Apprentice Drawing Office Administrator Advanced Doors Ltd

Advanced doors is a manufacturer, supplier and installer of security roller shutters and hinged doors. This fast paced environment calls for a drawing office administrator, the candidate will need to be enthusiastic, forward thinking, be friendly and engaging and have good attention to detail.

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Closing date: 28 Aug 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 - Friday, 8am - 5pm

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    12 Apr 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001208632

  • Positions

    1 available

As well as general day-to-day activities such as answering the phone and screening emails the candidate will need to:

  • Send drawings for approval / comment
  • Request detail & sort through relevant engineering steelwork drawings
  • Find out if we have enough detail to draw orders
  • Help sales with enquiries about steelwork requirements
  • Book-in surveys and site meetings
  • Learn hinged doors and draw on Illustrator (would be proficient after 6 months)
  • Learn Solidworks spec sheets and how to draw roller shutters and other door types (over a longer period of time)
  • Stock allocation and data input
  • Production works tickets for factory manufacture
  • Update price lists following a recent rise in steel cost
  • Production Bend drawings for canopies & flashings using a press brake (drawing only)
  • Eventually become a third draughtsman / designer
  • Other duties will be introduced and these will be over a period of time

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Use all common office programs proficiently
  • Organisation and good time management skills
  • The use of Adobe illustrator would be beneficial

Personal qualities

  • Confident
  • Hard working
  • Able to work as part of a team and on own initiative

Qualifications required

GCSE Grade E or above in English and Mathematics or equivalent.

Future prospects

Development and progression within the company is a possibility for the right candidate.

Things to consider

The candidate must be able to commit to completing an Intermediate Level Apprenticeship, whilst fulfilling the job role. 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).

About the employer

Advanced Doors Limited is a privately owned company specialising in the manufacture, installation and repair of all type of industrial doors. Our modern manufacturing plant based in West Yorkshire, close to the main motorway networks, enables us to offer an effective service to the whole of the UK regardless of contract size or location.

Employer

Advanced Doors Ltd

Address

Unit 1A

Park Mill Way

Clayton West

Huddersfield

HD8 9XJ

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Training provider

Intermediate Level 2 Apprenticeship in Business Administration.

The successful candidate will need to complete a Level 2 NVQ Qualification in Business Administration along with Functional Skills in Mathematics and English dependent on GCSE results or equivalent.

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider

NATIONAL BUSINESS COLLEGE LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by National Business College

Contact

Amanda Costello 01484430433 amanda@nationalbusinesscollege.co.uk


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Closing date: 28 Aug 2017