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Supply Chain Logistics Apprentice HAROLD L SMITH (TRANSMISSIONS) LTD

A supply chain and logistics apprentice is required to support our team with the safe running of all aspects of the stores, including stock movements, picking, locating stock and packing.

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Closing date: 25 Dec 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

    Monday to Friday 8:30am - 5:00pm

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    29 Dec 2022

  • Date posted

    06 Oct 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • To ensure efficient, safe running of all aspects of the stores
  • To be responsible for all aspects of stock movements, i.e. picking, locating stock, packing etc
  • To receive check and allocate stock to relevant bin locations
  • To carry out any reasonable duties required to meet corporate objectives and deadlines

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

This apprenticeship training will be delivered over a period of 12 months, resulting in the following qualification: 

  • NVQ Level 2 in Warehouse and Storage
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skill

You will also learn the following:

  • Health and safety in the warehousing sector
  • Manual Handling
  • Control of substances hazardous to health
  • Working at heights
  • Overview of the logistics industry structure
  • Warehousing and logistics legislation
  • Waste and the environment in logistics
  • Workplace environment 
  • Communication skills
  • Working effectively in teams
  • Personal development
  • Movement of people and materials
  • Order picking 
  • Stock control
  • Receiving goods

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Full time position on completion of the apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Team working, Non judgemental


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 4-9) Desired

About the employer

Leading European Suppliers of Commercial Vehicle Transmissions parts Our team of 70 engineers, skilled in all aspects of commercial vehicle transmissions, is based at our four-acre site with 85,000 sq. ft of modern workshops and storage areas. H L Smith is proud to be the leading UK Company supplying replacement transmissions parts throughout Europe. Our commercial vehicle product range now includes all makes of Drive heads and Differentials, Manual and Automatic Gearboxes, Power Steering Boxes and Prop shafts. All transmissions units are available on a service exchange or on a customer unit repair basis. Not only do our units go through various quality inspections during the build process but each transmission is then rigorously tested to O.E specification before going through to paint & despatch. Every Drive head, Axle, Manual Gearbox and Steering Box is supplied with a full 12-month warranty covering both parts and labour. Our flexible approach, together with highest quality commercial vehicle transmissions parts and service help all of our clients to keep their commercial vehicles on the road. Whether you are a multi-national company, an owner-driver or somewhere in-between, H L Smith can meet your needs – and we look forward to working with you.








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Training provider



Leighanne Omisore


Apprenticeship standard

Supply chain warehouse operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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