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Business Administration Apprentice BRIDGE CHEESE LTD

Administration Apprentice required to undertake a wide variety of duties in relation to the warehouse operations including arranging deliveries, liaising with transport providers, customers, creating pick lists and despatch notes, purchase orders, booking transport.

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Closing date: 29 Sep 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    9.00am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    05 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    12 Jun 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

This role offers a wide variety of duties and will include the following:

  • First point of contact with third party hauliers in arranging deliveries to / returns from customers
  • First point of contact for queries from transport providers
  • Working to ensure customer delivery requirements are maintained and followed
  • Liaise with Account Managers when dealing with customer queries
  • Sales orders - create pick lists for warehouse on SAGE, annotate pallet numbers to orders on SAGE when pick sheet is received from the Warehouse and following any amendments to quantities for despatch, create despatch notes on SAGE, match paperwork together and pass for invoicing
  • Keep / request up-do-date rate cards for transport companies
  • Using SAGE to raise purchase orders for transport / carriers
  • Book transport / carriers via email or portal
  • Raise collection notes / returns notes
  • Check purchase orders for transport, courier, Chamber of Commerce and Vet services against supplier invoices, approve / query these, 'receive goods' on SAGE when approved
  • Keep records of Chep Pallecons leaving / returning site and maintain a reconciliation
  • Dealing with confidential information
  • Holiday and sickness cover for customer service, reception and purchasing
  • Filing
  • Reporting to Supply Chain Coordinator



Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • No previous experience is required but must have good numeracy ability
  • Good verbal and written communications
  • Confident ICT skills
  • Pleasant telephone manner
  • Able to work independently as well as with other team members
  • Good attention to detail

Personal qualities

  • Punctual
  • Reliable and dependable
  • Willingness to learn and commit to this apprenticeship

Desired qualifications

Minimum GCSE or equivalent grades A*-C or 9-5 in English, maths, and ICT.

Future prospects

There will be an opportunity to progress to a full time role as Logistics Coordinator.

Things to consider

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).
The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide is updated every April (ANMW):

About the employer

Bridge Cheese is a UK company located in Telford, Shropshire that is focused on working on behalf of our customers in the cheese industry. By gaining an in-depth understanding of customer requirements, they are motivated, not only to meet, but to exceed expectations. They offer a full range of cheese in multiple formats and weights.




Stafford Park 13, Stafford Park 13



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by IN-COMM TRAINING ACADEMY SHROPSHIRE LIMITED


Sue Fisher 01922 457686

  • Business Administrator Level 3 standard
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills Workbook
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities Workbook
  • 20% off the job training at The Marches Centre of Manufacturing and Technology, in Bridgnorth.
  • Functional Skills to be provided if required

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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