3M HR Apprentice 3M Uk Plc

This is an exciting opportunity to join 3M’s HR team whilst working towards your Business Administration Apprenticeship. Working across a variety of HR teams, including talent acquisition, compensation/benefits and HR services this is a fantastic opportunity to train and learn at the same time, within a supportive and flexible office environment.

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Closing date: 29 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    36.25 hours per week Monday to Friday 9am–5pm

    Total hours per week: 36.25

  • Apprenticeship duration

    16 months

  • Possible start date

    20 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    27 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

We have an exciting opportunity to work and train as HR Apprentice, for a prestigious Global Market Leader. This diverse and varied role will involve working with the talent acquisition, compensation/benefits & HR services teams to support our clients. 

Main Job Responsibilities. To provide General HR Administration Support:

  • Monitor & respond to recruitment mailbox and other HR queries.
  • Sort and distribute HR post.
  • Prepare recruitment material for interviews & assessment centres.
  • Organise & book rooms for interviews & assessments.
  • Reimburse interview expenses.
  • Purchase Order Management.
  • Employee Recognition scheme.
  • Raise & process purchase orders against invoices.
  • Assist in recharging internal costs.
  • Filing & Archiving.
  • To participate in HR projects.
  • Full training will be provided.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Proficient in IT systems (word, excel, powerpoint etc).
  • Ability to use own initiative.
  • Enthusiastic.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Interest in HR.
  • Customer Service skills/experience.

Personal qualities

  • Willing to Learn.
  • Ability to communicate with a range of stakeholders.
  • Enthusiastic.
  • Team Player.
  • Confident.
  • Friendly & Helpful.
  • Proactive.
  • Adaptable.

Qualifications required

  • Minimum of 5 GCSE’s grades A - C or grade 4 and above (or equivalent) including Maths & English.

Future prospects

3M is a uniquely rewarding place to learn, grow and contribute, we offer exciting career prospects. If you are ambitious and have passion and drive to succeed, then we can assist you in your career development. For the right candidate, there may be an opportunity to continue apprentice study or gain a full time position - subject to business conditions at the time.

Things to consider

All applications must be made through Apprenticeship vacancies. Do not contact the employer direct as this may result in your application not being considered.

About the employer

3M are a science-based technology company that is committed to improving lives and doing business in the right way - which is why we have been listed as a World's Most Ethical Company for three years in succession. And we love applying our science to creating products that, in big ways and small, make things better in some way. Helping people to be safe. Making them more productive. Protecting their health. Safeguarding the environment. And we have an insatiable appetite for meeting the world's ever-changing challenges. We are relentless in our pursuit of solutions to our customers' problems - one third of our revenues come from products that didn't exist five years ago. At 3M, honesty, integrity and the ability to work as part of a team contribute to a culture that is founded on curiosity, problem-solving and collaboration. We work tirelessly to deliver our vision: 3M technology advancing every company. 3M products enhancing every home. 3M innovation improving every life.


3M Uk Plc


Cain Road


RG12 8HT

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Training provider

Advanced Business Administration NVQ:

  • Value of Skills.
  • External Factors, Regulations and Policies.
  • Business Fundamentals and Stakeholders.
  • Organisations and Processes.
  • Presentations and Assessment Preparation.
  • 10 days Training delivered in workshops at QA Centre. Combines a mix of workplace activity, classroom learning, online learning and assessment.

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by South East Apprenticeship Company


Jay Brewer-Kaliszewski jay@se-apprenticeship.co.uk

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Closing date: 29 Oct 2017