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Warehouse Operative Apprentice M. K. M. BUILDING SUPPLIES LIMITED

Serving Customers, providing customers with relevant products, checking customer paperwork, pick and assemble orders for both delivery and collection, stock takes, keeping the yard clean and tidy and adhering to company H&S policies.

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Closing date: 26 Sep 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,004.80 to £19,760.00

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates
  • Working week

    Mon-Fri 08:00 – 17:00 (1 hour lunch)

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    27 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    02 Aug 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Serve customers in a helpful and friendly manner and ask questions to establish customer needs
  • Show customers products that meet their needs without contravening H&S procedures
  • Ensure customers have all the products they need before they leave the branch
  • Check customers paperwork, ensuring only goods listed on the advice note are given to the customer
  • Pick and assemble orders for both delivery and collection, matching picking notes to the driver delivery notes
  • Undertake regular stock takes and advise on low stocks
  • Order goods within branch guidelines
  • Ensure any goods that are damaged are dealt with as per company guidelines
  • Always wear the necessary Personal, Protective Clothing (PPC)  as issued when at work
  • Keep the yard/warehouse clean, neat and tidy
  • Adhere to all H&S policies
  • Any other duties and responsibilities commensurate with the accountabilities of the role.

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

Level 2 Supply Chain Warehouse Operative

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

MKM is a highly successful, established business. We have great plans for growth, currently opening circa 15 new branches each year. Our apprenticeship programme is primarily intended to develop high calibre talent to support these plans.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Great Attitude, Good Time Keeping


Other N/A (Grade N/A) Desired

About the employer

We are MKM, a builders’ merchant with a different approach to business, founded in Hull where our first branch was opened in 1995 and where our Central Support office and support functions such as Finance, IT, Marketing, Operations & HR is based. We have naturally expanded to bring our excellent service to more and more customers with over 90 branches nationwide covering more than 20 counties in England and multiple branches in Scotland. Each of our branches utilise the local knowledge and expertise of their outstanding staff to provide great service to every customer and build those relationships which give them a true understanding of individual customer needs. Thanks to our customers, we've grown at an incredible rate to become the UK's largest independent builders' merchant, with plans for many more branches across the country.




MKM Alnwick

Birch Close, Lionheart Enterprise Park


NE66 2EP

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Supply chain warehouse operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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