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Supply Chain Warehousing Apprentice WISKA UK LTD

WISKA UK Ltd have an established apprenticeship programme. 45% of the team have come through the scheme, many are now in key roles. We are looking for enthusiastic people with a can-do approach, who see a long-term career with us. We use systems to help new colleagues learn quickly. We work to our strengths & continue to develop our skills.

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Closing date: 26 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £12,168.00

  • Working week

    Monday to Thursday 8:30am – 5pm & Fridays 8:30am to 4pm

    Total hours per week: 39

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    07 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000062106

  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Your day-to-day tasks will be:

Throughout the apprenticeship you will be developing skills in these key areas for the business and learning about the industry as a whole. As you gain more experience your responsibilities will increase. 

  • Picking, processing and packing orders
  • Maintaining stock records and documentation
  • Preparing bespoke orders in Production
  • Taking deliveries
  • Checking for damaged/missed items
  • Storing goods
  • Moving stock by various methods
  • Loading goods for despatch
  • Other general duties i.e Cleaning
  • Safe use a range of equipment, machinery & vehicles relevant to your role

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

The apprenticeship standard consists of:

  • Intermediate Standard Apprenticeship-Supply Chain Warehouse Operative
  • Functional Skills in English and Maths (Level 1/2) where applicable

All aspects of your training will be delivered on-site with your employer, and you will have regular site visits every six to eight weeks from your designated assessor, who will monitor your progress throughout your apprenticeship programme.

You will achieve a qualification in Supply Chain Warehousing Operative Level 2 Standard.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • On completion of the level 2 qualification, providing you show the correct skills and abilities, you will have the opportunity to progress onto a full-time position and possibly a level 3 apprenticeship.
  • We are looking to invest our knowledge, skills and time in the right person. This position has the potential to develop into a successful career for the right candidate with the position growing with the company.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Communicator, Time manager, Conscientious, Problem solver, Understands customer needs, Team worker, Practical learner, Willingness to learn, Enjoys working to targets, Reliable

Qualifications

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

Things to consider

Please be aware we work in a warehouse environment. The work can also be physically quite demanding and will involve climbing steps to collect stock so please consider this before applying. We offer 24 days holiday a year plus bank holidays. We close the business over the Christmas period to ensure all of the team are rested & ready for the New Year.

About the employer

WISKA UK Ltd sell electrical, maritime and technical products to distributers in many sectors. We have salespeople and agents based throughout the country and sales, despatching and administration teams based in St Columb Major Business Park in Cornwall. WISKA UK Ltd has been established for 22 years winning awards for innovation and customer service. A subsidiary of WISKA Germany which was established in 1919 with its origins in providing equipment for the maritime sector and progressing into the electrical sector. WISKA prides itself on offering quality solutions with friendly helpful service. WISKA, make power smile.

Employer

WISKA UK LTD

Address

UNIT 7

HURLING WAY

ST. COLUMB MAJOR BUSINESS PARK

TR9 6SX

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Training

Training provider

GLASS & FENESTRATION TRAINING SOLUTIONS LTD

Contact

Emma Hawke

emma@gftsltd.co.uk

01208 813568

Apprenticeship standard

Supply chain warehouse operative

Level 2 (GCSE)


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