Apprentice Commercial Assistant Leading Edge Labels Limited

Reporting to the Commercial Director you will be responsible for a wide range of duties and responsibilities. This is a great opportunity to work within a friendly and supportive team, while gaining a qualification as well.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 28 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £131.25

    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 1 hour lunch (unpaid)

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    53 weeks

  • Possible start date

    09 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    13 Apr 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001210104

  • Positions

    1 available

***THE EMPLOYER HAS ASKED THAT YOU DO NOT CONTACT THEM DIRECTLY. DOING SO COULD JEOPARDISE YOUR APPLICATION***

If you do not meet the criteria for this position, your application will not be considered.

The Role:

Reporting to the Commercial Director you will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Produce reports for the commercial team including monthly KPI’s
  • Prepare pricing for Customer Service and External Sales Team.
  • Manage purchasing from third party suppliers
  • Assisting production Controllers in planning of printing presses
  • Ad hoc office duties

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Well-presented and clearly spoken
  • Strong numeracy skills
  • Good attention to detail.

Personal qualities

  • Flexible and hardworking.
  • Positive attitude to work

Qualifications required

A*- C GCSE Grades in English and Maths or equivalent qualifications in these subjects.

Future prospects

• Potential for full time employment for the right candidate. • There are opportunities to progress from a Level 2 to a Level 3 qualification • Many employers retain apprentices in full/part time positions • The Qualifications you gain can also help you to get into higher education or other employment • Being an apprentice gives you the opportunity to gain a recognised qualification and developing professional skills whilst earning a salary, inside some of Kent’s best companies. Once the Apprenticeship has been achieved you will have the skills, abilities and experience to update and enhance your CV, to make it attractive to potential employers.

Things to consider

***THE EMPLOYER HAS ASKED THAT YOU DO NOT CONTACT THEM DIRECTLY. DOING SO COULD JEOPARDISE YOUR APPLICATION*** If you do not meet the criteria for this position, your application will not be considered. National Minimum Wage From 1st April 2017, the NMW for Apprentices is £3.50 per hour. This applies to 16 - 18 year old Apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other Apprentices the Apprentice National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The wage for Apprentices applies to both time spent on the job plus time spent in training. INTERVIEW We will be interviewing candidates who meet the criteria as they apply and will recruit after a successful interview which may be before the closing date. Reality Check You will be responsible for your travel expenses to and from your place of work. Therefore, you must have the means to get to your place of work on a daily basis whilst awaiting for your first wages to be paid. Travel Information Gravesend Station 10 min walk.

About the employer

Leading Edge Labels is a UV Flexo printer based in Kent with a wide portfolio of packaging solutions, looking after Blue Chip Companies within the retail industry. They have an opportunity as a Commercial Assistant, ideally looking for a school leaver willing to learn, develop and progress through the business.

Employer

Leading Edge Labels Limited

Address

Unit A

Imperial Retail Park

Thames Way

Gravesend

DA11 0DQ

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Training provider

On the job training with the employer whilst working towards the Apprenticeship Framework - consisting of the Intermediate NVQ Level, Technical Certificate and Functional Skills if appropriate.


Regular work based assessments/observations carried out by Kent Training & Apprenticeships Tutor Assessor, to determine competency and meet with Awarding Body standards.

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider

KENT COUNTY COUNCIL

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Kent Training & Apprenticeships

Contact

Kent Training and Apprenticeships Business Support Team 0800 731 4297 KT&A@kent.gov.uk


Employer's Application Instructions

This employer has requested all applicants to apply through Kent Training and Apprenticeships online application system – Therefore, to apply for this position, please click on the link below and follow the online instructions.


This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 28 Sep 2017