South Staffordshire College

Logistics Administrator – DAX Automation Ltd (27/03/2017)

Closing Date: Mon 27th March 2017
Salary: £225
Category: ApprenticeVacancy

Vacancy Description:  We are looking to employ a motivated, hardworking person as a full-time Logistics Administration apprentice in a rapidly growing business based in Cannock, Staffordshire.  This position offers a real opportunity to join a progressive small business that offers the opportunity to learn usable skills, and to develop.

Duties to Include –

  • Progressing delivery dates from suppliers,
  • Receiving parts, and confirming they are correct against the order placed,
  • Photographing, labelling, packing weighing and measuring parts in preparation for shipment,
  • Organising courier collection for parts,
  • Providing customers with tracking information,
  • Organising the warehouse area and packaging supplies,
  • Organising stock, and updating stock lists,
  • Any other tasks as assigned.


Vacancy Title: Logistics Administrator

Employer:  DAX Automation Ltd

Employer Description: We provide to the industry worldwide with new, used, repaired and near-obsolete industrial automation products and spares.

Vacancy Location:  Unit 18, Rumer Hill Business Estate, Rumer Hill Road, Cannock, WS11 0ET.

Working Week:  Monday – Thursday: 8:30am – 5pm Friday: 8:30am – 4pm. (36.5 hours per week).


  • NVQ Level 2 in Warehousing and Storage
  • Functional Skills in maths and English up to Level 2
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills


Vacancy Type:   Intermediate apprenticeship.

Duration:  12 – 18 months.


  • Social confidence,
  • Determination,
  • A starter/finisher approach,
  • Organised,
  • Accurate,
  • Ability to resolve problems.

Qualifications:  The ideal candidate will hold grades A*-C in both English and Maths, or an equivalent qualification.

Skills Required:

  • Ability to work to deadlines,
  • Ability to process multiple orders accurately,
  • Reasonable physical strength to complete manual handling tasks and use of hand tools,
  • Excellent communication skills.

Future Prospects: The intention is to offer a full-time job upon successful completion of the apprenticeship.

Things to consider: The successful candidate will require reasonable physical strength to complete manual handling tasks, such as: heavy lifting.

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