Weekly Pay

Apprenticeship Duration
12 Months

Closing Date
14th June 2018

Warehouse Operative Apprentice

Brief overview of the role

In this role, you will be working in a busy Warehousing environment. You will be conducting duties such as picking, packing, maintaining stock levels and much more.

Apprenticeship summary

  • Working week

      • Monday to Friday 8:30am – 5:30pmTotal hours per week: 40.00

Vacancy description

To ensure that all orders are packed to customer specification, in a timely manner, correct to pick sheets and that the product picked is of the highest quality.  All relevant picking methods should be followed at all times (labelling; decant etc)


Key Activities & Responsibilities:

•Ensure that orders are picked accurately and to the highest quality from individual pallet labels or pick sheets as provided by the relevant team leader/supervisor

•Ensure that orders are picked/packed to individual customer specification

•To ensure accurate order assembly

•To visually quality check all products picked.  If in doubt about quality refer to a quality controller or your line manager

•To ensure that when complete, all orders you assemble are checked off  by a recognised checker

•Ensure accurate labelling of product and shrink wrapping of finished orders pallets

•General housekeeping duties as required and recognition and understanding of ‘work tidy’ policies that are in place

•Correct care and safe use of all company equipment including FLT, pallet trucks (if authorised and trained to use the appropriate equipment)

•To work in a team-based environment where all managers/employees work together for the good of the business

•Ensure you adhere to all relevant legislation (H&S, Hygiene, BRC, etc) and that any violations are reported to your line manager/supervisor

•Maintain and contribute to a working knowledge of policies and regulations

•Specific projects/other duties or activities as directed by your line manager

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good Numeracy and Literacy Skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong organisational Skills
  • Effective communication
  • Good computing skills and a sound knowledge of Microsoft Office packages

Personal qualities

Willing to learn

• Keen and hard working

• Exceptional time keeping

• Confident

• Polite

• Friendly

• Courteous

• Creative thinking

• Independent Enquiry

Desired qualifications

(Some employers may ask for certain qualifications to be held. However most companies don’t require anything)


Ideally English and Mathematics GCSE at grade A-C or Level 2 equivalent however all shortlisted applicants will be invited to the training centre to participate in a recruitment event where Literacy and Numeracy will be assessed.

Future prospects

Outstanding prospects for a genuine career with Expressco Direct Ltd, if the candidate works hard and proves to be an asset to the company there is every possibility to progress to a full-time position

About the employer



Disability Confident

Employer is not registered as Disability Confident


Part of the Tandem Group Plc, Expressco Direct was established with the ethos of bringing premium quality goods to the market that were fully accessible to the consumer. Many years later, Expressco Direct is one of the most trusted names in the UK and across Europe for affordable products, dominating the leisure, mobility, fishing, and homeware industries to name but a few.


Much of our success comes down to our customer-centric approach to our business, helping to make our brands a household staple for thousands of people across the UK and beyond. We care about our customers; from finding the most innovative technology and exciting new products to delivering a superior after-sales service, our customers are the driving force behind what we do.

Training to be provided

At the end of your training, you will be required to complete an End Point Assessment to showcase what you have learnt throughout your apprenticeship.

Once the End Point Assessment has been completed and passed, you will achieve a Level 2 Supply Chain Warehouse Operative qualification.

Within the standard training, you will learn the knowledge, skills, behaviours and attitudes that are required for Warehousing. This will be met and assessed by a range of classroom taught modules, on and off-the-job training, and within the workplace you will demonstrate your competence through the performance of tasks.

Functional Skills English and maths Level 1 and Level 2 may also be undertaken if required, for learners to have the opportunity to improve Literacy and Numeracy.

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