Warehousing and Distribution Apprentice

Location
Marden, Tonbridge
Salary
£4.25 per hour
Posted
14 Feb 2019
Closes
14 Mar 2019
Ref
KT&A2274
Specialism
Other
Sector
Unspecified
Start Date
Immediate
Duration
Undisclosed

Employer Description

Anno Distillers Limited is the first distillery in Kent for over 200 years.  We produce a range of multi-award winning spirits, which have gained both national and international recognition for their quality. We are particularly proud of winning a Gold Medal with Anno Kent Dry Gin at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition.

Based in the village of Marden, we lovingly distil our gins, vodkas and whisky in our 300-litre copper-pot still, affectionately name ‘Patience’.  Since the launch of our first product, Anno Kent Dry Gin, in 2013 sales have increased significantly year on year.  We are further expanding our production team and now seek an outstanding individual to train in all aspects of the manufacture and distribution of our product range.

Travel Information

Marden train station is a 5 minute walk from the distillery.

 

Description of Vacancy

Distillery Production and Warehousing  Apprentice

This exciting and varied role is to assist the distillery production and warehousing team in all aspects of distilling, packing and distributing our range of spirits to customers.

The nature of the business requires lifting heavy goods and due to alcohol licensing laws you must be 18 or over at the time of appointment.

Main Responsibilities

Accepting incoming goods

Stock control and reordering

Production scheduling

Distilling and blending spirits

Bottling and casing products

Stock auditing

Keeping accurate records

Dispatch of goods through couriers

General tidying of distillery production and storage areas

Being a flexible member of a small, dynamic and fun team

 

Wage

£170/week or £4.25 per hour

 

Hours

40 hours per week

Monday to Friday

8.45 – 5.15

30 minutes for lunch

 

Skills Required

Good at working in a team

Attention to detail/methodical

Good IT skills

Competent numeracy and literary skills

Awareness of Health and Safety.

 

Qualifications Required

Minimum of GCSE Maths and English or equivalent Level 2 Qualification.

 

Personal Qualities

Team player

Enthusiastic

Physical fitness important due to manual elements of work.

A strong desire to learn and apply new skills

 

Training Provided

On the job training with the employer whilst working towards the Apprenticeship Framework – consisting of the Intermediate NVQ Level, Technical Certificate and Functional Skills if appropriate.

Regular work based assessments/observations carried out by Kent Training & Apprenticeships Tutor Assessor, to determine competency and meet with Awarding Body standards

 

Important Information

The employer has asked that you do not contact them direct. Doing so could jeopardise your application. You will be responsible for your travel expenses to and from your place of work. Therefore, you must have the means to get to your place of work on a daily basis whilst waiting for your first wages to be paid.

KT&A: Kent Training & Apprenticeships are part of Kent County Council and are a leading training organisation with nearly 30 years successful experience. KT&A specialise in high quality work-based training, delivered by qualified staff with personal experience of working in the skill area they teach.

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