Supply Chain Warehouse Operative Apprenticeship HYDRO BUILDING SYSTEMS UK LIMITED

To undertake all activities within the Warehouse and Thermal Break Manufacturing environment in a safe and efficient manner. You will pick material in accordance with the instructions provided via the Company’s Warehouse Management System (WMS).

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Closing date: 04 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday, 8.00am - 4.30pm and Friday, 8.00am - 3.30pm, with 30 minutes for lunch.

    Total hours per week: 39.0

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    10 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    07 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Comply with and uphold the Company’s QHSE policy and related requirements
  • Keep the working environment clean and tidy and follow housekeeping rules
  • Pack materials as per the relevant packing specifications  
  • Operate hand held pallet trucks and / or fork lifts trucks as appropriate for the area of work being undertaken
  • Use the Modula picking and storage facility in the stores area
  • Operate the Thermal Break machines, including setting and running of the machines
  • Ensure thermal break work is completed in accordance with the daily plan
  • Conduct Physical Inventory checks as and when required, updating the WMS appropriately
  • Report damaged material or damaged storage facilities to your immediate Supervisor as soon as possible
  • Receipt and book in goods from suppliers through the SAP ERP system & WMS system  
  • Work with management to maintain & improve Safety and Quality objectives
  • Any other reasonable task requested by management

The training you will be getting

  • Supply Chain Warehouse Operative Level 2 qualification
  • End Point Assessment
  • How training will be delivered is to be confirmed

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Opportunities to work in different areas of the operations, stores, manufacturing, warehouse racking, forklift operations goods in or possibly within the office planning and distribution environment

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Positive attitude towards H&S, Ability to use PDA's, Able to use handheld devices, Commitment to work to targets, Able to work towards deadlines, Understand spoken English, Understand written English, Good attention to detail, Willingness to learn, Able to work independently, Able to work as part of a team, Conscientious and hard working, Excellent time management


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

Things to consider

The candidate will be working in a warehouse environment, standing up most of the day therefore they will need to be fit and healthy to undertake the activities. The candidates will be required to make it to the site independently with their own transport.

About the employer

Hydro Building Systems UK Ltd provides aluminium Door, Window and Curtain Walling solutions through its market leading Brands: Sapa, Technal and Wicona. Within the worldwide Hydro Group, which has over 33,000 employees, in more than 40 countries across the globe. The group extrude, smelt and recycle aluminium to provide high value-added solutions and are the leading independent producer of extruded aluminium profiles in the world.







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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


Tracey Chaplin


Apprenticeship standard

Supply chain operator

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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