Ref 7712
Rochdale
£162.00 per week
40 hours per week


Ever since 1984, Pakeeza has specialised in making high quality natural yogurt with locally sourced milk. The business now supplies major retailers across the UK.

The company is a privately-owned SME in the Rochdale area who has experienced significant growth over the past few years. As a result are looking to strengthen the team with an Apprentice who will be responsible for a broad range of activities that contribute to the accurate production of the daily transport plan for the depot.

The Apprentice will be responsible for a broad range of activities that contribute to the accurate production of the daily transport plan for the depot. Responsibilities include Customer/Supplier liaison, updating and manipulating current standard plan to reflect fluctuations in daily volumes.

  • Initiative and creative thinking
  • Planning
  • Communication

Key Accountabilities:

Initiative and Creative thinking

  • Identify accurately requirements for sub-contractor vehicles and load coverage.
  • Assisting with the planning and implementation of strategic depot change.
Planning

  • Collating collection and delivery information.
  • Creating collection plans to inform suppliers of loading requirements in a timely manner.
  • Maintaining depot standard plan information

Communication

Formulating and communicating accurate depot transport plan for the next day’s operation
  • Customer/Supplier/Subcontractor management at a number of levels to ensure that key information is communicated and the daily plans are achieved.  

Desired skills

  • Effective interpersonal and clear communication skills
  • Excellent telephone manner
  • High attention to detail and conscientious so work is completed accurately and on time
  • Excellent team working skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • A logical thinker who is able to produce variations to the standard plan that make best use of depot resources


Personal qualities

  • Punctual
  • Reliable
  • Honest
  • Energetic
  • Enthusiastic


Desired qualifications

  • A good standard of Maths and English