Warehouse Apprentice

HOWDEN JOINERY LIMITED

Heybridge, Maldon, CM9 4LJ

Closes in 16 days (Tuesday 6 August)

Posted on 9 July 2024


Summary

The role involves maintaining general housekeeping duties within the warehouse, including stock rotation, cleanliness, tidiness and compliance with health & safety guidelines. Carry out security and compliance checks on all incoming stock and outgoing orders while adhering to stock management guidelines to ensure accuracy.

Annual wage
£15,000 a year

Minimum wage rates (opens in new tab)

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
Between either 7.30am - 4.30pm or 8.00am - 5.00pm (days to be confirmed).

40 hours a week

Possible start date

Monday 26 August

Duration

1 Year 3 Months

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 Apprenticeship Standard qualification
  • End Point Assessment
  • Functional Skills maths and English (if necessary)
  • Blended on/off-the-job training and location to be confirmed

Where you’ll work

The Causeway

Trade Park

Unit 5A-5B

Heybridge, Maldon

CM9 4LJ

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

INTEC BUSINESS COLLEGES LIMITED

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

    Essential qualifications

    Other in:

    • Personal and professional development (grade Desire)

    Desirable qualifications

    GCSE or equivalent in:

    • English (grade 9-4 (A*-C))
    • Mathematics (grade 9-4 (A*-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
    • Initiative
    • Planning Skills
    • Prioritise Own Workload

    Other requirements

    Summary Warehouse Operatives work in a variety of warehouse environments. Work activities include 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. They are required to safely use a range of equipment, machinery and vehicles, as relevant to their role and setting. This could include mechanical racking systems, materials handling equipment (MHE) or fork lift trucks. Warehouse Operatives communicate with a wide range of people and customers. They have a passion to meet customers’ expectations by providing a quality service that encourages repeat business. Individuals in this role are highly competent in using industry-recognised systems and associated services (eg Traffic/Warehouse Management Systems) and will be able to work under pressure to tight deadlines. Why work for us? 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.

    About this company

    At Howdens we invest in our people and provide thorough on the job training and excellent career progression opportunities. We have been awarded a place in the top 25 Best Big Companies to Work for in recognition of excellence in the workplace. We are proud of our substantial growth and remain committed to success through the expansion of our local depot network. Howdens remains a local business with traditional values and we are seeking talented people to help us continue to grow our business.

    https://www.howdens.com (opens in new tab)

    After this apprenticeship

    At Howdens, there are great opportunities to progress into one of many key depot roles including sales and management.

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:

    INTEC BUSINESS COLLEGES LIMITED

    Daniel Burgess

    01621272320

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000263719.

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    Closes in 16 days (Tuesday 6 August)

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