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Purchasing/Administration Apprentice IEC Engineering Ltd

This is a great opportunity to work in business and join a world-class company in a varied office support role.

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Closing date: 25 Jul 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    8.00 - 5.00 - Mon to Friday

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    14 Apr 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

As part of this apprenticeship you will -

  • use Microsoft Office and bespoke software
  • be raising and progressing purchase orders
  • contact suppliers
  • deal with quotations
  • work with stock control and goods in/goods out,
  • analyse key performance indicators/data analysis to help make smart business decisions and more.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good ICT skills
  • Able to manage own workload and prioritise.
  • Ability to switch between projects when required and meet deadlines.

Personal qualities

Excellent communication skills as you will be discussing orders with customers and the manufacturing team. Good telephone manner essential.

You will be committed and motivated to complete college and NVQ assignments. Enthusiasm, ability to see projects through to completion. Ambitious, self-motivated & inquisitive. Able for follow detailed instructions & work accurately. Conscientious & diligent.

Desired qualifications

5 x GCSE at  Level 4/5 (Grade C) and above including maths and English.  Science and ICT an advantage.

Future prospects

To become a fully trained and qualified Administrator in a permanent position with Nasmyth IEC Ltd.

Things to consider

Like all apprenticeships, this requires a long-term commitment - in addition to the development of skills and knowledge, there will be assignments and portfolio entries to complete. This is a fantastic opportunity to complete an apprenticeship and work with a top organisation and achieve recognised qualifications.

About the employer

IEC Engineering Ltd is a member of the Nasmyth Group of companies that deliver uniquely integrated precision engineering solutions. IEC use CAD/CAM supported design and development and multi-axis CNC machine technology to manufacture high quality components and working assemblies. These are used in demanding performance critical applications within the Aerospace, Submarine, Medical Surveillance, Mobility, Instrumentation and Nuclear industries.


IEC Engineering Ltd


Brookside Avenue


BN16 3LF

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Sigta Ltd


Jacquie Alstrom 01273 416989

Business Administrator L3 Apprenticeship Standard - There is no college requirement for this apprenticeship.

The final apprenticeship completion certificate will be issued on achievement of the above qualification and successful completion of final end point assessment.

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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