Sales Administration Apprentice Heraeus Noblelight Ltd

Heraeus is a global family owned technology company employing 12,500 people at 100 sites across 38 countries. They have an opportunity for an apprentice to join the team in Cambridge.

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Closing date: 10 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, 8.30am – 4.30pm (an hour for lunch)

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    16 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    13 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Heraeus, a speciality light source company, located on Cambridge Science Park are now recruiting a Sales Administration Apprentice to join their busy Sales team and support their Global Sales activities. The successful candidate will be enthusiastic about pursuing a professional career within the Sales and Customer Service environment, and will undertake a variety of admin duties which will include:

  • Monitoring and analysis of customer enquiries.
  • Preparation of monthly Sales forecast file.
  • Support Sales Manager with general data preparation.
  • Responding to general customer enquiries.
  • Answering the telephone.
  • Sales order processing, using SAP

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Able to self-organise
  • Competent knowledge of all Microsoft programs (specifically Excel and Outlook) will be required.

Personal qualities

  • Enthusiastic
  • Friendly
  • Motivated
  • Team player

Qualifications required

  • Minimum requirements GCSE A-C grade (or equivalent) in Maths and English.

Future prospects

The Company will regard the apprentice as a full time employee and would give the right candidate the opportunity to develop in the organisation, in either an Inside Sales or Customer Services position.

About the employer

Heraeus, the technology group headquartered in Hanau, Germany, is a leading international family-owned company formed in 1851. With expertise, a focus on innovations, operational excellence and an entrepreneurial leadership, we strive to continuously improve the businesses of our customers around the world. We create high-quality solutions for our customers and strengthen their long-term competitiveness by combining material expertise with technological know-how. Our ideas are focused on important issues such as the environment, energy, health, mobility and industrial applications. Our portfolio ranges from components to coordinated material systems which are used in a wide variety of industries, including the steel, electronics, chemical, automotive and telecommunications industries. In the 2015 financial year, Heraeus generated revenues without precious metals of €1.9 bn and a total revenue of €12.9 bn. With approximately 12,500 employees worldwide in more than 100 subsidiaries in 38 countries, Heraeus holds a leading position in its global markets.


Heraeus Noblelight Ltd


Cambridge Science Park Unit 161

Milton Road



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Training provider

  • Business Administration Intermediate BTEC Apprenticeship
  • Business Administration BTEC Diploma Level 2
  • FS English Level 1
  • FS ICT Level 1
  • FS Maths Level 1

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by West Suffolk College


Sam Ridgeon

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Closing date: 10 Oct 2017