Supply Chain Warehouse Operative Apprentice HORIZON SPECIALIST CONTRACTING LIMITED

Horizon SC specialises in lightning protection, steeplejack works and fall restraint lifeline systems to prevent falls from height. This is a rare opportunity to join their supply chain & warehouse team as an apprentice. This new role complements a small existing team of experienced friendly personnel with long term prospects. Duties include supporting with quality and safety checks on all PPE and work equipment, undertaking forklift truck training for offloading goods from vehicles and processing all paperwork linked to each warehouse activity in a timely and accurate manner.

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Closing date: 21 Apr 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday. Shifts to be confirmed

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    24 Apr 2023

  • Date posted

    13 Feb 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Support with quality and safety checks on all PPE and work equipment
  • Daily use of "HiltiOnTrack" our software management solution
  • Maintain & record accurate inspections on PPE
  • Record items within the quarantine area along with decisions to repair or not
  • Complete COSHH training for handling and storage of paints, adhesives and resins
  • Undertake forklift truck training for offloading goods from vehicles
  • Process all paperwork linked to each warehouse activity in a timely and accurate manner

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

  • An apprenticeship allows you to earn a wage, gain valuable work experience and industry specific competence
  • You will be expected to work towards the Supply Chain Warehouse Operative Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard, with support from your employer and the Chesterfield College Group
  • As part of your apprenticeship, and dependent on your prior attainment, you may be required to complete maths and English Functional Skills which is an integral part of your apprenticeship. Upon successful completion you will be awarded additional certificates of recognition for these qualifications

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

There will be a genuine opportunity for permanent employment for the right person upon successful completion of the 15 month apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 3/D) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 3/D) Essential

Things to consider

You will receive COSHH and Fork Lift Truck training along with a company pension, free on site parking, no weekend working and 20 days plus 8 statutory days holiday. You will need to ensure that you can reliably commute each day and are physically fit to move/lift work equipment on a regular basis.

About the employer

Horizon were the First Steeplejack & Lightning Conductor company in the UK to become a ISO 9001 (Quality), ISO 14001 (Environmental) & ISO 45001 (Health & Safety) Accredited Company. Since 1993 our expertise has been developed by training highly skilled personnel to provide conventional and innovative ideas to solve a wide range of issues when working at height. Many of our staff have worked for us in excess of 15 years.







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Training provider



Olivia Roberts

01246 500500

Apprenticeship standard

Supply chain warehouse operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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