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Business Admin Apprentice Edm Zone

To support the Management and Production Teams, reporting to the Office Manager. This is an excellent opportunity for a smart, ambitious and self-motivated individual to join a friendly environment.

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

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Closing date: 30 May 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    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 - Thursday 7.30am - 4.30pm and Friday 7.30am - 1.30pm

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    06 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    10 Dec 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

General duties to include:

  • Answering the telephone and address enquiries
  • Greeting Visitors. (Whilst adhering to Social Distancing Guidance)
  • Create Sale and Work Orders, ensuring correct product information and drawings are attached
  • Invoicing
  • Create and send Customer Quotations
  • Purchasing
  • Purchase Ledger
  • Manage Outlook Inboxes
  • General Administration
  • Assisting with producing necessary documentation for audits and filing/archiving when required
  • Data Entry
  • Liaising with engineers on a daily basis
  • To ensure the company Health and Safety policy is adhered to
  • To ensure compliance with the Business Quality Management Systems as it applies to this position
  • Maintain good communications with customers and internal teams at all times
  • To undertake additional duties in line with capabilities as required
  • Ensure that all training is attended and completed in line with company and individual requirements

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Strong IT skills including Outlook, Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word
  • Attention to detail
  • Good communication skills

Personal qualities

  • Motivated
  • Team player

Desired qualifications

  • Applicants should have 4 x A*-C / 9-4 grades at GCSE to include English and maths or equivalent

Future prospects

  • Potential to have a long and exciting career with the company

About the employer

EDM Zone is passionate about being part of your manufacturing and precision engineering supply chain. Since our inception in 2007 we have gained an unrivalled reputation for quality and problem solving and are approved suppliers to GE, Siemens, NOV,  Nissan, BAE and many others.

We offer award winning service and are proud to serve over 200 active customers with EDM and CNC machined components and assemblies. Our expert knowledge is one of the many assets we have to offer and others include:

  • Experience and award winning expertise - we offer the UK’s leading Wire EDM and Spark Erosion services
  • Advanced Manufacturing - we’re always looking for new technologies and innovative manufacturing techniques
  • Customer focused - our excellent customer service is what we pride ourselves on
  • On time delivery and in full - we will always strive to hit your deadline no matter how tight, and try to assist with collection and delivery as much as possible


Edm Zone


Unit 10

Hawick Crescent Industrial Estate

Newcastle Upon Tyne


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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Sunderland Engineering Training Association Ltd


Nathan Lyle 0191 4162860

  • Business Administrator Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard
  • Functional Skills if required

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

Please apply online.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 30 May 2022