Stores Assistant Apprentice

Closing Date: 16/04/2023
Contract Contract
Working Hours Full Time
Locations Middlesbrough, Stockton-on-Tees
Salary £4.81 per hour for the first year
Company Education Training Collective

Job Description

Brief overview of the role

Vianet are recruiting a hardworking and enthusiastic individual to join their company as an apprentice. The purpose of the role is to ensure an effective Supply Chain is achieved by controlling stock movement such that the business can meet the demands of internal customers and needs of external customers.

What will the apprentice be doing?

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  • Physical Stock Integrity
  • System integrity in the control of Stock, across our internal stores, engineers’ stockholdings and any third-party stores
  • Support management in all aspects of Health and Safety
  • Administer all paperwork/spreadsheets to support the business needs
  • High level of housekeeping is maintained

Key Tasks:

  • Document control – all documentation should be legible, signed in the relevant places and filed away
  • Use of the internal stock system (Sage, Job Watch & Excel). The business system must be utilised for all transactions concerning material flow in and out of the company.  All receipts and despatches must be properly and accurately logged
  • Use of the shipping systems – the shipping systems must be utilised when all goods are despatched. All despatch receipts must be kept and filed in the correct place
  • Ensuring the Stores area and processes are continually re-examined and where necessary improved
  • Receipt and checking of goods-in and ensure the amount of parcels signed for match the amount of parcels received. Confirm the details on the delivery note match the actual goods received
  • Handling and storing goods – ensure all goods are identified, handled and stored in a controlled, safe manner applicable to that type of product
  • Picking and packaging of goods – ensure the goods are picked as per the picking document. The product serial numbers must be logged using the Excel spreadsheets and the computer systems
  • Despatching of goods – ensure goods are despatched in a timely fashion to ensure customer satisfaction as well as packaged in a suitable manner to ensure they will not be damaged in transit.
  • Ensure the correct documentation is sent with the goods
  • Processing of returned goods – recognising status of goods returned to ensure that they are signposted for further diagnosis or to be scrapped
  • Stocktake – participation in full stocktake and regular fortnightly and monthly stock checks
  • All work performed must adhere to the health and safety procedures

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

  • Level 2 Supply Chain Warehouse Operative Apprenticeship Standard at Stockton Riverside College
  • Functional skills maths & English, if required

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • An opportunity for a full-time position at the end of the apprenticeship

Working week

37 hours, Monday to Friday, hours to be confirmed.

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Number skills, Team working, Computer literate, Able to process info quickly, Warehouse experience, Time management, Able to build relationships, Personal drive, Integrity, Decision making, Adaptable


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A*-C/9-4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade A*-C/9-4) Desired




Surtees Way

Surtees Business Park


TS18 3HR

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