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Service and Operations Admin Apprentice Oilgear Towler Ltd

The job holder is responsible for providing general admin throughout the business. This role has a focus on accounts, sales and services working directly for the Sales & Operations team.

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Closing date: 26 Jun 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday – Thursday 8.30am - 4.30pm, Friday 8.30am – 4.00pm. with half-hour lunch.

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    27 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    07 Dec 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

Duties to include:-

General Office

  • Administration support for office team
  • Reception duties, meet and greet visitors
  • Prepare meeting room & organise refreshments for visitors & internal meetings
  • Distribute Post
  • Answer the telephone and direct calls
  • General duties inc. preparing post, filing, scanning, printing & photocopying
  • Making appointments & arranging travel and hotel bookings
  • Taking meeting notes


  • General admin for the finance team
  • Purchase invoices – delivery note matching, coding & input data
  • Sales ledger invoicing
  • Organising carriage for international shipments


  • General admin support of the sales function
  • Run weekly regular reports, such as weekly sales orders & email to sales team
  • Maintain, update and keep dates and data accurate on the quotes log and CRM (Customer Relationship Management)
  • Fielding sales calls
  • Sales Order input (up to despatch)
  • Updating production plans etc – liaising with ops


  • General admin support of the Service & Repair team
  • Assist collating information for BOM (Bill of Materials) preparation

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good organisational skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Good communication skills, written and verbal
  • Good timekeeper & flexible
  • Good levels of numeracy & literacy

Personal qualities

  • A positive “can do & will do” attitude
  • Confident and positive outlook
  • Willingness and eager to learn

Desired qualifications

Good levels of numeracy & literacy required (ideally GCSE 4+) or equivalent

Future prospects

The successful candidates will be very much part of the team and will have the opportunity to further develop their skills. We see this as a permanent and we aim to develop and progress colleagues within the all of our departments, a number of our team and managers have progressed to this level via the Apprenticeship pathway.

Things to consider

  • There is also a Flex Friday, it’s a dress down day and if you have worked additional hours (i.e. until 5pm) during the week you can go early Friday afternoon from 1pm
  • Interviews may take place before the advertised interview date, and an offer may be made before the advertised start date, so please apply early
  • The office is located on Burley Road in Leeds (LS3) please check your travel to and from their office

About the employer

The company provides robust hydraulic solutions for customers who prefer a partner not just a vendor and is one of the leading European specialists.  As professionals in design, manufacture and test the company pioneers multi-fluid trials to maximise the value of alternative hydraulic fluids. The company’s goal is to lead development in hydraulic solutions for demanding applications.


Oilgear Towler Ltd



Burley Road



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Learning Innovations Training Team Limited


Steve Marshall 0791 8723 685

Business Administrator Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard (A Level)

  • You may be required to complete Functional Skills alongside your Apprenticeship depending on your previous qualifications
  • Company In house training, working with a trained team who will provide the time and attention not only to make you skilled within our area but more importantly 'supported'

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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