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Apprentice Warehouse Person HOWDEN JOINERY LIMITED

Are you looking for a new challenge where you can earn while you learn? Do you want to be part of an incredible team working towards a common goal, providing excellent service to our customers? At Howdens we operate an ‘in stock’ business through all our depots. Our Warehouse Person is responsible for effective stock maintenance.

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Closing date: 09 Oct 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £15,000.00

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm, shifts, may work evenings and weekends.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    10 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    09 Sep 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000086023

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

At Howdens we operate an ‘in stock’ business through all our depots. Our Warehouse Person is responsible for effective stock maintenance, compliance with strict health and safety regulations and high standards of customer service.

  • Deal with customers in a courteous, professional, and knowledgeable way.
  • Maintain general housekeeping duties within the warehouse including stock rotation, cleanliness, tidiness and compliance with Health & Safety guidelines.
  • Carry out security and compliance checks on all incoming stock and outgoing orders while adhering to stock management guidelines to ensure accuracy.
  • Carry out daily checks on the forklift truck and other mechanical equipment and report all defects to the Depot Manager.

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

  • Supply Chain Warehouse Operative Level 2 - Intermediate Apprenticeship.
  • Training provided by in house Learning & Development Team
  • Support from external training provider.
  • 15-month programme including minimum 12-month learning period plus end point assessment.
  • Apprentices without Level 1 English and maths will need to achieve this level and take the test for Level 2 English and maths prior to taking the end-point assessment and completing the apprenticeship.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

If successful, gain full-time employment 


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Administrative skills, Team working, Initiative

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 4+ c and above) Desired

About the employer

Are you looking for a new challenge where you can earn while you learn? Do you want to be part of an incredible team working towards a common goal, providing excellent service to our customers? At Howdens we invest in our people and provide thorough on the job training and excellent career progression opportunities, reflected in our placement at Number 17 in the Top 100 Apprenticeship Employers table 2022. We are proud of our substantial growth with over 780 depots nationwide and remain committed to success through the expansion of our local depot network. Despite its scale, Howdens remains a local business with traditional values and we are seeking talented people to help us continue to grow our business. Howdens Joinery, a trade only business with over 780 depots, has built a reputation that builders can trust through offering best local price and providing product from local stock. Our unbeatable service and product has led to us becoming a market leader, which is why we were awarded the Royal Warrant of Appointment to Her Majesty the Queen 2015 for our quality and excellence.

Employer

HOWDEN JOINERY LIMITED

Address

Units 1-3, Trident Business Park, Holman Way

Nuneaton

CV11 4PN

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Training

Training provider

STAFF SELECT LTD

Contact

Laura Pountney

laura.pountney@novatraining.co.uk

07534 486764

Apprenticeship standard

Supply chain warehouse operative

Level 2 (GCSE)


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