Apprentice Warehouse Operative - Halesowen (this is NOT working directly with Seetec)

Apprentice Warehouse Operative - Halesowen (this is NOT working directly with Seetec) Birmingham, England

Full Time Birmingham, England 25278 - 31155 GBP ANNUAL Today
Job description

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to join a very successful metal stockholder, based in Halesowen. Aalco Birmingham have gone from strength to strength in recent years, driven by our talented, ambitious and dedicated team. This opportunity will be focused around developing a career within a warehouse environment.

Key Responsibilities

As part of our growth plans we have an exciting opportunity for a new Apprentice Warehouse Operative. Working within our warehouse team you will ensure orders are picked and packed accurately, load and unload vehicles, and move materials around the warehouse in a safe and efficient manner.

Alongside internal training you will take the Supply Chain Warehouse Operative apprenticeship programme that will support you in gaining the essential skills, knowledge & behaviours to perform to high level and support your career development.

Reporting directly to the warehouse manager the key responsibilities will include:

  • Ensure all picking notes are picked, quality checked, invoiced and packaged correctly and on time
  • Develop product knowledge to be able to distinguish between the different types of material
  • Invoice, enter locations and check batch information on company’s computer system
  • Offload, quality check and sort received stock
  • Identify and locate material into racks, ensuring it is stored correctly and safely
  • Follow and apply the established processes and systems at the Service Centre
  • Liaise with the Operations Team to ensure physical stock, locations, etc., tie up exactly with computer stock records
  • Take part in periodic stock checks
  • Maintain housekeeping standards within the warehouse
  • Ensure health and safety procedures are followed, communicating any observed unsafe acts or conditions, such as damage to stock, racking or machinery

Skills and Experience

  • Communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Number skills
  • a positive “can do” attitude
  • Ambitious
  • Conscientious


  • GCSE or equivalent Maths & English (Grade Grade A*-C/ 4-9) essential
  • Other Multi-directional Reach FLT Licence (Grade Pass) desirable

Things to consider

Whilst the majority of stock is moved with fork-lift, there is still a fair amount of manual handling and the applicant is required to be physically capable

Additional Information

Annual wage
All staff are eligible for the business’ profit share scheme. Also, paid team nights out.

Working week
Monday to Friday, 10:00am to 7:00pm.
Total hours per week: 40 hours a week

Expected duration of Apprenticeship
15 Months

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Apprenticeship standard - Supply Chain Warehouse Operative level 2.

This will consist of:

  • A fully embedded induction programme delivered by the employer and Seetec Outsource Training and Skills
  • An initial assessment of your skills, knowledge and behaviours in order to develop and enhance your career and personal progression
  • In line with the with functional skills requirements set by the standard, (where applicable), we will analyse and continuously develop English and mathematics
  • On the job training delivered by the employer

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

A full-time, permanent position will be offered upon successful completion of the Apprenticeship.

Apprentice Warehouse Operative - Halesowen (this is NOT working directly with Seetec)
Hockley, United Kingdom
John Baumback
$25 to $50 million (USD)
501 to 1000 Employees
Company - Public
HR Consulting
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