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Apprentice Branch Assistant

Apprentice Warehouse Person – L.E.S.S. LERWICK Branch Rexel UK

10 Lower Blackhill Industrial Estate, Lerwick ZE1 0DG

As a Rexel apprentice, you will be trained on all areas of warehouse process and procedures, which will give you a fantastic grounding for your future career.  The role will provide training to ensure the meeting of branch customer service levels by facilitating the inward and outbound movements of stock; picking, packing and dispatch of customers’ orders. The successful candidate will also have access to training in other areas of the business via the Rexel Academy. The Apprenticeship offered is Warehousing, Storage & Distribution SCQF Level 5

So, if you are looking for a career where you will be working in a varied and challenging role, then this is the right one for you. Rexel UK is offering a fantastic opportunity for an Apprentice to support our Lerwick branch, part of a successful region. 

The Role:

  • Facilitate in inward and outbound stock movements for the branch efficiently, following company procedures, and using IT systems where appropriate.
  • Pick and pack goods in an efficient, timely and safe manner.
  • Actively maintain and improve housekeeping throughout working hours ensuring that stored goods are kept tidily and in the correct place, using mechanical handling equipment where appropriate in accordance with company procedures.
  • Ensure that with all aspects of Health & Safety policies and procedures are complied with in all daily activities.
  • Contribute to the effective operation of the branch by supporting other staff in meeting Customer Service levels.

The Person:

  • English and Maths GCSE (or equivalent) is desirable
  • Good communication skills, with the confidence to interact with customers and colleagues both face to face and via the phone/email
  • The ability to follow instruction
  • The want to take on new roles and challenges
  • Good organisational skills, with the ability to work to deadlines and manage own workload
  • Customer service skills with the understanding that the customer is the most important element to working within branch

Rexel is a global industrial distributor serving the Electrical, PPE and MRO sectors with over 30,000 employees and operations in over 37 Countries. In the UK Rexel has over 2,500 staff working from 250+ branches. We value people who have a sense of urgency and excitement, who demonstrate candour, insight and creativity, and thrive in an environment of change and challenge.

We value people who take the company personally - being a part of Rexel UK means being part of the most exciting customer focused electrical wholesaler, a place where employees want to build their futures. Rexel is an equal opportunities employer