Apprentice Customer Service Representative Jepson & Co Ltd

Customer First - if you agree with us and can pride yourself on building long standing relationships with our customers then this job role will interest you. You will be handling customer queries - with a large element by telephone and so confidence is key.

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

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Closing date: 24 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Mon-Fri £5.50 per hour

    Total hours per week: 38.75

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    26 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    08 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills and be a strong team player, as well as having meticulous attention to detail and the ability to multitask. You must be numerate and IT literate, with a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office packages and the ability to pick up new software quickly Reporting to the Manager

Duties include:

  • Handling customer queries
  • Receive and interpret orders from customers via phone/email/fax and post, and enter on to order processing software accurately
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Adhering to the received emails and faxes rota, ensuring equal distribution of all work to all CSRs
  • Filing to agreed system, including maintaining non-account customer information and scanning/copying invoices
  • Post procedure, including booking post onto Royal Mail website, FedEx tracking and returns
  • Maintain clean and tidy office environment
  • Have a working knowledge of MS NAV and MS Office packages
  • Product and legislative knowledge; Jepson's, Jepson Classic, Framptons, 1894 and JepLabel (and further JCo products as appropriate)
  • Understanding of the NCR process, and the recording of appropriate information
  • Price approvals for amended orders
  • Customer complaint management; initial contact with customer and escalation to appropriate individual at JCo if necessary
  • Processing pro-forma payments via SAGE pay (refunds when relevant) and PayPal
  • Raising customer invoices; monthly, GA/UAN, consolidated and BMW
  • Attendance at external events when required
  • Other appropriate duties as and when appropriate

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Information Technology
  • Administration Skills
  • Communication Skills
  • Numeracy Skills
  • Listening Skills
  • Social Media Skills
  • Team Building Skills
  • Literacy Skills
  • Problem Solving Skills
  • Organisational Skills

Personal qualities

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong team player
  • Demonstrate meticulous attention to detail
  • Ability to multitask
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office packages
  • The ability to pick up new software quickly Numerate & Literate

Qualifications required

  • 4 x GCSE Grade A*-C English & Maths or equivalents Prior working knowledge of a customer facing position would be advantageous

Future prospects

Excellent prospect to advance into further accredited training with sustained employment for the aspiring candidate who can provide measurable impact to the team.

Things to consider

Candidates should ensure they have sustainable transport to reach the employer location on East Bank Road, Sheffield S2 3QN

About the employer

Jepson and Co Ltd are a well-established employer with over 120 years manufacturing industry experience. We are the UK�s leading employer of number plate printing solutions providing services to a large client base which includes a number of high profile customers.


Jepson & Co Ltd


44 East Bank Road


S2 3QN

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Training provider

  • NVQ Level 3 Diploma in Customer Service
  • Functional Skills if required

Apprenticeship framework

Customer Service

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Sheffield College


Robert Gandy

Other information

The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.50 per hour. This is the legal minimum pay per hour applying to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For apprentices 19 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies.

Employer's Application Instructions

Please click the apply button. This will take you through to The Sheffield College Apprentice Application Portal.

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

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Closing date: 24 Oct 2017