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Warehouse Operative Apprentice DOORDEALS LTD

Doordeals are looking to recruit Warehouse operatives to join the team at our new Sheepbridge warehouse to help drive and support our rapid growth. You will be working as part of a small team which is a happy and integrated workforce. Senior staff started in the warehouse and have since progressed within the business.

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Closing date: 02 Sep 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,400.00

  • Working week

    Shift work between the hours of 6.30am – 7pm Mon –Friday Applicants must be flexible to work between these hours.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    08 Jun 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000052960

  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Lifting and moving bulky stock items
  • Picking and allocating stock
  • Packaging goods up for dispatch
  • Checking quality of goods
  • Glazing timber doors (training provided)
  • Loading and unloading vehicles both manually & with FLT (training provided if required)
  • Checking products off against delivery notes (checking door sizes with tape measure, measuring glass apertures etc...)
  • Inputting data onto a computer system
  • Dealing with customers in person and over the phone, acting in a courteous, polite and professional manner with all customers
  • Stock checking
  • Maintaining a clean and tidy workspace

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

An apprenticeship allows you to earn a wage, gain valuable work experience and industry specific competence. You will be expected to work towards the Supply Chain Warehouse Operative Standard Level 2 with support from your employer and Learning Unlimited.

As part of your apprenticeship and dependent on your prior attainment you may be required to complete maths, and English Functional Skills which is an integral part of your apprenticeship.  Upon successful completion you will be awarded an additional certificates of recognition for these qualifications.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Potential progression onto a higher apprenticeship level or full time employment at the end of their apprenticeship.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Initiative, Patience, Physical fitness

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent GCSE English (Grade 3/D or Above) Desired
GCSE or equivalent GCSE Maths (Grade 3/D or Above) Desired

Things to consider

• Career progression opportunities • Free parking on site • Contributory pension scheme • Casual dress • Company events • Additional Holiday days due to length of service • Option to buy and sell holidays

About the employer

Doordeals are a successful online retailer of Internal & External timber doors. We have enjoyed terrific growth over the last 15 years and are considered one of the leading independent retailers in its industry. With roots going back to 1971 when our first store was opened in Sheffield, we’ve forged a reputation for good quality products, knowledgeable staff, fantastic prices and great customer service. With 2020 seeing further expansion with a relocation to a much larger showroom, offices and distribution centre on Broombank Road Road in Chesterfield, Doordeals continues to grow and deliver more and more orders across the entire United Kingdom and beyond! Supplying homeowners looking to change their front door to builders and developers looking for streets full of doors, our products are handpicked to offer great quality and choice for all of our customers.

Employer

DOORDEALS LTD

Address

DOORDEALS LTD

BROOMBANK ROAD

CHESTERFIELD

S41 9QJ

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Training

Training provider

CHESTERFIELD COLLEGE

Contact

Hannah Donald

Donaldh@chesterfield.ac.uk

01246 500500

Apprenticeship standard

Supply chain warehouse operative

Level 2 (GCSE)


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