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Business Administration Apprentice MNS KNITWEAR GB LTD

Organising and managing all office related tasks. Provide customer services for the entire manufacturing process, from ordering items to organising delivery.

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Closing date: 04 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    10 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    03 Mar 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

This role is designed to provide an Apprentice with a wide range of experiences and administration skills.

Job Role:

  • Keep well-organised, up-to-date files on the entire manufacturing process; including but not limited to developments, order sheets, booking requests, invoices, packing lists, and box labels
  • Keep track of manufacturing timelines for each order by liaising with every section in the manufacturing process
  • Make barcodes for all orders
  • Send samples to customers
  • Order yarn
  • Interacting with customers/suppliers either on the phone, by email or in person
  • Keep records of business activity and providing office support to all sections of the factory
  • Taking phone messages, acting on them or passing them on to the relevant person
  • Managing and acting on all customer related emails
  • Follow up on business communications such as invoices and orders
  • Collecting and inputting company data on the master spreadsheet and all linked documents
  • Learning and understanding about the company and the available products/services
  • Ensuring the samples kept are relevant and reflective of the products we make.
  • Building relationships with the customers/suppliers
  • Preparing documents by printing, copying etc.
  • Collecting and sorting daily post
  • Assisting with minor technical support
  • Acting as a personal assistant to the executive team
  • Scheduling appointments and events for the executive team or other staff members
  • Ordering office stationery and other supplies - online or over the phone to the suppliers
  • Giving feedback on office efficiency and suggesting possible improvements
  • Being ready for any other administrative tasks that are required by the executive members

We are looking for a competent candidate who uses their initiative, takes a great deal of pride in their work and demonstrates a ‘can do’ attitude towards their responsibilities.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Attention to detail
  • Good computer skills and willing to use new software
  • Excellent communication skills - face-to-face, by telephone and email with a good level of written English
  • Able to work on their own but also as part of a team

Ability to multi-task, prioritise and use initiative 

Personal qualities

We are looking for a competent candidate who uses their initiative, takes a great deal of pride in their work and demonstrates a 'can do' attitude towards their responsibilities.

  • A willingness to learn and develop new skills
  • Hard working with a good work ethic and self-motivated
  • Confidence to ask questions and identify mistakes
  • Polite, honest and reliable
  • Desire to learn how a business operates
  • Candidate must be punctual

Desired qualifications

GCSE Grade C/4 or above in English and mathematics (or equivalent level 2 qualification)

Future prospects

  • Full time position 
  • Managing other admin staff

Things to consider

If you have already completed or hold this qualification and/or have not been a resident in the UK for 3 years you will not be eligible for this position.

About the employer

MNS Knitwear GB Ltd are a leading manufacturer of high quality knitwear that is looking to expand it's office staff in order to help further grow the company. 





Barkby Road



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Steadfast Training


Joseph Pearson 07487 643115

  • Level 3 Diploma for the Business Administrator 
  • Functional Skills Level 2 Maths/English if required

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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