Apprentice Production & Warehouse Operative

Location
Sittingbourne, Kent
Salary
£146.25/week
Posted
06 Aug 2019
Closes
14 Aug 2019
Ref
KT&A2473
Job Level
Apprentice
Contract Type
Apprenticeship
Hours
Full Time

Eurobond Adhesives Limited was established in 1984. For over three decades we have continually grown and developed an enviable reputation for supplying high performance adhesives, adhesive tapes, sealants, coatings and dispensing machinery that have been proven in the most demanding of environments to thousands of businesses throughout Europe.

DESCRIPTION OF VACANCY
Eurobond Adhesives have been a leading organisation in their industry for over thirty years, and they are now looking for an apprentice to be a part of their success.

Starting in September 2019, the Apprentice Production & Warehousing Operative will benefit from joining a friendly and welcoming team who are dedicated to supporting and developing their staff.  Your role will cover a broad range of warehousing tasks whilst also including elements of production, which will add variety and versatility to your role and skillset.

If you are a good team-player who is looking for a fast-paced, practical role which will keep you busy then this could be just the right opportunity for you!

Tasks will include – but are not limited to – the following:

– Managing stock levels
– Overseeing goods in and goods out

-Processing courier dispatch using computer-based systems

– Manual handling – including the opportunity to be forklift and pallet truck trained

– Order fulfilment

– General production tasks – including labelling and filing

– Quality control checks

– Light housekeeping tasks including making tea (everybody in the team takes a turn!)

WAGE
£146.25 per week

HOURS
37.5 working hours per week:
08:30 – 17:00 Monday to Thursday (includes two paid 15 minute breaks and an hour unpaid for lunch)
08:30 – 16:30 Friday (30 minute lunchbreak)

SKILLS REQUIRED
The successful candidate should have good attention to detail, with a great sense of timekeeping and punctuality.

PERSONAL QUALITIES
We are looking for somebody with a true sense of ambition who is a good team player and able to work with a range of people.  A sense of humour is also a must!

Due to flammable materials on site this role is NOT suited to smokers or those with respiratory (e.g Asthma) or skin conditions (e.g Eczema, Psoriasis).

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
Maths – GCSE Grade D / 3 minimum
English – GCSE Grade C / 4 minimum

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.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION
The employer has asked that you do not contact them direct. Doing so could jeopardise your application. You will be responsible for your travel expenses to and from your place of work. Therefore, you must have the means to get to your place of work on a daily basis whilst waiting for your first wages to be paid.

KT&A: Kent Training & Apprenticeships are part of Kent County Council and are a leading training organisation with nearly 30 years successful experience. KT&A specialise in high quality work-based training, delivered by qualified staff with personal experience of working in the skill area they teach.

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