Within every Corps and Arm of the British Army there is a requirement for professional logisticians to ensure that the daily work of that unit is supplied with the right equipment and materials to conduct its role correctly. As well as combat soldier and engineering skills, you will be trained as a logistic specialist to design a floor plan system to shelve stock, account for the stock using a variety of IT systems and control the movement of that materiel by means of fork lift trucks and heavy goods vehicles all in a variety of locations from a warehouse to a wooded area or desert.
You should be:
o Male or Female
o 18 - 30
You should like:
o Working in an office / tent / porta-cabin.
o Accounting, computing and technology.
o Driving vehicles and fork lift trucks.
You should be interested or have experience in:
o Storage & Distribution.
o Computing / IT.
o Finance & Accountancy.
As a Soldier you will be trained (Phase 1) in combat skills such as field craft, weapon handling and first aid as well as drill, discipline and leadership.
As a Combat Engineer you will be trained (Phase 2) in a variety of engineering capabilities such as water supply, bridging, obstacle crossing, boat handling and explosives.
As an Engineer logistician you will be trained (Phase 3) in stock management in all environments, learning how in a combat role, equipment not only requires to be in the correct quantity, at the right place and time, but also configured in the right order to complete the task.
Skills you can learn
As an Engineer Logistic Specialist you will receive training and gain qualifications in:
o Distribution and warehouse management.
o Driving License to Category C + E.
o Fork lift truck licence.
o IT Logistic Information Systems.
Upon completion of phase 3 training - £20000.
With a host of annual and incremental pay rises and the possibility of performance related promotions that can rise to £45000.
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