Warehouse Apprentice
Employment Type:
£666 per month
Stoke-on-Trent, ST8 7DN
Closing Date:
31st December, 2018

Fancy being behind the scenes helping things run smoothly? A warehouse operative may be the job for you! You will adapt to being very organised and working in a fast-paced environment.

Job Role:

  • Picking and packing of metal products to customer’s requirements, ensuring accurate quantities and quality of goods.
  • Ensuring deliveries are made in a timely manner to the customers’ requirements.
  • Moving material around various locations within the warehouse.
  • Material cutting (training to be provided in house)
  • Loading and unloading of vehicles (forklift training to be provided by ourselves)
  • General housekeeping – ensuring warehouse is safe, clean and tidy.
  • Following company procedures – including health and safety – wearing appropriate PPE which we will provide.

Monday to Friday

9.00am to 18.00pm

What is a Warehouse Operative:

A warehouse operative is expected to be organised and very good with time keeping. It’s a job that certainly keeps you on your feet and your days will go very fast.  You will expected to 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.

About Your Employer: 

The UK’s largest non-ferrous metal stockholders, this is one of 18 Aalco branches in the UK based in Stoke-on-Trent.

Skills Required:

  • Good organisation skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Punctual

Personal Attributes:

  • Positive attitude towards people and work including a can do attitude.
  • Good communication skills between departments.
  • Eager to learn and develop.

Applying English & Maths To This Role: 

Maths would be applicable when calculating cuts to material, weights for loading trucks and volumes i.e familiarising with various lengths for various material.

English is used completing various paperwork and computers.

Qualifications Required: 

GCSE Maths and English 9-4 (A*- C) or Functional Skills as equivalent

Qualifications Gained: 

Apprenticeship Supply Chain Operative Level 2

Future Prospects: 

There will be an opportunity for a full time position at the end of the apprenticeship.  There are various stages for the apprentice to learn and when fully trained will be reflected within the pay scheme.

Matching you to the right employer

All applicants will need to successfully complete a work trial before starting an apprenticeship programme. This ensures applicants and employers are a perfect match.

Salary information

Please note the salary for this role is  £3.70 per hour for all ages of applicants.