Warehouse Operative Apprenticeship – Perrys Parts Distribution Centre Huddersfield

Website Perrys Parts Distribution Centre

Position Overview:

We are seeking an enthusiastic individual to join Perrys Parts Distribution Centre Huddersfield as a Warehouse Operative Apprentice. This apprenticeship gives you the opportunity to become an integral part of our operations team, assisting in the efficient handling, storage, and distribution of vehicle parts. This apprenticeship offers a unique opportunity to gain hands-on experience in a dynamic warehouse environment while learning essential skills and knowledge to pursue a career in logistics and distribution.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Order Picking and Packing: Accurately pick vehicle parts according to customer orders using picking lists and packing them securely for dispatch, ensuring correct labeling and documentation.
  • Stock Control: Assist in maintaining accurate inventory records by performing stock checks, identifying discrepancies, and reporting any issues to the supervisor.
  • Goods Receiving: Receive incoming shipments of vehicle parts, verifying quantities and quality against delivery notes, and safely storing items in designated locations within the warehouse.
  • Quality Assurance: Participate in quality control procedures by inspecting products for damage or defects, adhering to quality standards, and following proper procedures for damaged goods.
  • Warehouse Maintenance: Contribute to the cleanliness and organization of the warehouse by keeping work areas tidy, disposing of packaging materials, and following safety protocols to maintain a safe working environment.
  • Equipment Operation: Learn to safely operate warehouse equipment such as forklifts, pallet jacks, and hand trucks under the guidance of experienced operators and in compliance with safety regulations.
  • Team Collaboration: Work collaboratively with colleagues and supervisors to achieve daily targets, assist in resolving operational challenges, and contribute to a positive and productive work environment.

Working Week:

A standard workweek typically consists of 40 hours, scheduled from Monday to Friday, starting at 8:30 am and ending at 5:30 pm. Nevertheless, the specific working hours may vary depending on the requirements of individual Dealers.

Approximately 20% of your total work hours will be dedicated to ‘off-the-job’ training. This is a mixture of online classrooms and face-to-face learning at The Performance Academy in Coventry. 

Your Development and Future Prospects:

All of our Apprentices are employed through the Dealer Network and attend week-long block training at our state-of-the-art Training Centre in Coventry. 

Block training is complemented by a combination of regular coaching visits from one of our experienced Coaches as well as Virtual Classroom sessions and E-Learning modules.

Throughout your apprenticeship journey, we are committed to nurturing your growth and development, guiding you toward attaining a widely recognized qualification in the motor industry. This qualification serves as a cornerstone for building your career, offering abundant opportunities within our expanding Dealer Network. Upon successful completion of the program, you’ll be well-equipped to advance and transition into new roles.


The Programme lasts for 12-14 months and you’ll achieve a nationally recognised qualification: Level 2 Warehouse Operative


Our employers determine the level of pay our learners receive. All employers are required to pay, at least, The National Apprenticeship Wage.  

Entry requirements and qualifications:

  • Aged 16+ 
  • Grade C/4 or above in Maths and English or equivalent. 
  • A strong interest in learning about vehicle parts and stock management.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Willingness to follow instructions and learn from experienced parts advisors.
  • Good computer skills for documentation and communication purposes.
  • Working towards or in possession of a valid driver’s license and clean driving record.

Joining our programme as a Vehicle Parts Advisor Apprentice offers a pathway to a rewarding career in the automotive industry. If you’re passionate about vehicles and eager to embark on a fulfilling learning journey, we encourage you to apply and become part of Stellantis.

Recruitment Process:

Your application will be assessed against the entry and qualification requirements. If suitable, your application will then be processed and you will receive further information by email. 

If you do not hear back within 5 working days, please assume your application has been unsuccessful. 

If you need any assistance with your application or have any questions, please email: recruitment.calexuk@gmail.com 

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