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Quality Control Business Admin Apprentice - JD Group- Rochdale JD SPORTS FASHION PLC

Department: Quality Control, Design & Buying JD Group are looking to recruit a new Apprentice for their office in Rochdale, the successful candidate will complete a Business Admin Level 3 qualification. We are looking for somebody who has a good level of IT skills including knowledge of Excel.

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

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Closing date: 11 Nov 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    26 Dec 2021

  • Date posted

    08 Jul 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Apprenticeship Overview:

The JD Group are working closely with Qube Learning to source and recruit the perfect Apprentice to fit in to an already successful and established team.

Qube Learning are a national training provider who will support you throughout the duration of your Apprenticeship, lasting a total of 15 months. As Quality Control Apprentice, you will undertake a Business Administrator Level 3 apprenticeship. This programme offers a comprehensive development programme supported by high-quality external resources and coaching. This will enable you to develop a rounded knowledge of Business Administration at an advanced level.

You will be assigned a designated skills tutor, who will support you every step of the way throughout your apprenticeship. This is an excellent opportunity to join a well-established company and kick start your career.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Measure and inspect garments & product for quality defects
  • Using AQL level and systems to create reports
  • Comparing seal samples with PLM system information.
  • Reporting, recording and analysing results on a weekly/monthly basis
  • Liaising and communicating issues with internal/ external departments daily
  • Arranging rectification and re-processing as required
  • Planning workloads based on daily intake
  • Organising Gold Seal samples and reports for next week /days orders
  • Review returns & factory AQL reports against stock intakes
  • Move and locate bulk warehouse stock for inspection using WMS systems
  • Maintain spreadsheets using Excel, create graphs and charts for reporting.
  • Ad-hoc reports and analysis for the team as required
  • Off-site product checks at store and third party
  • Requires periods of standing, moving cartons and working in an environment with a variety of fabrics and fibres

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Knowledge of WMS/warehouse systems/stock movement an advantage however not essential
  • Good organisational and communication skills
  • Numerical and analytical
  • Computer literate

Personal qualities

  • A keen attention for detail & fault finding
  • Garment construction
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Previous QC/ QA or retail experience an advantage but not essential

Desired qualifications

  • Grade C/4 in English and maths (or equivalent)

Future prospects

You may be offered a permanent position on completion of your Apprenticeship.

Things to consider

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW):

About the employer

JD Sports Fashion Plc is the leading international multi-channel retailer of branded sportswear and fashionwear. We operate over 1200 stores across a range of fascia providing our customers with the latest products from the very best sports fashion and outdoor brands.




Michael Faraday Avenue


OL16 4FW

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Training provider

Qube Learning

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Qube Qualifications And Development Limited


Natalya Palmer

Business admin qualification including Functional Skills in Maths and English if required

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

Please click on the link below to apply

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

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Closing date: 11 Nov 2021