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Warehouse Goods Operative Apprentice ADVANCED WATER COMPANY LTD

Advanced Water Company is built on a reputation of excellent customer service and technical support with specialist product knowledge in the unvented spares market. The warehouse Operative will provide excellent quality and productivity to help support our customers needs.

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Closing date: 29 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    £7 P/H

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 42.5 hours per week 8.30am - 5pm or 9.30am - 6pm 30 mins for lunch

    Total hours per week: 42.5

    (the hours are based on the candidate being over 18)

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    31 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    17 Jun 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

With guidance and support from the Warehouse Manager, Warehouse Operatives are responsible for maintaining the smooth operation of all warehouse procedures relating to both goods-in and goods-in. The role requires working accurately and efficiently to ensure customer orders are received correctly and in perfect condition adhering to Health and Safety procedures at all times.

  • Picking and despatching goods ensuring packing and accuracy targets are met
  • Checking goods received for quality & accuracy and booking orders in to stock
  • Following correct work flows, policies and procedures
    Adhere to all warehousing, handling and shipping legislation requirements
  • Take reasonable care of both your own health and safety and that of others ensuring all company safety and quality systems are followed and all relevant legislation complied with, raising concerns and reporting any incidents or suggestions to the Warehouse Manager
  • Work with team colleagues to ensure the workplace environment is maintained to a high standard of cleanliness and tidiness, and complies with company and legislative standards at all times
    Manoeuvring stock around the warehouse by hand and with the use of lifting gear
  • Keeping warehouse paperwork up-to-date
  • Undertake forklift truck duties as required, ensuring daily safety checks are conducted thoroughly and company warehouse guidelines observed

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

  • Supply Chain Warehouse Operative Level 2
  • End Point Assessment 
  • Functional Skills 9 - 4 in Maths & English if required 
  • Work Based Training within the workplace 
  • 20% off the job allocation 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Progression within the Warehouse department:

  • Warehouse Operative
  • Senior Warehouse Operative
  • Key Account & NDC Specialist
  • Goods In Supervisor

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Number skills, Team working, Physical fitness, Honest & Reliable, Punctual


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade Grade A*-C/9-4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 9 - 4 (A*-C)) Desired

Things to consider

Parking On Site may at times become limited. 1-2 Saturdays per year working due to stock takes.

About the employer

Advanced Water Company are a world-renowned distributor of water cylinders, water heaters, spare parts and accessories within the Plumbing & Heating market. We provide a service to all kinds of customers ranging from homeowners to engineers, all the way to multinational Facilities Management companies, all delivered through a large network of National and Independent Merchants.







WR10 2EY

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Training provider



Shelley Lea


Apprenticeship standard

Supply chain warehouse operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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