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Apprentice Warehouse Operative - United Kingdom

Howdens Joinery (Trade) - Walton on Thames
Howdens Joinery (Trade) - Walton on Thames
At a glance
  • £15000/ Annum
  • 15 months
  • Intermediate Level Apprenticeship
  • Hours between 8am - 5pm Monday to Friday.
  • 21 Dec 2021
Closing date
  • 14 Dec 2021
Howdens Joinery (Trade) - Walton on Thames
Howdens are currently looking for a Warehouse Operative Apprentice to join their expanding team! Howdens is committed to developing our people, which means our Apprenticeships lead to great career opportunities and the chance to really make your mark.

At Howdens you will be working towards a Supply Chain Warehouse Operative Level 2 Apprenticeship standard over the course of 15 months.

At Howdens our products are available from local stock at depots nationwide, so we can offer timely collection and deliveries to get projects started sooner. This also allows us to make changes quickly, should they arise, so work can continue without delay.

Our Warehouse Person is responsible for effective stock maintenance of incoming and outgoing stock, complying with the company’s health and safety regulations while providing high standards of customer service.

Key Accountabilities & Responsibilities include:

To unload and check accuracy of all incoming stock deliveries in line with the Health & Safety offloading procedures and company policy

To carry out daily checks on the forklift truck and other mechanical equipment in accordance reporting all defects to the Depot Manager

To maintain a high level of stock security and carry out the required security checks on all outgoing orders and deliveries

To deal with returns from customers in a courteous, professional and knowledgeable way

To carry out daily/weekly stock checks according to procedure, ensuring an accurate computer stock file

To understand and comply with company policy regarding damage controls and replacement part ordering

To maintain general housekeeping duties within the warehouse, stock rotation and product group, cleanliness and tidiness.

To participate as an effective and willing team member to achieve individual and team goals

To ensure a safe and comfortable environment is maintained for customers and employees within the depot

Ensure compliance with Health & Safety Regulations whilst in the depot

Desired Skills

• Basic Literacy and numeracy skills • Punctual, well organised and hard working. • Keen eye for detail and an eager to learn

Personal qualities

We are looking for smart, friendly people with excellent attention to detail and a desire to learn. You will be confident, tenacious, and hungry to succeed, with a flexible approach to working and learning in a fast paced environment.

Qualifications required

No qualifications required.

Future prospects

Ongoing training and Learning.

Training to be delivered

Alongside this job role, you also will be studying towards your:
Warehouse Operative Apprenticeship Standard L2
Functional Skills in English and Maths

Howdens are the UK's largest designer and manufacturer of fitted kitchens and joinery products, transforming thousands of homes every year.


Howdens Joinery (Trade) - Walton on Thames


Units 9A-C

United Kingdom

Walton on Thames

KT12 3PU

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