2 Mar 2017

Apprenticeship Supply Chain Apprenticeship

BT – Posted by BT Motherwell, Scotland, United Kingdom

Job Description

BT Apprentice programme – Supply Chain Apprenticeship

Location: Motherwell
Work area: Supply Chain

Using the power of communications
Making a better world, together

At BT, we use the power of communications to make a better world. We create amazing new products and services to make customers’ lives easier and we’re always looking for the next new technology so that we can develop fresh innovations and connect people.

If you’ve got the dedication, and you share our passion for changing customers’ lives, you can transform your potential into an exciting career. Your journey with BT doesn’t end once you have finished the apprenticeship programme. You can continue to share great ideas and seize every chance to learn and grow, and you could progress all the way to a senior role, shaping the next big thing.

Supply Chain Apprenticeship

We underpin BT’s many Business to Business (B2B) and Business to Consumer (B2C) needs and our customers rely on us to deliver. We have a fast growing external customer base alongside BT Group businesses and our people understand the critical nature of what we do.

Our team deliver services that support engineering field forces, including stock management, fulfilment, test and refurbishment, staging and configuration, spares management for networks, safety testing equipment, and logistics. We make sure there’s a smooth end to end supply chain journey in everything we do, from sourcing and delivering the right screwdriver for our engineer to delivering a spare which could ensure our UK emergency services don’t go down.

It’s challenging, demand driven and attracts exceptional people who thrive in working in a rapidly changing environment. It’s rewarding too, everyone who works in BT Supply Chain play an important role ensuring BT runs smoothly and our end customers receive a brilliant service.

We offer supply chain apprenticeships in three specialties – distribution, warehousing and stock management:

Using our infrastructure, distribution network and third party suppliers, we can offer anything from same day deliveries nationally to next day deliveries worldwide. Operating from 13 strategic sites throughout the UK and RoI. We use a mixed fleet of vehicles from small panel vans through to 44 tonne articulated lorries and specialist vehicles fitted with heavy lifting equipment, enabling us to distribute anything from small cartons through to cable drums and underground equipment via our infrastructure. Joining out distribution team will mean you are fully trained to provide the best service possible to our customers.

Our warehouse’s are our main distribution hub for all consumer product equipment such as broadband hubs, modems, telephones and mobile handsets as well as all supplying engineering materials to BT’s engineering field force. In this role you will work to ensure our engineers and customers equipment is distributed effectively, you will get the opportunity to see all areas of the warehouse, giving you a broad knowledge of the environment.

Stock Management
Inventory is one of business’s major assets and represents an investment that is tied up until the item is sold or used in production or provision of a service that is sold. In this role you will have the opportunity to monitor and maintain stock levels to ensure we always have the optimum quantity of items the engineers need to carry out their jobs as well as seeing all other areas of stock management in BT.

Joining this team, you will be involved in optimising this inventory holding using sophisticated modelling techniques, supporting new stock management policies and working closely with operational teams to ensure stock is in the right place at the right time across the supply chain.

Who we’re looking for

At BT, we’re creating an inclusive working environment where people from all backgrounds can succeed. Diversity makes sense for us, for our customers and for our future. We value different perspectives, skills and experiences, and welcome applications from all sections of the community.
Whatever your background, there are ten particular qualities that we expect everyone here to demonstrate. We call them strengths. Do you share them?
Learner – keen and quick to grow
Drive – ambitious to do brilliantly
Team – supportive of colleagues
Networker – connects with other people
Ownership – takes personal responsibility
Analytical – careful problem solver
Change – open to doing things differently
Customer – Passion for the people we serve
Commercial – fascinated by business
Efficient – plans to achieve success

We look for ‘sparks’ of great potential that we can develop further with our training programmes and support. If you’ve got the spark, you can build a great future with BT.
Why you should join us

You’ll be part of an apprenticeship community dedicated to our purpose – using the power of communications to make a better world.

Our investment in you will be top-notch training coaching & support. So while you can have a great career within the team, it’s also a stepping stone into other parts of BT. There are lots of opportunities to develop a long and rewarding career with us.


Advanced apprenticeship
You will need to have achieved or are predicted 4 GCSEs at grade C or above (National 5) including English Language and Maths. In addition for our distribution roles you will need to have a full driving licence.

Equivalent grades are accepted.

How to Apply

Job Categories: Retail. Job Types: Apprenticeship. Job Tags: Apprentice, apprenticeship, BT, Scotland, and Supply Chain.


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