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Apprentice Transport Administrator William Kirk Limited

A vacancy has arisen for a Transport Administrator.. You will be responsible for a wide variety of tasks including communicating with our drivers regarding their scheduled journeys, and tracking their vehicles. Also keeping accurate records and updating them as required, regarding deliveries and vehicle compliance.

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

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Closing date: 29 Oct 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £173.25 to £334.13

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates
  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 8.00am - 5.00pm. Extra hours and weekends may also be required to meet business needs. Total hours per week: 37.50

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    1 years

  • Possible start date

    30 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    15 Jul 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001738646

  • Positions

    1 available

  • Working for a progressive company within a larger distribution network
  • Working in a busy transport planning role thriving on a little pressure
  • Planning collections and back-loads
  • Liaising with the Pallet network for collections and deliveries
  • Communicating effectively with drivers and customers
  • Using traffic management systems and associated software
  • Working as part of a team

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Punctual
  • Willing to learn
  • Teachable
  • Reliable
  • Ambitious
  • Honest
  • Hardworking
  • Can show initiative
  • Able to take direction
  • Can pay close attention to detail

Personal qualities

  • Personal pride
  • Career minded
  • Enjoys solving problems
  • Someone who wants to be part of the business
  • Someone who isn't afraid to ask questions

Desired qualifications

Maths and English GCSE level 4-9 or equivalent.

Future prospects

  • Opportunity to progress within the business
  • Professional recognition

Things to consider

  • Mobile phones are not to be permitted within the working environment
  • Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week)

About the employer

The company was founded by Mr William Kirk, who began by shipping coal and milk in the 1930’s around the local area. As Mr William Kirk retired the company remained in the Kirk’s family, and was passed on to the next generation with many of the family members continuing to be employed by the business. The core values at the heart of the business have remained the same throughout the years, which are a focus on working together and a strong dedication to providing reliable, customer-focused services.

Employer

William Kirk Limited

Address

Adlington Business Park

Macclesfield

SK10 4NL

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Training

Training provider

MANTRA LEARNING LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Mantra Learning Limited

Contact

Carol Chapman 07584 102524 carol.chapman@kinaxia.co.uk

  • Transport planning technician level 3
  • Able to work between 08.00 and 20.00 depending on shift pattern
  • Working occasional Saturday mornings
  • The ideal candidate will develop to a prominent position within the traffic office to underpin the companies succession planning

Apprenticeship standard

Transport planning technician

Level 3 (A level)


Employer's Application Instructions

Candidates will email their cv to carol.chapman@kinaxia.co.uk

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

Apply now

Closing date: 29 Oct 2021