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Operations Assistant Apprentice Birmingham Fuel Oils Ltd

We are looking for an Operations assistant assisting the depot staff with the day to day running of a busy fuel depot.

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Closing date: today

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    5 days per week. Days and hours to be discussed at interview stage.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Dec 2022

  • Date posted

    30 Jun 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

We need an administrative assistant to come into our operations team and do the following:

  • Answer the phone and put through to relevant person
  • Lots of data inputting – attention to detail is key here as it’s all about pence per litres and stock pricing so if this is wrong the knock-on effect is there
  • We have PODs that need inputting and updating every day
  • Inputting incoming stock and updating weekly
  • Someone who thinks on their feet as sometimes it can be quite reactive industry and you need to be a quick-thinking assistant
  • Someone who wants to listen and learn. It doesn’t matter if they want to stay here for 18 months or 18 years if they listen, they will get a lot of out of their time here
  • In tune with social media and take charge of our LinkedIn and Facebook and build this into their day

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good computer skills
  • A desire to learn
  • Confident
  • Willing to think outside the box
  • Answer the phone when required
  • Work with the depot manager day to day

Personal qualities

  • Confident
  • Quick thinking
  • A sense of humour
  • Willing to learn

Desired qualifications

  • None required however a grade D/3 in maths and English is preferred

Future prospects

If they have the patience to learn the basics of the job and understand the business, we can help them achieve whatever they want to do, we hope they stay on after 18 months and love it here.

Things to consider

This is a niche business, and we need a special person to come and work with us.

About the employer

Birmingham fuel oils is your local fuel supplier, and we provide kerosene, diesel, and all fuel oils across Birmingham and the west midlands.


Birmingham Fuel Oils Ltd


Birch Road East Industrial Estate


B6 7DB

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Heart of England Training Ltd


Emma Stead 01788 820132

  • Level 3 Business Administration Standard
  • Functional skills in maths and English if required

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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