Amazing Supply Chain warehousing apprenticeship level 2 in an Engineering enviroment PORTWAY TOOL & GAUGE LTD

This sort of opportunity does not come up every day. It's the chance for someone with real passion, enthusiasm and ambition to learn and grow with a local well established Engineering company in Lye. This role would suit someone with an interest in engineering that will be predominantly based in the warehouse, but you will learn so much more.

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Closing date: 03 Apr 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Wage will be reviewed after 3 months

  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday 7.30am - 4.30pm and Friday 7.30am - 12.30pm with 30 minutes break for lunch.

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    14 Apr 2023

  • Date posted

    07 Mar 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Production control 
  • Accepting deliveries 
  • Booking in and out materials 
  • Packing orders
  • Producing delivery notes 
  • Customer contact 
  • MRP use (Full Training provided)
  • Social media updates 
  • Picking orders

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

Supply Chain Warehousing Apprenticeship Level 2.

Functional skills if required.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

There are various routes for progression on completion of the apprenticeship, dependant on what your future aspirations are, but a full time position will be offered within the company if business allows.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Physical fitness, Ambitious


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Essential

Things to consider

Although this role is predominantly in the warehouse you will be learning everything within the company and as such be willing to roll your sleeves up and get involved in a variety of tasks. If you have any engineering or CAD experience that would be great. If you are comfortable with Microsoft programmes including Word and Excel that would also be useful. A full clean driving licence is also prefered as local deliveries may also be involved.

About the employer

Portway is a precision press toolmaking sub contract toolroom. The type of tooling manufactured produces metal parts for a variety of markets including the; Automotive, Computer, Electronics, Security, Household and Protective Boots and Shoes industries. Portway’s tooling is produced on high precision machine tools using the very latest technology for us to be a competitive manufacturer. Ultimately, the parts from our tooling for the automotive industry are supplied to companies such as BMW, Mercedes Benz, Renault, Toyota and Honda. Metal parts off tooling for the computer industry are covers, bases, cage drives and internal support brackets for companies such as Compaq, IBM, Digital and Xerox.




Dudley Road




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Training provider

Nova Training


Karen Jackson

Apprenticeship standard

Supply chain warehouse operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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