Business Improvement Techniques (BIT) Level 2 Apprenticeship at Amazon

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Business Improvement Techniques (BIT) Level 2 Apprenticeship

Join us on our 13 month BIT Apprenticeship scheme and you will be trained on our process paths while also growing your skills in crucial, complementary areas like safety first, problem solving, communication and project planning. Over the course of the apprenticeship you will be introduced to the fundamental operational excellence modules and will work towards a Level 2 apprenticeship in Business Improvement Techniques.

Learn As You Earn – Life changing careers with Amazon Apprenticeships

A qualification and a career at the same time? That’s a bit like having your cake and eating it, right? But it really doesn’t have to be one or the other. Learning and earning within an apprenticeship means you get both – a qualification and a career.

Amazon offers a range of opportunities to suit candidates with different backgrounds, qualifications and career aspirations. That is why we believe it is the perfect place to learn new skills.

Our European Operations Teams are crucial in ensuring that we continue to deliver and innovate for customers. We have big plans and want to continue to develop and retain the best talent.

Amazon apprenticeship schemes are aimed at people who have a passion for learning and want to start a career now – or possibly retrain in a new direction.

To be successful you will need to be committed to your own development and be prepared to make the most of the opportunities, hands on experience and qualifications given to you.

After graduating with us, you’ll be qualified to apply for a permanent role within our team. Roles are available throughout the UK, across our operations and corporate offices.

You will build your skills over a 13 month period covering:

  • Classroom based training workshops
  • Amazon’s on-the-job training program, supported by a dedicated external coach
  • 1:1 line manager reviews
  • Health & Safety training
  • Rotation around key business areas covering a broad range of process paths

Progression opportunities

Successful completion of this apprenticeship could lead to a permanent position in our operations team and from there a range opportunities will be available including supervisory and management roles across Amazon in the UK and abroad.

Basic Qualifications

For the apprenticeship program we prioritize applicants eligible to government funding for their apprenticeship and for this you need to:

  • Have lived in the UK or in the European Economic Area (EAA) for the last 3 years
  • Be a resident of the UK for the entire duration of the program (13 months)
  • Not be registered to study on a UK government funded course ending June 2020 or later
  • You will be 18 years old or older before the contract’s start date,
  • You are able to read, understand and communicate in English, interact and engage comfortably with people at all levels of the business,
  • You can follow a list of guidelines and instructions (verbal or written) to deliver results and meet deadlines,
  • You have a hands-on attitude, be flexible, adaptable and proactive,
  • You aim to attain impeccable customer service and excellent customer facing skills,
  • You seek and respond well to feedback,
  • Experience (or a willingness to learn and practice) working to appropriate health & safety standards and regulations.

Finally, you must have flexibility in working hours and shift patterns to provide cover for operational requirements

Preferred Qualifications/skills

These will be a plus for your career at Amazon but are not necessary to enter the program.

  • 2 GCSE’s at grade C (4-9) or above (or equivalent)
  • You are able to operate in a challenging and fast paced environment,
  • You are able to demonstrate drive and passion.

Your recruitment process will start with your online application (providing your CV as well as answering questions about the above basic qualifications) and will then take you onto online testing through one of our external training providers.

As a last step, we will invite successful candidates to an on-site assessment centre where they will visit the fulfillment center, participate in a group exercise, execute a practical exercise and get a chance to present their profile, motivation and skills 1-on-1 during interviews or presentations.

Amazon is an equal opportunities employer. We believe passionately that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success. We make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills. We value your passion to discover, invent, simplify and build.

About Amazon

When Amazon.com launched in 1995, it was with the mission “to be Earth’s most customer-centric company, where customers can find and discover anything they might want to buy online, and endeavors to offer its customers the lowest possible prices.” This goal continues today, but Amazon’s customers are worldwide now, and have grown to include millions of Consumers, Sellers, Content Creators, and Developers & Enterprises. Each of these groups has different needs, and we always work to meet those needs, innovating new solutions to make things easier, faster, better, and more cost-effective.

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