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Warehousing Apprentice

Posted: 2 Jul 2022 Closes: 1 Aug 2022
St Austell, England, GB Competitive
Permanent & Full-time -1460400380

Company Description

DPD is a member of DPDgroup, one of Europe's leading parcel delivery networks, and aims to be the most sustainable delivery company in the UK, with a turnover of over £2 billion. We also deliver the best service, use the best technology and recruit and retain the best people in the industry.

Job Description

Our General Manager is looking to recruitambitious and motivated Warehousing Apprentices who are keen to undertake a Warehousing Apprenticeship by joining the nation's favourite parcel delivery company.

Your primary responsibility will be to support the Management teams within our depots to carry out a range of tasks including taking deliveries, checking for damaged/missing items, storing goods, moving stock by various methods, picking/packing orders, loading goods for dispatch, maintaining stock records and documentation, and cleaning.

Key Responsibilities
  • To handle parcels within the specified parcel definition, either manually or mechanically as directed by the General Manager
  • To use the available equipment to complete security checks
  • To ensure that available equipment is in full working order and report any faults if required.
  • To monitor and prevent damage to goods and to inform a Shift Manager where damage is identified
  • To monitor and prevent damage to vehicles and machinery and to inform a Shift Manager where damage is identified
  • To implement the Health and Safety Policy, ensuring and maintaining a safe working environment at all times
  • To implement the Security Policy ensuring and maintaining a secure passage of goods for the customer
  • Carry out such other duties as may reasonably be requested by the Management
  • To complete an appropriate warehousing qualification


To be considered for this role you must be passionate about wanting to complete the Warehouse Apprenticeship. A GCSE Grade 4 or above (or equivalent) in Maths and English is required.

What we're looking for
  • Independently motivated, with the ability to take on tasks and duties without immediate direction
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively at all levels
  • High attention to detail to produce accurate and quality work
  • Demonstrate the core DPD DNA values of Passion, Respect, Honesty, Flexibility, Hard Work and Accountability
In return we can offer you a salary that is above the required Apprentice pay rates. We can also offer you
  • Study leave
  • Opportunity to work in a clean, health and safety conscious environment
  • Funded Training to develop your skills
  • The opportunity to progress your career within the business
Key Measures of Performance
  • Compliance to training and qualification schedule.
  • Productivity.
  • Attendance record.
  • Training reports.
  • Assigned mentor reports.

Additional Information

Additional information

You can apply for this role by uploading your CV however if you do not have a CV pleasewrite a covering letter that outlines your reasons for applying and your interest in the qualification on offer.

DPD are passionate about creating an environment that is open, ethical, inclusive and socially responsible. There is a culture of recognition and reward within DPD to include; long-service awards, a special recognition programme for those individuals that go above and beyond, and the DPD Personality of the Year award.

If successful you can look forward to the exciting prospect of joining an increasingly successful and expanding business, that through its constant innovation, has revolutionised the express parcel industry and continues to define its outlook for the future.

DPD is a Valuable 500 company and a Disability Confident Employer
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