Warehouse Operative Apprentice, Shirebrook

Location: Shirebrook
Employer: Jigsaw Foods
Weekly pay: £309.96
Closing date: 31 January 2019
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Short description

Jigsaw Foods are looking to appoint a Warehouse Operative Apprentice who will work in the companies' busy and fast paced warehouse. This is a role for someone who enjoys physical work and is keen on beginning a career with the company.

Full description

Vision Apprentices are working with Jigsaw Foods to recruit a Warehouse Operative apprentice, to work continental shifts (4 days 6am-6pm; 4 off; 4 nights 6pm-6am). By law, you must be at least 18 years of age to work between 10pm and 6am.

Jigsaw Foods are a young, dynamic and growing company who can offer great career opportunities in a wide variety of job roles. Jigsaw Foods manufactures and supplies sauces, dressings and marinades to other food manufacturers and well known Restaurant chains. The business has grown impressively since 2008, with previous successful apprentices continuing in employment with the company. We were listed as one of the “1,000 most Inspiring Companies in the UK” by the London Stock Exchange and The Telegraph.

As part of your Supply Chain Warehouse Operative Level 2 qualification, you will be trained to operate a Fork Lift truck and expected to load and unload vehicles, input onto a computerised system, comply with food safety procedures and take part in stock control activities.

In its first 10 years, Jigsaw Foods have employed at least 6 apprentices, after they successfully completed their apprenticeship. As well as Warehouse Operations, we have ex-apprentices working in Production Administration, Planning, Supply Chain and Health & Safety.

The £309 p/w salary reflects the fact that, following initial training, the Warehouse Operative Apprentice will work on continental shifts (4 days 6am-6pm; 4 off; 4 nights 6pm-6am). By law, you must be at least 18 years of age to work between 10pm and 6am.

Due to the location of the business it's desirable that you have access to your own transport or live relatively local. This is a great chance to work alongside the warehousing team in a role which will allow you to learn about how a busy and modern warehouse operates in the food industry.

The main duties and responsibilities

  • To build a working knowledge of Jigsaw Foods products, suppliers, customers and contractors.
  • Read delivery notes and check they match delivery
  • Unloading and loading of delivery vans and trucks
  • Picking/batching of raw materials ready for production
  • Filling in production paperwork
  • Maintaining traceability throughout the whole production process
  • Safe movement of pallets around the site
  • Filing and care of Paperwork
  • Carrying out stock checks and understanding the importance of stock control
  • Wrapping raw materials/finished goods stock before movement around the site
  • Keeping the warehouse clean and tidy
  • Liaising with colleagues in Production, Technical, Buying, Supply Chain, Finance
  • Create and maintain effective working relationships with customers and colleagues
  • Take responsibility for own development and progression

Other Responsibilities

  • To undertake any relevant training and complete course work on time and to a high standard.
  • To conduct yourself in a safe and diligent manner and comply with health and safety policies and procedures.
  • Uphold and promote company policies and procedures, promoting those specifically to your area of work, including Equality and Diversity.
  • Keep up to date, so far as necessary, for the efficient executing of your job, with new legislation, procedures and techniques.
  • To be conversant with and participate in activities and developments relevant to the post.
  • To maintain strict confidentiality and discretion at all times.
  • To present and promote an appropriate public image in representing both Vision Apprentices and our clients.
  • To undertake any other duties as may be reasonably required commensurate with the post.

Applicants will be required to attend an Assessment Centre with Vision Apprentices as part of the screening process.

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