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Warehouse Operative Apprentice Barton Jones Packaging Ltd

Apprentice Warehouse Operative. Opportunity to become a key member of a busy but friendly warehouse team distributing and manufacturing packaging products. You will work towards a Level 2 Supply Chain Warehouse Operative apprenticeship standard.

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Closing date: 25 May 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 08:00 - 17:00. with a 1-hour lunch break.

    Total hours per week: 39.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    30 May 2022

  • Date posted

    21 Apr 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

The new Apprentice will be integral to the logistical side of the business and will be involved in preparing orders for dispatch, booking in and receiving goods and locating in the warehouse. Subject to insurance and satisfactory licenses the Apprentice could undertake deliveries and fork truck offloading/loading.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Picking Goods ready for dispatch
  • Unloading supplier vehicles of various products
  • Assembly of corrugated packaging and associated parts
  • Putting stock away in designated locations
  • Help with daily vehicle checks and basic maintenance

After basic training progressing to:

  • Booking in stock
  • Preparing picking lists
  • Preparing delivery notes
  • Routing delivery runs
  • Gaining Forklift Operators license
  • Local goods deliveries subject to license and insurance
  • Manufacturing of corrugated cartons

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Basic PC knowledge would be an advantage
  • Good communication skills 

Personal qualities

  • A willingness to get involved and progress will be rewarded
  • Good work ethic
  • Can do attitude
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent initiative
  • Accurate in counting and entering information
  • Courteous to other staff
  • Ability to adapt

Desired qualifications

  • GCSEs at grades A*-C/9-4 (or equivalent) in maths and English are preferable, but not essential

Future prospects

  • While there is no guarantee of employment after the apprenticeship our intention is to keep on the successful candidate with a view to building a future at Barton Jones Packaging
  • All 4 previous apprentices have stayed on and progressed in the company to senior roles

Things to consider

  • The job is very physical including lots of lifting and time on your feet. The warehouse environment while pleasant in the Summer can be cold in the Winter months. The majority of the work is based inside, but you must be prepared to work outside all year round

About the employer

Barton Jones Packaging was established in 1993 to provide a Local Packaging Service delivering quality products at competitive pricing, but most importantly a service which is second to none within its own trading area. We are a single site family run company with traditional core values that have remained with the business this past 20 years.


Barton Jones Packaging Ltd


Unit 3

Dunhams Court, Dunhams Lane

Letchworth Garden City


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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Intec Business Colleges


Tracey Chaplin 07580 997408

Level 2 Supply Chain Warehouse Operative Apprenticeship Standard, which includes:

  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in maths & English (if required)

Apprenticeship standard

Supply chain warehouse operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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