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Supply Chain Warehouse Apprentice LS1037

Reference: JUN20217668
Expiry date: 14:00, 23 November 2021
Location: Rotherham
Salary: £220 Per Week
Benefits: Pension, Opportunity to become a shareholder, Health cash plan, Full training and on-going support

Company: Kite Packaging Limited

Job Title: Warehouse Apprentice

The Role:

To support the continued expansion plans of our Rotherham RDC site, we are looking to a recruit a Warehouse Operative.

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to join the fastest growing packaging distributor in the UK and embark on the path toward a successful and rewarding career.

We will offer you the opportunity to work with some of the most experienced and skilled people in our industry. You will be joining an organisation that has grown from zero to a major national player and where the energy and enthusiasm of the team is infectious.

Duties will include:

  • Picking sales orders accurately and ensuring hourly picking targets are met
  • Wrap, secure and accurately label finished goods
  • Notifying Supervisor or Management of any errors or stock discrepancies
  • Assisting with dispatch/loading/goods-in activities as required
  • Housekeeping duties as per rota

The Person:

  • Physically fit
  • Self-disciplined
  • Numerate and literate
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Good communication skills

Skills Required:

  • GCSE Grade 4 and above in maths and English
  • Own transport ideally

This is a development role, and you will be trained to progress within the operation. It is therefore not necessary for you to hold a forklift licence, as we will invest in your training.

The successful candidate will study a Supply Chain Warehouse Operative Standard Level 2. This will be aided by an assessor who will carry out all assessments as work-based learning within the workplace.

Working Hours and Wage:

40 Hours Per Week Monday – Friday 7.30am – 4.30pm with 1 hour for lunch to fit in with team

£5.50 per hour

£220 per week

Progression Opportunities:

  • Progression to permanent employment for the right candidate.
  • Option to become a shareholder in the business.  

The Business:

Kite Packaging was founded from scratch in 2001 with a unique vision - To be the premier packaging supplier in the UK with a philosophy of employee-ownership.

At Kite we believe that “customer satisfaction matters so much more when you own the business”, and so, from the moment Kite Packaging was founded, we established it as an employee owned business so that every single employee could share in the benefits that come from giving great customer service.


Please note due to high volume of applications expected, this post may close before the displayed closing date when sufficient number of applications have been received.

Eligibility Criteria:

Do you already hold the same qualification at this level or above? – If yes please call the office on 0114 2635720 to discuss before continuing with the application

Are you currently working in the same industry sector/ job role as this apprenticeship?  – If yes please call the office on 0114 2635720 to discuss before continuing with the application 

Do you hold a Grade D/Grade 3/ Level 1 or above in in both Maths and English? – If no please call the office on 0114 2635720 to discuss before continuing with the application

Can you commit to a full-time apprenticeship for the next 12-18 months? – If no please call the office on 0114 2635720 to discuss before continuing with the application

The Source is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.