Graphic Applicator and Warehouse Apprentice

Location
Chatham, Kent
Salary
£3.90 per hour.
Posted
05 Jul 2019
Closes
25 Jul 2019
Ref
KT&A2465
Specialism
Other
Sector
Unspecified
Start Date
Immediate
Duration
Undisclosed

S&D Print & Graphic Solutions are a specialist graphic and display company providing high quality service to large blue-chip companies across the UK.

We pride ourselves on being able to provide the highest level of services within our industry with unrivalled credibility and reputation.

DESCRIPTION OF VACANCY

S&D are looking for an Apprentice Graphic Applicator to work in our busy graphics department. This is a small and friendly team, it can be very demanding but also very rewarding. You will have the opportunity to work on some very prestigious projects and  learn about a variety of materials including how to apply digital prints & vinyl to various substrates and vehicles.

We are looking for a physically fit apprentice to support our busy Graphics Team.  Main duties will include:

  • Preparing and storing materials within the warehouse, ready for use.
  • Storing completed work ready to be delivered to the customers
  • Learning to use the Laminating machine to produce signs on behalf of the customer
  • Work closely with account handlers
  • Report to both Department and Production Managers, ensuring work is completed in a timely manner.
  • Ensure work area is kept tidy, clean and adheres to all Health and safety requirements.
  • Assist with the moving of work from one area to another and ensure it is packaged correctly for transportation.
  • Use machinery with appropriate training, which may include fork lift.

This will be a varied role and you will be asked to assist in other areas of the business in times of demand.

WAGE

£3.90 per hour.

Overtime will be paid at time and a half for any work over 40 hours a week.

HOURS

Monday – Friday, 8AM – 5PM

1 x 30 minute unpaid lunch break per day

2 x 15 minute paid breaks per day

SKILLS REQUIRED

Have a good attention to detail and be methodical and neat in the work you produce.

Ability to work in a busy and pressurised environment which can be demanding and stressful.

PERSONAL QUALITIES

Smart appearance – takes pride in yourself and the work you produce.

Hard working attitude.

Flexible & a team player

Sense of humour

Switched on attitude / proactive

Articulate with excellent communication skills

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

Grade C or above at GCSE Maths & English

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.

ADDITIONAL DETAIL

As of 1st April 2019, the NMW for Apprentices is £3.90 per hour. This applies to 16 - 18 year old Apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other Apprentices the Apprentice National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies.

The wage for Apprentices applies to both time spent on the job plus time spent in training.

 

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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