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Apprentice Logistics Associate




Abcon Industrial Products Ltd.

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Job Description:

Abcon Industrial Products Ltd currently have a position for a Logistics Associate Apprentice. The Logistics Associate Apprentice Programme involves acquiring the knowledge, skills and competence to carry out the core tasks/responsibilities within Abcon to support the business needs whilst developing skills to prepare for future career opportunities. The Logistics Associate Apprenticeship (QQI Level 6 programme) is a two-year programme which involves four days per week on the job, and one day per week off-the-job in college. On successful completion of the Logistics Associate Apprenticeship, the apprentice is awarded a Higher Certificate Level 6 in Logistics.

What the programme looks like:
• 24-month structured programme
• Based in a factory environment learning about different areas of the operation
• Experience of working within fast paced sites and environments
• A framework of professional training modules
• Regular performance feedback and personal development planning

Key tasks/responsibilities will include:
• Liaise with transportation companies to create a good working relationship
• Prepare invoice for orders and deliveries as part of record keeping measures and evidence of transactions
• Ensure compliance with customs duties, controls, tariffs, international conventions and agreements
• Keep records of all shipping activities, documenting procedures, guidelines and changes in procedures for reference purposes
• Create a safe working environment for yourself and other employees by adhering to safety measures to prevent accident and complications that may arise during work

Entry requirements:
• H7/O6 or above in five leaving certificate (or equivalent) subjects. A minimum of grade O6 must be obtained in English. A minimum of grade O6 or a B2 or above in Foundation level must be obtained in mathematics
• Holders of a QQI Level 5 or Level 6 (or equivalent) in cognate areas (e.g. business, logistics and distribution, supply chain management, etc)
• Applicants may also be eligible to become apprentices via Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

What Abcon looks for in a candidate:
• Passion and motivation to start and develop a career within the Logistics industry
• Willing to take on responsibility from day one
• Flexible in approach to working styles, shifts and roles
• Eligibility to work in the Republic of Ireland for the full duration of the placement
• Must be fluent in English
• Confident communicator – able to tailor communication style according to the audience
• Enthusiastic and open-minded in getting the most out of the programme
• Sensitive to diverse working teams and environments


Permanent / Full-time

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