Apprentice Warehouse Operative

Car Spares Distribution Ltd


Urgent vacancy! Apprentice Warehouse Operative required for Car Spares Distribution Ltd, a leading supplier of car parts in Birmingham, Walsall & Wolverhampton. Excellent opportunity to earn, learn and gain a nationally recognised qualification in Warehousing level 2


1. Goods Inwards

  • To be the point of contact for receiving goods from external suppliers, bulk delivery stock and inter branch transferred stock
  • Check all stock delivered against delivery notes
  • Report to delivery driver any stock shortages or incorrect delivered stock
  • Report to Branch Manager any unresolved stock queries
  • Ensure all delivery paperwork is accurately filed
  • Ensure delivered stock is safely stored before warehousing
  • Ensure compliance to safe manual handling techniques when handling stock and seek assistance where loads are considered too heavy to handle
  • Ensure all delivered stock is accurately entered on to the Company’s computer system
  • Ensure personal protective equipment is used when the need arises. i.e. when handling exhaust systems & batteries
  • Ensure safe handling of all corrosive or flammable substances

2. General Warehousing

  • Ensure all goods received are correctly warehoused in their correct bin location according to the product code
  • Stock must be recorded on to the computer system detailing the quantity and the bin location of stored stock
  • For Health & Safety reasons, stock must not be left stored in aisles
  • The warehouse area must be kept in a clean and orderly condition

New stock lines will need locations allocated to them in order to know where they are kept (see line manager for assistance

3. Order Picking

  • Check all orders being picked are accurately check against the picking documentation
  • Ensure all orders picked are placed into their correct delivery collection point
  • Ensure all orders are completed

Desired skills;

E – Essential, D – Desirable, T – Training will be provided

  • Must possess excellent reading and numeracy skills (E)
  • Be keen and  enthusiastic (E)
  • Require accuracy and attention to detail (E)
  • Be able to work under own initiative (E)
  • Have computer literacy (D & T)
  • Must be physically fit to carry out manual handling duties (E & T)
  • Folk Lift Truck Licence (D)

Personal qualities;

  • This position requires continual use of your hands, considerable use of your arms and legs and moving the whole body, such as lifting, pushing, balancing, walking, stooping and handling materials.
  • The use of safety personal protective equipment such as safety glasses, steel toed shoes, gloves and helmets.
  • Must be able to lift and manoeuvre up to 25 lbs without physical restrictions
  • The correct use of pallet trucks and lifting aids
  • This job description is reviewed periodically and may be subject to change.

Desired qualifications;

  • Age 16-18: Maths and English at GCSE or Functional Skills (grades will be discussed at interview)
  • Age 19+: must have Maths and English GCSE grade 3 to 9 (A to D) or Functional Skills Level 1-2

Call – 01213333001 or email – Shakera.Rahman@gordonfrankstraining.co.uk

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Position: Apprentice Warehouse Operative

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Warehousing and Storage Level 2
Qualification Duration
15 Months
Mechanical supplier
Job Location
Longbridge, Wolverhampton
Working Hours
40.75 hours per week
Base Salary
£ 4.00 per hour
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Date posted
February 27, 2019
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