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Apprentice Sales Administrator Pipextra Stainless Ltd

Pipextra Stainless Ltd are looking to take on a Apprentice Sales Administrator to be based in Blackburn and to assist with day to day duties as required. For the right person, there is the opportunity to secure full time employment and progress to higher level qualifications.

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

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Closing date: 20 Oct 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday: 8.30am - 5.00pm, Friday, 8.30am - 4.30pm, 1 hour lunch.

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    27 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    28 Apr 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Working along side the sales team duties will include:

  • Provide assistance in the form of processing day to day sales orders and purchase orders 
  • Liaise with the sales team and warehouse team, ensuring key customer requirements are met when passing jobs through to the works
  • In addition to this, you will help manage stock control and stock allocation when processing customer orders
  • Will require strong communication skills when discussing the order with the sales team and also having an eye for detail when reading through specific customer requirements
  • Additionally, you will carry out everyday office duties, including database management and archiving 

This is a great opportunity to learn about all aspects of the business from start to finish. You will gain product and industry knowledge which could potentially progress into a sales role.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent customer service and communication skills
  • Organised
  • Attention to detail

Personal qualities

  • Keen and willing to learn
  • Punctual and reliable
  • Motivated
  • Work well as part of a team and on own initiative
  • Meet individual targets and ultimately supporting the company meet objectives

Desired qualifications

  • No formal qualifications required

Future prospects

  • To continue onto full-time employment

Things to consider

  • The closing date isn’t a set date, the company will wish to interview applicants before the closing date, resulting in the vacancy being filled before the given date so we do recommend getting your application form in as soon as possible

About the employer

Steel Stockholder based in Blackburn.


Pipextra Stainless Ltd


Red Rose Court Unit 2b

Sunnyhurst Road



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by North Lancs Training Group Ltd


Recruitment Team 01254 395355

  • Level 3 Apprenticeship Business Administrator, including NVQ and functional skills maths and English
  • Work based learning

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 20 Oct 2021