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Technical Sales Administrator Apprentice Star Universal (Gosport) Ltd

The Technical Sales Administrator Apprentice will work from our Gosport unit and offer technical customer support including sales of machines and spare parts (full training given) as well as preparing parts kits for production.

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

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Closing date: 10 Jan 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £8,000.00 - £11,300.00

  • Working week

    Monday to Thursday 09:00 - 17:00 (45 minutes for lunch) Friday 09:00 - 13:00

    Total hours per week: 33.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    17 Jan 2022

  • Date posted

    03 Sep 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties will include (but will not be limited to):

  • Answering phone calls and email, preparing quotations for customers and dispatching goods
  • Preparing and packing parts orders and internal kits for machine assembly
  • Offering customer advice on machines and spare parts
  • Preparing business posts for social media

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • The ability to use business programs such as Word, Excel and Sage
  • A good phone manner and an ability to offer advice to customers
  • A good understanding of how to communicate with customers via email
  • A friendly persona with a confident outgoing attitude

Personal qualities

It is desirable for applicants to have basic technical understanding of machinery and how equipment works. Full training will be given in house.

Desired qualifications

GCSEs in maths and English with at least a grade C/4 or equivalent are required.

Future prospects

There is the intention for a full-time permanent position to be offered to the suitable and successful candidate upon completion of the apprenticeship. 

Things to consider

  • Auto-enrolled into the company pension scheme after qualification period
  • 20 days holiday plus bank holidays (3 days to be taken at Christmas)
  • Free parking on site
  • Onsite rest area with free hot drink and microwave facilities

About the employer

Star Universal have been designing and manufacturing heat sealing machines for nearly 50 years. The heat sealers are manufactured at Star Universal's facility in Gosport. A focus on quality combined with fifty years experience of manufacturing heavy duty industrial equipment means that Star Universal sealers are rugged and built to last. The Star Universal Medical and ARTICS controllers have raised the standard for heat sealing technology ensuring a high quality seal, time after time. We provide sealing equipment for medical equipment, pharmaceuticals, food, aggregates and electronic components. Star Universal also offer bespoke heat sealers capable of producing shaped welds such as a circles, rectangles or more complex shapes. These machines are suitable for welding valves into bags, eyelets onto polythene and even arms into containment tents.


Star Universal (Gosport) Ltd


Unit 2

Clarence Wharf, Mumby Road


PO12 1AJ

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by PETA Limited

Training to be provided: Level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship Standard. You will complete a 15 month apprenticeship which includes 10 days at the PETA training centre in Cosham. You will be supported every 6 weeks with visits from your PETA Learning & Development Coach.

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 10 Jan 2022