Join Our Team: Apprentice Stock Control and Purchasing Assistant
25 January 2024
Established in 2008, Tom Raffield design and make a range of contemporary and sustainable homeware that is beautiful in form and practical in function. Our goal is to create new ways of living with unique, quality homewares that are inspired by nature and handmade to last a lifetime using traditional craft processes in sustainable and innovative ways. We strive to inspire a like-minded conscious community and have a positive impact helping to create a world where people and nature thrive for future generations to enjoy.
This is an apprentice level role. You will be assisting the Supply Chain Manager in carrying out purchasing and stock management tasks to ensure efficient and accurate control of the supply and stock functions. This role is split between the office and warehouse using stock management software and loading and unloading of physical stock.
Annual wage: £13,312.00
Working week: 32 hours per week over 4 days
Expected duration: 12 months
Possible start date: 4 March 2024
Apprenticeship level: Intermediate Level 2 (GCSE)
What you will do in your working day
To support the Supply Chain Manager in carrying out key, core tasks relating to stock management and purchasing
Carry out the goods in within the warehouse. Physical receiving of stock and inputting data into the stock control software
Assistance on quality control by checking stock meets specification
Facilitate the weekly purchasing functions by placing purchase orders as required
Ensure all part storage is maintained to a high standard and kept neat, tidy, labelled and that stock is rotated
Where appropriate issue supplier returns for out of specification stock
Upkeep both digital and physical stock information across stock management software and delivery note files
Partake in weekly stock takes alongside Supply Chain Manager
Support logistics team on occasion in stock management and dispatch of finished goods
Use internal pallet stacker to manoeuvre stock around warehouse and assist in the loading and unloading of stock and finished goods on to external vehicles
Waste management and recycling in line with company procedures
The training you will be getting
Supply Chain Warehouse Operative, Level 2
F3 Church View Business Park, Bickland Water Road, Falmouth TR11 4FZ
Work based training
What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship
We hope the candidate will continue employment in the same role with potential for role development alongside company growth.
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities: Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Physical fitness
Qualifications: GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 4) Essential
Things to consider: Emphasis on mathematical challenges. Not complex, beyond +/-
Training provider: Cornwall Marine Network Limited
Adjustments for experience: You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:
qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
industry or sector experience
Contact: Carol Churcher, firstname.lastname@example.org, 07375924249
Demonstrating experience: If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.
You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications. Apply using the link below (opens in a new tab).