Blinds Manufacturing Apprentice - Whiston Blinds - REF: KA010

Company overview:

"Established in 1987, Whiston Blinds have a wealth of experience in helping local customers to find the perfect blinds at the ideal price.

Our extensive product range of fabrics and types of blinds we have vast amount of suppliers we can source our blinds from, as well as manufacturing out own on site.  Our competitive prices mean that it will never be expensive to furnish your home or office with a new floor. We now have a brand new showroom on Wilson Road concentrating purely on blinds.

You can feel confident that you’re in expert hands when buying new blinds from us. We only stock the finest products, and will be happy to recommend the best blind options from our range if you are unsure which option to go for. Once you’ve found the perfect blinds let our expert team fit it for you to ensure a professional finish, and you’re sure to be impressed by the results we can achieve.

Our showroom and warehouse is truly vast, and our expert staff our always on hand to help you with a friendly smile."

Key responsibilities for the role:

  • Must be able to complete an apprenticeship framework in Lean Manufacturing
  • Blind Manufacturing Cutting of Rails to size, use of heavy machinery and saws, the making of rails for Vertical Blinds / Making of Roller Blinds / Measuring of fabrics and cutting to size
  • Warehouse duties including heavy lifting and stock control
  • Sales - this will include advising customers over the phone and in person

Key skills to be successful in your application:

  • Qualifications required must be prepared to work toward Level 1 in Maths and English
  • Good Customer Service
  • Able to work within a team
  • Use initiative
  • Good telephone manner
  • Ability to learn new skills
  • Flexibilty

Location: Whiston Blinds Ltd, Huyton, L36 6JG            
Contracted hours: 9am - 5pm
Hourly rate of pay: National Minimum Wage
       
Closing date: Friday 7 May 2021 

How to apply: 
1. Download and complete the application form 

2. Include the job reference you are applying for in the subject box of an email and send it to theknowsleyapprentice@knowsley.gov.uk


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