Apprentice Warehouse Operative LANGLEY ALLOYS LTD

We supply a wide range of customers who are manufacturing components for the Oil and Gas, Naval, Marine and Chemical Process Industries. Our business is more than just a distributor of metals, we provide a comprehensive range of inspection, testing and machining services alongside our extensive stockholding supported by a highly knowledgeable team.

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Closing date: 03 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    As we are a growing business, a full-time position is likely upon successful completion of the apprenticeship. A share of potential profits

  • Working week

    Shift work. Monday - Thursday: Week 1 - 6.00am - 2.30pm. Week 2 - 11.30am - 8.00pm (Friday 6.00am - 1.30pm and 9.30am - 5.00pm). Breaks to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 39.0

  • Expected duration

    13 Months

  • Possible start date

    10 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    08 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Undertaking warehouse activities in a safe and efficient manner
  • Ensuring customer requirements are accurately met and delivered on-time
  • Utilising learned skills to complete all requested processes from goods in, through picking and cutting, additional testing, to packing and despatch

The training you will be getting

  • Supply Chain Warehouse Operative - Level 2 (GCSE) Apprenticeship Standard and Certificate
  • Functional Skills (if required)
  • Training will be delivered by Stoke on Trent College
  • This is a work based training

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Develop skills in the operational side of the business including machine operation, non-destructive testing (dye penetrant / ultrasonic testing) and side loader / FLT.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 2) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 2) Desired

About the employer

Langley Alloys are a specialist distributor of high-performance metals, operating from sites in the UK and USA. Our main site, located in Newcastle-under-Lyme, supplies customers on a global basis, and has been steadily growing for several years. We have just achieved a record level of sales approaching £40M and recently won the International Trade category at this year’s Staffordshire Chamber of Commerce awards.




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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


Rodney Rice

01782 610250

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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