Apprentice Stores Controller DEANESTOR LIMITED

We are looking for a eager and diligent Apprentice to join Deanestor Limited, the market leader for undertaking specialist furniture subcontracts in specialist furniture sectors. The candidate will have some previous experience of working within a manufacturing environment, however if this is not the case of the ideal candidate on the job.

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Closing date: 30 Apr 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    8am – 4.30pm Mon-Thurs, 8am to 3.30pm Fri

    Total hours per week: 39

  • Expected duration

    30 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 May 2024

  • Date posted

    01 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

As the Apprentice Stores Person you will be:
• Involved in loading and unloading vehicles.
• Receive and count in deliveries via manual handling and the use of pallet trucks.
• Receipt goods into stock and book materials out of stock.
• Creating new stock numbers.
• Issuing goods from Stores.
• Monitoring Stores inventory.
• Recording goods received.
• Checking product quantity and quality or incoming goods against orders.
• Process invoices and delivery requisitions.
• Unpacking delivered goods and placing into stores.

The training you will be getting

Level 3 Supply Chain Practitioner (Fast Moving Goods) apprenticeship standard, including Functional Skills if required.

This is a work based programme which means that all of your learning will take place on the site of your employment and within your contracted working hours. We host supporting workshops regularly throughout the apprenticeship which are held at our Derby Road campus.

You will work with expert assessors to develop new knowledge, skills and behaviours within the profession.

You will experience a blended learning model.

You will gather learning evidence, journals and off-the-job records using your e-portfolio.

At the end of the planned learning period, it will be agreed that you are ready to enter 'Gateway' and for your End Point Assessment to be arranged.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Potentially full time employment upon successfully completing apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative


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

About the employer

We are a family-owned business committed to delivering the highest quality and service for every project. With around 70 years of experience, our experienced teams will manage delivery and installation to your exact requirements and scheduling. Deanestor provides a complete FF&E service, and has the capabilities to manufacture an extensive range of bespoke furniture for customers in sectors as diverse as healthcare, education, build-to-rent and student living. We welcome all procurement methods including public sector contracts and direct orders from the client or contractor.




Warren Way Crown Farm Business Park



NG19 0FL

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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


Leoni Nath

01623 900469

Apprenticeship standard

Supply chain practitioner (fast moving consumer good) (previously Operator Manager)

Level 3 (A level)

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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