Apprentice Warehouse Operative

In Training
10 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you looking to kick start your career within a fast paced environment? This fantastic opportunity allows the start of a career through a warehousing apprenticeship. They are looking for someone that is enthusiastic, hardworking and reliable! If this role is something you are interested it is an amazing opportunity to start with.
My client is a leading provider of ‘on site’ logistics services, they specialise in removing inefficiency from customer’s manufacturing processes. Born from the needs of a world renowned vehicle manufacturer operating in the UK, their expertise ranges from the management of large time sensitive warehouses to direct production line feed and sub assembly. Operating with discretion and integrity, several other UK manufacturers in the automotive sector have since benefited from their ‘on site’ logistics solutions.

Main Duties:

  • Use of hand held scanners
  • Achieve minimal errors in line with targets set
  • Achieve the minimum productivity level set by your line manager
  • The flexibility to move between departments and learn new tasks in order to support the operation
  • Work as a team member with all other departments and managers
  • Ensure all new stock is unloaded within agreed turnaround time and checked against appropriate quality standards
  • Ensure when manual handling products that all guide lines are followed and adhered to
  • Ensure that any machinery been used is within your skills level
  • Ensure we receive/dispatch stock in a good clean condition, on time and all goods are safely stacked and orders are picked and dispatched correctly through the use of R.D.T.’s and check on (stock control system) if applicable
  • Attend regular meeting with team leaders and group leaders
  • Adhering to company procedures, ensuring that all related paperwork is completed and pallets are accounted for
  • Ensure protective equipment is used at all times
  • Ensure company policies and procedures are complied with at all times
  • Ensure MHE equipment is used correctly and safely
  • Report any near misses or accidents
  • Report any dangerous occurrences according to Health and Safety regulations
  • Adhere and comply with the company’s Health and Safety Regulations
  • Record accurate information on any daily safety checks of warehouse equipment
  • A flexible approach to the job functions including work patterns
  • Undertake any other reasonable assignments as may be required by your manager
  • Supporting the Operation by providing an accurate and efficient logistics service to the BMW Mini Plant, ensuring parts are delivered to the production line with minimal errors and within strict time constraints.
Desired skills
  • Excellent communication skills including both spoken and written English
  • Ability to be flexible and learn new skills
  • Good attention to detail
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Desire to learn how to use MHE and FLT’s

Knowledge/Experience – Desirable/Advantageous

  • Previous exposure to a warehouse environment
  • Manual Handling experience
Personal qualities
  • Honest
  • Punctual
  • Reliable
  • Hard-working
  • Team player
  • Flexible
  • Willing to learn new skills
Qualifications required

Preferable 5 GCSE's A-C or the equivalent

Future prospects

My client believes in promotion from within and all positions are advertised internally for all apprentices and employees to see.

Training to be provided

Warehouse and Logistics Level 2

Working week

  • Monday to Friday – 8 hours per day Flexible – as per needs of the business
  • Total hours per week: 40.00

Weekly wage


Expected apprenticeship duration

12 months

Apprenticeship level

Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

Closing date

13 Dec 2017

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