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Warehouse Operative Apprentice HYDRO BUILDING SYSTEMS UK LIMITED

Undertake all activities within the warehouse environment in a safe manner Pick and pack material Receive goods in & prepare goods out Operate the Thermal Break machines, including setting and running of the machines

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Closing date: 17 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Thursday 8.00am to 4.30pm / Friday 8.00am to 3.30pm with 30 minutes unpaid lunch break

    Total hours per week: 39.0

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    22 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    20 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  •         Comply with and uphold the Company’s QHSE policy and related requirements at all times.
  •        Keep the working environment clean and tidy and follow housekeeping rules.
  •         Conduct WOC’s in accordance with Company requirements.
  •        Pick material in accordance with the instructions provided via the Company’s Warehouse Management System (WMS).
  •       Pack material in accordance with the relevant packing specification or verbal instruction.
  •          Conduct Physical Inventory checks as and when required, updating the WMS appropriately.
  •        Report damaged material or damaged storage facilities to your immediate Supervisor as soon as possible.
  •        Receipt and book in goods from suppliers through the SAP ERP system & WMS system.
  •          Gain knowledge and understanding of the WMS system through on the job training.
  •      Operate hand held pallet trucks and / or fork lifts trucks as appropriate for the area of work being undertaken.
  •       Gain knowledge of all operational departments including goods in, stores, main warehouse racking and the Thermal Break manufacturing lines.
  •        Operate the Thermal Break machines, including setting and running of the machines.
  •        Ensure thermal break work is completed in accordance with the daily plan.
  •         Work as part of the operations team to identify and assist in implementing process improvements.
  •          Work with management to maintain / improve Safety & Quality objectives.
    Any other reasonable task requested by Management.

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

  • Supply Chain Warehouse Operative  Level 2 Standard
  • End Point Assessment
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in Maths & English if required

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Yes we are a progressive company with strong emphasis on career development. We would expect them to progress within the business, either in Warehouse roles or elsewhere in the business.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Team working, Positive attitude, Microsoft Excel skills, Good Timekeeping, Flexible, Willing to learn attitude


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

Things to consider

Warehouse environment so must wear protective shoes (provided) helmet and high visual jacket At Hydro we want to attract, develop and retain a diverse workforce through a well-balanced mix of age, gender, cultures and competencies at all organizational levels and welcome applications from all people. Hydro is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in employment. The Company recognises its obligations under the Equality Act 2010 and supports the spirit and intention of the legislation through its policies and practices. Accordingly, management will ensure that recruitment, selection, training, development and promotion procedures result in no job applicant or employee receiving less favourable treatment on the grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race (including colour, nationality and ethnic or national origins), religion or belief.

About the employer

Hydro is a leading industrial company committed to a sustainable future. Our purpose is to create more viable societies by developing natural resources into products and solutions in innovative and efficient ways.







GL20 8SF

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Training provider



Tracey Chaplin

07580 997408

Apprenticeship standard

Supply chain warehouse operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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