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Logistics Apprentice

Flint, Flintshire (Sir y Fflint)
Competitive starting salary plus bonus, pension, healthcash plan & other benefits
Closing date
17 Dec 2021

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FMCG & Manufacturing
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Advanced
Start Date
24 months+
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Are you looking for an opportunity to start a career? Would you like to learn how to use the range of equipment and vehicles commonly used in a warehouse? Would you like to learn how to use systems to track and record both goods in and goods out activity.  If so, Essity’s Logistics Operator apprenticeship will help equip you with the skills and knowledge to develop a long-lasting career. 

At  Essity we manufacture and sell products that are used every day, we break taboos and challenge convention, all with the intention of breaking down barriers to health and well-being globally.  

In the UK we own and manufacture many leading brands, including Cushelle toilet tissue and Plenty kitchen roll. To support the manufacture of these essential products our supply chain teams work hard to ensure the teams have access to the right raw materials at the right time and that finished goods are ready for dispatch. 

About the role  

Join Essity as a Logistics Operator Apprentice and over 3 years you will have the opportunity to develop the skills and knowledge in logistics at a busy manufacturing site. This will include unloading, picking, dispatch and stock control. Combined with this you will learn how to safely operate the machinery on site, interact with customers and understand how technology supports the operation of a warehouse. A great opportunity to develop a career.  

What you will do  

Through a combination of on the job learning and support from a tutor you will have the opportunity to learn and complete the following 

  • Understanding the importance of warehouse safety and environment issues 
  • Operating all warehouse equipment and machinery in a safe manner
  • Completing daily machine safety checks 
  • Taking deliveries and completing quality checks of incoming goods 
  • Storing goods and moving stock in the warehouse through various methods 
  • Picking and packing orders 
  • Operating the warehouse management system 
  • Loading goods for dispatch 
  • Reworking products 
  • Undertaking daily stock counts 
  • Assisting with customer returns 
  • Cleaning / supporting the maintenance of high-level housekeeping standards       
  • Over a three-year period, you will study for a level 2 & level 3 certificate in Warehousing & Storage providing a strong platform to develop a long-lasting career with Essity.  

Who You Are  

We would love to hear from you if you have a minimum of 

  • GCSEs at grades C / 4 or above (or equivalent) in Maths and English 

You will also demonstrate 

  • The ability to effectively apply health and safety standards 
  • A willingness to work with others as part of a team 
  • The ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of people 
  • Be dedicated to completing tasks under tight deadlines 
  • As you will receive training to drive a forklift truck as part of this apprenticeship you must be a minimum age of 18 at the time of submitting your application.

In this role you will work Monday to Friday and rotate day shifts which include the following working hours

(1)  6.00am – 2.00pm, (2) 7.00am – 3.00pm, (3) 8.00am – 4.00pm

What we can offer you  

We offer an excellent starting salary (above the national minimum apprentice wage), plus competitive pension scheme, annual bonus earning potential, health cash plan, workwear, and holidays.   

Most importantly we offer the opportunity for you to work for a global company at a local level and gain first-hand experience of world class logistics processes within the fast-moving consumer goods market.   

Your start date if successful will be January / February 2022.  

At Essity, we believe every career is as unique as the individual and empower employees to reach their full potential in a winning culture motivated by a powerful purpose.  

At Essity, we embrace the individual and recognise the remarkable power that can be harnessed when different ideas, backgrounds, experiences, and perspective come together.  If you apply for a job at Essity, you can be sure that the only criteria we consider for selection is professional experience, qualifications, key job-related attributes and working values. 

Collaborative and Inclusive Culture | Empowering & Engaged Leaders | Working with Powerful Purpose & Sustainable Impact | Learning and Growing in your Career | Supporting Well-being & Sustainable Working Life | Life-changing Innovations | Competitive Total rewards 




We want to improve the lives of 2 billion people every day. We want to continue to break down barriers. Do you want to join us on our journey?

If you want to break down barriers, if you are a driven individual and if you want to keep learning, then Essity, as a leading global FMCG organisation can support you in accelerating your career.

At Essity, we are dedicated to improving well-being through leading hygiene and health solutions. We contribute to better lives for individuals and communities around the world. We strive to minimise our environmental impact, and we are determined to develop products and solutions that use less resources and fit into a circular society.

We have some of the UK’s most recognisable brands – Cushelle, Plenty, Bodyform, TENA, Tork and Leukoplast. We manufacture and sell products that are used every day, we break taboos and challenge convention with campaigns such as ‘Blood Normal’, which has helped break down barriers around menstruation.

We are passionate about developing our internal talent and we recruit apprentices into many key areas of our business; engineering (mechanical, electrical, mechatronics) and manufacturing (process). We also recruit apprentices into support areas of our business.

Our core beliefs are important to us. We care for our customers, consumers, the environment and each other. We collaborate across teams, functions and businesses. We have the courage to take the lead. We are committed to delivering superior results.

We’re looking for people who embody our values, aren’t afraid to challenge, innovate, experiment, and move at a fast pace. We would like you to join us on our journey and help us shape the future. In return we can help you develop the skills and knowledge needed to develop a successful and rewarding career with us, coupled with competitive salaries and benefits packages.

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