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Supply Chain Planner Apprentice Nsk Europe Ltd

Learn and work within a team of Supply Planners to develop the skills necessary to join a busy multinational supply chain operation. Working within the criteria for the 'Supply Chain Practitioner' Apprenticeship Standard, with the aim to deliver a well-rounded foundation to future work in our supply chain function.

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Closing date: 05 Sep 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday - 8.30am - 5.00pm, Friday - 8.30am - 3.15pm

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Expected duration

    78 weeks

  • Possible start date

    19 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    07 Feb 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties will include:

  • Observing, learning and understanding a wide range of supply chain skills and processes while under the instruction of competent supply planning team member
  • To be able to demonstrate these skills and processes as the training period progresses by working independently or with a team, to understand tasks as instructed and increasing overall contribution to the department
  • To achieve the requirements as outlined by the level 3 apprenticeship programme to become a supply chain practitioner. At the end of the course this will require the completion of an end point assessment comprising of a written test, a presentation on a work based project you have completed and a professional discussion and interview
  • Build professional relationships with colleagues across different functional areas and learning about other aspects of the company
  • Attending workshops, problem solving processes and participating in as many learning opportunities as possible. Attend product knowledge learning opportunities
  • Keep a log of everything learned & review regularly with the Supply Chain Manager
  • Feedback and observations

The tasks and responsibilities above are typical of the duties the postholder will be expected to perform.

It is not necessarily exhaustive and other duties of a similar nature and level may be required from time to time.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Numerate & Inquisitive
  • Good communication skills  
  • Accurate and ability to prioritise/plan

Personal qualities

  • Collaborative & team orientated attitude
  • Genuine interest in Supply Chain
  • Focussed on delivering good service

Desired qualifications

Educated to GCSE level standard (maths & English grade 4/C, equivalent or above).

Future prospects

On completion of the Apprenticeship, this role will be reviewed and considered for further development.

About the employer

NSK is one of the world's leading manufacturers of bearings, linear technology and steering systems.


Nsk Europe Ltd


Northern Road


NG24 2JF

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Linden Management (Uk) Limited


Rebecca Smith 01777870887

The successful applicant will be enrolled onto a Level 3 Supply Chain Practitioner Apprenticeship Standard delivered by our partnered training provider Linden Management. Working with a dedicated trainer you will complete both on and off the job training as well as completing work-based duties as set out in the job description. Your dedicated trainer will be there to support all aspects of your learning journey.

Your study will focus on the core Skills, Knowledge and Behaviours required to work competently within the role- completion of the Apprenticeship will be awarded on completion of an independent End Point Assessment.

Apprenticeship standard

Supply chain practitioner (fast moving consumer good) (previously Operator Manager)

Level 3 (A level)

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