Trainee Warehouse Operative

Swanley, Kent
£140.00 per week
13 Apr 2018
11 May 2018
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Employer Description

Aalco is the UK's largest independent multi-metals stockholder. Our extensive inventory includes Aluminium, Stainless Steel, Copper, Brass and Bronze in all semi-finished forms, covering a wide range of grades/alloys, shapes and sizes – both industry standards and special or bespoke items for particular applications or individual customers.

We have 18 service centres around the country which offer a reliable and on-time delivery service anywhere in the UK. Swanley services customers in Kent, Sussex, Surrey and SE London. Offer the all-important 'local' service mentality.

Description of Vacancy

A great opportunity has opened up to join the warehousing team at this successful firm. You will work in a busy fast-paced environment. The successful applicant will be trained to use fork lifts and receive the accreditation and licence. You'll be the working with a team who enjoy being successful and using their initiative to get the job done.


Duties included within this role will be:-

  • Assist with the unloading of Lorries
  • Stacking and managing physical storage of  products within the warehouse
  • Organise and catalogue deliveries and update electronic records
  • Assist other members of staffs with duties
  • Prepare Orders for delivery
  • Carry out regular stock takes and advise of low stock
  • Processing goods in/out of the warehouse
  • Packaging goods for delivery
  • Data inputting
  • Printing delivery labels
  • Packing pallets for delivery
  • Rack organising
  • Machinery operation to include Guillotine, Saws and Coating


£140.00 per week


Shift work of 40 hrs a week over 5 days. Monday to Friday.

Skills Required

  • Practical
  • Hard Working
  • Computer skills
  • Real team player
  • Ability to work in a very manual environment

Personal Qualities

  • Able to use own initiative
  • Keen to learn
  • Can do attitude
  • Good work ethic
  • Enthusiastic
  • Good attention to detail

Qualifications Required

Minimum achieved Grade D or equivalent in English and Maths.

Training Provided

On the job training with the employer whilst working towards the Apprenticeship Framework - consisting of the Intermediate NVQ Level, 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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