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Supply Chain Warehouse Operative Apprenticeship [Level 2]

  1. Full Time
  2. Thatcham
  3. Distribution and Warehouse
  4. Permanent
VAC- 38791

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Our Warehousing team are now looking for an apprentice  to support the Distribution Function in our Thatcham Distribution Centre. As a Distribution Apprentice, you'll play a pivotal role in ensuring the smooth operation of our warehouse. We work together, and we win together in bringing moments of magic to our customers. 


As we celebrate this momentous anniversary year, now more than ever, it’s an exciting time to join the Harrods Team. Whether you’re a recent school, college or university leaver, or you’re looking to restart your career in an exciting new field, at Harrods we firmly believe in offering exciting career opportunities. 


About the Role 


In this role you will be completing a 13-month apprenticeship program, starting on Monday 2nd September 2024 and you will work towards a Level 2 Supply Chain Warehouse Operative Standard. Throughout the apprenticeship you will be expected to attend monthly training session, where you will develop knowledge and skills that will enable you to have a good understanding of a fast-paced warehouse operation.  


The working hours for this role are variable, therefore you should anticipate being scheduled to work any five days within the Sunday to Saturday period and during any hours between 7am and 11pm.  


In this role you will be responsible for:
•    Maintaining accurate inventory records, performing regular stock checks, and reporting discrepancies to management.
•    Efficiently picking and packing orders according to customer requirements, ensuring accuracy and attention to detail.
•    Safely loading and unloading goods from trucks and lorries, whilst adhering to safety guidelines.
•    Operating warehouse equipment such as pump trucks and MHE (if required).
•    Ensuring that Housekeeping and Health and Safety standards in the warehouse are always maintained.
•    Prioritising assigned daily tasks to ensure that individual productivity is optimised.
•    Ensuring that any stock and data integrity issues are effectively communicated to the management team via the agreed process.
•    Ensuring  that the required service standards are adhered to and, where possible, surpassed and all warehouse processes are followed and adhered to at all times.


About You 


As Distribution Apprentice you will have a strong work ethic and great attention to detail as you will be checking key details of luxury orders on a day to day basis. You will be hard working, reliable, quick thinking and have the ability to take initiative. You will be a valuable team player who thrives on getting the job done to a high Harrods standard. You will have great timekeeping ability with flexibility to support the team across multiple functions with the team end goal in mind. 


You will also have:
•    GCSE or equivalent Maths & English - Grade 4 [Desirable], or are alternatively working towards Functional Skills Level 1


Please note - Eligibility for the program depends on meeting the required qualifications. You may be asked to provide scanned copies of your qualifications in advance.


About Us


Our 175th anniversary will see the Knightsbridge store become a stage for our legacy of firsts, our house of world-leading brands and our reputation for exceptional. We want you to come and be a part of all this - and help us deliver exceptional service that represents our authority as a long-standing icon, industry-leader and innovator. Inspired by our past, celebrating our present and focusing on our future, you’ll be joining a team with the belief that anything is possible. What makes you different makes us exceptional. 


Our Promise To You


Help us make the impossible possible for our customers and we’ll do something remarkable for you. As well as offering a friendly environment to inspire your best work, we provide abundant opportunities and support to build an exceptional career across the varied specialisms of our business. 


You’ll receive an excellent benefits package, including a company pension, 22 days’ holiday, and your birthday off, up to 33% in-store discount (including across our food hall and restaurants) and a season ticket loan. 


The advert will run from Thursday 6th June until Sunday 16th June 2024. Your application will be reviewed from the 17th June 2024. Following the evaluation of applications, prospective candidates who have been deemed successful will receive invitations to participate in a telephone interview, then further succession onto an in-person assessment centre. This event is scheduled to occur on Wednesday 10th July 2024 at our Thatcham based Distribution Centre. We kindly request applicants to consider this date when submitting their applications.


Uniquely You


At Harrods we believe the personality and authenticity of our people sets us apart.  We celebrate and invite applications from all cultures, backgrounds, tastes, and experiences and are proud of our culture where people from all walks of life can grow and thrive. What makes you unique makes us exceptional.


While our job adverts outline the ideal qualities, skills, and prior experience for the role, we believe in the potential for growth and value individual strengths. If you do not meet every desired criteria but feel you have the skills and experience to thrive in this role as well as a genuine interest in working for Harrods and you can demonstrate an alignment with our values, we would encourage you to apply.


If you want to know more about our people and our culture, search #TogetherHarrods on LinkedIn, Facebook or follow us on Instagram @togetherharrods
 

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