Internal Pricing Operator Apprentice Kuehne & Nagel Ltd

Our Apprenticeships offer you the opportunity to develop a successful career with one of the world’s leading logistics companies.You’ll earn as you learn, combining practical on-the-job training with study towards a relevant qualification.

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

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Closing date: 01 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £11,000.00

  • Working week

    Mon-Fri 8.30 / 17.00

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    2 years

  • Possible start date

    02 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    15 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001310387

  • Positions

    1 available

Have you ever wondered where the latest gadget you bought came from – where it was made and how it got to the shop?

At Kuehne + Nagel we play a vital part in the journey of millions of products from manufacturer to your door. With over 1,000 locations in 100 countries around the world, and 10,000 employees in the UK, we provide world-class logistics services to hundreds of well-known brands and companies.

Our Apprenticeships offer you the opportunity to develop a successful career with one of the world’s leading logistics companies. As an Apprentice you’ll earn as you learn, combining practical on-the-job training with study towards a relevant qualification. Our team of experienced colleagues will support you in your development and you’ll be assigned a buddy to support you through the programme.

Duties & Responsibilities: 

  • Manage operational files from start to finish
  • Actively plan and co-ordinate your working day taking ownership of the business you manage operationally.
  • Assist and advise customers of shipments, arrival, clearances and deliveries
  • Take ownership of your own operational accounts.
  • Pro-active in your response to service issues.
  • Maintain a suitable level of data entry, which will be monitored
  • Build close, strong relationships with all our customers,  KN offices, overseas agents and service providers
  • Maximise profits for the department by obtaining optimal buying rates and keeping operational errors to a minimum
  • Adhere to KN policy and procedures and ensure that all work is carried out to pre-set service levels
  • All reporting must be accurate and delivered according to agreed deadlines
  • To be cost conscious at all times
  • Update all required status milestones to meet company KPI’S

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Organised
  • Flexible
  • Good Communicator
  • Attention to detail
  • Adaptable
  • Strong Interpersonal skills

Personal qualities

  • Driven
  • Positive attitude
  • Enthusiastic
  • Keen
  • Confident
  • Professional
  • Ability to work on you own initiative and as part of a team

Qualifications required

  • GCSE A*-C (or equivalent) in Maths and English

Future prospects

The continuation of the role in the first 6-12 months is preferred, a tailored development plan would follow at end of year to act as an enabler to ongoing success.

Things to consider

From 1st October 2016 The National Minimum Wage (NMW) rate for apprentices is £3.40 per hour. From April 2017 this rises to £3.50 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training.

About the employer

Since 1890, when the business was founded in Bremen, Germany, by August Kuehne and Friedrich Nagel, Kuehne + Nagel has grown into one of the world's leading logistics providers. Today, the Kuehne + Nagel Group has more than 1,300 offices in over 100 countries, with over 70,000 employees. Our key business activities and market position are built on the company's truly world class capabilities. We provide logistics services to virtually all key industry sectors including: Aerospace Automotive FMCG High Tech Industrials Oil & Gas Logistics Pharma & Healthcare Retail

Employer

Kuehne & Nagel Ltd

Address

Third Way

Bristol

BS11 9YE

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Training provider

The apprenticeship programme will consist of:

• A fully embedded induction programme delivered by the employer and Outsource

• Allocation of an Outsource assessor who will carry out regular assessment, mentoring and support visits

• Off the job training at one of Outsource’s training centres

• On the job training delivered by the employer

• Quarterly formal progress review meetings with the Outsource assessor and employer

The apprenticeship will consist of the following elements:

• National Vocational Qualification (NVQ) – This part of the qualification is assessed on the job through observations of performance, professional discussions, product evidence, professional discussions and Q&A sessions to judge job competency

• Knowledge and Understanding – This part of the qualification is to ensure all the teaching and learning through on the job development and off the job training is retained and demonstrated through performance in your job role

• Functional Skills – This part of the programme provides those apprentices who have not achieved GCSE’s in English and Maths the opportunity to gain a qualification in English, Mathematics and ICT. Those candidates that have achieved GCSE’s in these subjects may be exempt from taking functional skills

• Employment Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)

Apprenticeship framework

International Trade and Logistics Operations

Training provider

Outsource Training Development

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Outsource Training and Development


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

Apply now

Closing date: 01 Oct 2017