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Apprentice Transport Administrator FP MCCANN LIMITED

This is an exciting opportunity to start your career as an Apprentice Transport Administrator with FP MCCANN. FP MCCANN have a strong culture of promoting from within and therefore provide an excellent start to careers in the construction industry.

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

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Closing date: 11 Oct 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £187.50 - £334.12

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    18 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    02 Jul 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will you be doing?

  • You will monitor deliveries and collections
  • Liaising with external hauliers
  • Internal Sales Teams and Yard
  • Staff and provide transport administrative support

The successful candidate will be expected to:

  • Co-ordinate the operations at the dispatch window
  • Be responsible for customer collection and receive information regarding booked loads
  • Distribute the loading notes to hauliers and the yard staff when required
  • Check loading sheets against consignment notes and issue consignment notes to hauliers
  • Monitor and co-ordinate the arrival and departure of hauliers against anticipated actions
  • Manage transport related queries
  • Manage customers’ orders, check stock levels, speak to customers regarding delivery schedules
  • Assist in raising customer quotations
  • Liaise with yard loaders to ensure the loading and organising of loading vehicles is done in accordance with Company guidelines
  • Present a professional image of the company at all times
  • Ensure that work areas are maintained in a clean and tidy state
  • Ensure compliance with the Company’s policies including Health & Safety

In addition to the apprenticeship training you will receive hands on experience including mentoring and coaching from experienced members of the team. On this apprenticeship programme you will
learn a range of skills.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Be customer focused
  • Ability to work to a high level of accuracy
  • Excellent organisational skills with the ability to prioritise work and the ability to work calmly under pressure
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Effective telephone manner
  • Be polite, pleasant and professional
  • Ability to interpret and process large amounts of information
  • Capable of using own initiative and working without constant supervision
  • Work effectively as an individual and a team player
  • Be flexible with regard to role and working hours
  • A willingness to undertake training as required

Personal qualities

  • Have a confident personality with excellent communication and people skills
  • Be organised and have the ability to work calmly under pressure
  • Work effectively as an individual and a team player
  • Must dress appropriately, be well presented and adhere to the Company’s Dress Code Policy

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE English, maths and ICT equivalent to Grade 4/C or above
  • Full UK Driving licence due to the nature and location of the role

Future prospects

  • This is very much the start of an exciting career in the construction industry with wide ranging prospects which may span a number of roles. FP MCCANN aims to be an employer of choice by promoting respect for the individual and equality of opportunity. We believe that everyone should be treated solely based on personal merit and contribution throughout their FP MCCANN career journey

About the employer

FP McCann offers an extensive range of quality precast concrete solutions that include drainage and water management, tunnels and shafts, rail, power and infrastructure, walling, fencing, agricultural, flooring, filter bed systems, bespoke precast, tanks and chambers, dock leveller pit systems, box culverts, building products and architectural & structural products. At FP McCann, we can customise our solutions to ensure they create maximum value for your project, accommodating your site conditions, design requirements and construction needs.

In Northern Ireland, FP McCann have an array of Quarries, Surfacing, Readymix and Precast plants, which supply a wide range of heavy building materials to the construction industry. We offer a range of sustainable and innovative product solutions that complement our standard package of products and services. FP McCann also operates within the Construction sector and has secured and completed a portfolio of award-winning construction work within Northern Ireland; these include projects in the public sector areas of health, education, water and transport infrastructure, and private industrial and commercial developments. At FP McCann, we have a long history of meeting our customers’ needs. Our product range has never been more diverse, more competitive, or more in-tune with our clients’ needs than it is today.

The quality and reliability of FP McCann’s products and services are the foundation of our success. We are constantly developing and improving our solutions, whilst striving to exceed customer expectations. At FP McCann, we promise to perform and build a sustained trust with our stakeholders. By implementing our corporate values, we aim to deliver on this guarantee through our products, services, communications and, above all, the behaviour of our people. We recognise the importance of operating with integrity and apply high standards of corporate governance in the conduct of our business. Our ability to deliver to client specifications on major projects across the UK and Ireland has established FP McCann as a valuable and reliable partner. With twelve UK manufacturing facilities, FP McCann employs around 1,600 people, making us the largest precast concrete manufacturers in the United Kingdom.




Byley Road



CW10 9RJ

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Learning Skills Partnership


Holly Parkinson 07432840539

  • Level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship plus Functional Skills and Technical Certificate if appropriate
  • This apprenticeship programme is delivered with a blended learning approach and includes a mixture of onsite tutor visits and online tutor led sessions
  • All delivery is completed in the workplace and you
  • will not need to attend any off-site training

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

To apply for this vacancy please click 'Apply now' and you will be redirected to the GetMyFirstJob website where you will be required to submit an application. If this is your first visit to GetMyFirstJob you will be required to register on the website, please complete all fields upon registration and ensure you attach a copy of your CV

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

Apply now

Closing date: 11 Oct 2021