Apprentice Team Administrator

Palamatic Handling Systems Limited

Providing direct customer service; creating a great first impression and providing a faultless representation of our company. To include: • Effectively handling of incoming calls to the division, taking enquiries, passing on messages and dealing with general telephone queries. • Business administration support to the PalPharma team

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Closing date: 29 Mar 2017

Apprenticeship summary


To be agreed upon appointment

Working week

Monday to Friday

Total hours per week: 40.00

Apprenticeship duration

13 months

Possible start date

05 Apr 2017

Date posted

03 Feb 2017

Apprenticeship level

Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

Reference number



1 available

Duties for Team Administrator:

  • Providing administrative support to all professional staff within a fast paced office
  • Typing and formatting documents in Word that would include: agendas, minutes, letters, manual project specific documents
  • Formatting and producing high quality PowerPoint presentations
  • Supporting the department with marketing
  • Tracking project information in Excel and possibly other bespoke systems
  • Maintaining databases and calendars, and updating systems (including filing systems)
  • Co-ordinating and making travel arrangements
  • Binding/scanning/filing documentation
  • Providing support and cover for reception

Other general administrative tasks as required.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

To be successful, you’ll need to be smart in appearance and the finest ambassador for Specific requirements of successful candidate:

  • Exceptional interpersonal & organisational skills
  • Experience in a customer facing environment.
  • Ability to prioritise daily tasks and meet deadlines

Strong admin and computer skills, with the confidence to learn new systems & databases quickly.

Personal qualities

You should have an empathetic nature and the charisma to create an effortless rapport in every interaction, feeling confident working within a team, contributing your own ideas effectively and taking a share of the responsibility.

Qualifications required

Full UK driving license preferred due to the location of this business.

Future prospects

Full time position will be available for the right candidate following successful completion of their study

Things to consider

The National Minimum Wage (NMW) for Apprentices is £3.40 per hour. This applies to 16 - 18 year old Apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other Apprentices the Apprentice National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The wage for Apprentices applies to both time spent on the job plus time spent in training. For more information visit:

About the employer

With over a 30 years experience in materials and powder handling, Palamatic is at the cutting edge of innovative design and production of lifting and handling solutions for all manufacturing industries. We are based in Chesterfield, the heart of England, where we are well situated for distribution of product to all parts of the UK and Overseas. Our premises include: a warehouse, assembly workshops, stores, two fabrication facilities, new Test Plant, meeting room and offices. Experts in all areas of handling solutions our wide range of equipment includes vacuum tube lifting systems, support gantries, automatic sack opening machinery and bespoke handling solutions for the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries.


Palamatic Handling Systems Limited


Unit 20

Broombank Park


S41 9RT

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Training provider

Business Administration Level 2 NVQ includes technical certificate and functional skills. PLTS, ERR workbook. Candidate will have full rights and responsibilities as a standard employee

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Chesterfield College


Keith Glanvill

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Closing date: 29 Mar 2017