Warehouse & Production Apprentice

Broadstairs, Kent
£200 per week
25 Aug 2019
25 Sep 2019
Start Date

SEB Brewing & Packaging specialises in the manufacture and packaging of craft beverages

Founded in 2013 by Duncan Sambrook, Eddie Gadd and Robert Wicks, our team have a combined industry experience of over 50 years. Our state-of-the art facility is SALSA (Safe & Local Supplier) accredited and we offer enhanced packaging solutions for both beer and spirituous beverages across a wide range of different sizes and shapes of can, bottle and keg.

As craft and micro brewers ourselves, we understand the importance of looking after the beverage as if it were our own and the risk you take when you hand it over to a packager. We offer the professionalism of an experienced packager with solutions designed for smaller, as well as larger, breweries along with smaller runs and new product development.

Vacancy Description 
An exciting opportunity has arisen for two Warehouse & Production Apprentices to join an established company in Broadstairs who specialise in the manufacture and packaging of craft beverages.

This key role supports the whole organisation, with accountability for day to day stock management, warehousing and logistics. You will gain experience of a wide range of tasks and responsibilities whilst working towards the Level 2 Supply Chain Warehouse Operative Standard. This will include an opportunity to be forklift and pallet stacker trained.

If you are looking for an active and exciting role, and think you have what it takes, then we would love to hear from you!

Duties to include:

Assist with procurement to ensure a smooth production process, avoiding both shortfalls and overstocking of inventory. 
Ensuring all goods in are documented in line with company policy and discrepancies flagged and resolved promptly. 
Assisting the transport manager with arranging and monitoring third party transport arrangements to ensure that production and customer service is as efficient as possible, while minimising time in transit. 
Completing documentation with hauliers Helping to relocate goods within the site to ensure efficiency of operations. 
Perform monthly stock counts and investigate and document adjustments, with particular to attention paid for duty records. 
Physically move stock, with support assistance from production teams where appropriate, within existing warehouse space. Accurately process and record all documentation into and out of our warehouse relating to dutiable good. Identifying and resolving discrepancies 
Plan and implement efficient warehousing and space optimisation (current and future). 
Actively contribute to long term space planning activities with Logistics/Warehouse Manager and Production team. 
Record and report movements to customers owned stock (consumables) with support from production team 
Support Production team with arranging breaks and cover to maintain efficiency on production floor

£200 per week with the option of overtime

37.5 working hours per week between Monday to Friday. Will include combination of early (06:30 – 14:30) and late (14:00 – 22:00) shifts to be agreed in an advance.

Includes a half-hour (paid) lunchbreak each day

Skills Required
The successful candidate should have good planning / organisational skills and a basic understanding of Excel and Word.
Good timekeeping skills.

Personal Qualities
The successful candidate should be a good team player, proactive, and have excellent attention to detail.

Qualifications Required
Minimum grade C/4 in English and Maths GCSE or equivalent

On the job training with the employer whilst working towards the Apprenticeship Framework – consisting of the NVQ Level 2 in Business Administration, 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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