Warehouse Operative Apprentice

  • Vacancy Title
  • Warehouse Operative Apprentice
  • Company
  • Sunbelt Rentals
  • Location
  • Oldbury
  • Job Category / Type
  • Apprenticeships
  • Job Description
  • Are you a friendly and outgoing person who is looking for a career with a company that really values your contribution and can offer award-winning training opportunities? Read on as we may have just the apprenticeship you are looking for!

    Our apprentices are the future of our business and on our 15-month apprenticeship programme you will learn the skills to become a successful Warehouse Operative, with a fantastic range of future career opportunities ahead of you. With the current levels of advancement in technology, there could not be a more exciting time to join us and following successful completion of your apprenticeship you will be offered a permanent role, with one of the best rental equipment providers in the industry.

    On a daily basis you’ll work within one of our service centres where you will learn to:

    • Receive, manage, and move stock within a warehouse environment to facilitate the safe handling of goods and an effective service to customers
    • Co-ordinate and arrange products after delivery and when required for dispatch
    • Ensure vehicles are loaded/unloaded effectively & efficiently
    • Maintain warehouse organisation and housekeeping standards, ensuring processes meet safety and quality requirements
    • Develop effective equipment storage processes, moving, organising, and racking products
    • Maintain accurate administration records & documentation, monitoring all stock effectively using relevant technology and systems
    • Manage the fleeting/engraving process for equipment
    • Develop in-depth product knowledge, continually expanding your skills
    • Build excellent working relationships with customers and understand their business needs and requirements
    • Become an ambassador for our “Customer First” culture, resolving any issues quickly and keeping your colleagues and customers informed, so they feel truly valued
    • Enhance your team working skills with your colleagues and the wider Sunbelt Rentals team
    • Manage multiple tasks and deadlines as part of a varied workday in a fast-paced operational environment
    • Operate within a highly developed safety culture within a focused team environment

    We’ll provide you with a comprehensive company induction, role-specific training, and apprenticeship support.

    We’ll also support your personal growth and development in line with your Sunbelt Rentals career aspirations. You will attend both in-house and manufacturer courses to expand your product knowledge and skills.

    Apprenticeship Training

    You will be completing a level 2 Supply Chain Warehouse Operative Apprenticeship Standard. This will be delivered using a combination of:

    • Workplace experience to gain practical skills
    • Guidance and training from an experienced workplace mentor
    • Industry recognised training leading to an apprenticeship qualification. This will be delivered within the workplace.


    About the Application Process

    Our training provider, SR Apprenticeships, are recruiting on our behalf.

    • Complete the application form
    • You may be asked to complete some additional screening questions which will need to be completed before progressing to the next stage of the process
    • Your application will be reviewed by the recruitment team at SR Apprenticeships, and they may arrange a brief telephone interview with you
    • If successful, your application will be passed to the hiring manager at Sunbelt Rentals to arrange an interview with you

    What can we offer you in return?

    You’ll be joining a highly successful FTSE100 company, the UK’s largest equipment rental provider.  We provide an Industry leading flexible rewards package including generous holiday allowance (with the opportunity to buy and sell annual leave), life assurance, retail discount scheme, employee recognition awards and a great Company pension scheme.

    To apply for this role please click here