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Thermoplastic Sales Apprentice Plastribution Limited

We have an exciting opportunity for the successful candidate to join our team as a Thermoplastic Sales Apprentice. You will study for a Level 3 business administration qualification and provide support to the Area Sales team to improve customer relations and systems in support of the business. Feel this could be the role for you? Apply today!

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

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Closing date: 17 Dec 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,000.00

  • Working week

    Monday – Friday 9am-5pm

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    20 Dec 2021

  • Date posted

    19 Aug 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001754833

  • Positions

    2 available

At Plastribution, great customer service is our speciality. We are looking for a team player that possesses skills around relationship building, strong communication and is a highly motivated individual.

You will provide support to the Area Sales team, working to improve customer relations and update systems in support of the business. This is an exciting opportunity to join an industry leading and successful sales team.

Your duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Accepting, processing and invoicing sales orders
  • Providing support to the credit control function, including contacting customers to progress payment, preparation for area credit meetings, and, where appropriate, liaising with management to resolve issues
  • Liaising with the transport team
  • Liaising with the product teams
  • Update files and records supporting the internal and external teams to maintain systems

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent computer skills with a sound knowledge of Microsoft Office in particularly Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Excellent organisation skills with the ability to prioritise workload with good time management skills
  • Excellent communication skills - both oral and written
  • Strong numerical skills

Personal qualities

  • Ability to work on own initiative, but understand level of responsibility within the team
  • Ability to work confidentially and to treat issues with sensitivity
  • Ability to work to a high level of accuracy

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 business

Things to consider

  • The address for Lion Court, Staunton Harold is our temporary office address. We will move to a new office in October that is located on the Ashby Business Park
  • There will be a salary review within 12 months
  • As an apprentice you can apply for an NUS Apprentice extra card which can be used at hundreds of high street and online brands. https://www.apprenticeextra.co.uk/ 

About the employer

A leading UK distributor of Thermoplastic raw materials.

Why Plastribution…?

Already a recognised leading brand, Plastribution on the cusp of huge growth and opportunity. There’s potential to double in size over the next decade. You’ll be joining a dynamic team with a high staff retention rate.

Our customer service values are reflected in-house. Our office is open plan and modern. Everyone talks to each other, including managers. We work and play hard – from sports days to themed events and anniversary parties.

Employer

Plastribution Limited

Address

Melbourne Road

Staunton Harold

Ashby-de-la-Zouch

LE65 1RT

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Additional location information

The address for Lion Court, Staunton Harold is our temporary office address. We will move to a new office in October that is located on the Ashby Business Park.

Training

Training provider

STEPHENSON COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Stephenson College

Contact

Apprenticeship Team (SMB Group) 01530 519 001 apprenticeships@smbgroup.ac.uk

  • Level 3 Business administrator Apprenticeship Standard
  • Functional skills if necessary
  • On-the-job training
  • Off-the-job training
  • NVQ

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)


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: 17 Dec 2021