Warehouse and Finisher Apprentice

Location
Chatham, Kent
Salary
£3.90 per hour.
Posted
05 Aug 2019
Closes
05 Sep 2019
Ref
KT&A2464
Specialism
Other
Sector
Unspecified
Start Date
Immediate
Duration
Undisclosed

EMPLOYER DESCRIPTION

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 Finisher.

You will be responsible for incoming deliveries, managing & organising the most effective way to store materials, and packing outgoing consignments. You will learn trimming and finishing skills, and ensure the products dispatched to clients are of the highest quality.

We are looking or a physically fit apprentice to support our Finishers within a busy warehouse environment. Main duties will include :-

  • Being responsible for checking any signage for damage before packaging, ready for transport.
  • Packing client consignments to their specifications
  • Working with others in a timely manner to ensure all orders leave our premises in time.
  • Maintain a clean and tidy work area
  • Use a variety of materials, ensure minimal waste and cost.
  • Work closely with account handlers
  • Report to both Department and Production Managers, ensuring work is completed in a timely manner.

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

Basic IT skills,

Good hand – eye co-ordination

Multi-tasker

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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