Warehouse Apprentice (Battersea)

HOWDEN JOINERY LIMITED

London, SW8 3HE

Closes in 7 days (Thursday 1 August at 11:59pm)

Posted on 20 June 2024


Summary

At Howdens we operate an ‘in stock’ business through all our depots. Our Warehouse Person is responsible for effective stock maintenance, compliance with strict health and safety regulations and high standards of customer service. Duties will include storing goods, moving stock, plus much more.

Annual wage
£15,000 a year

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The pay may be negotiated and may rise after a probation period has been successfully completed.

Training course
Supply chain warehouse operative (level 2)
Hours
Monday - Friday, 9.00am - 5.00pm, shifts, may work evenings and weekends.

40 hours a week

Possible start date

Wednesday 7 August

Duration

1 Year

Positions available

1

Work

As an apprentice, you’ll work at a company and get hands-on experience. You’ll gain new skills and work alongside experienced staff.

What you’ll do at work

Supply chain warehouse operative level 2 includes training in the following:

  • Taking deliveries
  • Checking for damaged/missing items
  • Storing goods
  • Moving stock by various methods
  • Picking/packing orders
  • Loading goods for dispatch
  • Maintaining stock records and documentation, and cleaning
  • Functional Skills (if required)

Training schedule has yet to be agreed. Details will be made available at a later date.

Where you’ll work

Units 39, Goods Yard,

41 Stewarts Ln,

Nine Elms,

London

SW8 3HE

Training

An apprenticeship includes regular training with a college or other training organisation. At least 20% of your working hours will be spent training or studying.

College or training organisation

STAFF SELECT LTD

Your training course

Supply chain warehouse operative (level 2)

Equal to GCSE

Course contents
  • Conduct risk assessments within the working environment.
  • Apply safe working practices in line with associated health and safety legislation and company policy.
  • Receive products in line with organisational procedures.
  • Store and pick products in line with organisational procedures.
  • Dispatch products in line with organisational procedures.
  • Decant, pack products in line with organisational procedures.
  • Communicate with others verbally, for example internal and external customers, colleagues, and managers.
  • Communicate in writing with others, for example internal and external customers, colleagues and managers.
  • Load and unload products, considering the product that is to be moved and its current and planned destination.
  • Use tools and equipment to aid in product handling.
  • Use information technology and digital systems. Comply with GDPR and cyber security.
  • Locate and use operational information, electronic or paper based, required to fulfil contractual requirements.
  • Select, prepare, and use packaging materials that reduce waste and mitigate environmental impacts.
  • support under instruction scheduled and unscheduled stock taking activities relevant to the organisation and product.
  • Identify and escalate problems beyond own responsibility.
  • Follow procedures in line with environmental and sustainability regulations, standards, and guidance. Segregate resources for reuse, recycling and disposal.
  • Follow equity, diversity and inclusion rules.
  • Carry out and record learning and development activities.
  • Conducts handover activities.
  • Your training plan

    This training plan has not been finalised. Check with this employer if you’ll need to travel to a college or training location for this apprenticeship.

    Requirements

    Desirable qualifications

    GCSE or equivalent in:

    • Maths & English (grade 4/C)

    Let the company know about other relevant qualifications and industry experience you have. They can adjust the apprenticeship to reflect what you already know.

    Skills

    • Communication skills
    • Attention to detail
    • Organisation skills
    • Customer care skills
    • Problem solving skills
    • Analytical skills
    • Team working

    About this company

    Howdens Joinery, a trade only business with over 780 depots, has built a reputation that builders can trust through offering best local price and providing product from local stock. Our unbeatable service and product has led to us becoming a market leader, which is why we were awarded the Royal Warrant of Appointment to Her Majesty the Queen 2015 for our quality and excellence. At Howdens we invest in our people and provide thorough on the job training and excellent career progression opportunities, reflected in our placement at Number 17 in the Top 100 Apprenticeship Employers table 2022. We are proud of our substantial growth with over 780 depots nationwide and remain committed to success through the expansion of our local depot network. Despite its scale, Howdens remains a local business with traditional values and we are seeking talented people to help us continue to grow our business.

    After this apprenticeship

    Full-time employment with Howdens.

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:

    STAFF SELECT LTD

    Natalie Marchewka

    natalie.marchewka@novatraining.co.uk

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000259362.

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    Closes in 7 days (Thursday 1 August at 11:59pm)

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