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Operations Apprentice TTS Shipping Ltd

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an apprentice to work within our offices in Melton Mowbray. The apprentice will play an important team role in delivering customer service to our customers. As well as carrying out general administration duties on a daily basis. Providing support to other members of the company in different departments.

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

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Closing date: 26 Nov 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    9.00am -5.30pm

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    29 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    10 Jul 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available


The role of an Operations Administrator is to execute the day to day tasks within the company, these include:

  • Carry out general administration duties
  • Booking Administration
  • Invoicing customers
  • Providing support to other members of the company in different departments
  • Respond to Customer requests
  • Prepare & assist in customer visits both domestic and abroad when required

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good verbal and written communicator
  • Good organisational skills
  • Computer literate

Personal qualities

  • Team Work
  • Relationship Building / Communications
  • Customer Service
  • Planning and Organisation
  • Good attention to detail
  • Ability to meet deadlines

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE grade C/4 or above in English and Maths (or equivalent). (If you do not already meet these criteria, we will ask you to sit initial assessments to indicate which level you are currently working at)

Future prospects

  • To secure a permanent position within the setting.

Things to consider

  • This is an application to study an apprenticeship with the SMB Group (Stephenson Brooksby Melton College). Before being considered for a formal interview with the employer, you will be required to apply and be accessed and have an initial interview by the college.
  • Salary will be reviewed 6 months after start date
  • As an apprentice you can apply for an NUS Apprentice extra card which can be used at hundreds of high street and online brands.

About the employer

The company has achieved consistent growth since its formation in 1988. Dynamic application of our expertise and knowledge of world transport markets has made TTS a company that customers have learned to trust. Coordinating international activities from the heart of England, TTS Shipping Ltd offers a comprehensive through transport solution for your entire logistics requirements. Timber and panel products are the core commodities; however TTS Shipping Ltd is also experienced in the movement of project cargoes. TTS Shipping provides the following comprehensive range of services:

  • A one-stop shop for all forest product transportation & logistics
  • Transit and long term storage facilities
  • Project cargo shipments
  • Transport, storage and distribution for a wide range of unitized products


TTS Shipping Ltd



Park Road

Melton Mowbray

LE13 1TT

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Brooksby Melton College


Apprenticeship Team (SMB Group) 01530 519 001

  • Blended virtual learning with no campus attendance required
  • In house training (By business training officers)
  • Functional skills if necessary.
  • On-the-job training.
  • Off-the-job training.

Apprenticeship standard

Customer service practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

Employer's Application Instructions

All applications should be made through the Stephenson College (Part of the SMB Group) website and under no circumstances should a direct approach to the employer be made. Any direct approaches will result in your application NOT being considered for selection. Please understand that we may close vacancies prior to the publishing closing date if a sufficient number of applications are received. Please ignore the below statement to apply through the employer website, this is an automated message from the National Apprenticeship Service.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 26 Nov 2021