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Apprentice Creative Assistant FIMEX (INTERNATIONAL) LTD

We are looking for a talented individual with an understanding of trends and colour harmony. A high level of organisational skill and flexibility is essential as the person will be working across multiple projects at any one time within a busy, friendly working environment.

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Closing date: 14 Jun 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £168.35

    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 to Friday, 9am to 5pm

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    28 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    20 Oct 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001780471

  • Positions

    1 available

This will include learning the full scope of the business including Design, Merchandising and Technical stages of the manufacturing process across various product areas such as socks and t-shirts.

The role would include:

  • Trend research
  • Receiving and sending parcels to and from customers and international offices
  • Being involved in the ordering
  • Sampling and pricing process
  • Attending photo shoots
  • Processing orders and general quality control

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good standard of English and maths with good communication skills
  • Confident and friendly with a desire to help
  • Good knowledge of IT including Microsoft Word and Excel

Personal qualities

  • Friendly
  • Assertive
  • Willing to learn

Desired qualifications

Grades A to C/9 to 4 desirable (or equivalent)

Future prospects

Full time permanent employment.


About the employer

First established in 1990 and formerly known as Fimex Ltd. We have been supplying hosiery products for over 31 years and distributed over a billion pairs of socks since establishment. Our head office is in Leeds (UK) and our European and Far East offices are located in Istanbul (Turkey) and Zhuji (China), as well as a partner factory in Pakistan. We believe in a local presence in order to work efficiently and maintain high standards.Our European and Far East offices are managed by the owner's family, who employ a team of local Merchandisers and Quality Controllers who AQL each order before they are shipped.

Employer

FIMEX (INTERNATIONAL) LTD

Address

Unit 2

Astley Way

Leeds

LS26 8XT

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Training

Training provider

LEEDS CITY COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Leeds City College

Contact

Leeds City College 0113 2846464 apprenticeships@leedscitycollege.ac.uk

  • Level 2 Customer Service Practitioner Apprenticeship Standard
  • Functional Skills in maths and English if required
  • Units of study
  • Understanding the organisation
  • Meeting regulations and legislation
  • Systems and resources
  • Product and service knowledge
  • Influencing skills
  • Personal organisation
  • Dealing with customer conflict and challenge
  • Developing self
  • Being open to feedback
  • Team working

Functional Skills qualifications:

  • Level 1 Functional Skill in English
  • Level 1 Functional Skill in maths
  • Level 1 Functional Skill in ICT + Employment Rights and Responsibilities

Apprenticeship standard

Customer service practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)


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