Apprentice Supply Chain Warehouse Operative (Line Feeder) GEM PARTNERSHIP LIMITED

A Level 2 Apprentice Supply Chain Warehouse Operative is required. The Line Feeder will support the logistics department in production line feeding, ensuring the production lines maintain a reasonable stock level at all times. They must be prepared in advance for production line changers and ensure the change is completed efficiently with no down time. Duties include: learning how to operate counterbalance/reach trucks, powered pallet trucks, ride on pallet trucks, order pickers, narrow aisle pickers, mobile elevated work platforms and forklift trucks.

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Closing date: 19 Apr 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    The first 12 weeks of the apprenticeship will be paid at £12.48 per hour, rising to £13.89 from week 13.

  • Working week

    Day shift, Monday-Thursday, 8am-4:30pm, and Friday, 8am-2:30pm.

    Total hours per week: 38

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 May 2024

  • Date posted

    27 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    3 available

What you will do in your working day

The apprentice will:

  • Learning how to operate counterbalance/reach trucks, powered pallet trucks, ride on pallet trucks, order pickers, narrow aisle pickers, mobile elevated work platforms and forklift trucks.
  • Make conscious decisions when in the workplace to minimise the effect their work (and the wider industry) has on the environment, they will need to maintain a high level of housekeeping and manage waste effectively; use packing materials efficiently to reduce waste and costs; and understand the consequences of not using or disposing of these correctly. 
  • Be able to use warehouse systems and processes relating to packaging, moving stock and receiving stock (e.g. load container lists) within a warehouse environment to facilitate the safe handling of goods.
  • Ensure an effective and efficient service is provided to internal/external customers.  

The training you will be getting

  • By the end of the 12 months, you will have gained a Learning Level 2 Supply Chain and Warehouse qualification.
  • Bespoke training will delivered onsite at Husqvarna. 

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Successful completion of the appreticeship programme could lead to a permanent position with Husqvarna.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Team working


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

About the employer

GEM Partnership provides total workforce solutions which deliver tangible results for businesses. We identify, recruit and train personnel, allowing companies to bolster their operations, retain talent, and unlock the potential of their employees.





Preston Road

Newton Aycliffe


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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience


Jen Dunthorne


Apprenticeship standard

Supply chain warehouse operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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