Apprentice Terminal Operative BERTSCHI

Bertschi are seeking an Apprentice Terminal Operative at their prestigious facility based in Middlesbrough. The ideal candidate will be hardworking and interested in working with cranes, forklift trucks and different types of equipment required to get the job done.

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Closing date: 01 Oct 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Under 18: £7.50/hour, 18 – 20: £9.50/hour, 21 – 23: £11.50/hour

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, hours to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    09 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    13 Sep 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The successful candidate will:

  • Learn how to operate and handle equipment safely and efficiently, such as overhead cranes, forklift trucks, reach stackers, depot shunt vehicles, and our steam generators
  • Handle loaded and empty tank containers, some containing hazardous products
  • Work individually and as part of a team
  • Maintain a high level of housekeeping
  • Carry out minor repairs and maintenance tasks to equipment as and when required
  • Use IT applications and other relevant systems required to ensure the safe and efficient completion of duties
  • Maintaining a clean and tidy workplace
  • Managing your workload efficiently
  • Complying with all relevant HSE regulations, as well as company processes and procedures in all tasks

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

  • Level 2 Supply Chain Operator at Stockton Riverside College
  • Functional skills Maths and English, if required

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

An opportunity for a full-time position at the end of the apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Team working, Initiative, Able to follow instructions, Keen and punctual, Interested in what we do, Able to prioritise workload


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A*-C/9-4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade A*-C/9-4) Desired

Things to consider

Attractive benefits including: 28 days holiday including UK bank holidays, Company pension scheme, An excellent health scheme which includes: Cash back for treatments and prescriptions, Health and wellbeing services (including an online private GP service and face to face counselling), Private health insurance, Retail reward scheme (cashback and discounts).

About the employer

Bertschi UK are part of the Bertschi Group, a Swiss family owned business with headquarters in Switzerland. With over 3,000 employees, 1,000 trucks and 42,800 containers we have 79 subsidiaries and a presence in 38 countries worldwide. We are a global service provider specialising in providing logistics services for liquids and solid bulk products for the chemical industry, setting the benchmark in safety, innovation, service quality, and sustainability. Bertschi prides itself on being an inclusive and diverse workplace.




Middlesbrough Road East



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Training provider



Anna Harper

07436 795883

Apprenticeship standard

Supply chain operator

Level 2 (GCSE)

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