Commercial Apprentice Thame Work Holding (T/u Thame Engineering Co Ltd)

Administrative duties including answering sales calls, processing sales orders, processing quotations, processing purchase orders, organising shipments of goods including exports, filing, photocopying, mail, stocktaking, assisting with health and safety paperwork, assisting with ISO (quality system) paperwork and many other administrative tasks.

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Closing date: 31 Aug 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Thursday 8.30am to 5.00pm and Friday 8.30am to 4.00pm with a 30 minute lunch break every day.

    Total hours per week: 39.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    10 May 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Administrative duties including:

  • Answering sales calls
  • Processing sales orders
  • Processing quotations
  • Processing purchase orders
  • Organising shipments of goods including exports
  • Filing, photocopying, mail
  • Stocktaking
  • Assisting with health and safety paperwork
  • Assisting with ISO (quality system) paperwork and many other administrative tasks.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication
  • Able to work as part of a team
  • IT literacy/aptitude
  • Sound time-keeping
  • Flexibility.

Personal qualities

  • Should be flexible as this role will require working in all company departments
  • reliable, diligent and willing to learn

Qualifications required

  • 5 x GCSEs at grade A-C including Maths, English and Science (or equivalent).

Future prospects

Potential to progress to permanent administrative role within Company.

Things to consider

- Thame Workholding is not on a frequent/regular public transport route - The Company has strict health and safety rules that must be observed at all times. - The workforce is predominantly male.

About the employer

Thame Workholding is the trading name for Thame Engineering Co Ltd. We are a well-established specialist manufacturer, designer and supplier of workholding and automation solutions. Our Long Crendon facility houses an impressive machine shop alongside the sales, accounts, design and production offices. Our customers are from varied sectors including aerospace, automotive, medical, F1, oil & gas, marine, shipping and many, many more.


Thame Work Holding (T/u Thame Engineering Co Ltd)


8-11 Field End

Drakes Drive

Long Crendon


HP18 9EJ

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Training provider

All necessary in-house training as well as that required by NVQ.

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Aylesbury College

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Closing date: 31 Aug 2017