Manufacturing Operative Apprentice Arrow Engineering Components Ltd

Arrow Engineering recognizes that their employees are key to their success and are proud to value and nurture their talent.

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

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Closing date: 13 Nov 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Mon to Fri 9am - 5pm or 8.30am - 4.30pm

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    14 months

  • Possible start date

    26 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    20 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

This exciting opportunity will provide excellent training to achieve a qualification and gain valuable and varied experience of managing stock and working closely with customers within the Trade showroom.

A normal day would include:

This role is a varied one which involves both controlling stock and working closely with customer requirements, dealing with customers served at the Trade counter and processing online sales.

The role will occasionally include adding products to our online platforms.

You have to learn about the large range of products and take an interest in how they are used as part of the repair of equipment.

The main duties would include:

  • Learning about the products and services
  • Working on the Trade counter and dealing with customers in a polite and helpful manner
  • Receiving goods
  • Checking goods meet the required specification
  • Booking in on the computerized system
  • Processing online sales
  • Adding products onto online platforms
  • Storing correctly
  • Repacking for dispatch
  • Wrapping and labeling goods
  • Preparing for deliveries or supplying to the engineering department
  • Clearing & tidying of work environment
  • Comply with all Health and Safety requirements as instructed on induction and throughout your apprenticeship program. Be proactive at reporting potential hazards

What you could go on to do:

  • Level 3 Engineering
  • Sales and Business Administration
  • Marketing and Social Media

How you will be supported:

  • Full training and support will be provided by our expert training and assessment staff at The Skills Company
  • A comprehensive training program will be developed by the Company and you will be trained to a high level of expertise

What will happen next:

New applicants to The Skills Company who meet any basic entry requirements of the role will be contacted within two working days to be invited to meet a member of our team.

You will then have the opportunity to find out:

  • More about this vacancy and any others you are suitable for
  • Any training you need to complete
  • What the next steps will be

How you could get there:
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To see how you would get there and how long it would take.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • For this vacancy it would be desirable the successful candidate has worked with the public or in a sales capacity
  • Good Legible handwriting and numeracy skills are required for this position
  • Good communicator
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Able to follow concise instructions
  • Keen to learn
  • Enthusiastic
  • Self motivated
  • Good team player
  • Supportive of others
  • Able to perform tasks in an accurate manner

Personal qualities

  • A presentable person with a willingness to learn new skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Dependable, good time keeping
  • Flexible and positive attitude to personal development
  • Demonstrate effective team working skills
  • Commitment and a willingness to learn is essential


Qualifications required

A good standard of GCSE (or equivalent) attainment would be desirable.

Future prospects

Possible progression within the company and progression onto the next level apprenticeship.

Things to consider

Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.50 per hour from 1st April 2017. 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. The wage for Apprentices applies to both time spent on the job plus time spent training.

About the employer

Arrow Engineering was established in 1981 as a mechanical / power transmission, spare parts supplier to the end user and maintenance replacement market.


Arrow Engineering Components Ltd



Liverpool Street


M5 4LT

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Training provider

Full apprenticeship training provided, working towards an Intermediate Level Apprenticeship gaining an NVQ Level 2 qualification in Warehousing and Storage.

Apprenticeship framework

Warehousing and Storage

Training provider

The Growth Company

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Skills Solutions Ltd

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

Apply now

Closing date: 13 Nov 2017