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Warehouse Assistant Apprentice WALKERS WINDOWS LTD

We're looking for an enthusiastic and hard-working warehouse assistant to join our growing team in Ossett, Wakefield.

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Closing date: 24 Nov 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £12,480.00

    Annually

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, 7am until 3-30pm

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    25 Nov 2022

  • Date posted

    30 Aug 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000080984

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Assist with receiving, unloading, counting and stocking physical inventory in the warehouse
  • Ensure orders are processed efficiently and that the delivery of materials meets customers' expectations and business timelines
  • Pick items according to the order form
  • Inspect items to ensure they're not damaged or faulty and adjust inventory accordingly
  • Maintain safe and clean work environment by keeping shelves, inventory space and work stations neat; sweep and vacuum
  • Organise warehouse and work area for orderliness at all times
  • Order new supplies in a timely manner, including pre-paid shipping packaging, stationary, tissue paper, boxes, etc.
  • Constantly work to improve processes
  • Make suggestions for productivity improvements
  • Communicate and collaborate with other team members
  • Perform stock takes on all products in the warehouse
  • Ensure that internal delivery processes are adhered to
  • Identify errors and eliminate root cause using robust countermeasures
  • Monitor and maintain stock accuracy by ensuring physical stock is in line with the inventory management system and ensure all stock movements are recorded to ensure accuracy
  • Liaise with, suppliers and transport companies as and when required in a timely manner
  • Ability to be resilient, assertive, optimistic and open to change
  • Good understanding of customer deliverables and the impact failure/cost of poor quality

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

The successful candidate will study a Level 2 Supply Chain Warehouse Operative. This will be aided by an assessor who will carry out all assessments as work-based learning within the workplace.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Potential to progress to permanent position within the company


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Initiative, Team working

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English and Maths (Grade 4 ) Desired

About the employer

Walker Windows is a Yorkshire based supplier and installer of double-glazing products.

Employer

WALKERS WINDOWS LTD

Address

Wakefield Road

Ossett

WF5 9LB

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Training

Training provider

MEADOWHALL TRAINING LIMITED

Apprenticeship standard

Supply chain warehouse operative

Level 2 (GCSE)


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