Coronavirus (COVID-19): to find out how we can support you with your apprenticeship including if you have been affected by redundancy, read our updated information.

Office Administrator Apprentice Hawkins Logistics Limited

An amazing opportunity to start your accounting career as an Office Administrator Apprentice working in one of the fastest growing Haulage Companies in the Midlands, located in Lichfield.

Sign in to apply

Closing date: 05 Jun 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £240.00

  • Working week

    Days and times to be confirmed

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    13 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    15 Oct 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001779135

  • Positions

    1 available

The candidate would be joining our Freight Forwarding team at Fradley. The Freight Forwarding team are responsible for subcontracting customers consignments to other logistics suppliers.

The duties included in this job role will be:

  • POD (Proof of Delivery) Chasing/Scanning to the TMS (Traffic Management System)
  • Answering of telephones
  • Distribution of invoices with PODs
  • Emails in and outbound
  • Chasing Purchase Order Numbers ready for billing
  • Checking off purchase orders with self-bill invoices
  • Order Entry of consignments for customers
  • Checking 3rd Party Haulier invoices and authorising for payment
  • Updating supplier & customer portals

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Organisation skills
  • Computer skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Good timekeeping

Personal qualities

  • Ability to stay calm under pressure
  • Keen to progress
  • Willing to learn

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE (or equivalent) A*-C (9-4) in maths and English

Future prospects

Upon successful completion of your apprenticeship, you will have the opportunity to apply for any appropriate vacancy available at that time. It is our firm commitment to offer a permanent position wherever possible upon completion of your level 2 with the potential to progress to your level 3 qualification.

Things to consider

The company wants a candidate that wants a long-term commitment with the company. We are willing to invest significant training, and time with the individual.


About the employer

Founded in 2009, The Hawkins Group is one of the fastest-growing Haulage Companies in the Midlands. Operating out of 4 sites in Rugeley, Fradley-Lichfield & Glasgow we employ over 100 members of staff, operate over 100 Vehicles, and offer over 200,000 sqft of Warehousing.

Our growth and success is testament to the vision that the Directors and Senior Management have had since the conception of the company. This, coupled with hard work and sound business decisions, is paving the way for The Hawkins Group to become one of the most successful family-owned Haulage Providers in the region.

Employer

Hawkins Logistics Limited

Address

Unit 1

Wellington Trilogy

Wellington Crescent

Lichfield

WS13 8RZ

You must have JavaScript enabled to view a map of the location


Training

Training provider

Newcastle-under-Lyme College & Stafford College

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Newcastle-under-Lyme College & Stafford College

Contact

The Apprenticeship Hub 01785 275661 apprenticeships@nscg.ac.uk

  • Level 2 Customer Service Apprenticeship
  • Level 1 Functional Skills in maths and English (where appropriate)

Apprenticeship standard

Customer service practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)


Before you apply

Before you apply for an apprenticeship you must first create an account. If you already have an account you'll need to sign in.