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Logistics Apprentice - Glasgow

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Ref: 963 Date Posted: Monday 13 May 2024

Employer Description

Peak Scientific is a leading innovator in the design, manufacture and support of high performance gas generators for analytical laboratories. With over 20 overseas offices across every continent and over 650 employees globally, Peak is one of Scotland’s manufacturing success stories of the past decade. Based at our Headquarters in Inchinnan, Renfrewshire – we’re looking for an Apprentice to join our Logistics team.

What can we offer you?

Our Apprentice Programme is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is passionate about starting a career in Logistics, in a fast-paced, dynamic working environment. You will be part of a Logistics team who deliver services across Peak Scientific’s global operations.

This will be a 2-year apprenticeship where you will develop your skills through a combination of structured and on the job training, as well as working towards an industry recognised qualification in Supply Chain Management, receiving support and mentoring throughout the programme.

Salary: £17,000 per annum in Year 1, rising to £19,000 per annum in Year 2

Working hours: Monday – Friday, 37.5 hours per week 

Successful candidates must be eligible for full SDS funding.

  • Would you like to learn to use SAP systems?
  • Are you an organised person who can think logically and put that into practice to achieve results?
  • Do you love the idea of working in a fast paced environment where deadlines are often short?
  • Are you confident when dealing with people?

If so, this could be the apprenticeship for you!

Key Duties:

  • Completing import and export procedures
  • Responding to enquiries within logistics operations
  • Monitoring shipment delivery status
  • Applying the use of technology in logistics operations

There will also be the opportunity to undertake small projects to support with the SQA education modules.

What skills and experience are required?

  • Strong interest in Logistics
  • Excellent organisational and communication skills
  • Good level of literacy and numeracy – English and Maths National 5 (or equivalent) is essential
  • Genuine aptitude to obtain the qualifications
  • Ability to work on your own and as part of a team
  • Confident and articulate with a professional attitude
  • Basic standard of IT skills and ideally competent use of Microsoft Products (Word, Excel and Outlook)

Benefits:

31 days annual leave, with opportunity to buy an additional 5 days

Flexible start times (start work any time between 7am and 9am)

Discretionary bonus (not guaranteed, based on individual and company performance)

Great subsided canteen and Starbucks coffee on site

You will be working towards building a career within a global and reputable company

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