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Commercial Apprentice Phoenix Dynamics Ltd

Phoenix Dynamics is a specialist manufacturer of electrical cable assemblies for industries including Defence, Aerospace, Motorsport, Energy and Industrial amongst many others. Based at our facility in Newcastle-under-Lyme, we are looking to recruit a Commercial Apprentice to join the Commercial Department.

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Closing date: 08 Aug 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £12,000.00

  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday 8.00am - 4.30pm and Friday 8.00am - 12.30pm

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    16 Aug 2021

  • Date posted

    09 Jul 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001736293

  • Positions

    1 available

The Commercial Apprentice will support the Sales, Marketing and Purchasing functions of the business with the potential to specialise in one of those functions as the business grows.

Specific tasks include:

  • Administration and processing of customer enquiries
  • Administration and processing of sales quotations
  • Administration and processing of customer orders
  • Regular updates to the company’s CRM (Customer Relationship Management) System
  • Obtaining supplier quotations for components and materials used in manufacturing
  • Analysing supplier quotes for best value to support new business enquiries
  • Ordering and scheduling deliveries of components and materials needed for manufacture
  • Regular communication with external customers and suppliers by telephone, email and video meetings
  • Regular communication and close working with other internal departments
  • Supporting Management with departmental reporting

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Computer competency
  • Confidence to speak on the phone
  • Good attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written

Personal qualities

  • Understands the importance of good customer service
  • Orgainsed individual

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE grade A*-C (9-4) in maths and English or the equivalent

Future prospects

Completion of the apprenticeship could lead to a permanent position for the right person.

Things to consider

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week). For more information please visit: https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates


About the employer

Phoenix Dynamics is a leader in delivering high performance cable assemblies into some of the most challenging environments. 

As a business, we invest in our customer’s challenges and are able to provide a wide range of services: from research and development, consultancy and design, through to assembly and post-delivery support. This allows us to deliver higher performing products and improved quality assemblies, while saving our customers time and effort to find a solution.

Employer

Phoenix Dynamics Ltd

Address

Unit 5

Century Road

Newcastle

ST5 7UG

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Training

Training provider

Newcastle-under-Lyme College & Stafford College

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Newcastle-under-Lyme College & Stafford College

Contact

The Apprenticeship Hub 01782 254287 apprenticeships@nscg.ac.uk

Level 3 Business Administrator Standard

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)


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