Warehousing Assistant Level 2 Apprenticeship - Bedford at Galaxy Insulation and Dry Lining Limited

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Warehousing Assistant Level 2 Apprenticeship - Bedford

Eligibility Criteria:

Do you already hold the same qualification at this level or above? If yes, please call the office on 0114 2635720 to discuss before continuing with the application.

Are you currently working in the same industry sector/ job role as this apprenticeship?  If yes, please call the office on 0114 2635720 to discuss before continuing with the application.

Do you hold a Grade D/Grade 3/ Level 1 or above in in both Maths and English? If no, please call the office on 0114 2635720 to discuss before continuing with the application.

Can you commit to a full-time apprenticeship for the next 12-18 months? If no, please call the office on 0114 2635720 to discuss before continuing with the application.

Apprenticeship Funding - For eligibility please speak to us directly.

Duties will include:

  • Unload supplier vehicles, sign for goods received when required and store goods in the correct location
  • Maintain orderly storage of all stock
  • Pick stock according to sales requirements and load vehicles in the correct manner
  • Operate a forklift truck to move stock as required in a safe manner at all times and in accordance with training received
  • Carry out daily checks and maintain forklift trucks and other mechanical handling equipment in a safe condition
  • Carry out health and safety checks in respect of racking, walkways, stacks and deal with other infrastructure / storage issues as instructed
  • Manage all paperwork in accordance with the branch / company quality and administration processes
  • Maintain a clean and safe working area
  • Co-operate with other branch staff and respond to their requests in order to establish and maintain the highest levels of support and service to customers
  • Carry out any other duties according to requirements

Work is generated through Operations Manager according to customer requirements. The jobholder comes into contact with the Branch Manager/Director, Drivers, Customers and other branch staff in the course of their duties. The jobholder is required to liaise with the Operations Manager, other warehouse staff and sales staff where problems or difficulties arise in the course of preparing and loading material for customers' orders.

The Source is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

Training to be provided

The successful candidate will study a Level 2 qualification in Supply Chain Warehouse Operative apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Level 1/2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)

This will be aided by an Assessor who will carry out all assessments as work-based learning, within the workplace.

Desired skills

  • Numeracy
  • Good communication skills and helps to foster a good team spirit
  • Knowledge of health and safety procedures
  • Knowledge of products sold by the branch
  • Knowledge of warehouse and manual handling techniques
  • Ability to use branch equipment
  • Able to use basic IT packages and branch IT systems
  • Training will be provided for Health & Safety, Manual Handling and forklift truck

Personal qualities

  • Understanding and ability to work within health and safety procedures
  • Punctual and reliable
  • Honest and trustworthy
  • Pays attention to detail and quality of work
  • Conscientious
  • Good team member
  • Flexible to undertake other tasks as required
  • Open to change

Desired qualifications

No formal qualifications required.

Future prospects

The company is undergoing significant growth, so progression opportunities include across the growing business as well as progression opportunities onto a higher-level qualification.

About Galaxy Insulation and Dry Lining Limited

Galaxy Insulation and Dry Lining is a market leading independently owned insulation supplier. Established in 2009, Galaxy has continued to grow and expand rapidly under the management of a highly dedicated and motivated team with years of Construction Industry experience. The last 4 years has seen the business grow from 40 to over 200 employees and now operating across 7 UK locations, allowing customers access to the products they need, when they need them.

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