Logistics Specialist job profile
Have you ever wondered how goods are transported, stored and distributed? Are you interested in how our modern logistics centre works? Would you like to be involved in the professional management of our household appliances and their assembly units? Or would you like to work in incoming goods, checking deliveries and recording their receipt in the computer system? Here at V-ZUG Ltd, we provide training that will take your career into the future, with a focus on incoming goods, outgoing goods, the storage of unfinished goods and customer service warehousing.
You will use forklift trucks or complex conveyor systems to store goods in an appropriate way. You will prepare goods that have been ordered for delivery or despatch. You will package and label, create delivery documentation and load vehicles as per the applicable specifications. Your remit will also include carrying out regular checks of stock levels in order to avoid both excess stock and stock shortages.
You will ensure that assembly units are delivered on time. Your day will start with the receipt and sorting of incoming deliveries. A computer will be essential in assisting you to complete these tasks. You will register the goods, check stock levels, make simple calculations to plan stock management, create statistical reports and process purchase orders.
- You have completed your basic level of education (Volksschule; middle to upper stage of secondary school)
- You enjoy hands-on tasks
- You have an interest in technical workflows
- You enjoy logical relationships
- You have a sense for order and precision
The 3-year training programme is divided into a basic training stage and an advanced training stage with a focus on warehousing, circulation and distribution. During the apprenticeship period, you will have the opportunity to consolidate what you have learned in 4 different departments. Throughout your apprenticeship, you will attend compulsory vocational school classes 1–2 days a week. You may also work towards your vocational school diploma (Berufsmatura) in parallel to your apprenticeship, after consulting V-ZUG Ltd.
Many opportunities for personal development will open up to you once you have completed your apprenticeship. If you obtain your vocational school diploma, you may be able to move on to a University of Applied Sciences. If you do not have a vocational school diploma, you can continue your training in a specific profession by pursuing a vocational diploma (FA) or an advanced vocational diploma (HFP), or by attending an advanced vocational school (HF).