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Fowler Welch Warehouse Apprentice - Spalding

Fowler Welch, a UK supply chain and logistics expert specialising in flexible, reliable and cost effective supply chain services for major names in both supply and retail, has an exciting opportunity for a Warehouse Operative Apprentice to join their team in Spalding.

Working in partnership with The Real Apprenticeship Company, we are looking for a dedicated individual with a drive to succeed then this could be the role for you.The Scheme is open to any individual who is looking to be developed into a highly skilled Logistics Professional.

What will I be doing?

During a 12 month structured training programme you will be working towards becoming a member of a dedicated Warehouse team responsible for ensuring that the right product is in the right place at the right time for it to be delivered to our customers in line with the service level agreements.You will learn how to select the required product from the correct location in the Warehouse; how to load products safely into the LGV trailer by operating Mechanical Handling Equipment (MHE); how to keep the product information on the Warehouse computer system up to date and you will learn about the Health & Safety standards you need to comply with.

On successful completion of the 12 month training programme you will have achieved a nationally recognised Level 2 Supply Chain Warehouse Operative Apprenticeship and will have secured a full time permanent Warehouse Operative position.

What will I need?

Skills, Knowledge & Competencies Required:

You will need to have:

·Tenacity and ability to use your initiative

·A “Can Do” and “Will Do” mind-set

·An adaptable and flexible approach to work

·Effective written and verbal communication skill

·Good team-working skills

·Thoroughness/attention to detail

·Ability to work within an environment where achieving deadlines and quality of work are critical

·A results focused approach

·An appreciation of Customer Service

It would be beneficial if you have:

·Experience of working within a temperature controlled environment

·Hold a full UK Driving Licence

·RTITB standard training in any forms of MHE

·Undertaken some Health and Safety training

What Training will I be given?

During the 12 month training programme you will be learning through different methods – on-the-job practical training; classroom style learning and work-shadowing colleagues - towards achieving a nationally recognised Level 2 Supply Chain Warehouse Operative Apprenticeship

Functional skills in Mathematics and English will be provided if required.

What will I receive financially?

As a Warehouse Operative Apprentice you will be paid a competitive market rate each week progressing through a pay structure so on successful completion of the Level 2 Apprenticeship Scheme you will transfer onto the Depot’s appropriate Warehouse Operative rate.

Other Company Benefits include:


-Company Pension Scheme

-Life Assurance and Employee Assistance Programme

-Health Cash Plan

- A range of discount schemes with major retailers, DIY stores, leisure facilities, restaurants, health clubs/gyms….

How do I apply?

If you are interested in joining our Apprenticeship Scheme in the first instance please log onto The Real Apprenticeship Company’s website:

To join our Apprenticeship Scheme and to join us on the ROAD TO SUCCESS you will need to attend an Assessment Day on Wednesday 6 March 2019. This will give you the opportunity to meet us and find out about a logistics career with Fowler Welch.All Apprenticeship appointments are conditional upon having a satisfactory medical assessment

Fowler Welch - Spalding
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