Business Administration Apprentice Liberty Manufacturing And Coatings Limited

A well established, automotive based company in Wednesbury are looking for a professional minded, organised and friendly individual to assist in our busy Commercial / Quality Finance departments with necessary tasks to enable the smooth and efficient running.

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Closing date: 30 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £149.85 - £260.85

    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage rates are £4.05 an hour for 16 - 17 year olds, £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

    Mon-Thurs 8.00-4.30 30 mins lunch Fri 8.00- 1.00pm no lunch 37 hours inclusive

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    06 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    29 Jul 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

The role available will assist in the following area:

Commercial / Quality Departments:

  • First point of contact for incoming telephone calls and visitors to the logistics department
  • Allocation of incoming calls to relevant departments and staff
  • Reviewing and updating delivery schedules

Co-ordinating deliveries to sub-contractors:

  • Notify relevant staff of deliveries
  • Data input onto computer
  • Update and maintain the electronic incoming postal log
  • Ensure Logistics Offices area is kept tidy and presentable
  • Ensure security procedures are enforced & adhered to at all times

General Tasks & Conduct:

  • Taking minutes for meetings, typing and issuing minutes/actions/agendas
  • Any other tasks as requested by Line Manager or other member of management
  • Form positive working relationships throughout the organisation
  • Act in a manner which embodies the ’Core Values’ at all times
  • Ensure all information and issues identified are treated with the appropriate levels of confidentiality
  • Escalate any issues encountered to the relevant member of management

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • You will need to be eager to assist others, keen to learn, take constructive feedback, be professional yet friendly to colleagues and clients alike. This is a fast-paced job, so organisation is key.
  • Good IT skills and Level 2 qualifications in Maths and English are essential.
  • Being able to think on your feet and plan ahead is important as well as being confident on the phone.


Personal qualities

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to work in close partnership with customers and colleagues.
  • Currently in college studying business administration.
  • Good IT skills.
  • Good understanding of professionalism.
  • Good customer service background and experience.
  • Adaptable and flexible approach, tenacity, an adaptable mind-set and a willingness to step outside of your comfort zone to problem solve.
  • Demonstrable understanding and commitment to equal opportunities and diversity.

Qualifications required

English and Maths grade C (GCSE or equivalent) or above.

Future prospects

This opportunity opens the door to a very exciting industry, where passion is found in all of our employees. By taking the role you would be learning from the bottom up how a company is run and how processes work. This can be a highly beneficial step if you are keen to develop your skills, as we can offer you support and development within our expanding business. If knowledge development goes well, there are other areas of the business that could benefit an individual’s thirst for progress.

Things to consider

Four days will be in the workplace and one full day at college is the norm. Attendance is mandatory and homework will need to be completed in spare time to deadline.

About the employer

Liberty House an international metals and industrial group, specialising in commodities, metals recycling, manufacture of steel, aluminium and engineering products. Headquartered in London, it also has strategic global hubs located in Dubai, Singapore and Hong Kong, and an extended network of operations covering more than 30 countries. Its current turnover is approaching $6.8 billion and it employs over 4,000 people globally. The group serves customers in the metals and steel manufacturing industries as well as in automotive, construction, marine, power generation, aerospace, motorsport, yellow goods, agriculture and mining. Globally, the Liberty House Group is focused on creating a sustainable, balanced international business that is non-cyclical, environmentally conscious and socially responsible, and has an integrated and agile business model.


Liberty Manufacturing And Coatings Limited


84 Bridge Street


WS10 0AN

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Training provider

Sandwell College will deliever a NVQ Level 2 Business Adminstration with assessor visits. Addtionally Liberty Bridge Aluminium will provide and assist daily on the job training revelant to course, whilst developing and enhancing skills and abilities.

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Sandwell College


Kam Sahota

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Closing date: 30 Oct 2017