restricted spaces; safely use and position vehicle fitted equipment such as mirror requirements.
  • Comply with appropriate rules, regulations and processes for safely and efficiently moving, handling, packing and unpacking different items, both manually and using relevant equipment (such as MHE, vehicle and delivery systems); understand consequences of incorrect use.
  • Work individually and as part of a team to safely move and handle objects; maintain a high level of housekeeping and manage waste effectively; know where to find instructions or guidance; check for damaged or missing items as appropriate; take responsibility for maintaining health, safety and security of people at all times.
  • Safely and efficiently load and unload items into and from vehicles, buildings, containers, lift vans, crates and/or boxes; use appropriate MHE or machinery where necessary; ensure items are safely and efficiently packed, assembled and/or disassembled as appropriate.
  • Select, prepare and use packaging materials appropriate to the job efficiently and in a way which reduces waste, costs and environmental impact; taking into consideration the item(s) to be moved, and their current and final destinations.
  • Use correct equipment and procedures to record receiving or stowing goods; produce relevant paperwork or labelling processes.
  • promote the values of the organisation; communicate effectively with customers and colleagues to identify and meet their needs.
  • Work effectively in a warehousing team, including when under pressure, and to agreed deadlines; adapt to change in line with internal and external customer needs or circumstances.
  • Use IT applications and other relevant technology and systems, including warehousing management, data capture, radio and barcoding systems, to ensure the safe and efficient processing of goods.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Suitable applicants must be prepared to follow instructions whilst learning/training
  • Must be happy to undertake forklift training to gain licence
  • Excellent attitude.
  • Be punctual.
  • Excellent team working skills.
  • Basic numeracy skills.
  • Being able to work within a factory environment.
  • Being able to work confidently under pressure.


Personal qualities

  • Be able to communicate well and work as part of a team
  • Be punctual and work in a professional manner
  • To be able to follow instructions and carry out work to a high standard
  • Only candidates with a positive and enthusiastic approach to the position will be considered. This includes being highly motivated to achieve a quality product and service expected by the company



Desired qualifications

GCSE grade 4/C or equivalent, this is desirable but not essential 

Future prospects

  • Progression routes for the right candidate may include Advanced Apprenticeship and progression within the company

About the employer

Roger Lewis design and makes contemporary furniture for commercial and domestic interiors.

Having built a reputation over the past 30 years with international retail clients they apply their wealth of skill and knowledge to their dedicated contract furniture offering.

Drawing inspiration from a global world, Roger Lewis create modern, comfortable furniture for working, collaborating and relaxing with an unrivalled attention to detail. From the curvature of a sofa, to the smooth finish of a wooden leg and the quality of the yarn, they take great pride in every aspect of the production process. Upheld by every designer and maker in the team.

The design team works closely with high-profile collaborators & designers to develop and deliver a distinctive and customisable collection of furniture from their factory in Wiltshire.

Their partners across the world provide inspiration and enhanced capabilities allowing them to source products and componentry that differentiates Roger Lewis from their competitors, crafting and curating trusted products and services that will stand the test of time.


Roger Lewis Furniture Company


94 Vallis Road


BA11 3EN

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Webs Training Ltd


Emma Dougan 01159677771

During your apprenticeship programme you will receive training both off and on the job. You will be within the work place at all times   You will learn the underpinning knowledge that runs alongside your practical elements of the training. You will use a wide range of techniques whilst you complete a practical project and understand the logistics process.

WEBS Training aim to build on the skills you already have so you reach your full potential both personally and professionally.

Training will be provided in all areas of Warehouse and Supply Chain to ensure you are capable of undertaking the role.

If you have already achieved GCSE Maths and English at Grade 4 or above or have equivalent qualification you will be exempt from undertaking Functional Skills, however English and Maths support will be provided for all apprentices throughout the length of their programme.

Apprenticeship standard

Supply chain operator

Level 2 (GCSE)

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