Warehouse & Logistics Co-ordinator Apprentice

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Apprenticeship summary

  • Adheres to the Warehouse & Inventory team work plan as agreed with the Manager
  • Ensures inventory is accurate and rotated according to batch requirements and demand
  • Books deliveries with Customers and ensures Blue Diamond orders are processed on time
  • Ensures all despatch paperwork is completed accurately both physically and on SAP and that orders are confirmed in a timely manner
  • Undertakes stock checks in a timely manner in order that Customer Services can respond to queries as required
  • Picks stock according to demand and timing of despatches
  • Generate the required data for measurement of the performance of the warehouse operation
  • Ensure locations and areas are appropriately labelled and housekeeping is to required standards
  • Co-ordinates the maintenance of equipment in conjunction with the agreed suppliers
  • Acts consistently with the Company values and ensures an empathetic, team based approach to people
  • Be an advocate of continuous improvement to increase picking efficiency and space utilisation
  • Implement and maintain continuous improvement methodologies
  • Is tenacious and does not let standards or corrective actions be ignored
  • Ensure compliance of all H&S and product safety and quality standards and team ownership of audits and results
  • Able to cover agreed tasks of colleagues for periods where they are not on site
  • Liaises with suppliers to offer best cost options to meet customer needs
  • Ensures a pro-active approach to situations
  • Promotes a positive and professional working ethos and environment. Ensures compliance with instructions to reduce energy consumption in your workplace, reduce, reuse and recycle materials where possible and where necessary to dispose of materials carefully to ensure Company compliance with legal obligations

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Computer literacy and numeracy  
  • Solid understanding of English written and spoken
  • Reliable
  • Trustworthy

Personal qualities

  • Calm
  • Tidy
  • Organised with a pleasant manner towards colleagues and customers
  • Able to create ideas to help the team and customers internally and externally
  • Self motivated and not afraid to ask questions

About the employer

Urgo Ltd

Urgo Medical has achieved its objective of becoming a major contributor to the UK wound healing community, and are now number 4 in the current market place. We offer a complete range of wounds management dressing and bandages. The range of high quality, innovative and sophisticated products has been developed to meet the constantly changing and growing expectations of healthcare professionals. Urgo wound healing solutions are designed to encourage better wound-healing and improve quality of life patients whilst maintaining cost effectiveness and acknowledging budgetary constraints.

Apprenticeship Framework:Supply chain warehouse operative
Location:Loughborough
Weekly Wage: £189.54
Working Week: Monday - Friday Typically Monday - Thursday 8am - 4:30pm Friday 8am - 3:30pm Hours may vary
Apprenticeship duration: 12 months
Possible start date: 02-01-2019
Level: Intermediate

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