Avocet Hardware Ltd

Warehouse Apprentice – Avocet Hardware Ltd

Avocet Hardware are looking for candidates who are motivated to achieve. Candidates who can (with training and time) excel. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a long-established business. The company has continually invested in the latest technologies for it’s impressive 89 sq/ft distribution centre.

Reference number: VAC001723360


Wage – £172.00 per week
Duration – 12 Months
Start date – As soon as possible
Posted – 14/06/2021

Working Week:

Monday to Friday, 7.30 am – 4.15 pm (15mins & 30mins breaks) Total hours per week: 40.00.

Apprenticeship level




You will gain a broad range of skills and competencies – using IT applications and other relevant technology and systems, including warehousing management, data capture, radio and barcoding systems to ensure the safe and efficient processing of goods – you will become an integral part of the team supporting the heart of this business.

The main tasks:

  • Using warehouse systems and processes relating to packaging, moving and receiving stock (eg Load Container Lists) within a warehouse environment to facilitate the safe handling of goods and an effective and efficient service to internal/external customers
  • Timely picking, packing and despatching of customer orders
  • Maintaining accurate stock through cycle counting
  • To ensure accuracy and efficiency in all tasks undertaken
  • To support the good running and control of the business, as part of the Operations team
  • To operate any equipment, powered equipment and machinery where appropriate; training provided to use the equipment
  • Using the latest technology
  • Communicating with customers (external and internal)


Future prospects

This is a fantastic opportunity to work for a company which invests in the development of its employees.

In the short term more computer and FLT training may be available to the right candidate.

In the longer term there is potential for progression and promotion within the company.

Things to consider

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Desired skills:
Good communication (verbal and written)
Attention to detail
Good time management

Personal qualities:
Strong work ethic
Able to work as part of a team also able to use own initiative


GCSE (or equivalent) English and maths grade 3/D or above and a suitable.

About the employer

Avocet Hardware Ltd

Brookfoot Mills, Elland Road, Brighouse, HD6 2RW
For decades, Avocet have been supplying the trade and public alike with the highest quality door and window hardware. As the years have rolled by, Avocet have diversified their product range into also delivering the renowned ABS Anti Snap cylinder range encompassing 3* and 1* security and unrivalled quality. In 2020, Avocet acquired a third generation agricultural and gardening tool business, thus expanding the products available to our customers even more. We’re fiercely proud of the Avocet name and with brands such as ABS, Affinity, Pioneer to name a few, at our disposal, our customers be that trade, large home improvement brands or public, can be assured of the very best quality backed by the very best service. And now because of our continued growth and expansion we are offering various apprenticeship opportunities within our successful team.

Closing date: 14 October 2022