Apprentice Logistics Administrator THYSSENKRUPP MATERIALS (UK) LIMITED

This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious and enthusiastic individual who is seeking to gain valuable experience and progression within a successful company. Full training and guidance will be delivered to the successful candidate.

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Closing date: 01 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £246.75

  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday 08:45 - 17:00 Friday - 08:45 - 16:00

    Total hours per week: 35.15

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    02 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    05 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001305492

  • Positions

    1 available

We are looking for the right candidate to train and develop to enhance our current logistical and trading support team; liaising with a strong customer base in the UK & Ireland together with suppliers worldwide, to arrange the transportation of goods to the end customer.

Logistics Administration (Shipping)

To gain an understanding, knowledge and familiarity with all tasks within the shipping department.  Undertaking set tasks to assist the shipping administrator(s), liaising with internal and external contacts, building relationships with our agents and customers to ensure a smooth transition of goods through the supply chain.

(Training on the software package SAP will be given to the successful candidate, however, a sound knowledge of Microsoft Office 2010 is required, together with a good standard of maths)

Logistics Administration (Trading Support)

To gain an understanding, knowledge and familiarity with all tasks within the trading support department.  Undertaking set tasks to assist the trading support administrator achieve the logistical arrangements to deliver steel from its arrival into the forwarding agents to the customer, liaising and communicating with internal and external contacts on a regular basis to ensure a professional service is delivered.

(Training on the software package SAP will be given to the successful candidate, however, a sound knowledge of Microsoft Office 10 is required, together with a good standard of maths).


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Computer literate and numerate with knowledge of Microsoft Applications (Office 2010)
  • The ability to follow procedures and instructions
  • Organised and methodical work ethic
  • Initiative; to take responsibility for their own work
  • The ability to contribute to a team, working within various areas
  • Strong communication skills, written and oral.

Personal qualities

  • An enthusiastic and professional attitude
  • A commitment to learning new skills
  • Confident communicator.

Qualifications required

Minimum GCSE Grade C or above required in each of Maths, English and ICT required (or equivalent).

Future prospects

Following a period of induction to the Logistics Department, including shipping and trading support tasks, further development will be offered that will include training on chartering and negotiation of freight rates within the shipping department, and assisting on insurance claims within the trading support team. The aim for the right candidate is a permanent position with the company and continued development within the role.

About the employer

Thyssenkrupp Materials Trading UK is firmly established as a leading Trading Division for sales of traded steel and steel products in the UK and Ireland. We are part of Thyssenkrupp Materials GmbH, who secures a global presence enabling us to operate successfully in markets around the world.

Employer

THYSSENKRUPP MATERIALS (UK) LIMITED

Address

Unit 1

Woking 8

Forsyth Road

Woking

GU21 5SB

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Training provider

You will study for the Level 2 Diploma in Business and Administration within the workplace, with regular assessor visits.

You will be required to achieve Functional Skills Level 1 in each of Maths, English and ICT, unless equivalents already held.

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider

BROOKLANDS COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Brooklands College FE

Contact

Ryan Butler Ryan.butler@brooklands.ac.uk


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Closing date: 01 Oct 2017