Upholstering and Orders Apprentice

Location
Minster on Sea, Sheerness
Salary
£131.25  (£3.50ph) (raising to £4ph after 6 months)
Posted
12 Apr 2018
Closes
10 May 2018
Ref
KT&A1854
Job Level
Apprentice
Contract Type
Apprenticeship
Hours
Full Time

Employer Description

Suppliers of carpets, curtains and blinds. Manufacturing upholster products. Fitting carpets, blinds, curtains and upholstery.

Getting there

Nearest train station is Queenborough station.

Walking distance from station to bus stop is 328 feet, takes 2 minutes.

Bus number 468 (14 stops), takes 10 minutes.

Walking distance from bus stop to destination is 0.4 miles, takes 7 minutes.

Overall travel time is 19 minutes.

Description of Vacancy

This will be an exciting and varied role, where you will be able to get involved in many aspects of the business.  Some of the main duties include:-

-       To answer customer queries via phone, email and face-to-face.

-       To contact customers regarding orders and specifications.

Responsibilities

This will be an exciting and varied role, where you will be able to get involved in many aspects of the business.  Some of the main duties include:-

  • To answer customer queries via phone, email and face-to-face.
  • To contact customers regarding orders and specifications.
  • To assist with the management of the daily warehouse tasks and space.
  • To become trained in each aspect of the companies’ product development, to fulfil customer orders.
  • Adhere to Health and Safety with the warehouse
  • Take receipt of orders and stock control
  • Moving and storing materials for orders

Hours

9am-5pm Monday – Friday, with possibly occasional Saturday’s (10am-3pm). Working 37.5 hours a week.

Skills Required

No previous skills required, but a good work ethic and keen to learn to skills a must.

Personal Qualities

Be physically fit

Flexible

Qualifications Required

Minimum requirements to meet the apprenticeship standards.

Training Provided

On the job training with the employer whilst working towards the Apprenticeship Framework - consisting of the NVQ Level 2 in Customer Service, Technical Certificate and Functional Skills if appropriate.

Regular work based assessments/observations carried out by Kent Training & Apprenticeships Tutor Assessor, to determine competency and meet with Awarding Body standards.

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