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Engineering Sales and Administration Apprentice Bearings & More Ltd

An apprentice role within a small dynamic expanding local company in a busy office with the ability to learn sales and purchasing functions with an understanding of basic accounts. In addition, the applicant will need to have an interest in engineering in a sometimes hands on role by working with two trained mechanical engineers.

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Closing date: 11 Dec 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £172.00

    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

    5 Working days including any time attending college courses. Working Hours - 8.30am-5.30pm, 40 hours per week , Monday to Friday. These hours are inclusive of a one hour unpaid lunch break.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    04 Jan 2022

  • Date posted

    10 Aug 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001749439

  • Positions

    1 available

Duties:

  • General Office admin, filing, accepting in and despatching goods, Invoicing, matching purchase orders with Invoices
  • Discussing with customers and identifying the items they want to purchase and finding suitable suppliers including checking product specifications on-line and using catalogues
  • Creating simple hand drawings of components to be made or modified by Sub-contractors
  • Purchasing and Sales
  • Maintaining stock records
  • Dismantling small to medium size Engineering items and assemblies
  • Replacing worn parts and reassembly. (Under Supervision and instruction)
  • Use of PC including MS Office, Sage 50 accounting software (after inhouse training)

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good written and spoken English
  • Good basic maths for calculations
  • A strong Interest in engineering and the running of a small business

Personal qualities

  • A pleasant approachable personality, a willingness to learn, and a passion to exceed people’s expectations of them
  • An ability to respond to tight time pressure at times

Desired qualifications

  •  GCSE A*-C/9-4 in English and maths is required

Future prospects

  • Having completed their apprenticeship it would be expected, business permitting, that the apprentice would be offered full time role in the business

Things to consider

  • The role is varied and in the main interesting but the response time to customers can sometimes be a little pressured which the apprentice needs to be able to learn cope with over time
  • This is a salaried position with core working hours which at infrequent times need to be slightly extended to ensure the customer's delivery timescales and the needs of the business are met
  • This will be compensated with a mutual degree of flexibility towards the employee
  • The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW): https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

About the employer

Bearings and More Langley Ltd is a business with a reputation for going out of its way to provide excellent service and quality to its customers and operates in a busy but enjoyable atmosphere.

Employer

Bearings & More Ltd

Address

Unit 6

Trelawney Ind Court

Trelawney Avenue

Slough

SL3 7UJ

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Training

Training provider

Windsor Forest Colleges Group

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Windsor Forest Colleges Group

Contact

Asif Khan 01753443377 asaf.khan@windsor-forest.ac.uk

  • Advanced Level 3 - Business Administrator Apprenticeship Standard

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)


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