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Supply Chain Warehouse Operative Apprentice (Yard Operative)

D W Nye Ltd
Pay: £326.92
Location: Sussex Kingsfold United Kingdom
Category: Entry Level
Available from: Aug 2019
Finishes on: Ongoing Position
Type of work: Full Time, Indoor & Outdoor
Job reference: E03070093
2019-07-10 2019-10-09

Job Description

Vacancy Description

Due to an exciting period of growth we are looking for 2 apprentices. The apprentices will take on the role of Yard Operatives, where they will learn how to operate a forklift and a shovel loader and use them to pick and stock the wide variety of building products which D W Nye supply to the building industry.

They will also be involved with assisting trade and retail customers and unloading delivery lorries.

We would like our Apprentices to grow with the business and to learn how a merchants yard works. Once the Apprentices have a good grounding for how their role supports the business and a solid understanding of the industry, they will have the opportunity to progress into one of the many roles at D W Nye. These include moving into a Sales Role, to train as an LGV driver or to progress to the role of Yard Foreman.

Personal Qualities :

  • You will need to be driven and committed to completing your apprenticeship

  • You will need to be willing to communicate what areas of the merchants yard you are most interested in so we can support you every step of the way

  • This is a physically demanding role involving heavy lifting and an environment which can be very busy you will need to be able to maintain a professional image at all times

  • You must be able to assist customers and know when to ask for help to ensure our customers receive the best service possible

Skills Required :

  • You will need to be able to follow tasks with minimal supervision and think on quickly to understand how to overcome barriers and finish a task completely (including keeping the work area clear and presentable)

  •  You will need to be driven to learn new things and not be afraid to get to get stuck in, 95% of your time will be spent outside

Future Prospects :

One you've completed your apprenticeship D W Nye can offer you the opportunity to move into one of many roles they have to support the business including; moving into a Sales Role, training as an LGV driver (must be over 25 due to insurance) or to progress to the role of Yard Foreman with your own Apprentices!

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