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Following a significant investment in people and infrastructure over the last three years, Silverfish UK continues to expand rapidly, and in 2014 celebrated 15 years of premium distribution to the UK cycle trade.

We are a family owned South West based business with a team ethos, and we believe in supporting our employees and our local community. Everyone who works with us is crucial to our success and plays a vital role in helping us achieve our ambitions. Our progressive culture and drive to succeed mean we are able to offer varied and rewarding careers throughout Silverfish. We empower our team, invest in individuals and reward achievement. We also offer very competitive remuneration packages including company bonus, pension scheme and staff discounts. Silverfish is an equal opportunities employer.

To apply for any of these roles please send your CV and remuneration details to sarah.fear@silverfish-uk.com

If there are no current vacancies please feel free to apply speculatively - we are always happy to hear from enthusiastic, highly motivated, flexible and customer-focused individuals.


Current Vacancies


Apprentice in Warehousing & Storage

Reporting to: Logistics Manager

Job Overview

This is a 12 month contract for a Warehousing & Storage Apprenticeship Level 2.

With a Level 2 Certificate in Warehousing and Distribution, you will be qualified to the level of a warehouse operator.

This apprenticeship is designed for people who want to train on the job and gain a nationally recognised qualification in warehousing and distribution.

The Apprenticeship will be run in conjunction with Cornwall College.

Duties and Responsibilities

The specific duties of this post will include, though not be limited to:

  • To load and unload vehicles
  • Check in and put away incoming goods
  • Process customer orders for despatch
  • Process returned goods
  • Moving and organising stock
  • Check and record stock levels
  • Book transport
  • Use manual handling equipment
  • Adhere to health, safety and security procedures
  • Keep work areas clean and tidy
  • Maintain required levels of customer service
  • To assist in other duties as reasonably requested by the Warehouse Manager

Skills

Our ideal apprentice has great communication skills so you can deal with colleagues & customers in a polite and friendly manner both face to face and over the phone.

You will need to be aged 16 or over, have a minimum of 2 GCSEs at Grade C (ideally in English and maths, a good level of numeracy, literacy and organisational skills, be physically fit and able to lift and move heavy packages and objects, be able to work in a team paying attention to detail and have good timekeeping skills.

Our perfect apprentice is keen to learn lots of new skills. We can rely on you completely to always arrive at work on time, with the right attitude to work hard, listen well and carry out all tasks that are asked of you quickly and efficiently. You work well in team as you a have positive, polite and friendly manner and a good sense of humour. You ask questions when necessary and you take feedback well as you understand that will improve your performance. Once you have received the necessary training you are able to work alone without assistance as you have a proactive approach and you are able to use your own initiative. You take care over your work, ensuring everything you do is accurate, and you have the patience and attention detail to be able to update records on our computer system. As there can be elements of the role that require the movement of heavy parts you have a good level of strength and physical fitness. You always approach problems with a positive attitude and look for ways to solve them, rather than see obstacles. You are enthusiastic and driven to develop your career and earn your apprenticeship qualification.

Working Hours

Mon - Thu 0915-1730hrs Fri 0915-1430hrs

Weekly Wage

£2.68 per hour (this is the National Minimum wage for anyone attending their first year in the Apprenticeship scheme)

Other important information

22 days (paid) holiday

Staff Purchase scheme (details will follow to the successful applicant)



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To apply for any current vacancies please email your current CV to sarah.fear@silverfish-uk.com