Traffic Office Administrator B & E HAMBLION (TRANSPORT) LIMITED

A fantastic opportunity to join a well-established, successful transport company. The successful applicant will be part of a busy team, and will be motivated to train and develop in their role.

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Closing date: 23 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £140.00

    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday: 8.30 – 5.00; ½ hour lunch break

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    24 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    04 Apr 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001201098

  • Positions

    1 available

  • Working alongside the Transport Manager and compliance assistant, you will assist with the day to day management of their fleet of approximately 40 vehicles.
  • All vehicles are fitted with in-cab communications and various types of specialised equipment, including tachographs.
  • You will be responsible for analysing the data recorded.
  • Part of the role will be to maintain the service and maintenance records of the vehicles and the equipment fitted.
  • You will co-ordinate the bookings of any repairs or service requirements, including communicating with other departments on the availability of the fleet.
  • The Transport Manager is also responsible for the HR aspect of the drivers, including recruitment, and training/assessment, and part of the role will assist with tracking this data.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Hard working.

Personal qualities

  • Friendly, well organised, keen to learn and contribute.
  • Good communication skills, both spoken and written, with a confident telephone manner.

Qualifications required

  • GCSE's Grade A-C in Mathematics and English (or equivalent).

Future prospects

This will become a permanent position for the right candidate who will be encouraged and supported with continual learning and development beyond the initial 1 year apprenticeship period. There’s nothing to stop them being a qualified Transport Manager.

Things to consider

The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year. Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year. The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over. Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week). For more information visit: www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

About the employer

Hamblion Transport has over 30 years experience of handling, storing and transporting goods across mainland UK. Over this period the company has successfully pursued a policy of providing a service, which is both responsive and reliable. We are quick to respond to any changing needs of the industry and commerce as well as offering a fast answer to your individual haulage, warehousing and distribution requirements. Our commitment to reliability is apparent in each stage of our operation. From our highly skilled workforce and well maintained modern fleet of vehicles, to precise scheduling and monitoring, everything is geared to providing you with a transport service you can truly depend on.

Employer

B & E HAMBLION (TRANSPORT) LIMITED

Address

3A Hawkins Road

Colchester

CO2 8JY

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Training provider

  • Level 2 Business Administration
  • Technical certificate course and exam
  • Functional Skills (Mathematics, English and ICT) if required

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider

THELIGHTBULB LTD

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by The LightBulb Limited

Contact

Andrea Gregory 01268 270648


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Closing date: 23 Sep 2017