Sales Administrator Apprentice BPI Stretchfilms

An exciting opportunity working for a leading global producer of high performance agricultural film with businesses around the world choosing our innovative films to grow, harvest, package and protect their products. You will be part of a busy and active Sales department dealing with customer orders and queries.

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Closing date: 22 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Mon-Fri 08.45 -16:45 (30 min unpaid lunch break)

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    31 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    09 Oct 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

We are looking to appoint a Sales Administrator with the primary responsibility to carry out internal sales administration promptly and accurately.

  • Being the first point of contact for RPC bpi agriculture customers.
  • Process all customer orders correctly and on time.
  • Liaise with IT, Marketing, Research and Development and Planning on packaging.
  • Liaise with other departments to ensure orders are correct and on time.
  • Process customer complaints and raise credit/debit notes.
  • Write letters and prepare/send quotations as required.
  • Process export documentation.
  • Maintain up to date filing of correspondence.
  • Maintain up to date records of prices for customers.
  • Carry out calculations for production purposes as and when required.
  • Work in a safe manner and encourage other colleagues to do so.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Computer literate, basic knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel

Personal qualities

  • Keen and enthusiastic with the desire to grow and develop in a sales administration role.

Qualifications required

  • GCSE grade A*-C in Maths, IT and English (or equivalent).

Future prospects

Change of a permanent position on completion of the apprenticeship

About the employer

RPC bpi agriculture is a leading global producer of high performance agricultural film. Our continuous focus on farmers’ and growers’ needs help optimise crop production at the beginning of the food chain to help the growing world population.


BPI Stretchfilms


Worcester Road



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Training provider

  • Training through HWGTA normally comprises of five days per week in company with one day release on a fortnightly basis to our Training Centre at Holmer Road, doing an appropriate course of study. A monthly / bi-monthly monitoring visit in company will also take place, during which we make ourselves available for discussion about any special training that may be useful to you, and to identify and resolve problems if they arise.
  • Apprentices generally work towards an NVQ level 2 or 3 in their chosen vocational area.  In addition, the training programme includes a mandatory 5-day team building residential course, usually held in  April/May each year, text processing exams, and if undertaking a level 3 qualification a 3-day first aid at work qualification.  Functional Skills qualifications may also need to be undertaken depending on prior qualifications and levels.

Apprenticeship standard

Customer service > Customer Service Practitioner

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Herefordshire Group Training Association


Jo Hopcutt 01432 377010

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Closing date: 22 Oct 2017