Apprentice Warehousing and Distribution Assistant

Location
Maidstone, Kent
Salary
£3.90 hour
Posted
14 Oct 2019
Closes
12 Nov 2019
Ref
KT&A2454
Specialism
Other
Sector
Unspecified
Start Date
Immediate
Duration
Undisclosed

Southern Roofing is Independent and Family owned Roofing Merchant, which been established as roofing merchant for 20 years. The company supplies Roofing materials to large and small contractors, other merchants and DIY Enthusiast throughout the southeast and London areas


Description of Vacancy
Southern Roofing & Building Supplies are currently looking for an energetic and hard-working Warehouse Assistant to join our friendly team. Ideally, we are looking for someone who works well under pressure, has the ability to work at a quick pace and has the enthusiasm to want to exceed in all expectations.

You will be accountable for day to day stock management, warehousing and logistics. You will gain experience of a wide range of tasks, including an opportunity to be forklift trained and assisting on the trade counter whilst working towards the Level 2 Supply Chain Warehouse Operative Standard.

Dealing with incoming stock from suppliers. 
Unloading and checking the stock is correct 
Participating in stock checks 
Basic computer skills – printing off labels etc
Keeping the warehouse and yard safe by ensuring a clean and tidy working environment 
Ensuring procedures are followed in respect of problem orders 
Ensure Quality Control standards are maintained. 
Completing documentation with hauliers Identify areas for improvement in own performance and takes ownership for developing own skills 
Serving customers on the trade counter


Wage
£3.90 hour


Hours
Monday – Friday
40 Hours/Week
1 hour of unpaid breaks


Skills Required
Ability to work as part of a team 
Good attention to detail and be accurate 
Adaptable to change 
Basic computer skills


Personal Qualities 
Flexible and enthusiastic 
Ability to use initiative 
Be trustworthy and reliable 
Have a common sense approach to health and safety


Qualifications Required
Minimum achieved Grade D or equivalent in English and Maths.


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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