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Supply Chain Warehouse Operative Apprentice BOW DISTRIBUTION AND WARE HOUSING LTD

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic, committed individual to join this successful team within the Warehouse facility as part of the Company's growth plans. The successful applicant will be dedicated and keen to succeed in becoming an integral part of the team and day to day service offered to all clients.

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Closing date: 19 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 09:30 - 18:30, with a 1-hour lunch break.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    22 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    28 Apr 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Duties will include but not be limited to:

  • Any strapping to be picked up off the floor
  • No rubbish on pallets or in between racking
  • Floor swept and kept free of litter
  • Picking and packing orders
  • Marking new racking locations
  • Hours will change as they get older and pass test on forklift truck
  • Will be changing locations spreadsheet on pc
  • Opening and closing lorry curtains  
  • Overtime you will be expected to pass all truck training provided by the employer - Reach, Counterbalance, Pedestrian Truck.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Level 2 Supply Chain Warehouse Operative apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Level 1/2 Functional Skills in English and maths (where applicable)
  • A mixture of face to face and remote visits every 4 - 6 weeks
  • 24-hour access to course learning materials
  • On the job training with a designated mentor
  • Reviews every 6 - 8 weeks with your work-based tutor and line manager/mentor
  • Feedback sessions to discuss progress

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Bow Distribution are looking for someone who would like to secure a permanent full-time role with their company upon successful completion of their apprenticeship.

Over time you will be expected to pass all truck training provided by the employer - Reach, Counterbalance, Pedestrian Truck.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Team working, Initiative, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade D/3 or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade D/3 or above) Essential

Things to consider

Your application will be acknowledged in the first instance by telephone. Please be aware that this vacancy may close before the planned closing date in the event of the position being filled or withdrawn by the employer.

About the employer

Bow Distribution and Warehousing Limited is an Independent UK transport company specialising in the storage and transportation of palletised goods. We also perform groupage and directional part or full load deliveries throughout the UK using our Own Vehicles, as well as being a member of the United Pallet Network (UPN) representing DE post codes.




UNIT 23.2-23.5



DE55 4BR

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Training provider



Wendy Taylor

01332 296995

Apprenticeship standard

Supply chain warehouse operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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