Apprentice Storekeeper & Warehouse Operative

Location
Queenborough, Kent
Salary
£3.90 per hour
Posted
18 Jul 2019
Closes
18 Aug 2019
Ref
KT&A2489
Specialism
Administration
Sector
Unspecified
Start Date
Immediate
Duration
Undisclosed

In 1974 our founder, Rodney Hill, established Marine & Industrial Transmissions Ltd to design, supply and service transmissions and driveline systems across the UK. Since then we have grown to become a centre of excellence in driveline systems providing customers with full product life cycle support from system design, supply, commissioning, maintenance, repair, spares and overhaul or replacement.

The sectors our services cover are: Marine, Industrial & Mining, and Specialist Vehicles (e.g fire engines and theme parks). We are also a UK Ministry of Defence ‘In Service Support Provider’.

DESCRIPTION OF VACANCY
If you are looking for a practical, fast-paced role within a leading national company then this role with Marine & Industrial Transmissions may be the perfect next step for you.

With the company specialising in solutions that keep a range of vehicles on the move in the Marine and Industrial sectors, the MIT warehouse is always a busy hive of activity. This has lead to an opportunity arising for an apprentice to come in and learn from a friendly team of experienced staff whilst working towards the Supply Chain Warehouse Operative apprenticeship Standard.

If you are enthusiastic, keen to learn and ready to play your part within a well established organisation then we would love to hear from you.

This is a fast-paced and practical role. Tasks will include – but are not limited to – the following:

Receipt of incoming supplies 
Checking documentation, quantities & condition of incoming supplies 
Following various housekeeping procedures regarding storage & stock rotation. Safe operation of mechanical handling equipment in the stores & goods transfer area (including yard) 
Withdrawing materials from stock against the paperwork 
Packing & despatching of goods

WAGE
£3.90 per hour. This will go up to the National Minimum Wage for age-range after 12 months.

HOURS
39 working hours per week
Monday – Thursday – 08:30 – 17:00 with half an hour lunch (12:30 – 13:00)
Friday: 08:30 – 16:00 with half an hour lunch (12:30 – 13:00)

SKILLS REQUIRED
The successful candidate should have good computer and numeracy skills.

PERSONAL QUALITIES
The successful candidate should have a good sense of punctuality and be willing and enthusiastic to learn.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
Maths – GCSE Grade D / 3 minimum
English – GCSE Grade D / 3 minimum

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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