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If you are interested in being considered for a vacancy please forward a written letter of application giving a brief description of your recent working history to:

Human Resources
Canford Group
Crowther Road
NE38 0BW




Canford Group is an equal opportunities employer and does not discriminate on the grounds of sex, sexual orientation, race, colour, nationality, ethnic origin, religion, age, marital status or disability.


Due to business expansion we are looking to recruit for the following position.


Warehouse Apprentice (37.5 hpw)



Apprenticeship Rate



Reports to:

Warehouse Team Leader

Position Summary:

Main job functions (Note: In addition to these functions employees are required to carry out such other duties as may reasonably be required).

Working as a part of a team you will be responsible for receiving and processing deliveries in a timely manner, replenish stock into designated BIN locations. Picking and preparing orders and ensuring that all customer orders are completed before the cut-off time.

Job Location: 

Washington, Tyne & Wear


Main Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Receipt, Verification, Labelling and Booking in of Stock.
  • Prepare goods for stock by re-packing and using counting scales and heat sealing equipment.
  • Replenish all completed stock in appropriate location in the Warehouse.
  • Pick orders for internal and external customers.
  • Check picked orders to ensure accuracy.
  • Pack orders adequately for despatch.
  • Use of FLT to pick orders and load carrier’s vehicles.
  • Use of the cable winding machines to cut cable to customers specified lengths.
  • Housekeeping

Skills / Competencies:

  • Computer Literacy: Microsoft Office, basic Word skills
  • Team Working Skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Flexible attitude
  • Safety conscious

Qualifications / Experience:

  • Good standard of Maths and English
  • Working towards Level 2 Supply Chain Warehouse Operative
  • Current Forklift Truck licence (not essential)
  • Previous Warehouse experience (not essential)

The list is not exhaustive.