Sales Office Assistant Apprentice Arrow Engineering Components Ltd

We are looking for a confident sales person who can quickly acquire a good knowledge of engineering components. This job entails working in a busy sales office and processing orders over the counter, on the phone or via online platforms.

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Closing date: 30 Aug 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday

    Total hours per week: 38.75

  • Apprenticeship duration

    52 weeks

  • Possible start date

    31 Aug 2017

  • Date posted

    19 Apr 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

You will interact with local process companies in the Food and Drink, Paper and Print, Aggregates and Pharmaceuticals Industries with requirements of urgent replacement parts.


The role involves supporting customers on a 24-7 basis. Upon completion of the apprenticeship, the successful candidate will be expected to work an "on call / call out" rota with other staff members. Experience in the sales of Bearings and/or Power Transmission products is very desirable, however training will be provided.


Computer literacy is essential and you will rapidly learn to use our Sales order Processing computer / internet systems. The role will involve answering customers’ queries over the trade counter, on the phone, via email and through our e-commerce platforms. You will be expected to use your recently acquired product knowledge to accurately add new engineering components onto our website and e-commerce platforms (e.g. eBay or Amazon). The ability to speak a foreign language (e.g. German, French or Spanish) would be beneficial, however, it is not essential for this role.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Friendly and professional sales manner
  • Driving desirable but is not essential

Personal qualities

  • Friendly
  • Responsible
  • Conscientious
  • Confident

Qualifications required

  • Drivers’ license desirable, has intentions etc.

Future prospects

Option of continuing to Sales Level 3 and becoming sales manager at our company

About the employer

Selling of engineering components, emergency breakdown repair of production lines


Arrow Engineering Components Ltd


74 Liverpool Street


M5 4LT

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Training provider

  • NVQ Diploma
  • Functional Skills
  • Employer Rights and Responsibilities Workbook
  • Technical Certificate
  • Personal Learning and thinking skills

Apprenticeship framework

Sales and Telesales

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Intec Business Colleges


Kerrie Burden 01788514276

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Closing date: 30 Aug 2017