Apprentice Operations Assistant ELLPRO TIMBER LIMITED

Do you consider yourself to be a well organised and motivated person? Ellpro Timber Ltd are looking for an enthusiastic individual to join their team as an Apprentice Operations Assistant!

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

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Closing date: 23 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday-Friday 9-5 with one hour for lunch

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    30 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    04 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Working within the busy operations department of a wholesale timber importer, you will be processing supplier / customer invoices. Dealing with stock, transport and customer account queries and maintaining stock records.


On a day to day basis you will be:
- Updating stock records of goods arriving and goods sold from purchase/sales invoices.
- Booking in customer deliveries and sending sales confirmations to customers.
- Processing sales invoices on our accounts package and sending to customers.
- Updating customer payments onto an excel spreadsheet and allocating payments to our accounts system.
- Filing proof of deliveries and sales invoices.

The successful candidate will be working closely with the operations team in a fairly small office. They will occasionally be dealing with queries from the sales team and direct from customers on the phone when required. There will also be the opportunity to visit our stock holding for stock takes and product training.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

- IT literate (MS Word/Excel especially)
- Strong maths skills
- Good level of communication skills
- Good literacy skills

Personal qualities

- Attention to detail
- Able to work to time constraints
- Comfortable working as part of a small teamWe have a relaxed friendly style but the office can be busy at times.

Qualifications required

Minimum GCSE Grade C or above (or equivalent) in Maths and English

A Levels or similar qualification would be an advantage.

Future prospects

On going training and development encouraged by the employer which will give the applicant the opportunity to move on to a full time job.

Things to consider

This vacancy may close early if sufficient applications are received. Please ensure you apply early to avoid disappointment. We have a relaxed friendly style but the office can be busy at times.

About the employer

Ellpro Timber Ltd, wholesale timber merchants and importers aim to serve as your competent and reliable partner in business. Our staff will welcome you with friendly, attentive service and provide you with quality products always at competitive prices. As wholesale timber merchants and timber importers we specialise in providing fencing, landscaping and construction products to merchants in the UK. We hold extensive stocks of a wide range of products. This line up of quality goods is all available on prompt deliveries of mixed loads. Further to our stock based at Great Yarmouth we employ the use of regular shipping lines into the ports of Wisbech, Ipswich and Hull. Also, our experience in shipping and logistics allows us to arrange shipment into the majority of UK ports.




Unit S

Camilla Court


IP10 0EU

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Training provider

Apprenticeship in Business Administration L2
Functional Skills in Maths
Functional Skills in English
Functional Skills in ICT

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Lifetime Training Ltd

Employer's Application Instructions

Please click on the link below to apply

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

Apply now

Closing date: 23 Oct 2017