Logistics and Storage Operative Apprentice

Location
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Salary
£156.00 per week
Posted
08 Aug 2019
Closes
08 Sep 2019
Ref
KT&A2471
Specialism
Other
Sector
Unspecified
Start Date
Immediate
Duration
Undisclosed

Since 1847, Thuasne has become a European leader in medical devices for orthopaedics and compression, now with worldwide distribution, by demonstrating agility in adapting its products and long-term strategies to diverse market conditions.

We have a small team of enthusiastic employees who are focused on providing the best customer experience.


Description of Vacancy
To work as part of a close knot team to support the Warehouse operations, to meet the company objectives which include the efficient running of the warehouse, distribution and packaging of goods. To manage the goods in/out process and monitor stock availability levels. The right candidate will also receive forklift training and certification.

Picking and packing orders 
Processing return stock 
Receiving in goods inclusive of unloading goods 
Use of bar code scanners and relevant equipment 
Booking goods into the computer system and adjustment of data 
Load out of completed goods to specified courier networks 
Stock checking and auditing 
Forklift driving and safe use, (training will be provided) 
All aspects of Health & Safety in the UK warehouse and office 
Ensure all legislative paperwork and accreditation is completed 
Learning about Thuasne’s products and keep up to date with changes 
Communicating courteously with customers by telephone, email and face to face when necessary.


Wage
Starting Salary £3.90 per hour.
£156.00 per week


Hours
Normal Working Hours – 09:00 to 18:00
Monday to Friday


Skills Required
Computer literate Understanding of Microsoft Office Good Numeracy Good Literacy Organisation skills Ability to work in a manual environment


Personal Qualities 
Excellent communicator Able to build relationships at all levels Team Player Excellent attendance and punctuality Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines Must have a flexible approach to work Ability to multitask An open mind to further training and development


Qualifications Required
Good Secondary education.
Maths and English GCSE 4 or above or equivalent functional 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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