Vanguard Retail

Supply Chain Apprentice – Vanguard Retail

This is an exciting opportunity to work for Vanguard Retail undertaking varied duties. You will be working with a hardworking and friendly team.

Reference number: VAC1000055028

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Wage – £4.81 per hour or more depending upon experience
Duration – 15 months
Start date – ASAP – School/College leavers may apply now
Posted – 08/06/2022

Working Week:

Monday to Friday (Wednesday – study day) – 40 Hours – 9am – 5.30pm – Unpaid Lunch: 30 minutes

Apprenticeship level

2

Positions

1

Job Purpose:

  • To work in the warehouse providing an excellent service to all departments and external customers and gaining knowledge on the stock and products and processes
  • Adding stock to shelves
  • Communicating with external  customers eg Delivery Drivers etc
  • Sourcing products from the warehouse required for the manufacturing team
  • Checking in/out stock and entering this information accurately on to the system
  • Loading & unloading vans
  • Ordering stock as required
  • Delivering high levels of customer service in a friendly and professional way
  • Using product knowledge to support other departments’ requirements
  • Answering the telephone in the warehouse
  • Liaising with internal departments
  • General portage duties including moving boxes and general housekeeping
  • Taking reasonable care of your own and other people’s health, safety and welfare and reporting any situation which may pose a serious or imminent threat to the well-being of yourself or of any other person
  • To carry out any other reasonable tasks as requested by management to ensure to smooth running of the organisation
  • Ensuring that the policies of the company are observed and that good practice is encouraged, particularly in the areas of Health & Safety,
  • The above is not an exhaustive list of duties and you will be expected to perform different tasks as necessitated by the organisation which is relevant to your post within the company to meet the overall business objectives.

The above is not an exhaustive list of duties and you will be expected to perform different tasks as necessitated by the organisation which is relevant to your post within the company to meet the overall business objectives.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

There is a potentially  strong possibility that you will gain a permanent position following successful employment as well as achievement of the full apprenticeship qualification.

There may also be further potential apprenticeship/other training available following successful employment and achievement of the apprenticeship qualifications.

The salary may be reviewed and increase in line with your performance and progression through your apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Somebody who is a good verbal communicator who has a polite, clear and professional telephone manner.
Must have a good level of literacy skills.
IT literate and have a good understanding of Microsoft Packages.
Required to work to deadlines, with good time management.
Good numeracy skills.
Ability to be organised and to meet targets set to complete the required work-based evidence, assignments and logging of all work completed towards completion of your apprenticeship programme – your employer will also support you with these requirements.
Confident in using email and the internet.
The successful candidate will be organised.
Willing to work effectively in the team.
An enthusiastic individual

Flexible approach to work, willing to go the extra mile to get the job done
Must be punctual as well as having a good attendance record
Ability to work on own initiative, when required
Ability to work effectively as both part of a team and as an individual,
Respond positively to the demands of a varied workload.
Friendly and approachable.
Commitment to undertake continued training and development.

Qualifications

Grade C/4 or above or Functional/Key Skills Level 2 in Maths and English is required An IT qualification would be an advantage

About the employer

Vanguard Retail

Goods Lane, Off Railway Street, Dewsbury, WF12 8DZ
A dynamic enterprise team specialising in Supply Chain design and delivery. Providing a fresh, customer focussed, outlook to the retail fixtures sector. Harnessing our expertise to enable our clients to focus on their primary business objectives.

Closing date: 31 July 2022