Description

Rapidly expanding distillery based in Sunderland, having recently expanded into additional warehousing space we are looking to recruit a motivated individual to help us through this expansion and help them develop as we grow the business to new market segments of Whisky and Rum.

Training to be provided:
You will work towards a Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Warehouse and Storage with Gateshead College and functional skills maths, English and IT, if required.

Expected course duration: 12 months

Number of hours: 32 hours

Working pattern:Monday – Friday 8am – 4pm

Salary: £118.40 per week

Job description:

Core responsibilities will include:

  • Provide support to warehouse, learning the day-to-day requirements of the business and how the warehousing department impacts this.

  • Assist in the managing of compliance with the required safety, housekeeping and quality systems, working closely with members of the team.

  • Develop an understanding of what an SOP is and how they are used to enable compliance and facilitate efficient operation

  • To develop an understanding of the flow of materials and consumables throughout the facility including goods in, warehouse storage, and goods out.

  • To have an understanding of how to adequately package all items.

  • To assist in the review and uploading of products into the appropriate systems to ensure that stock control is accurate.

  • To assist with maintaining visibility of stock levels, continuous availability, correct labelling, locations and use of first in/ first out principles.

  • To develop an understanding of warehouse integrity, including accountability of all goods in/ out movements so that inventory control is maintained.

  • To assist in the review and maintenance of the warehouse and associate equipment (Eg FLT, cylinder storage, laydown area, office area etc)

  • To ensure excellent communication (through support from the Facilities Management and Warehouse Teams), working positively with team members.

Requirements

Desired skills

  • Attention to detail

  • Good communication skills

    Personal qualities

  • Good work ethic

  • Positive approach to work tasks

  • Enthusiasm towards learning the role

  • Interest in becoming professionally qualified

  • Understanding within sales to industry and B2B .

  • Have initiative in every situation.

  • Determination to succeed.

  • Proficiency in using email and media.

  • Basic knowledge of using a PC and MS Office Suite.

  • Willingness to learn to use our applications and programs.

    Desired qualifications

  • Maths grade C/4 or above

  • IT grade C/4 or Above

  • English grade C/4 or above

  • Or equivalents

How To Apply

To apply, please email your CV to apprenticeships@gateshead.ac.uk. Please add the vacancy you are applying for into the email subject field.

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