Warehouse Operative Apprentice
Employment Type:
£148 per week
Closing Date:
30th June, 2018

To act as Warehouse Apprentice assisting the Warehouse Manager and Head of product categories with any warehousing functions. Main duties as below;

  • Booking in deliveries, putting goods away and keeping the whole branch tidy
  • Picking orders from the warehouse
  • Collecting goods from suppliers are completing deliveries to customers when required (if driving license held)
  • Supporting the branch van driver when required with deliveries by accompanying them in the role of ‘Drivers Mate’
  • Working as part of a tightly-knit team to ensure that the branch runs efficiently and effectively
  • Garment man packing
  • Depending on computer experience – possible training on Adobe to make designs for garments
  • Heat sealing of garments
  • Any other ad hoc branch duties, as requested by the branch manager

Skills Required

  • Understand how to deliver excellent customer service
  • Organisation Skills (Able to manage time effectively and prioritise workload accordingly)
  • Able to work as part of a team
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to understand and carry out instryctions
  • Computer Literate
  • Excellent attention to detail

Personal Qualities

  • Proactive approach to seeking and sharing knowledge
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team
  • Awareness of equality and diversity
  • Flexible, enthusiastic, ‘can-do’ approach to everyday work Open to change and new ideas
  • Willingness and desire to take responsibility and use own initiative
  • Commitment to own personal professional
  • Good Work Ethic, Passion and right attitude to Work
  • Friendly approach to team work


  • First 3 months – £3.50 per hour
  • 3-6 months – £4.00 per hour
  • 6-9 months – £5.00 per hour
  • 9-12 months – £5.50 per hour


  • GCSE Maths and English A*- D or Functional Skills or equivalent
  • Manual Handling (Preferred but training will be provided)


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