Operative Apprentice- Garstang

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Job Description

We wish to recruit an enthusiastic and energetic apprentice operative to join our team in Garstang. This is for someone looking to learn and develop new skills that will equip them for a career within one of the UK and Ireland’s leading independent merchants.

We pride ourselves on the opportunities people have available to progress through the Company. Many of the current Directors and Senior Management Team have made this progression through Haldane Fisher. They offer a wealth of skills and experience as they lead and manage the business.

The candidate will be responsible for Assembling orders for delivery to customers, assisting calling customers and maintaining a clean and tidy yard

Key responsibilities will include:

  • General housekeeping duties to ensure a tidy yard and production area
  • Assisting yard personnel with the loading of customer and company vehicles
  • Adherence to Health and Safety procedures.

Your duties and responsibilities include:

  • Learn and follow transport systems and operating procedures
  • Assist the transport and operations manager when required
  • Carry out duties within the transport and operations office.
  • To ensure designated orders are picked & packaged as instructed by supervisor.
  • To ensure calling customers receive an efficient and effective friendly service.
  • To ensure stock is correctly rotated, stored & quality controlled.
  • To ensure that all orders/packs are securely strapped and wrapped to allow for
  • safe delivery.
  • Ensure the yard is keep tidy to assist in the health and safety of the branch.
  • To work any overtime required within the Branch to meet customer demand.
  • To participate in any training required within the role.
  • Carry out any other duties within the Branch as requested from time to time.

Throughout your 12 Month Apprenticeship Programme, you will learn how to:

  • Communicate confidently to internal and external customers about the company and how it operates
  • Assist customers in exploring product ranges and alternative and complementary products and services
  • Process and record the receipt, storage, assembly and despatch of goods.

We are looking for someone with a genuine interest in delivering outstanding customer service. The successful candidate will be a team player, methodical with a positive attitude and willingness to learn. This will also give the candidate vital experience within an office-based environment and enable the candidate to further develop their skills to enable progression with Haldane Fisher

At the end of your apprenticeship, you will receive a Level 2 Trade Supplier qualification, along with any completed Maths or English.

  • Applications for this role are invited from an individual who:
  • Is a team player, with a positive ‘Can Do’ attitude
  • Is hard working and willing to Learn
  • Is available Immediately
  •  Has a keen interest in Timber and Building Materials.

Whilst this job description reflects the main duties, it is not exhaustive. Other duties deemed within the capabilities of the individual may also be included.